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Scottrade Alerts 4.6 Million Brokerage Customers of Breach

Scottrade Alerts 4.6 Million Brokerage Customers of Breach

The St. Louis-based brokerage firm Scottrade has been hit by a breach.

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Ashley Madison Offering $500K Reward for Info on Hackers

Ashley Madison Offering $500K Reward for Info on Hackers

Ashley Media’s parent company is offering a $500,000 reward for information about the hackers who breached its network and leaked data on millions of customers.

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Ashley Madison Hackers Release an Even Bigger Batch of Data

Ashley Madison Hackers Release an Even Bigger Batch of Data

The latest data dump is twice as large as the first and appears to contain an entire email spool from the company’s top executive.

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Researchers Hack Air-Gapped Computer With Simple Cell Phone

Researchers Hack Air-Gapped Computer With Simple Cell Phone

The most secure computers in the world may not be secure from this new infiltration technique.

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Hack Brief: Attackers Spill User Data From Cheating Site Ashley Madison

Hack Brief: Attackers Spill User Data From Cheating Site Ashley Madison

Hackers could expose the data of millions of people seeking extramarital affairs on a popular cheating site.

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The Massive OPM Hack Actually Hit 25 Million People

The Massive OPM Hack Actually Hit 25 Million People

It’s much worse than the government first announced.

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All U.S. United Flights Grounded Over Mysterious Problem

All U.S. United Flights Grounded Over Mysterious Problem

All United Airlines flights in the US were grounded this morning for nearly an hour, over “dispatching information.” Though United hasn’t indicated the cause for the grounding, tweets from onboard passengers and a news report have indicated various possible reasons. “United began delaying flights at approximately 8 a.m. CT to ensure aircraft departed with proper […]

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Slack Says It Was Hacked, Enables Two-Factor Authentication

Slack Says It Was Hacked, Enables Two-Factor Authentication

On Friday Slack announced on its corporate blog that it was hacked over the course of four days in February.

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Googlers’ Epic Hack Exploits How Memory Leaks Electricity

Googlers’ Epic Hack Exploits How Memory Leaks Electricity

Google’s hack shows a fundamental flaw in basic computer hardware that could be impossible to fully patch in existing vulnerable computers.

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Breach of Health Insurer Exposes Sensitive Data of Millions of Patients

Breach of Health Insurer Exposes Sensitive Data of Millions of Patients

Apparently the data breaches of Target, Sony, Home Depot and a host of others weren’t sufficient to convince Anthem to encrypt patient Social Security numbers. The health insurer, billed as the second largest in the country, announced late Wednesday that it had suffered a breach that may have exposed data on as many as 80 […]

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