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Trojan Infections from Text Messages Hit America

Android phone users in the U.S. should be aware of a new mobile security threat as Trojans are now targeting text messages, SC Magazine reported.

Health Records from 5,500 Virginia Patients Exposed

A data breach at a chiropractic and rehab clinic in Virginia may have exposed the personal and medical information of 5,500 patients, SC Magazine reported.

AOL Customers Spammed with Fake Accounts After Breach

AOL Mail users received spam emails after accounts were hacked or made to appear like legitimate user accounts after a data breach, TechCrunch reported.

30,000 Iowa State University Students Affected in Breach

Nearly 30,000 Iowa State University students may have had their information exposed during a data breach, The Des Moines Register reported.

Mobile Banking Trojans on the Rise in First Quarter

IT security researchers found the number of mobile banking Trojans almost doubled in the first quarter of 2014, according to a Kaspersky Lab report.

Medical Office Worker Accessed Patient Info for Tax Fraud

A medical office worker stole patient personal information to commit identity theft and tax fraud, according to a release by the U.S. Department of Justice.

Hackers Exploit Facebook Users To Upload Banking Malware

A type of banking malware specifically targeted for Android devices is spreading through fake Facebook login pages, according to researchers at IT security company ESET.

Total DDoS Attacks Rise 47 Percent in First Quarter

The number of amplification and reflection distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks rose 35 percent in the first three months of 2014 compared to the previous quarter, according to DDoS mitigation services provider Prolexic.

Michigan School District Hit By Phishing Scheme

Hackers tried to steal more than $163,000 from a Michigan school district during a phishing scheme, SC Magazine reported.

Virgin Media Supplier Exposes 130K Email Addresses

A third-party supplier for Virgin Media caused a data breach that exposed the email addresses of more than 130,000 customers of the media and telecom giant, SC Magazine reported.
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