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NSA: China could shut down our power grid

"It is only a matter of the when, not the if, that we are going to see something traumatic." These are the words of Admiral Michael Rogers, head of the NSA and the US Cyber Command.

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Tags: Malware, Cyber Security, China, Russia

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Emergency Windows Security Update

If you haven't applied the latest Windows update, you should do it now. Microsoft broke with tradition and released a security update today instead of waiting until the second Tuesday of the month, their usual update release. This is in response to weakness they recently spotted and fixed that has already begun to be exploited.

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Tags: Windows, Microsoft, Security, Cyber Security

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Data Breaches Cost Millions

Home Depot was hacked reported in September that they were hacked. Compromised data included 53 million customer email addresses and 56 million credit card accounts. The security breach cost the home improvement chain millions.

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Tags: hack, Cyber Security

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Jimmy John's and Coke Class Action Lawsuits

Restaurant chain Jimmy John's and soft drink behemoth Coca Cola are both facing class action lawsuits because of data breaches.

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Tags: Security, Hack, hack

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US Postal Service Hacked

The United States Post Office admitted to a recent security breach. Compromised information included personal information, including Social Security numbers, for three-quarters of a million current and retired postal employees along with data of almost three million postal service customers.

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Tags: Hack, hack, Cyber Security

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Bad Apps Allow iPhone Hacks

Did you think your iPhones and iPads were unhackable? Think again.

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Tags: Malware, Hack, Apple, iOS, iPhone, iPad, OS X, Apple, hack

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Drupal Hacked

No, it's not a Halloween story, but it is indeed scary. Drupal , the content management system powering over a billion websites, has been hacked.

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Tags: Hack, Cyber Security, Drupal