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Home Depot Breach
2014-11-08 06:43:58

A September breach that resulted in the theft of 56 million credit and debit cards belonging to Home Depot customers also saw hackers steal roughly 53 million email addresses, the retailer revealed this week.

Russian Teen 17 Hacked Target Systems
2014-01-20 14:25:56

New research reveals that a teen in Russia, who was not yet 17 years old at the time, authored the malware that was able to hack into Target's systems over the holidays.

Target store
2014-01-17 04:30:29

Hackers who were able to gather credit card data on over 70 million Target shoppers during the 2013 holiday shopping season were able to do so using garden variety malware.

Adobe Security Breach Worse Than Thought
2013-10-30 15:30:22

Security researcher Brian Krebs has revealed the number of users affected by Adobe's breach earlier this month is much higher than originally believed.

Blackhole Malware Creator Arrested In Russia
2013-10-09 19:44:23

This week it was reported that Russian authorizes have arrested an alleged hacker, one who is believed to have been responsible for distributing the notorious “Blackhole” malware, which is widely used by cyber criminals to infect PCs.

Data Breach Leaves Numerous Adobe Customers In The Dark
2013-10-04 10:16:36

Adobe has admitted to a data breach that could leave 2.9 million users vulnerable to future attacks. Adobe customers had their names, passwords and encrypted credit and debit card information accessed in the attack on the company’s servers.

Massive Data Leak Discovered In Three Large US Data Providers
2013-09-26 08:33:06

A security research expert has discovered a host of data leaks within three large US databanks, with birthdays and social security numbers being hacked by a powerful botnet and published elsewhere online.

2013-08-21 23:18:54

Third Annual Summit Highlights the Importance of a Collaborative Approach to Cybersecurity San Jose, Calif.

Cyber Pranksters Mail Heroin Security Expert
2013-07-31 09:57:17

A popular security researcher and blogger received a surprising package at his home this week from a group of cyber pranksters: 13 small bags of heroin.

Law Enforcement Accused Of Using iTunes Security Flaw To Spy
2011-11-25 06:17:16

Hacking software marketed to governments by a British company reportedly took advantage of a security flaw in Apple's iTunes software, allowing intelligence agencies and law enforcement officials to spy on users for more than three years.


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