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Backoff Hack Hits 1,000+ Businesses
Backoff Hack Hits 1,000+ Businesses

More than 1,000 businesses across the U.S. might have been affected by Backoff, a new kind of point-of-sale (PoS) malware, according to the Department of Homeland Security.

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Community Health Systems Hacked, 4.5 Million Patients Affected Data Stolen from U.S. Health Network

Chinese hackers targeted hospital firm.

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Symantec takes software-as-service tack.

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Facebook Color Change Scam Spreads Malware Beware Facebook Color Scam

Thousands of profiles compromised.

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Ongoing cyber-espionage analyzed.

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