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Breach of Trump Data Shows Russian-Backed Hackers are Ready for 2016 Election

Russian-backed hackers have breached the network of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) in search of opposition research on likely Republican nominee for president Donald Trump, … 444 more words

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Hacks in the Headlines: Two Huge Breaches That Could Have Been Detected

The Sony hack of late 2014 sent shock waves through Hollywood that rippled out into the rest of the world for months. The ironic hack of the dubious surveillance software company Hacking Team last summer showed no one is immune to a data breach – not even a company that specializes in breaking into systems. 953 more words

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How cyber criminals use Twitter to run their attacks

Over the past decade billions of us have taken to using third-party services — which we often get access to for free in exchange for our privacy… 393 more words

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The Bureau has fallen

In breaking news the Australian Bureau of Meteorology has been hacked by the Chinese. Government sources are quoted by the ABC as stating that the BoM has definitely been compromised and that this may in turn mean the compromise of other government departments. 261 more words

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Same old, same old

We could start to vote for the security breach of the week. We would never be shy of nominees.

What is worse however is that it does not make sense to vote on a corresponding security leak of the week. 150 more words

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What is cybersecurity? – Or are you fully buzzword compliant yet?

Every year they’ll chase a different pig through the village, as we say in German. This year in IT security it is cybersecurity. Especially the United States have funded research on this topic and created frameworks as if there is no tomorrow. 247 more words

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