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Secret Service Arrest Man in Connecticut for Threatening the President

Police tracked down a man reported as a potential threat to President Barack Obama on Friday, delivering him into Secret Service custody shortly afterwards.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama

Sat Aug 30, 2014

CNet News

Why Backoff Malware Is Such a Big Threat to Retailers

Retailers around the U.S. are on high alert, checking to see if they've been infected with Backoff, a malware family that specifically takes aim at point-of-sale systems running on Windows to steal customer credit card information.


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Daily Mail

Secret Service are searching for car linked to...

Burning Man lives up to its name: Seventy-foot heads are set ablaze in spectacular pyrotechnic display as festival finally ignites ISIS in Mexico? Feds DENY watchdog group's claim that the terror group is operating in Juarez and plans to cross the porous border to commit 'imminent' car-bomb attacks on US targets 'Barney Fife is in charge': Obama ... (more)


Related Topix: US News, Immigration Reform, Illegal Immigration

Fri Aug 29, 2014


Possible Threat Against Obama Investigated By Secret Service

US President Barack Obama, surrounded by US Secret Service agents, walks to greet guests after arriving on Air Force One at Griffiss International Airport in Rome, New York on May 22, 2014.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel

Hispanic Business

Dairy Queen Hit by 'Backoff' Cyber Attack

Dairy Queen appears to be the latest victim of a malware breach that could affect as many as 1,000 U.S. businesses.


Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, US News


US authorities investigate possible threat to Obama

Authorities in the US state of Connecticut are investigating a possible threat against President Obama, according to local media reports.


Related Topix: US News

Report: Secret Service investigating possible threat to Obama

Authorities say they are looking for a suspicious person driving a vehicle with Connecticut license plates who may have threatened President Barack Obama, NBC News reports.


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The Pound Ridge Daily Voice

Obama's Visit Clashes With Westchester Labor Day Weekend Getaway Traffic

President Obama's whirlwind visit on the first of two days in Westchester County caused temporary road and highway closures while he moved between fundraisers in New Rochelle and Purchase on Friday.


Related Topix: Westchester County, NY, New Rochelle, NY, Purchase, NY, US News

News Journal

Abon owners, employee indictedAbon owners, employee...

Abon owners, employee indicted Indictment alleges pattern of corrupt activity under the RICO Act Check out this story on The owners of Abon Cards & Coins, Larry and Donna Bence, and store employee Benjamin Berry have been indicted in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court, each on numerous counts of ... (more)


Related Topix: Cuyahoga County, OH, Mansfield, OH, US News

The Inquirer

Russian cyber criminals targeted seven of world's major banks in JP Morgan Chase attack

AN FBI INVESTIGATION into a coordinated cyber attack on international banking firm JP Morgan Chase might have expanded to seven of the world's top banks.


Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Banking, JP Morgan Chase

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Age

Banks lose $US23 million on average from cybercrime: survey

JPMorgan Chase & Co is one of a number of US banks hit by what authorities say are co-ordinated cyber attacks.


Related Topix: Banking, JP Morgan Chase , US News

New York State Thruway Authority

Traffic Advisory: Presidential Visit

The New York State Thruway Authority and The New York State Department of Transportation today issued the following travel advisory to assist the public in avoiding possible traffic congestion during the visit of the President of the United States on Friday, August 29, 2014: Friday August 29, 2014 Between the hours of 1:30PM and 5:30PM there will ... (more)


Related Topix: Transportation, New York State Thruway Authority, US News

Dark Reading

Feds Investigating Breaches At JP Morgan, Other Banks

JP Morgan working with FBI, US Secret Service to determine scope of breach, but other newly reported intrusions at financial firms may not be related.


Related Topix: Banking, JP Morgan Chase , US News, Computer Security, Science / Technology

The North Salem Daily Voice

First Road Closure During Obama's Westchester Visit Announced

HARRISON, N.Y. President Obama's motorcade will take him through Purchase on Friday afternoon to attend one of two Westchester fundraisers , which could spell trouble for those looking to get away for the Labor Day weekend.


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Dairy Queen looking into possible customer data breach

Dairy Queen said it is investigating possible breaches of customer payment card data apparently caused by the same security bug that infected Target Corp. and other retailers going back to last year.


Related Topix: US News

Wed Aug 27, 2014


UPDATE 1-FBI, Secret Service investigate reports of cyber attacks on U.S. banks

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation said it is investigating media reports that several U.S. financial firms have been victims of recent cyber attacks.


Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Banking, JP Morgan Chase , Computer Security, Science / Technology

USA Today

Reports: FBI investigates JPMorgan hack attack

A handful of U.S. banks, including JPMorgan Chase, were hacked in a series of coordinated attacks this month, a federal law enforcement official told USA TODAY.


Related Topix: USA Today, Publishing, Media, Computer Security, Science / Technology, US News

New Rochelle Talk

Brain Fart

Sources familiar with the preparations say Obama will be visiting a house in the area of Emerson Avenue/Premium Point.


Related Topix: US News, Purchase, NY, Westchester County, NY, Michelle Obama, New Rochelle, NY


Retailers warned to act now to protect against Backoff malware

The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council on Wednesday issued a bulletin urging retailers to immediately review their security controls to ensure point-of-sale systems are protected against "Backoff," a malware tool that was used in the massive data theft at retailer Target last year.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security, US News

Collections & Credit Risk

Retailers Should Be Held to Stricter Standards on Data Security

The lazy, hazy days of summer appear to have no effect on cybercriminals. If anything, they seem to be emboldened to conduct more attacks.


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