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Hyatt investigates malware found on payment processors

Hyatt investigates malware found on payment processors | ITSecuNews | Scoop.it

Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced that it is investigating malware found on the computers that operate its payment processing systems.

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Thanks Hyatt Corp for this announcement. It's rare to see that. 

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Computer hacking evolves from malicious to heroic - USA TODAY College

Computer hacking evolves from malicious to heroic - USA TODAY College | ITSecuNews | Scoop.it
Ethical hacking has become one of the more sought after positions by college students and recent graduates.
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U.S. health data grows lucrative for hackers

U.S. health data grows lucrative for hackers | ITSecuNews | Scoop.it
Security experts said health care has become one of the ripest targets for hackers because of its vast stores of financial and medical information.
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The government's cyberterrorism 'concerns' are a pretext for their own hacking ... - The Guardian

The government's cyberterrorism 'concerns' are a pretext for their own hacking ... - The Guardian | ITSecuNews | Scoop.it
Invoking the threat of terrorism is the most common mechanism used to deny citizens both due process and free speech in the 21st century
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Chinese hackers hit several US contractors

Chinese hackers hit several US contractors | ITSecuNews | Scoop.it
A report issued by the Senate Armed Services Committee reveals alleged Chinese hackers conducted dozens of cyberattacks on US defense contractors.
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Consumer Reports: Your information is at risk everywhere - Richmond Times-Dispatch

Consumer Reports: Your information is at risk everywhere - Richmond Times-Dispatch | ITSecuNews | Scoop.it
Consumer Reports: Your information is at risk everywhere Richmond Times-Dispatch According to security firm F-Secure, 97 percent of new threats were aimed at Android phones, though most mobile malware exists in third-party marketplaces outside of...
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Last year, 11.2 million people fell for such scams, up 22 percent from the year before, according to the latest survey conducted by the Consumer Reports National Research Center....

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New Hack: Your Personal Info From Gmail, Other Apps At Risk - WFMY News 2

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New Hack: Your Personal Info From Gmail, Other Apps At Risk
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A newly discovered hacking method appears to have a shockingly high success rate across a variety of popular Android apps.
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..."hey said they managed to hack into Gmail and H&R Block about 92 percent of the time. "

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Kaspersky revealed that Stuxnet Exploits is still used worldwide

Kaspersky revealed that Stuxnet Exploits is still used worldwide | ITSecuNews | Scoop.it
Experts at Kaspersky discovered that Stuxnet exploits targeting a Windows Shell Vulnerability is still largely used in cyber attacks.
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Hacking Grows at Messaging App Line - Wall Street Journal (blog)

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Hacking Grows at Messaging App Line
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Hackers are targeting users of the mobile-phone messaging application Line, according to the company and Japanese police.
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What To Do If Your iPhone Is Hacked And Remotely Locked - NPR (blog)

What To Do If Your iPhone Is Hacked And Remotely Locked - NPR (blog) | ITSecuNews | Scoop.it
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What To Do If Your iPhone Is Hacked And Remotely Locked
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Their phones had been hacked and locked by "Oleg Pliss" and were being held for ransom, unless the users sent money to a PayPal account.
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Good question !! Hummm call orange ;)

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More than 100 people nabbed in global hacker crackdown - Fortune

More than 100 people nabbed in global hacker crackdown - Fortune | ITSecuNews | Scoop.it
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More than 100 people nabbed in global hacker crackdown
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Washington (CNN) -- Computer hacker forums lit up last week as FBI agents and police in 17 countries began knocking on doors, seizing computers and making arrests.
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Which Companies Benefited From China's Hack Attacks?

Which Companies Benefited From China's Hack Attacks? | ITSecuNews | Scoop.it
Without naming companies that may have gained from China’s alleged theft of trade secrets, the indictment hints at Baosteel and Chinalco (These Chinese companies may have benefited from cyber-attacks on U.S.
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Protect Yourself Against Heartbleed, The Web's Security Disaster - ReadWrite

Protect Yourself Against Heartbleed, The Web's Security Disaster - ReadWrite | ITSecuNews | Scoop.it
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Protect Yourself Against Heartbleed, The Web's Security Disaster
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Worse, if an attacker has recorded any of your encrypted Web traffic over the past few years, they might now be able to retroactively decrypt that information.
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Heartbleed Is A big Deal ?? What do you think ?
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Why hackers are targeting the medical sector - Washington Post (blog)

Why hackers are targeting the medical sector - Washington Post (blog) | ITSecuNews | Scoop.it
The Anthem hack is part of a much larger trend that leaves health and insurance data at risk.
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Drones Now Big Hacking Target, First Drone Malware Identified - Tech Times

Drones Now Big Hacking Target, First Drone Malware Identified - Tech Times | ITSecuNews | Scoop.it
Hacking of connected devices is gaining attention as the Internet of Things begins to take off. The first malware aimed at drones has been identified by researchers.
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Just Incredible...Like during BHVegas, when a Hacker "hack" a CyberFridge...Connecting people ^^ (Remember that..)

