Computerworld Security: August 31, 2015
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IN THIS ISSUE
1. NSA bulk call records collection extended for last time
2. Intel to pilot cloud technology for sharing personalized cancer treatment
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DDoS attacks more than doubled compared to Q2 2014
The threat posed by distributed denial of service (DDoS) and web application
attacks continues to grow each quarter. Malicious actors are continually
changing the game by switching tactics. DDoS attacks double from 2014, set new
record; Shellshock vulnerability leveraged in 49% of web application attacks;
new WordPress plugin vulnerabilities.
NSA bulk call records collection extended for last time
The U.S. National Security Agency's controversial program for the bulk
collection of domestic call records has been granted extension for the last
time, according to documents released.
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Intel to pilot cloud technology for sharing personalized cancer treatment
Intel and an Oregon hospital announced a technology that will allow clinics
around the world to securely share patient genomic data, images and electronic
health records as part of an analytical cloud platform to discover personalized
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