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LA warns of ‘juice-jacking’ malware, but admits it has no cases

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Los Angeles’ district attorney is warning travelers to avoid public USB charging points because “they may contain dangerous malware.” Reading the advisory, you might be...

Marriott now says 5 million unencrypted passport numbers were stolen in...

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Starwood’s data breach just got both better and worse at the same time. Marriott, which owns hotel chain giant Starwood, said it has revised the number...

DiscountMugs.com says four months of customer credit cards stolen by hackers

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DiscountMugs.com, a large online custom mug and apparel store, had a four-month long data breach just before the busy Christmas holiday season. The company said...

Hacker leaks data on Angela Merkel and hundreds of German lawmakers

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A hacker has targeted and released private data on German chancellor Angela Merkel and other senior German lawmakers and officials. The data was leaked from...

Credit card stealing malware on Canada’s 1-800-FLOWERS website went undetected for...

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It’s going to take more than a bunch of posies to make up for this one. The Canadian branch of 1-800-FLOWERS revealed in a filing...

1-877-KARS4KIDS had a data breach

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Bad news: 1-877-KARS4KIDS had a data breach. Worse news: now you’ll have that awful jingle stuck in your head all day. The New Jersey-based charity...

A flood of fake installers will really update Flash for you...

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If you think that Flash, the once-popular web plugin, couldn’t die fast enough, even those annoying fake Flash installers riddled with malware aren’t going...

What Instagram users need to know about Facebook’s security breach

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Even if you never log into Facebook itself these days, the other apps and services you use might be impacted by Facebook’s latest big,...

Chegg resets 40 million user passwords after data breach

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Chegg, a technology giant specializing in textbook rental, has confirmed a data breach affecting some 40 million customers. In a filing with the Securities and...