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The security world abounds with case studies demonstrating that end users are a weak point within the organization. End users are constantly bombarded by phishing attacks, are notorious for using weak account credentials and are preyed on by malware relying on the user to introduce malicious software into an environment. All of these examples may […]

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The Home Depot said Thursday that about 56 million customer debit and credit cards were put at risk after hackers broke into the company’s payment systems. In a statement , the home improvement retailer said the malicious software used in the attack had been removed from its computer system in the United States and Canada […]

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Home Depot Inc. was hacked with a malicious software program that plunders store registers while disguising itself as antivirus software, according to two security researchers. The credit card-stealing program used in the attack on the Atlanta-based retailer is being dubbed FrameworkPOS, and differs significantly from the software used last year to hack Target Corp., said […]

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