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Well, you know that old saying: The viciousness of an online bully’s attack is inversely proportional to the size of his (you fill in the blank), I was thinking ego.Many online bullies are female, but in the case of former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling’s daughter, the trolls are ...

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The crazy week that is RSA is behind us, and our team has returned from the madness. SurfWatch Labs founder Jason Polancich spent the week loitering around the convention. One of his takeaways: "Many businesses right now think Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) is the totality...

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The Yakima Herald touched on the fascinating topic of data breach fatigue and how it can be hindering consumers and businesses alike. The report read:


In January this year, Anthem BlueCross BlueShield disclosed a breach that affected an estima...

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Telecom

Anonymous attacked and took down the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) website over the weekend after a privacy dispute. India Today reported, "In a recent development, hacker group Anonymous India has brought down TRAI's official website after the Indian telecom regula...

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Industrials

TESLA, the car manufacturer, had their website and Twitter accounts hacked as well as the Twitter account of the CEO, Elon Musk. The hack took place on Saturday and once the hackers gained control of the systems began offering free cards if users called a phone number that turned ...

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The Detour Gold Corporation suffered a hack at the hands of a Russian hacker calling themselves 'Angel_of_Truth'. The hackers cites the reason for the hack being that the Canadian corporation has close ties with the United States and in retaliation for the Canadian sanctions ...

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UPDATE: It appears Incapsula is helping to mitigate the problem and the attack has ended. We've reached
out to Incapsula and will update if they respond. twitter.com/ZigZag_... is offline at the moment. On Twitter StranGerz Team ...

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It’s up to the potential victim—the user—YOU—to make your computer or smartphone very difficult for Joe Hackster to infiltrate.Passwords
Being that cyber crime has been a fixture of modern living for over a decade, you’d think that everyone and his brother would...

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This is a bad week for industrial sector hack reveals. Earlier this week the GAO report listing various ways an airline might be hacked came out. Today, articles surfaced suggesting that the upgraded railroad systems can also be hacked. The News Hub reported:...

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In Episode 23 of the Cybercrime and Business Podcast, the gang discusses the week's top cybercrime stories and recaps some of their favorite stories of the week from RSA including RSA president Amit Yoran's assertion that "the security industry is failing," Damballa's repo...

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Healthcare

The healthcare sector was rocked in early 2015 with news of the two mega breaches Anthem and Premera Blue Cross. In these data breaches, hackers were able to carry out sophisticated cyber-attacks against their networks. This new-school method of cyber-attack is very effe...

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Thought you’d heard the last of the Target data breach? Nope. It would seem that banks and credit unions are banding together to block the settlement Target is going to pay. Reuters reported:

A group of small banks and credit unions suing Target Corp ...

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