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Google Street View snooping lawsuits will proceed – CNN

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — A federal judge has denied Google’s request to dismiss several lawsuits accusing the company of illegally collecting private information from open Wi-Fi networks. The ruling, filed in California court Wednesday, is a setback for...

US Govt releases bank security guidance – SC Magazine

Guidelines aim to curb corporate bank account takeovers. The long-awaited update to the US Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) guidelines around authentication has been released. The supplement (pdf) specifically speaks to the widespread scourge...

SEO Poisoning Campaign Infecting Users With Black Hole Exploit Kit

Researchers have found a new black hat SEO campaign that is being used to redirect users to links that will install the Black Hole exploit kit. The attack is based on searches for, of all things, Shia Labeouf, and leads users through a forest of redirects before...

Hackers pierce network with jerry-rigged mouse – The Register

Mission Impossible meets Logitech. When hackers from penetration testing firm Netragard were hired to pierce the firewall of a customer, they knew they had their work cut out. The client specifically ruled out the use of social networks, telephones, and other...

Home of Outed Alleged LulzSec Member Raided in Ohio – threatpost

News reports say the FBI has raided a home in Hamilton, Ohio as part of an investigation of LulzSec, the group responsible for a string of attacks on prominent targets in recent months. Local media reports said the home, located on Jackson Road in Hamilton, Ohio, was...