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US Points Finger at North Korea in Sony Pictures Attack (December 17, 2014)

US officials say that law enforcement and intelligence agencies have gathered sufficient evidence to indicate that North Korea is behind the attack on Sony Pictures.......

Breach Attribution is No Easy Task (December 17 & 18, 2014)

Not everyone agrees that the Sony Pictures attack emanated from North Korea.......

Sony Hack Code Not Sophisticated (December 17, 2014)

The malware used in the attack that erased data from hard drives at Sony Pictures was unsophisticated and riddled with bugs.......

US Government Personnel Data May Have Been Compromised in Breach (December 18, 2014)

A breach at KeyPoint Government Solutions may have left personally identifiable information about nearly 50,000 US government employees exposed to possible theft.......

New York Financial Institutions Will be Evaluated on Cyber Security (December 18, 2014)

The Superintendent of New York's Department of Financial Services has asked member organizations to consider cyber security "an integral aspect of their overall risk management strategy" instead of an issue for just information technology.......

Misfortune Cookie Affects Millions of Routers (December 18, 2014)

A critical flaw in more than 200 models of residential gateway devices and small office home routers could be exploited to gain administrative privileges.......

Backdoor in Coolpad Android Devices (December 18, 2014)

A backdoor in certain Android devices made by Chinese smartphone manufacturer Coolpad could be exploited to download, install, and activate applications without user interaction; disable other applications; remove data from the device; and receive updates that install applications.......

ICANN Accounts Hijacked Through Phishing Attack (December 17 & 18, 2014)

The ICANN was the target of a data breach following a phishing campaign.......

Google Tightens Security for Gmail Extensions (December 16 & 17, 2014)

Google has implemented the W3C's Content Security Policy (CSP) standard for Gmail extensions.......

Google Plans to Warn Chrome Users on All HTTP Connections (December 16, 2014)

Google plans to flag all HTTP traffic as unsecure in its Chrome browser.......

Indications of Breach at Park-n-Fly (December 16, 2014)

Financial institutions are noting a pattern of fraud suggesting that Park-n-Fly, a company operates parking lots near airports, experienced a security breach, exposing customers' payment card data, according to KrebsOnSecurity.......

Dutch Privacy Watchdog Hounds Google and Facebook (December 16 & 17, 2014)

The Dutch data protection authority College Bescherming Persoonsgegevens (CBP) has ordered Google to abide by that country's privacy rules or be subject to penalties of as much as 15 million euros (US $18.......