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Hackers Claim Responsibility for Attack on Pokemon Go Servers
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Hackers Claim Responsibility for Attack on Pokemon Go Servers

Hacking team OurMine claims responsibility for knocking the game's servers offline over the weekend.
FCA To Offer Rewards To Hackers Who Help It Find Security Flaws
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FCA To Offer Rewards To Hackers Who Help It Find Security Flaws

FCA's move comes a year after independent cybersecurity researchers used a wireless connection to turn off a Jeep Cherokee's engine.
Wendy's Says Hackers Stole Card Data in Breach Disclosed in January
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Wendy's Says Hackers Stole Card Data in Breach Disclosed in January

Hackers stole "cardholder name, credit or debit card number, expiration date, cardholder verification value, and service code," among other data, the company said earlier on Thursday.
CEO of Infidelity Website Ashley Madison Apologizes as it Faces FTC Probe
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CEO of Infidelity Website Ashley Madison Apologizes as it Faces FTC Probe

The breach, which exposed the personal details of millions who signed up for the site with the slogan 'Life is short. Have an affair,' cost Avid Life Media more than a quarter of its revenue.
This Expert Hacker Shares the Secrets to Making Your Travel Safe From Cyber Attacks
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This Expert Hacker Shares the Secrets to Making Your Travel Safe From Cyber Attacks

Black Hat and Def Con founder Jeff Moss shares with us five tips on keeping your devices safe while on the go.
Nina Zipkin
Google May Be Making Its Own Smartphone -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
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Google May Be Making Its Own Smartphone -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: A woman looks to turn $9 into $100,000 with PresidentTrump.com.
Grace Reader
4 Strategies Small Businesses Can Use To Avoid a Data Breach
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4 Strategies Small Businesses Can Use To Avoid a Data Breach

Hackers are getting more sophisticated. Make it a priority to protect your customers and employees by knowing your risks and taking the appropriate steps to safeguard your business.
Adam Levin
Twitter Locks 'Millions' of Accounts With Exposed Passwords
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Twitter Locks 'Millions' of Accounts With Exposed Passwords

If your account is vulnerable then you should've already been notified; so if your inbox is empty and you can still sign in then you don't have anything (more than usual) to worry about.
Mark Zuckerberg's Twitter and Pinterest Were Hacked, His Simple Password Revealed
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Mark Zuckerberg's Twitter and Pinterest Were Hacked, His Simple Password Revealed

The not-from Zuckerberg tweet on his timeline suggests that the Facebook CEO's password was simply 'dadada,' and it told anyone reading to simply direct message the account to obtain additional proof of the hack.
Fed Records Show Dozens of Cybersecurity Breaches
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Fed Records Show Dozens of Cybersecurity Breaches

The U.S. Federal Reserve detected more than 50 cyber breaches between 2011 and 2015, with several incidents described internally as "espionage," according to Fed records.
Battling Cyber Threats Begins With Employee Education
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Battling Cyber Threats Begins With Employee Education

Even the best of software and technology is useless without appropriate human training.
Kelly Ricker
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The Security Threats Small Businesses Must Keep Their Eyes On

To ensure small-business owners are equipped with the tools and resources needed to stay protected, we asked a number of experts what security threats SMBs face and how to remain safe.
Andrea Huspeni
Expert Hacker Shares 3 Ways Small Businesses Can Minimize Cybersecurity Threats
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Expert Hacker Shares 3 Ways Small Businesses Can Minimize Cybersecurity Threats

Def Con and Black Hat founder Jeff Moss weighs in with his advice for startup founders on how to avoid being hacked.
Nina Zipkin
For Entrepreneurs Looking to Disrupt the Internet of Things Industry, Here is How to Ensure Customers Feel Safe Using Your Products
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For Entrepreneurs Looking to Disrupt the Internet of Things Industry, Here is How to Ensure Customers Feel Safe Using Your Products

For the full potential of the Internet and IoT devices to be realized, we must demonstrate both can be properly secured and that we can protect the privacy of those who use them.
Gary Davis