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BitDefender Hacked

BitDefender, the well-known IT security firm, fell victim to a data breach in which hackers stole critical customer data. A hacker is demanding $15,000, or, if payment isn’t granted, will release the stolen customer information online. BitDefender failed to encrypt its custo...

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Beware Ad Attacks: Malvertising is Booming

Remember when online security meant avoiding those sites on the wrong side of the tracks? No more. Malvertising is booming—not only in the number of attacks, but in sophistication as well. “Malicious advertising” is the illegal effort of spreading malware through legitimate...

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FREAK Attack Warning: Apple and Google Devices Most Vulnerable

An SSL/TLS vulnerability has been identified that attackers could use to downgrade the cryptography of HTTPS connections to one vulnerable to decryption. allowing attackers to listen in on communications between a browsers and a server. The severity of this vulnerability is...

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NSA Report: Defensive Best Practices for Destructive Malware

The National Security Agency (NSA)’s Information Assurance Directorate has released a report on “Defensive Best Practices for Destructive Malware”. The document describes specific actions that organizations can take to defend their networks from malware attacks and pre...

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Natural Grocers Reports Cardholder Data Breach

Natural Grocers, a Colorado based health food chain that operates in 13 state. is investigating a breach impacting customer payment card data. The company believes the incident has been contained and they are working with law enforcement to investigate. So far, Natural Groce...

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Comodo KoruMail: Comprehensive Solution to the Spam Onslaught

Spam email is to the Internet what pollution is to waterways and phishing email is the most toxic of digital pollutants. Current measures for dealing with unsolicited mail are being overwhelmed by the sheer volume and increasing sophistication of spam campaigns. Comodo has a...

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Want $3 Million? Find Botnet Admin Evgeniy Bogachev

It is a sign of the times that a cyber criminal makes the FBI’s top 10 most wanted list. And the Feds are serious about finding him. The United States Department of State’s Transnational Organized Crime Rewards Program is offering a reward of up to $3 million for infor...

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Tax Season is Identity Theft Season

The only thing cybercriminals like more than activities that expose social security numbers are ones that involve debit/credit card transactions. With millions of people filing their taxes online, which can involve both, it should be no surprise that the bad guys will be out...

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cWatch Delivers Umatched Awareness of Zero-day Threats & Malware

What’s worse, having your network compromised by a hacker or having your network compromised by a hacker and not knowing about it? Advanced Persistent Threats and zero-day attacks can go unnoticed for days and weeks, even on the networks of companies that have heavily...

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Anthem Data Breach: 80 Million Compromised

The latest high profile data breach is a big one. Health insurance provider Anthem is reporting that records of as many 80 million customers and employees have been compromised. Anthem is the second largest health insurance provider in the United States, with approximately 3...

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