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Patchwork cyberespionage campaign branches out to strike businesses

Patchwork cyberespionage campaign branches out to strike businesses

The cybergang behind the Patchwork, aka Dropping Elephant, cyberespionage campaign has expanded its reach outside of government organizations and is now hitting the private sector.

Proliferation of hacker culture helped keep Anonymous from being branded terrorist org

Proliferation of hacker culture helped keep Anonymous from being branded terrorist org

How has Anonymous avoided being labeled as a terrorist group? That is a serious question that was proposed by an anthropologist during the HOPE Conference in New York City.

SC wins three top national honors from ASBPE

SC wins three top national honors from ASBPE

SC Magazine received three national awards from ASBPE, the highest honor in the annual awards contest open to B2B, trade, association and professional publications.

Fake Tinder sites lure users to give up financial info

Fake Tinder sites lure users to give up financial info

In the UK, 41 percent of online daters have been spammed or scammed when using online dating services.

NEWS BRIEFS

Three charged in Florida federal court for global mobile telecom scam

Three charged in Florida federal court for global mobile telecom scam

Three defendants were charged in federal court on Friday for their role in a global telecommunications fraud conspiracy that compromised mobile phone users' accounts and cloned their cell phones to make unauthorized illegal international calls.

Illinois Republican resigns citing cybersecurity issues

Illinois Republican resigns citing cybersecurity issues

A top elected Illinois Republican representative abruptly resigned his position citing "cybersecurity issues" as the reason for his departure.

Authorities blocked from accessing accused's iPhone

Authorities blocked from accessing accused's iPhone

A man sitting in jail on charges of sex trafficking was ordered by a federal judge to unlock his iPhone, but so far his attorney has succeeded in blocking the order on constitutional grounds.

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.

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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