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Hilton confirms data breach; payment info accessed by hackers

If you have stayed at one of Hilton’s hotels in the past year you might want to keep an eye on your credit card history. The hotel chain has confirmed that malicious software targeted its payment systems over a seventeen-week period. 180 more words


Does Employee Cybersecurity Training Do Any Good?

Found an unidentified USB stick lying around in a public place lately? If so, did you plug it into your computer?

Don’t laugh. Almost one in five (17%) of the 200 people who recently came across one at random—in an airport, coffee shop, or public square in Chicago, Cleveland, or Washington, D.C.—plugged it in, then proceeded to open a text file and click a link or email an address in it. 469 more words


FBI Warns Healthcare Sector Highly Targeted Industry

In 2014, the healthcare industry received a data breach and cyber security wake-up call for providers and payers. In just four breaches, over 104 million individuals had their personal health information stolen or compromised. 509 more words

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FCC obtains USD$595,000 settlement for telco privacy breach

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has obtain a USD$595,000 settlement from Cox Communications (the third largest cable company in the United States) for a privacy breach. 138 more words

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UK ICO fines Crown Prosecution Service for stolen interview DVDs

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office has fined Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) £200,000 for failing to maintain the security of recorded police interviews with victims and witnesses. 186 more words

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Are British Businesses over confident about the threat of data breaches?

Ilex International have launched their Breach Confidence Index. The Index is a benchmark survey created to monitor the level of confidence that British businesses have when it comes to security breaches. 200 more words

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Busted! Data-Breaching Cyber-Crooks Indicted; Trump Dumps on China; Campbell's Soup Aims for Comeback,

So not cool…

Prosecutors announced charges today against four very greedy men who hold the notorious distinction of having perpetrated one of the largest data breaches. 597 more words