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Audit: FBI's threat prioritization process too subjective and sluggish

Audit: FBI's threat prioritization process too subjective and sluggish

The FBI's process for prioritizing cyberthreats is too slow and subjective, hindering its ability to optimize allocation of resources to address these dangers, according to a new report from the DoJ's Office of the Inspector General.

2.3 million 'Warframe,' 'Clash of Kings' accounts compromised

2.3 million 'Warframe,' 'Clash of Kings' accounts compromised

More than 2.3 million users records were compromised as two separate gaming companies announced they suffered data breaches.

MS-ISAC official: Ransomware top priority

MS-ISAC official: Ransomware top priority

Ransomware threats targeting government IT systems nationwide at the state and local level are steadily increasing.

Microsoft EOP exposes users to data breaches, whitepaper

Microsoft EOP exposes users to data breaches, whitepaper

Vircom researchers believe that Microsoft Exchange Online Protection (EOP) may be exposing users and their networks to both data breach and data loss risks.

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PowerWare ransomware variant poses as Locky, but can be decrypted

PowerWare ransomware variant poses as Locky, but can be decrypted

The ransomware PowerWare that commandeers Microsoft's PowerShell utility to download and run malicious code, now has a variant that mirrors Locky ransomware.

Germany proposes legislation for 'black boxes' on cars using autopilot

Germany proposes legislation for 'black boxes' on cars using autopilot

Self-driving cars in Germany may soon be required to carry a black box to help determine fault.

EFF lawsuit challenges DMCA Section 1201

EFF lawsuit challenges DMCA Section 1201

The EFF filed an injunction against the DoJ, Library of Congress, Copyright Office and U.S. officials, challenging Section 1201 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

Android anti-malware feature boot verification will be strictly enforced in Nougat OS

Android anti-malware feature boot verification will be strictly enforced in Nougat OS

A system integrity feature that prohibits Android mobile devices from booting when the presence of malware is suspected will now be strictly enforced in version 7.0.

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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