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Attacker grabs data for 3.6 million South Carolina taxpayers; governor wants to see culprit “brutalized”

Posted October 29, 2012 She’s got a right to be incensed, with 77% of the state’s population’s Social Security numbers being snatched out from under the Department of Revenue. But what’s the appropriate penalty for the department, for the crime of leaving the data unprotected? Read the full story on Naked Security.

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SpyEye bank Trojan hides its fraud footprint

Posted January 5, 2012 The latest variants of the information-stealing SpyEye Trojan are now specializing in hiding fraudulent transactions from your online banking statements. Should we rethink giving up on our paper statements? Here’s the full story. 

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Windows Phone 7.5 susceptible to SMS hack

A researcher has discovered a flaw in Windows Phone 7.5 “Mango” that can crash the message center by simply receiving a malformed SMS, Tweet or Facebook message. Here’s the story.

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