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Police Bust 20 Phishing Suspects in Italy, Romania

Police Bust 20 Phishing Suspects in Italy, Romania
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Fraud , Fraud Management, Cybercrime , Phishing Arrests Came After a Two-Year Investigation of 'Highly Organized' Crime Group( euroinfosec ) • March 30, 2018    Photo: Romanian National Police Police...
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The Road to GDPR Compliance: 12 Steps to Take Now

• March 30, 2018     The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation will be enforced beginning May 25. Personal data must be protected or severe penalties may be imposed....
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Under Armour Reports Massive Breach of MyFitnessPal App

Under Armour Reports Massive Breach of MyFitnessPal App
Application Security , Data Breach , Technology 150 Million Accounts Exposed; Could Phishing Campaign Be Coming?( HealthInfoSec ) • March 30, 2018     Athletic apparel maker Under Armour says...
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Facebook Details Election Security Improvements

While under heavy fire for the user privacy blunder involving U.K. firm Cambridge Analytica , Facebook took its time this week to present some of the steps it is taking...
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Prague Extradites Russian Hacker to US for Alleged Cyberattacks

The Czech Republic on Friday said it had extradited a Russian hacker to the United States where he is wanted for alleged cyberattacks on social networks. Yevgeni Nikulin, who is...
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VMware Acquires Threat Detection and Response Firm E8 Security

VMware acquires E8 Security
VMware announced this week that it has acquired threat detection and response company E8 Security, whose technology will be used to improve the Workspace ONE digital workspace platform. This is...
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Apple Patches Dozens of Vulnerabilities Across Product Lines

Apple this week released a new set of security patches to address tens of vulnerabilities impacting macOS, iOS, watchOS, and tvOS, as well as Windows software. Over 40 security bugs...
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20 Arrested in Italy and Romania for Spear Phishing Scam

Authorities this week arrested 20 individuals in Italy and Romania for their role in a banking phishing scam that defrauded bank customers of €1 million ($1.23 million). The arrests were...
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Critical Flaw Exposes Many Cisco Devices to Remote Attacks

Cisco has patched more than 30 vulnerabilities in its IOS software, including a critical remote code execution flaw that exposes hundreds of thousands – possibly millions – of devices to...
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Julian Assange Gets Another Internet Timeout

Julian Assange Gets Another Internet Timeout
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Cyberwarfare / Nation-state attacks , Data Breach , Data Loss Julian Assange Gets Another Internet Timeout WikiLeaks Founder Gets Internet Access Revoked For Meddling in Foreign Affairs( euroinfosec ) •...
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Ransomware Payments: Where Have All the Bitcoins Gone?

Ransomware Payments: Where Have All the Bitcoins Gone?
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Fraud Management, Cybercrime , Ransomware Researchers Track Cryptocurrency Ransoms Paid by Cerber, Locky and Other Victims( jeremy_kirk ) • March 28, 2018     Ransomware isn't an easy area to...
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Atlanta After Ransomware Attack: Please Restart Your PC

Atlanta After Ransomware Attack: Please Restart Your PC
Breach Response , Data Breach , Fraud Management, Cybercrime 5 Days After Outbreak, Email Works, But Don't Try Paying Parking Tickets Online( euroinfosec ) • March 28, 2018    Free...
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OCR Considering HIPAA Privacy Rule, Enforcement Changes

OCR Considering HIPAA Privacy Rule, Enforcement Changes
Data Breach , Enforcement , HIPAA/HITECH But Agency Will Seek Public Input First( HealthInfoSec ) • March 28, 2018    Roger Severino, director of the Department of Health and Human...
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Boeing Confirms 'Limited' Malware Outbreak

Boeing Confirms 'Limited' Malware Outbreak
Anti-Malware , Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery , Fraud Management, Cybercrime WannaCry Reportedly Identified by Boeing Executive as the Culprit( jeremy_kirk ) • March 29, 2018    Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner built for...
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Microsoft Fixes Windows Flaw Introduced by Meltdown Patches

Microsoft has released out-of-band updates for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 to address a serious privilege escalation vulnerability introduced earlier this year by the Meltdown mitigations. Researcher Ulf...
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Foreign Companies in China Brace for VPN Crackdown

Chinese people and foreign firms are girding for a weekend deadline that will curb the use of unlicensed software to circumvent internet controls, as the government plugs holes in its...
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Under Armour Says 150 Million Affected in Data Breach

Under Armour Data Breach Impacts 150 Million Users
Sports gear maker Under Armour said Thursday a data breach of its fitness application was hacked, affecting some 150 million user accounts. The Baltimore, Maryland-based company said it had contacted...
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"Fauxpersky" Credential Stealer Spreads via USB Drives

A recently discovered credential stealing malware is masquerading as Kaspersky Antivirus and spreading via infected USB drives, according to threat detection firm Cybereason. Dubbed Fauxpersky, the keylogger was written in...
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Panda Banker Trojan Goes to Japan

The banking Trojan known as Panda Banker is now targeting financial institutions in Japan for what appears to be first time. Also known as Panda Zeus, the malware was first...
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