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Report: Better cybersecurity, safety standards needed for patient data

Apr 21, 2015 2:36 am

There is a major overhaul needed in regards to patient privacy and how healthcare providers keep data secure

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Report: 29 million healthcare records compromised in past four years

Apr 18, 2015 5:34 pm

New report indicates almost 30 million healthcare records have been stolen in the United States over the past four years

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Two federal officers charged with bitcoin during investigation

Mar 30, 2015 7:20 pm

Two federal officers involved in the Silk Road investigation charged with stealing bitcoins during investigation

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Data breaches lead to increased prevalence of e-file tax fraud

Mar 29, 2015 9:02 pm

After more than one year of major data breaches, there is rising e-file tax fraud, experts say

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Cybercriminals want to compromise your identity, steal personal data

Feb 12, 2015 10:20 pm

Cybercriminals are shifting their tactics, and want to steal your entire identity, and not just payment information

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Smartphone kill switch legislation has led to drop in phone theft

Feb 11, 2015 5:10 pm

The introduction of mandatory smartphone kill switch legislation has led to a drop in theft, according to recent reports

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Woman uses mobile payment app to steal $2,500 from restaurant

Feb 9, 2015 9:22 pm

A woman is accused of stealing money from a restaurant using a mobile payment app

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Madonna thanks police for arresting hacker accused of stealing songs

Jan 22, 2015 11:26 pm

Hacker responsible for stealing Madonna songs has been arrested in Israel, and Madonna is quite thankful

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30,000 online - GTA:San Andreas is active thanks to fan-made mods

Jan 1, 2015 5:33 am

We've been contacted by the tight-knit modding community of GTA San Andreas it seems game is alive and well. GTA:V mods area already underway too!

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FCC still unhappy with high number of smartphone thefts each year

Dec 9, 2014 1:18 pm

The FCC is still unhappy about the large number of smartphone thefts that occur in the United States each year

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Identity theft racks up significant emotional toll on victims

Nov 24, 2014 6:12 pm

There is a significant emotional toll suffered by identity theft victims, new survey finds

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Cybercriminals taking interest in targeting Apple iOS, Mac OS X

Nov 9, 2014 8:14 pm

Apple iOS and Mac OS X are still secure, especially compared to rival software, but cybercriminals are becoming more inventive in their attack strategies

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Former CHP officer charged with stealing photos from arrestee phones

Nov 4, 2014 4:30 pm

A former CHP officer has been charged with two felony counts after admitting he stole photos off arrestee phones to share with other officers

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Companies exposed as third party hacks compromise employees

Nov 3, 2014 9:39 am

Cybercriminals are finding success using third party attacks to steal data, compromise users, and conduct major data breaches

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Keyless cars becoming popular target of theft among criminals

Oct 28, 2014 4:29 am

Vehicles with keyless entry and ignitions are becoming popular targets of theft by criminals

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Estonian hacker that stole $9.4M receives 11-year prison sentence

Oct 25, 2014 1:30 am

A federal judge in Atlanta sentenced a hacker to 11 years in prison for his role in stealing $9.4 million

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Russian hackers made billions of dollars over the past 12 months

Oct 17, 2014 10:40 pm

Russian hackers have generated almost $2.5 billion in the past 12 months, in large part because of the Target breach in late 2013

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Hackers stealing millions from ATMs using the Tyupkin malware

Oct 9, 2014 12:47 am

There were more than 50 ATMs spotted earlier in the year with the Tyupkin malware, and it's spreading to other countries, security researchers warn

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Report indicates Supervalu hit by yet another data breach again

Sep 30, 2014 7:42 pm

Supervalu hit in another data breach, marking the second one in just two months

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Report: Companies struggle to keep insider threats under control

Aug 25, 2014 11:31 pm

Companies already struggling to keep networks secure from outside attack are facing insider threats that they are not equipped to properly handle

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Would police be able to use kill switches to limit public protests?

Aug 19, 2014 11:30 pm

Would police authorities utilize kill switch legislation to shut off devices during police protests, or are people being a bit too paranoid?

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California Governor Jerry Brown to decide on smartphone 'kill switch'

Aug 12, 2014 9:05 am

California Governor Jerry Brown now has the ability to approve mandatory smartphone kill switches

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Billions of credentials stolen in largest criminal data theft ever

Aug 6, 2014 12:02 am

According to an American company, criminal Russian gangs have stolen the biggest amount of usernames and passwords ever, estimated in the billions

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Stolen laptop opens up 20,000 students in South Carolina to data theft

Jul 16, 2014 10:27 pm

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College informing students and staff, up to 20,000, at risk of identity theft due to stolen laptop

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Hacker involved in $14 million theft pleads guilty to bank fraud

Jul 15, 2014 12:36 am

The U.S. federal government gets another guilty plea, as cybercriminal decides to plead guilty to bank fraud that stole $14 million in just 48 hours

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