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Residential alarm systems can be hacked and disabled
by Eric

According to a security researcher, many residential alarm systems communicate wirelessly with unencrypted signals, allowing monitoring and interception. More significantly, some alarms used a remote that let a homeowner arm and disarm their alarm without entering a password on a control panel, allowing system compromise. http://goo.gl/Se8wJN

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By Damien Hugoo, Product Manager, EasySolutionsOver
the last two years, we have seen a tremendous increase in mobile malware, which
grew 167 percent in the past year,
according to the June 2014 McAfee Labs Threat Report.Here
are two major reasons why mobile malware is increasi...

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Will smart meters raise insurance rates for utility companies?
by Eric

Smart meters are useful, but also present risks. For example, a Puerto Rican utility lost $400 million in one year when criminals hacked smart meters to under-report electric usage. These vulnerabilities are especially important because coverage for such events are "not currently provided by the energy insurance market." http://goo.gl/A4St97

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The Daily Roundup Most Notable Info In early May, the daily roundup focused on how a bill that required the installation of anti-theft features on all smartphones had been rejected by the California Senate. That bill has now been passed and has moved to a floor vote in the state...

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Tor developers believe they have identified anonymity-compromising bug
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The Tor Project believes it has found a bug that was going to be revealed at Black Hat conference next month that could be used to de-anonymize Tor users. The presentation was canceled and the speakers have not yet given their findings to Tor developers, but they are already working to close a recently-discovered hole. http://goo.gl/bc4Uuz

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How low can scammers go? The latest is phony Facebook profiles that use identities of deceased victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17—claiming their credit cards were stolen from the crash debris.“Death hunters,” says Ukrainian MP Anton Gerashchenko on his Facebook page, are col...

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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Superman! Yes, this superhero might be the epitome of courage, justice, and strength, but he might also be the biggest threat to you online. We’ve entered a new age of superheroes. No longer are they just pictures in a comic book. They are now acces...

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StubHub accounts compromised by crime ring; arrests made
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Over 1,000 StubHub accounts were compromised by cyber thieves using credentials stolen from other sources and reused on the ticket reselling site. A large number of fraudulent purchases from these accounts spurred international law enforcement action which has reportedly resulted in arrests to be announced today. http://goo.gl/lN6BFx

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2000 patients of Sloan Stecker Physical Therapy notified of breach
by Eric

Sloane Stecker Physical Therapy in New York recently informed 2,000 patients that some protected health information, including names, addresses, telephone numbers, and "potentially other private information," was taken without its authorization from its network. The breach appears to be a case of insider theft. http://goo.gl/gFz6Su

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Operational Emmental Targets Banking Industry

This attack was discovered by Trend Micro who warned, "the attackers adopted a malware which is able to intercept SMS tokens used to authorize operations and change domain name system settings to hijack victims to rogue bank websites, which are a replica of legitimate ones, used for phishing attacks." http://bit.ly/1rAMRgx

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#OpSaveGaza continues, Hacktivists leak credentials, target IDF website
by Mike

The hacktivist campaign against Israel continues. Hacktivists leaked, what they claim, are login details of Israeli government websites and took the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) website offline http://goo.gl/gyCp0J. #OpSaveGaza is not the first instance of hacktivists targeting the Israeli government to protests its policies. http://goo.gl/9TGXR7

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Security firm Palo Alto Networks has released a report citing new techniques for Nigerian 419 scammers. They have begun targeting users in Taiwan and South Korea, though it is unclear why these countries in particular are targets. Victims are sent an executable attachment via emai...

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