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Norton 360 Now Comes With a Cryptominer

Krebs on Security

Norton 360 , one of the most popular antivirus products on the market today, has installed a cryptocurrency mining program on its customers’ computers. According to the FAQ posted on its site , “ Norton Crypto ” will mine Ethereum (ETH) cryptocurrency while the customer’s computer is idle. ”

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The Week in Cyber Security and Data Privacy: 26 February – 3 March 2024

IT Governance

TB LDLC Source (New) Retail France Yes 1,500,000 APROA Source (New) Professional services Argentina Yes 1,197,562 Petrus Resources Ltd. Source (New) Engineering Japan Yes >5 TB Array Networks Source (New) Cyber security USA Yes 2.5

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Class Action Targets Experian Over Account Security

Krebs on Security

The experiment was done from a different computer and Internet address than the one that created the original account years ago. We take consumer privacy and security seriously, and we continually review our security processes to guard against constant and evolving threats posed by fraudsters.”.

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List of data breaches and cyber attacks in June 2021 – 9.8 million records breached

IT Governance

discloses ransomware incident (unknown). discloses ransomware incident (unknown). discloses ransomware incident (unknown).

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FTC Settles Spying Case Against Rent-to-Own Retailer

Hunton Privacy

Aaron’s is a national “rent-to-own” retailer that allows consumers to rent, with an option to purchase, consumer goods including electronics. (“Aaron’s”) stemming from allegations that it knowingly assisted its franchisees in spying on consumers. maintain documents related to the settlement.

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List of data breaches and cyber attacks in November 2021 – 223.6 million records breached

IT Governance

Financial information. Widely-used DeFi protocol bZx loses $55 million in cyber attack (unknown) Evanston Township High School defrauded of $48,570 in hack (1,139) Hackers plant card-stealing malware on website that sells baron and duke titles (unknown) Costco discloses data breach after finding card skimmer at one of its stores (unknown).

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Guest Blog: TalkingTrust. What’s driving the security of IoT?

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

Imagine a world where the retail value of your car actually grows over time – that’s now becoming a reality. There is also less hardware and compute power to work in your typical IoT device when compared to traditional devices, so embedding security becomes a matter of choice, rather than necessity. They have design constraints.

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