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After the Russian Yandex and Mail.ru, Gmail Accounts are Leaked. Who will be Tomorrow's Target?

This morning cyber security sources informed us for the third time this week about email addresses and passwords being leaked from a large mail provider. After the Russian services Yandex.ru (one million leaked emails) and Mail.ru (4.5 million leaked emails), came Gmail’s turn – around five million emails were posted on a Russian platform. 430 more words

Cyber Intelligence

Home Depot credit card breach: company to "investigate"

Home Depot has responded to reports that it has suffered a credit card breach.

Yesterday, Brian Krebs reported that two “massive” new batches of stolen credit and debit cards had been put up for sale on the ‘Rescator’ cybercrime forum. 235 more words

Data Loss

11 Colorado Stores Affected By Goodwill Data Theft

DENVER (AP) – Goodwill Industries says 11 stores in southern and southwestern Colorado were affected by the theft of customers’ credit card and debit card numbers. 116 more words


Malware Steals Credit Card Data From Over 1,000 US Retailers

A hitherto unnamed virus that steals credit card data from cards’ magnetic stripes has affected more than 1,000 American businesses the Department of Homeland Security  386 more words

Industry Live

Law Professors Oppose Federal Trade Secrets Acts, Ignore Their Benefits

I’ve written about the Defend Trade Secrets Act and the Trade Secrets Protection Act previously. I’ve expressed enthusiastic support for these laws, which have bipartisan and widespread corporate backing. 934 more words

Trade Secrets

Protecting your identity at school

The school season is right around the corner. Young people are targeted for data theft at 35 times the rate of adults – they are considered an easy target for both digital and physical theft. 654 more words

Security News

Congressmen Explain Why You Need to Be Proactive About Trade-Secret Theft

In today’s partisan political climate, it’s rare to see an issue that unites members of both parties. But trade-secrets theft has become such a significant threat to our economy that there is now a bipartisan effort to pass federal trade-secret legislation. 304 more words

Trade Secrets