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Study: Third of employees use company devices for social media and online shopping

Study: Third of employees use company devices for social media and online shopping

GFI Software and Opinion Matters found that employees used company devices for activities not related to work and had no qualms about stealing company intellectual property after they leave.

'DoubleDirect' MitM attack affects iOS, Android and OS X users

'DoubleDirect' MitM attack affects iOS, Android and OS X users

Security firm Zimperium detected attacks in the wild over the past six to eight months.

Swedish appeals court nixes Assange's plea

Swedish appeals court nixes Assange's plea

Julian Assange remains holed up in Ecuador's U.K. embassy after a court refused to rescind a warrant for Assange's arrest, which could ultimately result in his extradition to the U.S.

Critical XSS vulnerability addressed in WordPress

Critical XSS vulnerability addressed in WordPress

A critical cross-site scripting vulnerability was addressed, which could enable an anonymous user to compromise a site.

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EFF, others urge NIST to develop stronger encryption

In a letter to NIST, privacy organizations and companies called for secure encryption standards.

DHS, FBI sound alert on holiday cyber scams

The FBI and Homeland Security's US-CERT team have both warned that online scams, taking advantage of the holiday shopping frenzy, will be plentiful this season.

International commission to create recommendations on internet governance

The 29-member Global Commission of Internet Governance Innovation features political leaders, global academics and business leaders that will explore pressing topics in the digital world.

Stuxnet-like espionage tool discovered by researchers

Experts at Symantec have come across a sophisticated cyber espionage tool that exhibits a rare complexity of features similar to past cyberespionage malware.

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DATA BREACH BLOG

Breach impacts about 10,000 employees in Maryland school system

Prince George's County Public School System in Maryland is notifying roughly 10,000 employees that their personal information may be at risk.

Devices stolen from Boston hospital physician during armed robbery contained patient data

Boston-based Brigham and Women's Hospital is notifying roughly 1,000 patients that their personal information may have been on a laptop computer and cell phone stolen from a physician during an armed robbery.

Malware on Central Dermatology Center server since August 2012

Central Dermatology Center is notifying more than 76,000 patients that one of its servers had been compromised by malware for roughly two years, and their personal information may or may not have been accessed.

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