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Have a D-Link Wireless Router? You might have been Hacked

Have a D-Link Wireless Router? You might have been Hacked | ITSecuNews | Scoop.it
Hacking Routers: D-Link Wireless Router vulnerability allows DNS Hijacking
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The U.S. Debt: Why It Will Continue To Rise - Forbes

The U.S. Debt: Why It Will Continue To Rise - Forbes | ITSecuNews | Scoop.it
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The U.S. Debt: Why It Will Continue To Rise Forbes In the classic movie “Broadcast News,” there was a point when people began to shout, “I'm mad as hell and I'm not gonna take it anymore.” I feel a similar sentiment brewing in America...
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Not security News...but "the debt has exploded since 2008, the period from 2008 through the end of 2013 ranks third at an average of 10% per year. "...whaouu

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Can CISOs become more effective as IT decision makers? - TechRepublic

Can CISOs become more effective as IT decision makers? - TechRepublic | ITSecuNews | Scoop.it
Can CISOs become more effective as IT decision makers?
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When asked whether CISOs deserve a seat at the table and should be a part of an organization's leadership team, 74% of execs said, "no."

74% is really important...It's same number for Emea ?? not Sure. and you ?

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How to discover Wi-Fi WPS password in one second

How to discover Wi-Fi WPS password in one second | ITSecuNews | Scoop.it
Dominique Bongard has presented an improvement to previous attack on WPS which allows to discover the PIN in just one second with offiline calculations.
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Damned "“It takes one second,” “It’s nothing. Bang. Done.” Dominique Bongard said"

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Hacking is bad for your health - The Tennessean

Hacking is bad for your health - The Tennessean | ITSecuNews | Scoop.it
Hacking is bad for your health The Tennessean When you are sick or injured, the security of your personal information probably is not top of mind, so it adds a distressing dimension to the news that hackers were able to bypass security measures for...
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Singapore boosts cyber security after hacking incidents - Phys.Org

Singapore boosts cyber security after hacking incidents - Phys.Org | ITSecuNews | Scoop.it
Phys.Org Singapore boosts cyber security after hacking incidents Phys.Org The rash of attacks late last year took place after a self-proclaimed spokesperson for international hacker group Anonymous appeared in a video to demand the scrapping of a...
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Cyber Thieves Took Data On 145 Million eBay Customers By Hacking 3 Corporate Employees

Cyber Thieves Took Data On 145 Million eBay Customers By Hacking 3 Corporate Employees | ITSecuNews | Scoop.it
"For a very long period of time we did not believe that there was any eBay customer data compromised." (Cyber thieves took data on 145 million eBay customers by hacking 3 corprorate employees http://t.co/2rvvoFWkoa)...
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Iran-based hackers reportedly target US officials for sanctions, anti-nuclear ... - Fox News

Iran-based hackers reportedly target US officials for sanctions, anti-nuclear ... - Fox News | ITSecuNews | Scoop.it
Iran-based hackers reportedly target US officials for sanctions, anti-nuclear ...
Fox News
Hackers apparently based in Iran have mounted a three-year campaign of cyber-espionage against high-ranking U.S.
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le 6eme continent - le Net...welcome to the far west :)

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DHS: Hackers infiltrate public utility - CNN

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(CNN) -- Hackers recently compromised the computer network of a U.S. public utility, according to a new report from the Department of Homeland Security.
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No...Back to basic "The hackers gained access through the Internet and bypassed simple passwords through a tactic known as "brute force," according to the agency's report."

A Simple Passwords...I repeat - Back to the basic.

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Password troubles explode as hacking spreads - Kansas City Star

Password troubles explode as hacking spreads - Kansas City Star | ITSecuNews | Scoop.it
Kansas City Star Password troubles explode as hacking spreads Kansas City Star Three months ago, eBay's servers were hacked and 233 million names, email addresses, passwords, phone numbers and home addresses were stolen — the second largest attack...
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