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Parent Firm of Ashley Madison Faces Extinction Level Hack

July 20, 2015 17:473 comments
A hack of the parent company of "affair" site Ashley Madison may be difficult to recover from.

In-brief: Following a security breach, Avid Life Media, the parent of Ashley Madison and other adult-focused hookup sites, said that it was on the trail of the culprits. The question is whether ALM and its various properties will survive the incident.

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Report finds Hackers Delving Deep Into Compromised Networks

June 23, 2015 08:021 comment
Report finds Hackers Delving Deep Into Compromised Networks

In brief: A report studying compromised networks from the firm Vectra finds a big jump in “lateral movement,” as hackers delve deeper into hacked organizations.

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LastPass Says Hackers Stole Account Data

June 15, 2015 18:221 comment
LastPass says it was the victim of a cyber attack, but that password vaults were not compromised.

In-brief:  LastPass, the keeper of passwords for millions of security conscious Internet users said on Monday that its own systems were breached by hackers.

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Third World Problem: Bot Herders Target Home Routers In Developing Nations

May 12, 2015 13:340 comments
Insecure home routers by the firm Ubiquiti - many located in developing countries - are the foundation for a new global botnet used in denail of service attacks, according to the firm Incapsula.

In-brief: A new global botnet is built on lightly secured home broadband routers in developing nations, according to a report from the firm Incapsula. 

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