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711 million email addresses ensnared in “largest” spambot

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Credits: zdnet

A huge spambot ensnaring 711 million email accounts has been uncovered.

A Paris-based security researcher, who goes by the pseudonymous handle Benkow, discovered an open and accessible web server hosted in the Netherlands, which stores dozens of text files containing a huge batch […]

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How emerging cyber threats are transforming the HIPAA landscape

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Credits: NYT

The health data security landscape today is very different from the one 21 years ago when the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act was passed into law. And despite the omnibus HIPAA Final Rule on Privacy & Security that HHS […]

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India and Pakistan hit by spy malware

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Credits: Indiatimes

Symantec Corp, a digital security company, says it has identified a sustained cyber spying campaign, likely state-sponsored, against Indian and Pakistani entities involved in regional security issues.

In a threat intelligence report that was sent to clients in July, Symantec said […]

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Beijing Seeks to Tighten Reins on Websites in China

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Credits: Nytimes

China’s government said on Monday that it would take steps to more strictly manage websites in the country, its latest push to set boundaries in the wider Internet.

A draft law posted by one of China’s technology regulators said that websites […]

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Sarahah has been uploading your address book without permission

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Credits: Insight

The anonymous feedback app, Sarahah, which has been going viral for the past few weeks, may not be as private as it may sound. According to a report from The Intercept, the app uploads users’ phone contacts to the company’s servers, for no […]

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