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EU referendum petition hijacked by bots

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: June 27, 2016 in Industry News
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An online petition calling for a second EU referendum has been hijacked by automated bots adding false signatures. Posts on the 4chan message board indicated that some users had scripted programs to automatically sign the petition. Thousands of signatures appeared to have come from people in Vatican...

Acer suffers data breach through online store

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: June 20, 2016 in Industry News
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Taiwanese hardware and electronics giant Acer has announced that it has suffered a data breach via its e-commerce site, and is preparing to inform those customers affected. Due to unauthorised access by a third-party, anyone who accessed the online store between 12 May, 2015 and 28...

Fed records show dozens of cybersecurity breaches

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: June 2, 2016 in Industry News
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The U.S. Federal Reserve detected more than 50 cyber breaches between 2011 and 2015, with several incidents described internally as "espionage," according to Fed records. The central bank's staff suspected hackers or spies in many of the incidents, the records show. The Fed's computer systems play...