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iSIGHT discovers zero-day vulnerability CVE-2014-4114 used in Russian cyber-espionage campaign - iSIGHT Partners

iSIGHT discovers zero-day vulnerability CVE-2014-4114 used in Russian cyber-espionage campaign - iSIGHT Partners | Forensics for Blondes | Scoop.it
Zero-day impacting all versions of Microsoft Windows – used in Russian cyber-espionage campaign targeting NATO, European Union, Telecommunications and Energy sectors   On Tuesday, October 14, 2014, iSIGHT Partners – in close collaboration with Microsoft – announced the discovery of a zero-day vulnerability impacting all supported versions of Microsoft Windows …
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Kmart, another ordinary story of Credit Card Data Breach

Kmart, another ordinary story of Credit Card Data Breach | Forensics for Blondes | Scoop.it
Kmart revealed that an undisclosed number of credit card data belonging to its customers were stolen in a data breach which began in early September.
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Poor punctuation leads to Windows shell vulnerability

Poor punctuation leads to Windows shell vulnerability | Forensics for Blondes | Scoop.it
An attack on Windows scripts shows that quotation marks aren't just for writers.
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Over 20,000 Twitter Accounts Used on Peak Days in Phishing Campaigns

Over 20,000 Twitter Accounts Used on Peak Days in Phishing Campaigns | Forensics for Blondes | Scoop.it
Twitter messaging platform is an important resource for cybercriminals, and more than 20,000 accounts have been seen to be used in phishing campaigns to send out malicious links.
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Infected ATMs give away millions of dollars without credit cards

Infected ATMs give away millions of dollars without credit cards | Forensics for Blondes | Scoop.it
Kaspersky Lab performed a forensic investigation into cybercriminal attacks targeting multiple ATMs around the world. During the course of this investigation, researchers discovered the Tyupkin malwar...
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Jimmy John's breach spreads to 100+ other clients of point-of-sale vendor Signature Systems

Jimmy John's breach spreads to 100+ other clients of point-of-sale vendor Signature Systems | Forensics for Blondes | Scoop.it
The data breach affecting customers of 216 Jimmy John's locations occurred through malware on Signature Systems' POS network.
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New OS X Backdoor Malware Roping Macs Into Botnet

New OS X Backdoor Malware Roping Macs Into Botnet | Forensics for Blondes | Scoop.it
An anonymous reader writes New malware targeting Mac machines, opening backdoors on them and roping them into a botnet currently numbering around 17,000 zombies has been spotted.
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CyberCrime & Doing Time: GameOver Zeus now uses Encryption to bypass Perimeter Security

CyberCrime & Doing Time: GameOver Zeus now uses Encryption to bypass Perimeter Security | Forensics for Blondes | Scoop.it
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Anonymous Slovenia Claims FBI Hacked

Anonymous Slovenia Claims FBI Hacked | Forensics for Blondes | Scoop.it
Anonymous Slovenia claims it has hacked the FBI, posting email address on Pastebin.
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Spying agencies tracking your location by capturing MAC address of your devices

Spying agencies tracking your location by capturing MAC address of your devices | Forensics for Blondes | Scoop.it
Canadian spy agency and NSA is tracking your location by capturing the MAC address of your devices using free Wi-Fi service at a major Canadian airport.
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Two Pieces of Malware Used in Neiman Marcus Cyberattack

Two Pieces of Malware Used in Neiman Marcus Cyberattack | Forensics for Blondes | Scoop.it
Earlier this month, high-end retailer Neiman Marcus admitted suffering a data breach in which payment card data was compromised. The company says that around 1.1 million card numbers are impacted.
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Patient information may be exposed in UC Davis health system breach » PHIprivacy.net

UC Davis Health System officials are notifying 1,800 patients that their personal or medical information may be compromised after three doctors were hit with...
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Data Insights: September Executive Report

Data Insights: September Executive Report | Forensics for Blondes | Scoop.it
September 2014 was an eventful month in terms of cybercrime. Some of the multiple cybercrime targets included:
The Home Depot was the victim of one of the largest credit card data breaches to date...
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[Update] Hundreds of Dropbox passwords leaked online but Dropbox denies it was hacked - The Next Web

[Update] Hundreds of Dropbox passwords leaked online but Dropbox denies it was hacked - The Next Web | Forensics for Blondes | Scoop.it
A thread surfaced on Reddit today that contained links to files containing hundreds of usernames and passwords for Dropbox accounts in plain text, but it’s unclear where they were obtained from. In... Keep reading →
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Backoff POS Malware Confirmed For Dairy Queen Breach, Almost 400 Stores Impacted

Backoff POS Malware Confirmed For Dairy Queen Breach, Almost 400 Stores Impacted | Forensics for Blondes | Scoop.it
The data breach at Dairy Queen has been acknowledged by the company in late August, but confirmation of the Backoff POS malware occurred on Thursday, along with information that 396 stores have been impacted.
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Software Defined Perimeter Still Undefeated After 14 Days of Hackathon

Software Defined Perimeter Still Undefeated After 14 Days of Hackathon | Forensics for Blondes | Scoop.it
The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) initiated a hacking challenge linked to their approach to computer security called Software Defined Perimeter (SDP) that remains undefeated after two weeks.  The organization is non-profit and its mission is to...
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ATM hacking easily with RM100 chip and a free malware

ATM hacking easily with RM100 chip and a free malware | Forensics for Blondes | Scoop.it
Cybercrime expert explains anyone with technical knowledge, a malware and the help of an insider could easily hack an ATM machine.
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NCR ATM API Documentation Available on Baidu - F-Secure Weblog : News from the Lab

NCR ATM API Documentation Available on Baidu - F-Secure Weblog : News from the Lab | Forensics for Blondes | Scoop.it
F-Secure Security Labs brings you the latest online security news from around the world. Ensure that you are up-to-date with the latest online threats to guarantee your online wellbeing.
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PoS vendor confirms Jimmy John’s breach was their fault

PoS vendor confirms Jimmy John’s breach was their fault | Forensics for Blondes | Scoop.it
Signature Systems, the PoS system vendor that has been named as the likely point of origin of the Jimmy John’s payment data breach, has confirmed that the attacker(s) gained access to a user name and ...
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Barclays launches investigation after customer data leak

Barclays launches investigation after customer data leak | Forensics for Blondes | Scoop.it
LONDON (Reuters) - Barclays said it had launched an investigation after a newspaper reported that the personal details of 27,000 customers had been stolen and sold, raising the prospect of new fines for
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Orange hacked, 800,000 customer records have been stolen

Orange hacked, 800,000 customer records have been stolen | Forensics for Blondes | Scoop.it
 
The official Orange website was breached by unknown hackers who have stolen 800,000 customer records including names, email addresses and phone numbers.
Orange, the world’s largest mobile operator, suffered a data breach.
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January 2014 Cybercrime Infographics

January 2014 Cybercrime Infographics | Forensics for Blondes | Scoop.it
Every month HackSurfer shares the various cybercrime and cybersecurity infographics we come across. Did we miss yours? Email us at social@hacksurfer.com and we'll include it next month. The Biggest...
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Hotel Franchise Firm White Lodging Investigates Breach — Krebs on Security

Hotel Franchise Firm White Lodging Investigates Breach — Krebs on Security | Forensics for Blondes | Scoop.it
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Target Breach: Lessons Learned

Target Breach: Lessons Learned | Forensics for Blondes | Scoop.it
Let’s review some of the things that went wrong at Heartland Payments and that may have gone wrong at Target, as examples of questions we could ask about our own networks.
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