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4 hrs ago | 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.

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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.

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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)

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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.

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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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Related Topix: Harrison, NY, Purchase, NY, US News, New Rochelle, NY

TwinCities

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.

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Related Topix: US News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Reuters

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.

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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.

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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.

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

ComputerWorld

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.

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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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Tue Aug 26, 2014

New Rochelle Talk

Talk of the Sound Exclusive: President Obama Coming to New Rochelle Friday

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

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Related Topix: New Rochelle, NY, US News

Northern Michigan News

Counterfeit $100 bills discovered in Osceola, Lake, Wexford counties

If someone is handing you a $100 bill, look again. Counterfeit C-notes have been discovered in three area counties, prompting local police to call in the U.S. Secret Service to investigate.

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Related Topix: US News, Osceola County, MI

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Drug-tainted dollar bills spark bank investigation

A Monte Vista bank teller who reported tingly, numb fingers after accepting some wet dollar bills has prompted a federal investigation.

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Related Topix: Monte Vista, CO, Alamosa, CO, Del Norte, CO, US News

Business Journal

What's in store at the renovated POV lounge

The "red tape" area at the POV lounge will be one of three distinct areas of the renovated POV lounge.

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NewsFactor

Backoff Hack Hits 1,000+ Businesses

More than 1,000 businesses across the U.S. might have been affected by a new kind of point-of-sale malware, according to an Aug. 22 advisory from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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Hispanic Business

Secret Service says more than 1,000 businesses hacked

The U.S. Secret Service estimates that more than 1,000 American businesses have been victimized by the type of point-of-sale system malware that recently affected Target and on Friday issued an advisory recommending all companies that employ point-of-sale systems monitor their networks for this malware, noting that many businesses are likely ... (more)

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Yahoo!

UPS Store Malware Likely Hit Many Other Companies

The Backoff point-of-sale malware infection that hit 51 UPS Stores may be very widespread, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team stated today in an alert.

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Related Topix: US News, Retail, Target

Sat Aug 23, 2014

CBS Local

'The Nerdery' Hosts Cyber-Security Conference In Bloomington

It's estimated that more than a 1,000 U.S. businesses have been hit by a cyber attack - and don't even know it.

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

PC Magazine

Backoff Malware Hits More than 1,000 U.S. Businesses

Well, nobody can say that the government didn't provide enough warning on this one-only, it might have been too late.

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Related Topix: US News, Computers

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