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Wreaking havoc: Ashley Madison breach shows hackers' shifting motives

Hackers claiming a moralistic purpose have a long tradition on the Internet, but they're causing much more damage than ever before.

By 22 August 2015

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Life's a breach: Reported attack on United Airlines shows everyone has valuable data to protect

No longer focused on stealing credit card numbers alone, hackers are flexing seriously dangerous muscle, security experts say.

By 30 July 2015

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Why this government data breach is worse than other hacks

The latest cyberattack on the US federal government goes deeper than a typical hack. Also: Samsung may unveil the next Galaxy Note sooner than usual, and clues point to new iPods next week.

By 11 July 2015

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Why this government data breach is worse than other hacks

The latest cyberattack on the US federal government goes deeper than a typical hack. Also: Samsung may unveil the next Galaxy Note sooner than usual, and clues point to new iPods next week.

By 11 July 2015

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Fed personnel chief mum on number of employees hit by data breaches

In a Wednesday hearing, members of a congressional committee press OPM director Katherine Archuleta for numbers and details on hacks affecting federal workers.

By 25 June 2015

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Data breach sees Woolworths gift cards leaked in email bungle

A case of mistaken emailing has allegedly seen details of AU$1.3 million worth of Woolworths gift cards leaked online, opening access to customers' details, purchase history and shopping credit.

By 1 June 2015

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Microsoft denies disabling Xbox Ones for terms of use breaches

Microsoft responds to reports that it completely disabled consoles belonging to people who violated a nondisclosure agreement.

By 15 May 2015

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Target settles with MasterCard for $19M over data breach

The money will compensate financial institutions that had to cancel credit-card accounts and issue replacement cards with new account numbers following the 2013 data breach at the retail giant.

By 17 April 2015

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VPNs under the spotlight, Optus too big for its breaches and mobile data gets a boost (Girt by CNET podcast 21)

VPNs might find themselves caught up in the site blocking legislation, a spate of data breaches cause Optus embarrassment and Aussie telcos start getting generous with data -- all in a special Easter podcast.

By 2 April 2015

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Privacy breaches at Optus left hundreds of thousands 'vulnerable'

The Privacy Commissioner has called for a review of Optus' security systems after three major data breaches affected the telco over several years, leaving as many as 400,000 customers vulnerable.

By 27 March 2015