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Welcome to an era of computer security paranoia!
Tech news these days has been dominated by the threat of major computer security breaches and viruses (Heartbleed and Bash) and endless reports of major retail outlets not adequately protecting customers’ personal information (including credit card numbers). 771 more words
Somehow there always seems to be another Internet security disaster around the corner. A few months ago everyone was in a panic about Heartbleed.
Now the bug, Shellshock (officially CVE-2014-6271), a far more serious vulnerability, is running uncontrolled over the Internet. 375 more words
Card data of Supervalu and Albertsons shoppers may be at risk in another hack, the two supermarket companies said Monday.
The companies said that in late August or early September, malicious software was installed on networks that process credit and debit card transactions at some of their stores. 265 more words
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The indictment alleges that StealthGenie’s capabilities included the following: it recorded all incoming/outgoing voice calls; it intercepted calls on the phone to be monitored while they take place; it allowed the purchaser to call the phone and activate it at any time to monitor all surrounding conversations within a 15-foot radius; and it allowed the purchaser to monitor the user’s incoming and outgoing e-mail messages and SMS messages, incoming voice-mail messages, address book, calendar, photographs, and videos.