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Health insurer Anthem hit by hackers; millions of records breached

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Health insurer Anthem is admitting hackers breached its computer database and stole personal data from millions of its current and former members. The attack was only discovered last week. It impacts health plans provided by Anthem Blue Cross, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia, Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Amerigroup, Caremore, Unicare, Healthlink, and DeCare. Anthem, which is the country’s second-largest health insurer, says the hackers gained access to a database containing the personal information for approximately 80 million of its customers and employees. The stolen data includes names, birth dates, medical and Social Security numbers, street addresses, e-mail addresses, as well as employment and income data. Anthem CEO Joseph Swedish says there is no evidence the hackers accessed bank or credit card numbers, or medical data such as claims information, test results or diagnostic codes. The company says the external cyber attack was “very sophisticated” and once it was discovered they contacted the FBI. So far there is no indication as to whom may have carried out the attack. Anthem has hired cyber security firm Mandiant to evaluate their systems in an attempt to prevent hackers from breaching […]

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Millions of Android smartphones ‘at risk’ of hacking in Middle East

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Millions of Android smartphones ‘at risk’ of hacking in Middle East



Dubai: Smartphone users in the UAE and the rest of the Middle East and Africa region are in danger of having their bank, email and social media accounts hacked, amid reports that some 178 million mobile devices are now potentially […]

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NSA harvested data on millions but spied on just 248 Americans

Since Snowden’s leaks regarding NSA’s surveillance act we are quite clear regarding the fact that NSA has been spying over masses. But, a recent transparency report has proved it all wrong. It states: NSA’s reach is too small; it esquires less than 30 percent of total Americans’ call records. Read More….

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Game Over for GameOver Zeus and Cryptolocker malware that stole millions

Image Credits: Symantec The U.S Department of Justice announced that FBI and other international Law enforcements have disrupted two of the world’s most notorious botnets: Read More….

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Breach Point-Of-Sale risks millions of payment cards – Michaels, Aaron Brothers

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The Michaels breach involved malware on point-of-sale systems that neither security firm had encountered before, Michaels CEO Chuck Rubin wrote in a Thursday statement, explaining the malware has been removed and the incident has been fully contained. About 2.6 million payment cards may have been compromised from Michaels outlets between May 8, 2013 and Jan. 27, Rubin said, adding that about 400,000 payment cards could have been compromised from Aarons Brothers stores, a Michaels subsidiary, between June 26, 2013 and Feb. 27. Rubin explained that the breach impacted a “varying number” of Michaels stores, as well as 54 Aaron Brothers …continue reading

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Scammers using “Zeus” faulted of stealing millions and infecting thousands of computers

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Federal officials announced: Nine people connected to the “Zeus” malware have been indicted, they declared the code “one of the most damaging pieces of financial malware that has ever been used.” And most of them from the Ukraine. The authorities said the defendants used Zeus to hijack account numbers, passwords, personal identification numbers, RSA SecureID token codes, and other data needed to illegally log in to online banking accounts, netting the defendants “millions of dollars.” Prosecutors said they were responsible for “infecting thousands of business computers with malicious software. ” According to the Justice Department, Kulibaba allegedly ran “the conspirators’ …continue reading

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How the NSA Plans to Infect ‘Millions’ of Computers with…

How the NSA Plans to Infect ‘Millions’ of Computers with Malware by Ryan Gallagher and Glenn Greenwald | TheIntercept The classified files – provided previously by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden – contain new details about groundbreaking surveillance technology the agency has developed to infect potentially millions of computers worldwide with malware “implants. Read More….

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NSA collects millions of text messages daily in ‘untargeted’ global sweep

NSA collects millions of text messages daily in ‘untargeted’ global sweep: • NSA extracts location, contacts and financial transactions • ‘Dishfire’ program sweeps up ‘pretty much everything it can’ • GCHQ using database to search metadata from UK numbers View full post on Your Anon News Read More….

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Is this Ukrainian helping to sell millions of stolen Target credit card numbers online? Security expert claims he has identified black market salesman

Unmasked: Security expert Brian Krebs has identified Andrew Hodiverski, pictured, as the operator of the underground online ‘card shop’ Rescator.la that has been selling millions of credit card numbers stolen from Target   The web security blogger who broke the news about the massive Target credit and debit card breach has identified a Ukrainian national who allegedly […]

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Millions of people are interested in FEMA’s independent study courses

Jacob Goodwin Top Priority Sector:  education_training Read More….

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