Posted July 28, 2015
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“Security researchers published limited details about four unpatched vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer because Microsoft has not moved quickly enough to fix them. The flaws could potentially be exploited to execute malicious code on computers when users visit compromised websites or open specially crafted documents.”
– PC World
“The FBI has seen a surge in cases of economic espionage in the past year, and the bureau says that China is largely to blame. China’s intelligence services are “as aggressive now as they’ve ever been,” said Assistant Director Randall Coleman, who runs the bureau’s counterintelligence division.
Legal and Regulations
The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a measure that would give victims of the Office of Personnel Management data breaches protection services for 10 years.
A class action lawsuit has been filed in California against one of the big-three credit bureaus for violating consumer protection laws. The suit alleges that the bureau acted negligently when it failed to detect that a customer illegally reselling consumer data to identity thieves.
Anonymous hackers breached into the official website of U.S. Census Bureau, accessed trove of data belonging to the Bureau’s officials and ended up leaking it online. The motivation for doing so is the official website of U.S. Census Bureau, accessed trove of data belonging to the Bureau’s officials and ended up leaking it online.
– NBC News