Juniper Networks Hack May Have Exposed Encrypted Government Data

The recent breach at computer network company Juniper Networks has U.S. officials worried that hackers working for a foreign government were behind the infiltration. They may have been able to spy on the encrypted communications of the U.S. government...

Lottery Software In Several States Hacked By Insider

Eddie Tipton, a former security director of the Multi-State Lottery Association, has been convicted of fraud for fixing one jackpot in Des Moines.  Prosecutors allege his scheme extended far beyond Iowa, and he may have tampered with lottery drawings...
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ProtonMail Encrypted Email Service Suffers ‘Extremely Powerful DDoS Attack’

ProtonMail, a secure email service provider, has been under siege of a sustained enterprise-level  DDos attack that has left the service unavailable since Tuesday. ProtonMail said the attack is from unknown parties who have flooded their IP addresses, in...
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Vodafone Hacked, Almost 2000 Customers Affected

In the second attack on a British telecommunications firm this week, Vodafone, a mobile phone provider, says 1,827 customer accounts were accessed in a hack. The hackers may likely have access to sensitive customer information, such as mobile numbers,...
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Tor Project Launches Tor Messenger, Anonymous Chat App

The Tor Project, a non-profit which runs the Tor network, a system of routes and servers designed to disguise Internet activity, has launched the beta version of Tor Messenger, an encrypted message client. This new project is aimed at those...

Senate Passes Controversial Cybersecurity Bill: Eschews Amendments

Despite months of advocacy by privacy organizations asking Congress to either reform or kill the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) due to privacy concerns, the bill passed the senate on Tuesday in a 74-21 vote. Basically, companies will have increased...

TalkTalk Breach Highlights Necessity of Cybersecurity Awareness

TalkTalk, a phone and broadband provider based in the UK, has announced a “significant and sustained Cyber-attack” on its website. The company said all of its customers could potentially be affected by the security breach, even though it was...

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