Weekend news review: September 29-October 3

Report: 75 million records compromised so far in 2014

Report: 75 million records compromised so far in 2014

An updated report indicates that since this time last year, breaches have increased by 29.4 percent, with 568 breaches occurring this year. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1rJ2sse" target="_blank">Read more</a>
CloudFlare offers free SSL to its customers

CloudFlare offers free SSL to its customers

CloudFlare announced on Monday that it would be supporting SSL connections to every customer, including about two million using its free service. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1rU3AuQ" target="_blank">Read more</a>
DDoS down globally, on increase in Americas in Q2, report says

DDoS down globally, on increase in Americas in Q2, report says

DDoS attacks declined in Q2 while Zeus, Storm and Heartbleed made their marks on security, an Akamai report on the state of the internet shows. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1uIei9A" target="_blank">Read more</a>
SUPERVALU and AB Acquisition LLC report being breached again

SUPERVALU and AB Acquisition LLC report being breached again

The breaches involved different malware and both companies are investigating whether payment card information was stolen. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1vFDk7t" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Millenials improve security habits, more interested in cyber careers, still need guidance

Millenials improve security habits, more interested in cyber careers, still need guidance

Raytheon's second annual survey on the online and security behavior of Millennials shows improvement but still a long way to go. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1rSI8WH" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Four men charged with stealing Microsoft and U.S. Army trade secrets

Four men charged with stealing Microsoft and U.S. Army trade secrets

The young men allegedly used SQL injection and stolen logins to gain access to systems at various companies and steal their intellectual property. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1pNiZqR" target="_blank">Read more</a>
FDA presents guidelines for medical device security

FDA presents guidelines for medical device security

In guidelines finalized on Wednesday, the FDA advises medical device manufacturers on managing security risks and protecting patient health and data. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1rJ2wIx" target="_blank">Read more</a>
ComputerCOP aimed at protecting kids is really spyware, EFF says

ComputerCOP aimed at protecting kids is really spyware, EFF says

The Electronic Frontier Foundation says the spyware sports a keylogger and is widely distributed by law enforcement agencies. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1nTGVyI" target="_blank">Read more</a>
SEO poisoning attacks still impacting legitimate websites

SEO poisoning attacks still impacting legitimate websites

After recently helping a client rid their website of SEO spam, security company Sucuri detailed how SEO poisoning attacks are still impacting legitimate websites. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1pxS9Ux" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Chase breach affects 76 million accounts, raises questions about detection failure

Chase breach affects 76 million accounts, raises questions about detection failure

As the reach of a recent Chase breach grows to 76 million household and seven million business accounts, security experts call for change. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://bit.ly/1CJ3qcS" target="_blank">Read more</a>

So far this year, more than 75 million records have been exposed in data breaches, and on the heels of that news, JPMorgan Chase announced that its breach impacted 76 million households. Plus, SUPERVALU and AB Acquisition LLC are investigating their second breach. For a closer look at these articles, click here to visit our news section.

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