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Home Depot's 56M Card Breach

Home Depot
Home improvement giant Home Depot has confirmed that a data breach has put about 56 million customer payment cards at risk in the largest retail theft of credit and debit cards ever.
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Credit Firms Help Rogue Web Sites
According to a new study, credit cards companies are helping fuel online piracy. Visa and MasterCard are widely used by customers of "cyberlockers," lucrative hubs for illegal content.
Cybercrooks Attack Amazon's Twitch
Will Amazon flinch over what security researchers are calling a “twitch of fate”? The e-commerce giant has plenty to flinch about, as malware has invaded its live video game platform Twitch.
Gmail Hacked, Better Security Needed
If you're a Google Gmail user, it's bad news. About 5 million Gmail addresses and plain text passwords were leaked to an online forum on Tuesday. The good news: the data is old, but better security is still needed.
USIS To Lose Gov't Work After Hack
The federal Office of Personnel Management plans to terminate its massive contracts with USIS, the major security clearance contractor that was targeted last month by a cyberattack.
5 Million Gmail Passwords Stolen
Good news: Most were 3 years old.
Trustwave Opens 'Ethical Hacking' Lab
Probing for security vulnerabilities.
Apple Beefs Up iCloud Security
But company's still not doing enough.
Hackers Crack Healthcare.gov
DDoS now; theft of personal info next?
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