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Yahoo faces congressional action and class action lawsuits following historic data breach

Yahoo faces congressional action and class action lawsuits following historic data breach

Yahoo is facing both legal and congressional action in the form of multiple class-action lawsuits and one senators call for a congressional probe.

Pippa Middleton's iCloud account hacked

Pippa Middleton's iCloud account hacked

A man who allegedly hacked into the iCloud account of Pippa Middleton, sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, has been arrested.

OpenSSL patches 14 vulns, including high-severity flaw that can be exploited for DoS attacks

OpenSSL patches 14 vulns, including high-severity flaw that can be exploited for DoS attacks

Fourteen flaws in the OpenSSL project have been patched, including a high-severity vulnerability that can be exploited to cause a denial-of-service (DoS) attack.

IoT assault, connected devices increasingly used for DDoS attacks

IoT assault, connected devices increasingly used for DDoS attacks

While the information stored in internet of thing (IoT) devices is still valuable, researchers spotted an increase in attacks targeting IoT devices.

NEWS BRIEFS

Former NSA Deputy Director pans Snowden film

Former NSA Deputy Director pans Snowden film

"Not because it was revealing a truth that I want to put away, but because I was in a constant state of wonder about the misappropriation of the truth."

Cross border computer probes gets nod in Switzerland

Cross border computer probes gets nod in Switzerland

The Swiss intelligence service received permission to begin tapping phones and monitoring emails following a vote in the nation's parliament and approval by a public referendum.

RTCA airline recs aim to strengthen aviation cybersecurity

RTCA airline recs aim to strengthen aviation cybersecurity

A technical committee that provides guidance to the Federal Aviation Administration has reportedly developed drafting recommendations for strengthening the aviation industry's cybersecurity posture.

Discover Financial Services reports three data breaches to California AG

Discover Financial Services reports three data breaches to California AG

For the second time this year, Discover Financial Services reported a set of data breaches on the same day to the California Attorney General's Office.

DATA BREACH BLOG

324K Regpack users' info compromised when decrypted files placed on public-facing server

Independent Security Researcher Troy Hunt spotted a database containing the information of nearly 324,000 Regpack accounts.

University of Alaska breach may have exposed student info

On Tuesday, officials announced an attacker using employee credentials may have accessed University of Alaska student information.

87K affected in SCAN Health Plan breach

SCAN Health Plan is notifying users that remote attackers were able to gain access to the contact sheets system and accessed the personal information of past and current members and some non-plan members.

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