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4 hrs ago | CIO

Why Russian Hackers Are Beating Us

Russian hackers like the ones who breached the computer systems of JP Morgan Chase and at least four other banks win because they think strategically like the best chess players, an expert says.

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5 hrs ago | Business Journal

LANL may have answer to computer security

Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists have developed a quantum random number generator that could change the face of computer security.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Cryptography, Science, Computer Science

7 hrs ago | Network World

50 Norwegian oil companies suffer cyber attack

Yes, I said "cyber". Yesterday 50 Norwegian businesses came under a concerted attack by parties unknown.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Computer Weekly

Cyber attacks on US banks fuel financial sector concerns

The FBI is investigating what appears to be a series of co-ordinated cyber attacks at JP Morgan Chase and at least four other financial institutions, according to US reports.

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Related Topix: Banking, JP Morgan Chase , Science / Technology

SFGate

Term Of The Day: 'Google Dorking'

And now the Feds have issued a warning to U.S. businesses to be on the lookout for Google Dorking activity as a sign of hackers.

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Canada.com

Personal info lost by two departments at same time

In this Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 photo illustration, hands type on a computer keyboard in Los Angeles.

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American Banker

Hacker Attack on Banks Shows Need to Lock Down Employee PCs

SETTING LIMITS: Even when hackers break in, there should be impediments to traversing the entire network, says Bob Olson, head of the global financial services practice at Unisys.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Financial Services, SourceMedia, PC

KHOU-TV Houston

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Bank hack attack: What you should do Bank hack attack: What you should do Check out this story on KHOU.com: http://www.khou.com/story/money/business/2014/08/28/bank-hack-attack-what-you-should-do/14747999/ This is an example of a phishing email reported by the computer security company ProofPoint, in Sunnyvale, Calif.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Santa Clara County, CA, Sunnyvale, CA, Banking, JP Morgan Chase

Reuters

JPMorgan Chase confirms possible cyber attack

Attackers stole checking and savings account information and lots of other data from JPMorgan Chase, according to the New York Times.

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The Economist

Computer security: Hacking the banks

ROBBING a bank used to require a gun and a getaway car. Now hackers can attack financial institutions with a few clicks of a computer mouse.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, US News

Daily Herald

JPMorgan boosts defenses against hackers after attack on systems

JPMorgan Chase & Co., the biggest U.S. bank, said it increased defenses against computer hackers after an attack against the industry this month.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Banking, JP Morgan Chase

Newsday

Hackers attack JPMorgan Chase & Co., four other banks

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Banking, JP Morgan Chase , Wantagh, NY, Holbrook, NY

WDJT

F.B.I. investigating sophisticated cyber attack on five banks, including J.P. Morgan Chase

The F.B.I. is investigating what they call coordinated cyber attacks that hit five banks, including J.P. Morgan Chase.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Banking, JP Morgan Chase

The Globe and Mail

Russian hackers said to attack JPMorgan, four other banks

Businessmen check their mobile phones in front of JPMorgan Chase & Co. offices in New York, in this file photo.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Banking, JP Morgan Chase , US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

CBS Local

2 Investigators: Hackers Stealing Social Security Payments

Thousands of Social Security beneficiaries have become victims of identity thieves who have hacked into their accounts and stolen millions of dollars in desperately needed benefits.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security, Science / Technology, Lottery

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Reuters

FBI, Secret Service investigate reports of cyber attacks on U.S. banks

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation said it is investigating media reports that several U.S. financial firms have been victims of recent cyber attacks.

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Related Topix: US Secret Service, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Banking, JP Morgan Chase , Science / Technology

Star Tribune

Dairy Queen is latest firm to suffer hacker attack

The Edina -based ice cream and fast-food chain confirmed Wednesday that "customer data at a limited number of stores may be at risk."

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Edina, MN, Supervalu, Food, Retail, Grocery, Eden Prairie, MN

ABC News

Reports: FBI Probes JPMorgan Hack

The FBI is investigating a hacking attack on JPMorgan Chase and at least one other bank, according to reports citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: Banking, JP Morgan Chase , Science / Technology

The Globe and Mail

Heartbleed hack still a threat to big companies months later

To quote Codenomicon : The affected code is called OpenSSL and "is the most popular open source cryptographic library and TLS implementation used to encrypt traffic on the Internet."

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Related Topix: Codenomicon, Sandy, UT, Medicine, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Science / Technology

CIO

Toss Routers With Hardcoded Passwords, Expert Says

A Chinese manufacturer's routers that contain a hardcoded password that can be used to open a 'backdoor' should be thrown away and replaced with more reputable gear, experts say Sometimes it is best to toss security-challenged technology, and that's the recommendation experts are giving to small businesses using a flawed router from a China-based ... (more)

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Mobile Armor, Science / Technology

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