"This is about preparing the battlefield for another type of covert action," a former high-ranking U.S. intelligence official says. "Cyber collection against the Iranian program is way further down the road than this."
LinkedIn's failure to comply with long standing industry standard encryption protocols jeopardized its users' PII, and diminished the value of the services, the class action federal lawsuit filed in northern California says.
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An Alabama woman has been indicted in an ID theft case for allegedly stealing personal information about more than 800 patients at an Alabama hospital and then selling the information for use in filing fraudulent tax returns.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York is notifying 880 patients that some of their personal information may have been exposed when it was inadvertently embedded in PowerPoint charts posted on two websites.
Georgia Tech Research Institute is beta testing a malware intelligence system that research scientist Chris Smoak contends will help corporate and government security officials share information about the attacks they confront.
Federal authorities have charged a Dutch hacker for the role he played in an elaborate scheme that targeted POS systems and networks to steal credit card details that were later sold on websites for fraudulent purposes.
Global Payments Inc., the breached payments processor, now says the scope of its self-discovered data breach may be broader than initially reported and involve personal data collected from merchant customers.