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Default Settings in Cisco Products Make Them Hackable

Cisco reported that they found that the default SSH keys in Cisco software have left a number of their products open to a serious cyberattack.

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Tags: Cisco

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Ransomware Isn't Going Away

Ransomeware made a splash last year, and while we haven't heard as much about it lately, it hasn't gone anywhere. In fact, it's increased 165% in 2015.

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Tags: Ransomware, Cryptolocker, CTB-Locker

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Lack of Transparency in the OPM Hack

The government's handling of the Office of Personnel Management breach has come under fire. Critics say the severity of the attack has been downplayed at every step. Here is a list of complaints in disclosing facts about the hack.

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Tags: Hack, OPM

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Credit Cards Compromised at Hershey Park

If you've been to Hershey Park, the chocolate-themed amusement park and resort in Hershey, PA lately, you will want to check your credit card statement for fraudulent charges.

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Tags: Hack, Credit Card Fraud, Hershey

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Android Passwords Exposed

Improperly-implemented HTTPS encryption on Google Play apps has left user passwords exposed. Some of the apps ignored using HTTPS at all.

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Tags: Google, Android, HTTPS

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Was the National Archives Hacked Too?

Three computers at the National Archives showed signs that they had malware similar to the recent devastating OPM breach.

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Tags: Hack, NARA, OPM,

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Emergency Adobe Update

Adobe released an emergency update for the Adobe Flash browser plugin today for a security issue that is already being exploited.

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Tags: Adobe, Flash, Update

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