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A cyber-attack on a hedge fund which recently attracted a slew headlines never actually happened, BAE Systems, the firm at the centre of the story, has admitted.
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Small and medium-sized businesses may think they're immune to the kinds of attacks that wreaked havoc on Target last year, but they're susceptible to the same nefarious forces - sometimes even more so, as they can lead hackers to a bigger prize.
These gaps allow broad surveillance, Bruce Schneier, a fellow at Harvard University's Berkman Center for Internet and Society, said.
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We're no strangers to helping you secure your computer, but there are some computer security myths and stories that keep getting passed around, even though they're clearly not true.
QUESTION: I recently bought a smart TV. Can it get infected by a computer virus? If so, can it be protected against viruses? ANSWER: There have not yet been any reports of computer virus attacks on smart TVs, although some experts believe that will eventually happen.
A document prepared by SIFMA sketches a pessimistic view by the US finance industry of its readiness for attacks by terrorist groups that aim to destroy data and machines.
At least 10,000 customers of the Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa have been notified that the hotel's credit card processing system was breached for six months between last December and June 20. The hotel has emailed 10,000 guests about the security hack.
US Secret Service agents arrested a Russian man indicted in federal court for stealing credit card accounts by hacking into personal and corporate computers yesterday.
The U.S. Secret Service has arrested a Russian man for allegedly hacking into retailers throughout the United States between October 2009 and February 2011, the Department of Homeland Security says .
Jennifer Ciarimboli, the owner of Balance Yoga & Wellness of 900 Rutter Ave., said she was on her way to Boston for the weekend when her studio manager told her that the company site had been hacked.
Russia accused the United States on Tuesday of violating a bilateral treaty and "kidnapping" a Russian accused of hacking into U.S. retailers' computer systems to steal credit card data.
Check out this article! http://venturebeat.com/2014/07/07/chinese-hackers-target-think-tanks-instead-of-u-s-tech-firms-to-protect-oil-interests/ China's Deep Panda hacking crew, considered one of the world's best for its skilled insertion of malware into adversaries' data streams, has apparently changed its snooping habits.
New Panda CEO and former IBM security executive Diego Navarrete shares his strategy and insight into turning around the security company that has fallen off the radar screen over the last couple of years.
A Russian national described by authorities as a "prolific" hacker of U.S. retailers' computer networks has been arrested by the Secret Service.
A Russian man suspected of hacking into point-of-sale systems at U.S. retailers has been arrested and faces charges in a U.S. court, the Department Justice said.
Updated: Thu Jul 10, 2014 05:21 am
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