Apple Cleaning Up iOS App Store After First Major Attack

Apple said on Sunday it is cleaning up its iOS App Store to remove malicious iPhone and iPad programs identified in the first large-scale attack on the popular mobile software outlet.The company disclosed the effort after several cyber security firms

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Planned Parenthood’s ‘Hacked’ Website Looks Like PR Stunt

The alleged hacking followed several weeks of extremely negative press for Planned Parenthood in response to videos released by the Center for Medical Progress (CMP). Intriguingly, while PP’s website does not show any negative changes from the alleged hackers, it does display a message that many critics are challenging is a public relations stunt. Even if PP was legitimately targeted by hackers over the weekend, there are a number of indicators that at this point, their website issues have been deliberately triggered.

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Valve Fixes Steam Account Hacking ‘Glitch’

Last week, several Steam users had their accounts hacked via a glitch. While Valve initially labeled the glitch as only a “bug,” it recognized that there was a larger problem on Saturday, July 25, and fixed it immediately.

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Cybersecurity Report: OPM Hackers May Have Added Data as Well as Stole It

A report on the breach of OPM’s computers systems by the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT) says hackers did not have to work very hard to gain entry. The report also raises a worrisome new possibility about what hackers might have been doing during the months they had undetected access: adding false data to the systems even as they were stealing from it.

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Sony Hackers: News Media Is Next

According to an FBI warning published at The Intercept, the same hackers who systematically dismantled Sony Pictures will next turn their awful but undeniably prodigious talents to the news media. No specific news organization is named. The intended target will

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