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FBI probes breach at Democratic fundraising org

FBI probes breach at Democratic fundraising org

A breach at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.(DCCC) appears to have been done by the same hackers behind the DNC intrusions.

Q2 DDoS activity up 83%, report

Q2 DDoS activity up 83%, report

Nexusguard researchers noticed an 83 percent uptick in DDoS attacks in Q2 2016 compared to Q1.

Smart lighting flaws fixed

Smart lighting flaws fixed

Researchers at Rapid7 detected nine vulnerabilities in the Osram LIGHTIFY line of smart lighting.

ACLU Utah, ACLU motion challenges DEA warrantless access to Utah drug database

ACLU Utah, ACLU motion challenges DEA warrantless access to Utah drug database

The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah and the ACLU have taken to the courts to challenge the DEA's warrantless access of private prescription records from the Utah Controlled Substance Database.

NEWS BRIEFS

Xen hypervisor vulnerability found

Xen hypervisor vulnerability found

A bug impacting all versions of open source Xen hybervisor that could allow an attacker to gain host privileges has been reported.

Former Citibank employee sentenced for shutting down 90% of firm's network

Former Citibank employee sentenced for shutting down 90% of firm's network

A former Citibank employee was sentenced to 21 months in prison after wiping routers and shutting down 90 percent of the firm's network access across North America.

Report: Majority of BEC scams reported to FBI had funds wired to China and Hong Kong

Report: Majority of BEC scams reported to FBI had funds wired to China and Hong Kong

Eighty-three percent of fraudulent money transfers reported to the FBI as the result of business email compromise scams are wired to banks in China and Hong Kong, CNN reported, following an FBI presentation at the International Conference on Cyber Security.

FBI creates new senior-level data scientist position, calls for applicants

FBI creates new senior-level data scientist position, calls for applicants

The FBI is looking for candidates to fill its brand-new position of senior-level data scientist, a role requires specialization in big-data analytics and whose responsibilities include serving as a top advisor and consultant to Cyber Division executives.

DATA BREACH BLOG

NC State breach affects 38,000

An attacker gained unauthorized access to a North Carolina State University account containing personally identifiable information.

Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reports customer data compromised

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reported that customer data may have been compromised on two separate occasions.

Acer ecommerce customer information compromised

An unauthorized individual gained access to certain Acer Service Corporation ecommerce customer's payment information.

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