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NATO to spend €70 million on 'cyber-refresh'

NATO to spend €70 million on 'cyber-refresh'

The NATO Information Assurance and Cyber Defence Symposium (NIAS) in Mons is expected to outline the alliance's vision and plans to boost capabilities including cyber-security expenditure priorities.

Singapore to shut off internet access for government agencies

Singapore to shut off internet access for government agencies

The government of Singapore is to shut off access to the internet of government agencies in an effort to preempt a cyber-attack or a data breach.

French submarine builder DCNS suffers data breach

French submarine builder DCNS suffers data breach

About 22,000 documents have leaked from French shipbuilder DCNS which is building submarines for the Indian navy.

6 in 10 universities hit by ransomware, 2/3 hit multiple times

6 in 10 universities hit by ransomware, 2/3 hit multiple times

Freedom of Information requests filed by security company SentinelOne have shown that ransomware attacks appear to be rife within the UK higher education sector.

NEWS BRIEFS

Ashley Madison taken to task over security issues in Aussie, Canadian report

Ashley Madison taken to task over security issues in Aussie, Canadian report

A joint investigation by the Canadian and Australian governments looking at the hack of the adult dating site Ashley Madison found it lacked the safeguards needed to protect the personal information of its customers.

HHS' Office for Civil Rights instructs its investigators not to overlook smaller breaches

HHS' Office for Civil Rights instructs its investigators not to overlook smaller breaches

In a revision of its policies, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights has instructed its regional offices to place more of an emphasis on investigating smaller health-care data breaches that affect fewer than 500 individuals.

GTAGaming breach compromised nearly 200K users

GTAGaming breach compromised nearly 200K users

GTAGaming, a fan forum for the popular game "Grad Theft Auto," was hacked, compromising the data on nearly 200,000 users.

Olympic drug testing agency cyber attacks linked to DNC and DCCC hackers

Olympic drug testing agency cyber attacks linked to DNC and DCCC hackers

Researchers believe Fancy Bear hacked the Olympic drug-testing agency in retaliation for WADA's recommendation to ban all Russian athletes from the Olympics.

DATA BREACH BLOG

Records exposed of 650K patients at Bon Secours

Patient records were compromised at Bon Secours, a nonprofit health care provider.

Banner Health data breach impacts 3.7 million

Phoenix-based Banner Health is notifying patients of a cyberattack that compromised patient records.

390K affected in Disney Playdom forums breach

Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media are notiying users that the Disney Playdom forums website was breached.

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