16 Sep 2014

Apple Watch under scrutiny for privacy by Connecticut attorney general

Author: BeatrisColosimo | Filed under: News

The attorney general of the U.S. state of Connecticut is concerned about the privacy implications of Apple Watch’s handling of consumers’ health information. In a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook, George Jepsen has asked for a meeting with company representatives to discuss his concerns about how personal consumer information collected through Apple Watch will be stored and safeguarded, the attorney general’s office said Monday

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Apple Watch under scrutiny for privacy by Connecticut attorney general

16 Sep 2014

Data loss detection tool mines the ephemeral world of ‘pastes’

Author: templesheppard258 | Filed under: News

It’s not easy to figure out if your data has been collected by hackers, but an online tool has been expanded to hunt through one of the most prolific sources of leaked data, known as “pastes.” The most well-known paste website, Pastebin , has long been used as a public yet relatively anonymous way for attention seekers to showcase data they’ve collected through intrusions. Similar sites, including Pastie and Slexy , publish pastes that contain more than 19,000 email addresses per day. Often passwords are also published with those email addresses, putting people at risk.

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Data loss detection tool mines the ephemeral world of ‘pastes’

16 Sep 2014

‘Tiny banker’ malware targets US financial institutions

Author: DarinGPYSmwjsl | Filed under: News

A banking trojan, known for its small size but powerful capabilities, has expanded the number of financial institutions it can collect data from, according to security vendor Avast.

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‘Tiny banker’ malware targets US financial institutions