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President signs Executive Order to improve payment security

President signs Executive Order to improve payment security

President Obama signed an Executive Order at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau calling for enhanced security measures, including microchips and PINs.

Security, tech firm coalition fights Hikit actors, other advanced groups

Security, tech firm coalition fights Hikit actors, other advanced groups

The coalition began as an effort to stop the spread of the Hikit trojan, previously known for targeting U.S. defense contractors.

Phishing email delivers keylogger malware, also takes screenshots

Phishing email delivers keylogger malware, also takes screenshots

The malware has various features, including the ability to start persistently, take screenshots and bypass user access controls.

Updates, changes to security, could lessen POODLE's bite

Updates, changes to security, could lessen POODLE's bite

Security pros urge operators and users to nix support for the popular, but antiquated, SSL v3.0.

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TheSnappening.org owner targeted in site hack

Mudit Grover's personal information was published online after a hacker, Team Danny, took control of the site.

FBI director warns of Apple and Google device encryption implications

After both companies said their new operating systems would come equipped with default encryption, FBI director James B. Coney used a speech to warn attendees of the repercussions those decisions could have.

FireEye pegs top Java exploits and EKs using them

A report details the three most commonly exploited Java bugs affecting users.

Two Detroit men arrested may be linked to Home Depot breach

A routine traffic stop in Texas resulted in two men being arrested for possession of criminal devices.

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DATA BREACH BLOG

Cyberswim notifies customers that payment card data may be at risk

Malicious software installed on Sept. 24 may have compromised personal information for visitors that made purchases between May 12 and Aug. 28.

Marquette University notifies graduate applicants of possible breach

Settings for an internal file server were inadvertently modified, making graduate school applications accessible to anyone with Marquette University login credentials.

Physician's email account, accessed by unknown source, contained patient data

UC Davis Health System is notifying 1,326 patients that a physician's work email account was accessed by an unknown source and an email within that account contained their personal or medical information.

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