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Twitter Hit With Avalanche of Spam From Hacked Accounts

The social network Twitter was flooded with malicious posts Wednesday from thousands of compromised accounts.

The posts seem to take a familiar advertising a spam form — e.g. 101 more words

Craft Store Michaels Confirms Data Breach Affecting 2.6 Million Credit Cards

Three months after craft retailer Michaels announced it may have been the victim of a data breach, the company confirms the worst: nearly 2.6 million consumers’ credit cards are affected.

My Heartbleeds.… practical tips to cope with this nasty bug

By now most people are aware of the Heartbleed bug – a nasty exploitation of a vulnerability in OpenSSL which means that usernames and passwords to secure websites may have been captured. 151 more words


No company is safe these days from a cyber attack. And that’s good news for the insurance business.

Increasingly companies are trying to hedge costs associated with attacks on their networks by purchasing cyber insurance. 39 more words


Defending against data breaches: Q&A with Brian Isle

There’s a feeling of growing anxiety in the business world. Several months ago, scores of millions of people were affected when large-scale data breaches stole credit card information from retailers like Target and Neiman Marcus. 1,054 more words