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Hacker steals Bitdefender customer log-in credentials, attempts blackmail

The hacker exploited a vulnerability in an outdated software component to extract information from a single server

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OPM, Anthem hackers reportedly also breached United Airlines

Flight manifests including passenger information and destinations were stolen, report claims

Researchers disclose four unpatched vulnerabilities in the mobile version of Internet Explorer

The reports contain limited information, making exploit development hard and unlikely

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FBI investigates St Louis Cardinals over Houston Astros hacking

Suspicions were raised after internal Astros information began appearing online last year

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Cybercriminals increasingly target point of sales systems

Trustwave highlights the difference in data-breach activity between North America and the rest of the world

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Adobe invites help hunting vulnerabilities in its online services

The company offers no bounties, just public kudos

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Report: NSA not only creates, but also hijacks, malware

Documents leaked by Edward Snowden show the NSA hijacks botnets and computers infected with malware by other intelligence agencies

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Thunderbolt devices can infect MacBooks with persistent rootkits

The rogue code will run in the boot ROM and will be hard to detect or remove, a researcher said

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Attack hijacks DNS settings on home routers in Brazil

Attackers use cross-site request forgery techniques to change router settings when users visit malicious websites

Why hackers may be stealing your credit card numbers for years

Hackers may have the upper hand for years as the retail industry slowly upgrades its systems, analysts said

Retailers urged to defend against 'Backoff' point-of-sale malware

The PCI Security Standards Council says the Backoff malware is 'a very real threat'

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British spy agency scanned for vulnerable systems in 32 countries, German paper reveals

Heise Online reveals top-secret details about the GCHQ's 'Hacienda' program

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Many home routers supplied by ISPs can be compromised en masse, researchers say

Some ISP servers used to manage routers provisioned to customers can be hacked from the Internet, researchers from Check Point said

Network-attached storage devices more vulnerable than routers, researcher finds

A security review found serious vulnerabilities in 10 popular NAS systems

Hacker group targets video game companies to steal source code

The group has ties to the Chinese hacker underground and uses custom tools to attack companies, researchers from Dell SecureWorks said

Internet of things devices contain high number of vulnerabilities, study finds

Security researchers from Hewlett-Packard found 250 security issues when analyzing 10 popular IoT devices

Georgia Tech launches early warning system for cyberthreats

Georgia Institute of Technology's applied research arm has launched an early warning system to help organizations prepare for possible cyberattacks.

Digital certificate breach at Indian authority also targeted Yahoo domains, possibly others

The full scope of the security breach is currently unknown, a Google security engineer said

Chinese hackers switched targets to U.S. experts on Iraq

Deep Panda targeted think tank experts as China's government worried about oil investments in Iraq during Sunni rebellion

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