Weekend news review: November 10-14

USPS investigates breach, more than 800K employees possibly affected

USPS investigates breach, more than 800K employees possibly affected

The United States Postal Service (USPS) announced on Monday that an investigation is underway regarding a cyber security intrusion into some of its systems. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1GRRVCX" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Mobile fraud report notes reliance on OTPs as top concern

Mobile fraud report notes reliance on OTPs as top concern

One-time passwords (OTPs) sent via SMS are increasingly the target of Android malware, the report by Javelin revealed. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/11cUHlX" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Patch Tuesday brings 14 security bulletins, fixes 33 bugs

Patch Tuesday brings 14 security bulletins, fixes 33 bugs

Among the updates is a critical fix for a Windows OLE flaw, marking a second patch for the bug. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1Brf2nD" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Report provides in-depth look at POS malware used in some of the biggest breaches

Report provides in-depth look at POS malware used in some of the biggest breaches

A Cyphort Labs report provides an in-depth analysis of Backoff, BlackPOS and FrameworkPOS, malware used in some of the biggest breaches. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1un0Ve3" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Shellshock used in BrowserStack attack

Shellshock used in BrowserStack attack

BrowserStack experienced an attack on Sunday that resulted in partial user information being accessed and bogus emails being sent to about 5,000 users. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1ulWAbh" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Waste no time patching Windows Schannel, OLE bugs, experts warn Waste no time patching Windows Schan

Waste no time patching Windows Schannel, OLE bugs, experts warn Waste no time patching Windows Schan

Neglecting to implement the Patch Tuesday fix for both bugs could prove dangerous, researchers say. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1xzE6EV" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Automakers pen 'privacy principles' for in-car technology

Automakers pen 'privacy principles' for in-car technology

The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and the Association of Global Automakers created "baseline privacy commitments" for the industry. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1qJ3OB1" target="_blank">Read more</a>
DDoS attacks cost organizations $40,000 per hour, survey finds

DDoS attacks cost organizations $40,000 per hour, survey finds

An Incapsula survey revealed that the average DDoS attack costs a business roughly $40,000 per hour. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1v7zbw7" target="_blank">Read more</a>
U.S. spy program targeting Americans' mobile phones, report says

U.S. spy program targeting Americans' mobile phones, report says

The DOJ is attaching devices to airplanes that gather mobile phone data, including the data of innocent Americans, a Wall Street Journal report indicates. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1xYtJsr" target="_blank">Read more</a>

The United States Postal Service (USPS) announced that its employees' information was compromised in a recent data breach, and Microsoft issued critical patches for Windows and its other products. For a closer look at these articles, click here to visit our news section.

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