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More than 80% of healthcare IT leaders say their systems have been compromised

Computerworld Security: August 27, 2015

More than 80% of healthcare IT leaders say their systems have been compromised

A survey of IT leaders in healthcare revealed that 81% of them believe their
systems have been compromised by at least one malware, botnet or some other
cyber-attack in the past two years, placing patient sensitive data at risk.

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3. Spam King pleads guilty to Facebook hack, email scheme

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Agora Dark Web market discovers suspicious activity on servers, pauses operations

The Agora Dark Web market cited Tor Hidden Services security vulnerabilities
that could allow de-anonymization attacks and temporarily shut down operations
after discovering suspicious activity on its servers.

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FTC can bring down the hammer on companies with sloppy cybersecurity, court rules

A U.S. appeals court turned down hotel operator Wyndham Worldwide's challenge of
the Federal Trade Commission's authority to enforce cybersecurity practices.

Spam King pleads guilty to Facebook hack, email scheme

Sanford Wallace, the so-called Spam King, has pleaded guilty to fraud and
criminal contempt in connection with misusing email, the U.S. Department of
Justice says.


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