Over 1 Million Google Accounts Hacked
Gooligan Hacks Over 1 Million Google Accounts

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Mirai Botnet Malware Continues to Wreck Havoc Around the World
Hundreds of thousands of customers of UK telephone provider, TalkTalk and the Post Office, are without access to the internet after crippling cyberattacks caused by the Mirai malware. This is the strain that experts have identified as the cause behind the massive DDoS attack targeting DNS provider Dyn earlier this year. 

Gooligan Hacks Over 1 Million Google Accounts
Google has suffered a significant malware infection that has affected over a million Android users around the world.

The San Francisco Transit Hack Could’ve Been Significantly Worse
A 2014 paper sanctioned by the American Public Transport Association has published damning evidence that the San Francisco transit hack could’ve been far more destructive than the temporary disruption caused over the weekend.

Deutsche Telekom Cyberattack Impacts 900,000 Customers
Deutsche Telekom customers in Germany have been targeted by a cyberattack, knocking roughly 900,000 of its 20 million fixed-line customers offline from the internet.

From Around the Web:

Senators fail to stop new rules allowing US law-enforcement hacking
New authority for law enforcement agencies to hack computers across jurisdictional lines goes into effect Thursday.

Researchers Demo Method For Turning A PC Into An Eavesdropping Device
The heart association, a nonprofit organization, is working with Amazon Web Services to set up a cloud-based system where scientists from around the world can store, share and analyze research data.

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Paul Ferrillo on the Tactical Future of Cybersecurity

Paul Ferrillo is a Senior Counsel in the law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. He started his career as a securities and corporate governance lawyer. In this interview conducted by LIFARS, he discusses the future of cybersecurity from a legal aspect.

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