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Review: They’ve got double lives in this week’s releases Special

This week’s releases include a family torn apart; a spin-off that misses the target; a documentary about a music legend; a unique blend of genres; a sci-fi repeater; a love letter to cinema.

Questions mount over delay after Cathay Pacific admits huge data leak

Fpo - Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific came under pressure Thursday to explain why it had taken five months to admit it had been hacked and compromised the data of 9.4 million customers, including passport numbers and credit card details.

Questions mount over delay after Cathay Pacific admits huge data leak

Fpo - Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific came under pressure Friday to explain why it had taken five months to admit it had been hacked and compromised the data of 9.4 million customers, including passport numbers and credit card details.

What is the average cost of a data breach?

IBM Security and Ponemon Institute released their study on the average cost of a data breach. In it they found that data breaches are only going up in cost, and in the volume of records stolen.

Unknown marketing firm leaks over 300 million personal records

A data breach by a marketing firm that leaked 340 million personal records was found by a security researcher earlier this month.

Online criminals steal money from 20,000 Tesco Bank accounts

U.K. banking provider Tesco Bank has announced it has suspended all online transactions for its current account customers. The bank's chief executive confirmed criminals stole money from over 20,000 accounts over the weekend. It is currently unknown how.

Spotify denies it was hacked as lists of passwords appear online

A list that contains hundreds of Spotify usernames, email addresses and passwords has appeared online. Spotify says it wasn't hacked but users have confirmed many of the details are valid and have reported problems with their account.

Time Warner Cable: Up to 320,000 email passwords possibly stolen

Time Warner Cable Inc. reported Wednesday that email passwords for up to 320,000 customers may have been stolen. The company also said it hasn't determined how the information was harvested, but there no indications of a breach at Time Warner Cable.

WordPress hit by hackers, 30,000 passwords force reset

Popular blog hosting site WordPress has announced that 30,000 passwords will be reset in the wake of the discovery of a security breach. WordPress now powers over a quarter of all the websites online.

4th largest data breach ever affects 5m parents, 200k children

The Chinese maker of some of the most popular tablet computers for young children has suffered a severe data breach. Hackers accessed VTech's servers and stole the personal information of nearly 5 million parents and over 200,000 kids.

Amazon is warning users that their password may have been leaked

Just days away from Black Friday, Amazon is reportedly emailing a currently unknown number of users to inform them their password may have been visible during a potential leak of the company's database. It remains unclear how the breach happened.

200,000 Comcast customer passwords found for sale on the dark web

Comcast has confirmed that 200,000 of its customer email addresses and passwords have been found for sale on the dark web, forcing it to contact the affected people and automatically reset their accounts.

Major Carphone Warehouse data theft could affect 2.4m customers

London - Carphone Warehouse has reported that the personal details of 2.4 million of its customers may have been stolen in a cyber-attack this week. 90,000 encrypted card credentials were also taken in the sophisticated data theft.

Anti-abortion group hacks Planned Parenthood, FBI notified

On Sunday night, hackers who oppose Planned Parenthood's abortion practices released the non-profit's website databases along with names and email addresses its employees.

Dropbox breached, 6 million usernames and passwords stolen

Four hundred usernames and passwords for Dropbox accounts gathered from users have been posted online in plain text format with an assurance that over 6 million more have also been collected.

Apple iOS operating system found most immune to spyware attacks

Bad news for Blackberry especially after the latest report from a test conducted by a surveillance software and hardware vendor detailing security vulnerabilities in Blackberry, Android, and not iOS smartphones.

Michaels Stores: 2.6 million cards affected by security breach

U.S. arts and crafts chain store Michaels has confirmed that on Thursday around 2.6 million cards - over 7% of payments taken on Thursday - used in its stores may have been affected in a security breach.

Target says it declined to act on early alert of cyber breach

Target Corp's security software detected potentially malicious activity during last year's massive data breach, but its staff decided not to take immediate action, the No. 3.

Facebook admits contact information for 6 million users exposed

Facebook said on Friday the contact information for millions of users may have been breached. It was recently discovered a bug exposed some user information.

Op-Ed: How to curb cyberattacks

The internet has brought many benefits from communications to accessibility, and even to job creations. However, it has also brought the need to protect ourselves with the latest tools to prevent identity theft, breaches, and more.

Barbecan's double revolving doors block and trap armed intruders

The recent gun violence incidents in the United States emphasizes the need for better security, better detection, and better protection.

Indian Groupon wracked by immense security breach

New Delhi - The Indian subsidiary of online discounts and deals giant Groupon accidentally released confidential user information from its subscriber database, including passwords and emails.

House Ethics Committee: Breach of confidential information

A confidential House ethics committee report was made available to the Washington Post. The report discusses investigations of lawmakers and aides. The Committee on Standards of Official Conduct released a statement regarding the breach of information.

Toll-dodging truckers breach China's Great Wall

Coal trucks drive through big man made gap opening to drive through Great Wall of China, to avoid tolls on highways.

We Need More Than IT...

You think IT is all it takes to secure your company's assets? Think again...

CDNS NOT AFFECTED BY WINNERS AND HOMESENSE SECURITY BREACH.

Canadian banks not affected by Winners and Home Sense Security breach.

Shouldn't we secure our Nuclear Weapons data?

Los Alamos, the nation's premiere nuclear weapons center, have suffered one too many security breaches. Congress is cracking down....
 

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