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  • Tips for mitigating the financial impact of identity theft

    16.10.2014

    With a number of large retailers and banks reporting massive data security breaches in the last year, leaving hundreds of millions of consumers' personal information compromised, it seems inevitable that one's identity and personal information will be stolen at some point.

  • Leaked Snapchat images came from third-party server

    13.10.2014

    Snapchat is a mobile photo messaging app that allows users to send pictures that "self-destruct" a few moments after being viewed, and is especially popular with those who think it perfect for sending pictures of a delicate and private nature.

  • Kmart confirms month-old data breach, payment card data stolen

    13.10.2014

    First via a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, and then via a press release, Sears Holding Corporation has confirmed a month-old breach that affected POS systems at its Kmart stores.

  • The number of JPMorgan hackers' targets rises

    10.10.2014

    The distressing news that the JPMorgan Chase breach resulted in the compromise of data of some 76 million households and 7 million small businesses may be soon followed by more unwelcome announcements of the same kind.

  • Google reports on "right to be forgotten" requests

    10.10.2014

    Nearly a month after the release of the latest Google Transparency Report, which showed that government demands for user information have risen 150% over the last five years, a new section has been added that shows how many European privacy requests for search removals have been received by the company.




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Operation Pawn Storm: Varied targets and attack vectors, next-level spear-phishing tactics

Posted on 23 October 2014.  |  Targets of the spear phishing emails included staff at the Ministry of Defense in France, in the Vatican Embassy in Iraq, military officials from a number of countries, and more.


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