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  • 19 M California Voter Records Held for Ransom in MongoDB Attack
    The records were first exposed in an unsecured MongoDB database, continuing a cyber-extortion trend. ... Read more ...
    Source: DarkReadingPublished on 2017-12-15By Dark Reading Staff
  • Triton framework used in industrial control attacks
    Security researchers discovered new ICS attacks using the Triton framework that may have been nation-state sponsored and intended to cause real-world damage. ... Read more ...
    Source: SearchSecurity – TechTargetPublished on 2017-12-15
  • Lazarus Group Targets Bitcoin Company
    The cybercrime group blamed for attacks on the SWIFT financial network launches a spearphishing campaign to steal employee credentials at a London cryptocurrency company. ... Read more ...
    Source: DarkReadingPublished on 2017-12-15By Dark Reading Staff
  • Half of business leaders admit to hiding data breach information
    News roundup: Data breach information is kept from customers 50% of the time, according to a report. Plus, the FBI director continues to preach against encryption, and more. ... Read more ...
    Source: SearchSecurity – TechTargetPublished on 2017-12-15
  • Cyber attack shuts down power plant
    Authorities say hackers, likely with the backing of a country, launched a cyber-attack against power plant software, shutting down operations at the as-yet unidentified power plant. California-based cybersecurity company FireEye Inc. told Reuters about the incident Thursday. The software targeted was  ... Read more ...
    Source: ReutersPublished on 2017-12-15

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  • Disney-Fox deal may create a new nerdy nirvana
    MENLO PARK, California (AP) -- The coming union of the Disney and Fox media empires is set to create a new nirvana for fanboys and -girls, one that reunites superheroes and sci-fi characters long separated by an energy barrier of corporate legalism. ... Read more ...
    Source: Associated Press TechnologyPublished on 2017-12-15
  • Amazon making nice, prepares sales of Apple TV, Chromecast
    MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) -- Amazon is angling for a truce in its two-year battle with Apple and Google over streaming gadgets: It says it is preparing to put Apple TV and Chromecast back on sale. ... Read more ...
    Source: Associated Press TechnologyPublished on 2017-12-15
  • Facebook: Social media scrolling can make you feel bad
    MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) -- It's not quite like tobacco companies warning about the dangers of smoking, but Facebook is acknowledging something many already know: Passively scrolling through social media can make you feel bad. ... Read more ...
    Source: Associated Press TechnologyPublished on 2017-12-15