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26 Srpen, 2014 - 18:30
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Attack targets auto industry firms in Europe

25 Srpen, 2014 - 15:36
Cybercriminals are using a new information-stealing malware program to target companies from the automobile industry in Europe, security researchers warned.
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Retired US airport body scanners fail to spot guns, knives

21 Srpen, 2014 - 12:24
A type of body scanner in wide use across U.S. airports through last year fails to spot well-concealed weapons including guns and knives, computer security researchers contend.
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UPS now the third company in a week to disclose data breach

21 Srpen, 2014 - 02:52
Credit and debit card information belonging to customers who did business at 51 UPS Store Inc. locations in 24 U.S. states this year may have been compromised.
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The UPS Store says malware found on systems of 51 stores

21 Srpen, 2014 - 02:32
The UPS Store said Wednesday that malicious software was found on the systems of 51 of its franchises in 24 U.S. states, although no fraud has been detected yet.
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'Reveton' ransomware adds powerful password-stealer

20 Srpen, 2014 - 11:22
A type of malware called Reveton, which falsely warns users they've broken the law and demands payment of a fine, has been upgraded with powerful password stealing functions, according to Avast.
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Kicking the stool out from under the cybercrime economy

19 Srpen, 2014 - 18:54
Put simply, cybercrime, especially financial malware, has the potential to be quite the lucrative affair. That's only because the bad guys have the tools to make their work quick and easy, though. Cripple the automated processes presented by certain malware platforms, and suddenly the threats -- and the losses --aren't quite so serious.
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Why would Chinese hackers want US hospital patient data?

19 Srpen, 2014 - 02:06
The theft of personal data on 4.5 million patients of Community Health Systems by hackers in China highlights the increasing degree to which hospitals are becoming lucrative targets for information theft.
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About 4.5M face risk of ID theft after hospital network hacked

18 Srpen, 2014 - 21:07
About 4.5 million people in 28 states face the risk of identity theft due to a massive data breach at Community Health Systems (CHS) a Franklin, Tenn., based health network.
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Chinese man indicted over theft of Boeing C-17 secrets

18 Srpen, 2014 - 12:19
A Chinese man has been indicted for allegedly directing two China-based hackers to infiltrate Boeing and other defense contractors to steal gigabytes of documents describing U.S. military aircraft.
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Supervalu breach shows why move to smartcards is long overdue

16 Srpen, 2014 - 12:44
The data breach disclosed by Supervalu is another reminder about why the ongoing migration of the U.S. payment system to smartcard technology can't happen fast enough.
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Grocery stores in multiple states hit by data breach

15 Srpen, 2014 - 18:29
A data breach at Supervalu Inc., one of the largest grocery wholesalers and retailers in the U.S., could affect thousands of people who shopped at the company's stores in June and July.
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Ferguson's tiny IT operation in the maelstrom

14 Srpen, 2014 - 21:47
Ferguson, Mo., the city now in the midst of protests over a fatal police shooting, runs the type of IT department that gets almost no attention.
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Tennessee firm blames bank for $193K cybertheft

13 Srpen, 2014 - 21:16
A lawsuit filed in Tennessee earlier this month has resurfaced questions about a bank's responsibility in protecting customers against cyberheists.
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The making of a cybercrime market

11 Srpen, 2014 - 22:23
I recently had the opportunity to speak with two representatives from the Netherlands-based security research firm Fox-IT--Maurits Lucas, InTELL Business Director, and Andy Chandler, VP of WW Sales & Marketing. Collectively, the two shared an in-depth story of cybergang warfare suitable for Hollywood.
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Windows tech support scammers take root in the U.S.

11 Srpen, 2014 - 21:04
In a new trend, Windows tech support scams have gone home-grown, with twists that include bogus warnings from malicious websites urging users to call a toll-free number for "help."
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Update: Payment cards with chips aren't perfect, so encrypt everything, experts say

10 Srpen, 2014 - 16:18
There's a push to adopt chip-equipped payment cards in the U.S. following high-profile breaches at large retailers and restaurant chains during the past 12 months, but experts warn that switching to this payment system will not make fraud disappear.
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At Defcon, hacker coalition calls for safer computer systems in vehicles

10 Srpen, 2014 - 07:11
A collective of security researchers issued a letter Friday from the DefCon hacker conference in Las Vegas urging the automotive industry to adopt five principles for building safer computer systems in vehicles.
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Payment cards with chips aren't perfect, so encrypt everything, experts say

9 Srpen, 2014 - 03:18
There's a push to adopt chip-equipped payment cards in the U.S. following high-profile breaches at large retailers and restaurant chains during the past 12 months, but experts warn that switching to this payment system will not make fraud disappear.
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Emerging networking tech used by Apple, Cisco frustrates firewalls

8 Srpen, 2014 - 11:57
Today's security software is ineffective against an emerging networking technology already in use by Apple for its Siri voice-recognition software, according to research presented at the Black Hat hacking conference this week.
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