Hackers Steal Thousands of Ohio Health System Records

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Hackers Steal $65 Million in Bitcoin From Hong Kong Exchange
Hong Kong-based Bitfinex, one of the world’s largest bitcoin exchanges has revealed that hackers stole about $65 million of the digital currency, resulting in the exchange now going offline while they investigate the breach.

Hackers Steal Thousands of Ohio Health System Records
A hacker has made the claim of stealing over one hundred thousand internal documents from a healthcare system based in Ohio. Many of those include personal health information on patients.

Hillary Clinton States Russia is Behind DNC Hack
Hillary Clinton, the Democratic candidate for the US presidency has stated that Russian intelligence services and state-sponsored hackers are behind the breach of Democratic National Committee systems and network.

FBI is Investigating Cyberattack Against Democratic Congressional Group
A report has revealed that the FBI is investigating a cyberattack against the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, following an earlier hack against the Democratic National Committee which saw WikiLeaks publish some 20,000 emails stolen from a breach.

Interesting Reading From Around the Web

This $6 Hacker Tool Pops Cash Registers And Hotel Rooms Wide Open
It’s no secret hotel rooms can be hacked into. One security researcher has now created a cheap, discrete device the size of a card deck that can open guest rooms at a rapid speed. But it’s more than a one-trick pony: it can carry out attacks on point-of-sale systems too, even popping open cash registers.

Social Security Administration Now Requires Two-Factor Authentication
The U.S. Social Security Administration announced last week that it will now require a cell phone number from all Americans who wish to manage their retirement benefits at ssa.gov.

New MobileIron Report Details Most Common Mobile Threats And Blacklisted Apps
MobileIron's latest Mobile Security and Risk Review report shows that despite growing mobile threats, many organizations aren't responding appropriately.

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