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“CA Hospital targeted by Hackers”

Every year, hackers make tens of millions of dollars by holding computers for ransom. In February 2016, the latest victim, was a California hospital. The hospital Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center...

“Worker falls for email phishing scam”

On Feb. 28, 2016, the Snapchat team released an apology to its employees explaining that recently, one of its employees fell for a phishing scam and revealed some of its employees payroll information....

“American Dental Association Inadvertently Mailed Malware-laced USB Drives”

The American Dental Association announced that a percentage of flash drives included with the 2016 CDT manual were found to have malware. The 2016 CDT manual included a credit card-sized USB storage d...

“Attackers Wrapping New Tools in Old Malware to Target Medical Devices”

A new report from TrapX Security, a global leader in deception-based cyber security, warned this week that malware attackers are now targeting medical devices running outdated operating systems like W...

“Apple Users Data Held for Ransom”

An Apple iPhone is pictured next to the logo of Apple in Bordeaux, southwestern France, February 26, 2016. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau Palo Alto Networks Inc. a cyber-security company told Reuters Sunday t...

“OurMine, the “Security” group hacking CEOS and Celebs”

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is seen on stage during the Facebook F8 conference in San Francisco, California April 12, 2016. REUTERS/Stephen Lam – RTX29NW9 Last Sunday, a security group calling ...

“Norton’s New VPN App”

Norton has just announced the global launch of a new mobile VPN, Norton Wi-Fi Privacy. This new subscription based app, encrypts all the data you send over a public Wi-Fi network and is now available ...

“Hackers sweet-talked their way into the CIA director’s email account”

CIA Director John Brennan’s personal email account was hacked. According to WIRED, a news magazine, the hackers didn’t use sophisticated skills but instead “duped customer service agents at Verizon AO...

“Cybercrime Costs US Firms $15 million Per Year”

“The annual cost of cybercrime to US organizations rose nearly 20% over the past year to reach an average of $15m – far greater than the global figure, according to the latest data from the Ponemon In...

“Apple Quashes Apps That Collect Personal Data”

Researchers at the mobile analytics firm SourceDNA said they found 256 apps with an estimated one million downloads that have a version of Youmi that violates user privacy. Youmi is a mobile advertisi...

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