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The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in the U.K. has handed a record fine to telecoms company TalkTalk for the data breach suffered in October 2015. The ICO, whose investigation focused on TalkTalk’s compliance with the United Kingdom’s Data Protection Act, decided to issue a £400,000 ($510,000) fine after concluding that the company failed to properly […]

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Hackers tied to China may have accessed private security clearance information in what is being seen as a separate hack of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) from the one that the agency revealed last week. They are believed to have tapped into Standard Form 86 documents that include information about arrests, drug use, mental […]

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Could distributed denial of service (DDoS) malware be evolving to defeat anti-DDoS security measures like CloudFlare? We do not usually see a lot of innovative denial-of-service malware in our day-to-day work. What we do see usually boils down to the basic flooding techniques: TCP Syn, UDP and ping floods, and sometimes HTTP-oriented floods. Of course, […]

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