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OVH suffers massive 1.1Tbps DDoS attack

OVH suffers massive 1.1Tbps DDoS attack

An internet hosting company has been the subject of a distributed denial of service attacks the likes of which the world has never seen

Uber prevents fraud and protects driver accounts with selfies

Uber prevents fraud and protects driver accounts with selfies

Uber will now require drivers to take selfies to prevent fraud and protect their accounts from compromise.

Presidential debate 2016: Candidates pledge cyber investment, differ on Russia

Presidential debate 2016: Candidates pledge cyber investment, differ on Russia

Clinton pinned hacks at the Democratic National Conference (DNC) on Russia while Trump said attribution is not clear.

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.

NEWS BRIEFS

MarsJoke ransomware distributed via Kelihos, targets U.S. state, fed gov't agencies

MarsJoke ransomware distributed via Kelihos, targets U.S. state, fed gov't agencies

A large-scale email campaign was spotted distributing a new ransomware variant called MarsJoke.

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.

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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