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IT Security Newsletter - 11/21/2019

Researchers see spike in “out of season” IRS-impersonating phishing attacks

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IT Security Newsletter - 11/20/2019

How a bank got hacked (a study in how not to secure your networks)

Robbing a bank is easier than you might think, especially if you don't care which bank you rob, according to a "how to rob a bank" manifesto by the apparently vigilante hacker...

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IT Security Newsletter - 11/19/2019

Macy’s online store compromised in Magecart-style attack

The webshop of noted U.S. department store company Macy’s has been compromised and equipped with an information-stealing JavaScript, which ended up collecting users’ personal and payment...

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IT Security Newsletter - 11/18/2019

Zero-Day Exploits Earn Hackers Over $500K at Chinese Competition

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IT Security Newsletter - 11/15/2019

US Health Network, Supplier Expose PII, PHI Data in Breaches

Select Health Network and Solara Medical Supplies disclosed data incidents caused by breaches of their employees' email accounts that lead to exposure of both personally identifiable...

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IT Security Newsletter - 11/14/2019

Breach affecting 1 million was caught only after hacker maxed out target’s storage

The US Federal Trade Commission has sued an IT provider for failing to detect 20 hacking intrusions over a 22-month period, allowing the hacker to access the data...

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IT Security Newsletter - 11/13/2019

Mexico's Pemex Oil Suffers Ransomware Attack, $4.9 Million Demanded

Mexico's state-owned oil company, Pemex, has suffered a DoppelPaymer ransomware attack that demanded $4.9 million USD in order to decrypt their files. On Sunday, November 10th,...

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IT Security Newsletter - 11/12/2019

Retailer Orvis.com Leaked Hundreds of Internal Passwords on Pastebin

Orvis, a Vermont-based retailer that specializes in high-end fly fishing equipment and other sporting goods, leaked hundreds of internal passwords on Pastebin.com for several...

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IT Security Newsletter - 11/11/2019

QuikSilver and Billabong Affected by Ransomware Attack

Action sports giant Boardriders was hit by a ransomware attack that affected some of its subsidiaries, including QuikSilver and Billabong, and forced the company to shut down computing...

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IT Security Newsletter - 11/8/2019

Genetics startup Veritas rocked by data breach

 DNA-screening company Veritas Genetics has suffered a security incident in which a hacker accessed and potentially stole customer information. The company declined to specify what sort of...

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