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Report on POS campaign provides peek into scalable tactics of cybercrime duo

Report on POS campaign provides peek into scalable tactics of cybercrime duo

Security researchers have uncovered a detailed cybercrime campaign against point-of-sale systems managed by two entrepreneurial criminals who have instituted the best practices of the global economy.

Yahoo! data breach likely exceeds 500 million records

Yahoo! data breach likely exceeds 500 million records

The security firm InfoArmor believes the Yahoo! data breach far exceeds the 500 million number, that the hack was accomplished by a cybergang, not a nation-state, and that overall about 3.5 billion user records have been stolen over the years.

Boards taking more cyber seriously, driven by regulatory requirements, report finds

Boards taking more cyber seriously, driven by regulatory requirements, report finds

A Bay Dynamics report found that 30 percent of board members now give cyber high priority, compared to just seven percent in 2014.

Curtain closes on Ransomware Encryptor RaaS, but with master key

Curtain closes on Ransomware Encryptor RaaS, but with master key

Those victims targeted over the past year by the ransomware as a service named Encryptor RaaS may be at a loss to ever recover their encrypted files.

NEWS BRIEFS

Popular Russian boxing website compromised

Popular Russian boxing website compromised

A cybercriminal could be risking a serious beating by compromising the popular Russian boxing site allboxing[.]ru with a redirect to a third-party site containing a Russian banking trojan.

Tech big dogs enrolling in Privacy Shield

Tech big dogs enrolling in Privacy Shield

Google and Dropbox are the latest U.S. tech giants to register with the Privacy Shield.

Cybercrime Blotter: Syrian Electronic Army hacker pleads guilty to hacking news sites and extortion

Cybercrime Blotter: Syrian Electronic Army hacker pleads guilty to hacking news sites and extortion

A hacker who was associated with the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) pleaded guilty to conspiring to receive extortion proceeds and conspiring to unlawfully access computers.

SC Video: Cybereason CISO Israel Barak

SC Magazine Senior Reporter Jeremy Seth Davis discusses commodity malware with Cybereason CISO Israel Barak.

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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