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Hearthstone gamers who download cheats may be cursed with malware

Hearthstone gamers who download cheats may be cursed with malware

Symantec yesterday warned online gamers of new Windows-based malware schemes victimizing fans of the strategy card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft.

Cryptowall has been a cash bonanza for criminals, failure for cops

Cryptowall has been a cash bonanza for criminals, failure for cops

Though dubbed the most successful malware in history Cryptowall can be stopped

IRS hackers try to use stolen SSNs to generate E-file PINs

IRS hackers try to use stolen SSNs to generate E-file PINs

The Internal Revenue Service pinned a recent attempt to infiltrate its systems on malfeasants using a bot and Social Security numbers stolen from other sources but said the attackers didn't compromise or expose personal information of taxpayers.

Report: Pros urged to roll out IT projects before they are security-ready

Report: Pros urged to roll out IT projects before they are security-ready

IT security professionals report that they are regularly pressured to roll out new technologies and devices regardless of whether they are secure, according to a new survey.

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Wendy's finds malware at some locations

Wendy's finds malware at some locations

Wendy's found malware on the systems at some restaurants under investigation after unusual activity was reported on customers' payment card accounts.

New, improved DMA Locker ransomware patches decryption flaw

New, improved DMA Locker ransomware patches decryption flaw

The creators of the DMA Locker ransomware released an updated version that now includes several improvements.

Google issues Chrome update to fix Windows, Mac, and Linux bugs

Google issues Chrome update to fix Windows, Mac, and Linux bugs

Google issued a Chrome update to address Windows, Mac, and Linux vulnerabilities that would allow attackers to take control of affected systems.

Google car software attains 'driver' status

Google car software attains 'driver' status

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration may not have gone so far as to call the software controliong the Google car human, but the agency did allow it can be viewed as the driver.

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Unauthorized access leads to Neiman Marcus Group breach, 5,200 affected

Neiman Marcus Group (NMG) reported that someone gained unauthorized access to thousands of online customer accounts.

Missing drives contained PHI on 950K Centene customers

During an inventory of its IT assets, health insurer Centene discovered that six hard drives containing personal and health information on 950,000 customers had gone missing.

University of Virginia hit with Phishing scam, 1,400 affected

The University of Virginia (UVA) suffered a data breach that was initiated via a phishing scam that revealed the tax and banking data of some of the school's employees.

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