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Dailymotion Advises Password Change After Possible Data Breach
Dark Reading Staff, Quick Hits
Breach not yet confirmed, but LeakedSource says it has compromised IDs of over 87 million Dailymotion users, protected by bcrypt.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/7/2016
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Hacker Of Celeb Emails Goes To Jail For Five Years
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Bahamian Alonzo Knowles was sentenced for illegal access of 130 celebrity email accounts and selling their personal information.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/7/2016
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Dark Web Vendor Gets 50 Months Jail For ID Theft
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Minnesota resident Aaron Glende aka IcyEagle caught selling stolen bank details on AlphaBay market.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/2/2016
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Petition Forces Parliament To Reconsider Surveillance Bill
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100,000 signatures require MPs to consider debating Snoopers' Charter again.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/28/2016
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Time For Security & Privacy To Come Out Of Their Silos
Mark Williams, SANS InstructorCommentary
By working separately, these two teams aren't operating as efficiently as they could and are missing huge opportunities.
By Mark Williams SANS Instructor, 11/28/2016
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European Regulator Probes Yahoos 2015 Secret Email Scan
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Dublin-based Data Protection Commissioner trying to ascertain if Yahoo broke Europes privacy laws.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/23/2016
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Symantec To Buy LifeLock At $2.3 Billion
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Deal set to be finalized by Q1 2017 and financed by cash and $750 million of new debt.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/22/2016
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WindTalker Attack Finds New Vulnerabilities in Wi-Fi Networks
Steve Zurier, Freelance WriterNews
White hat researchers show how hackers read keystrokes to potentially compromise cellphone and tablet users on public Wi-Fi and home networks.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 11/21/2016
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China's Jinping Opens Tech Meet With Calls For 'Fair & Equitable' Internet
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The third Wuzhen World Internet Conference had a strong presence of US tech companies despite criticism of Chinas Internet laws.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/18/2016
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Teenager Admits To TalkTalk Hack
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A 17-year-old boy exploited flaws in ISPs web pages to steal confidential data of 150,000 customers.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/18/2016
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Insider Threat: The Domestic Cyber Terrorist
John Moynihan, President, Minuteman GovernanceCommentary
It is dangerously naive for business and government leaders to dismiss the risk of radicalized privileged users inside our critical industries.
By John Moynihan President, Minuteman Governance, 11/17/2016
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8 Public Sources Holding 'Private' Information
Sean Martin, CISSP | President, imsmartin
Personal information used for nefarious purposes can be found all over the web from genealogy sites to public records and social media.
By Sean Martin CISSP | President, imsmartin, 11/17/2016
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Adobe To Pay $1 Million Compensation In Data Breach Case
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Personal data of more than 500,000 consumers from 15 states were stolen in the 2013 breach of Adobe server.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/17/2016
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'Snoopers Charter' Set To Become Law In UK
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Surveillance bill goes through British Parliament and awaits only the Royal assent to become law before the year ends.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/17/2016
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Firmware Secretly Sent Text, Call Data On Android Users To China
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writerNews
Several Android models sold in the US likely impacted, says Kryptowire
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 11/15/2016
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The 7 Most Significant Government Data Breaches
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
Mega compromises at federal and state agencies over the past three years has compromised everything from personal data on millions to national security secrets.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 11/15/2016
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412 Million Users Exposed In Adult Friend Finder, Penthouse Breach
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16 million deleted accounts are among the victims in breach that's 'ten times worse' than that of Ashley Madison.
By Dark Reading Staff , 11/14/2016
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Shoppers Up Their Online Security Game, Survey Says
Terry Sweeney, Contributing EditorNews
While they check SSL certificates and liability policies more often, many remain wary of biometric authentication, Computop reports
By Terry Sweeney Contributing Editor, 11/10/2016
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75,000 Data Protection Officers Needed By 2018 To Handle EU Law
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
US alone will need 9,000 DPOs to meet GDPR mandates, says International Association of Privacy Professionals - but don't expect that many new job listings.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 11/9/2016
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Stay Vigilant To The Evolving Threat Of Social Engineering
Dan Cuddeford, Director of Sales Engineering, WanderaCommentary
Even the most cyber-savvy individuals can easily get tripped up by a social engineering attack. But users can trip-up a threat simply by paying attention.
By Dan Cuddeford Director of Sales Engineering, Wandera, 11/8/2016
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