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[img_assist|nid=2122|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]A Swiss iPhone developer has released a new application that is capable of harvesting huge amounts of personal data from iPhones, including geolocation data, passwords, address book entries and email account information, all using just the public API.

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[img_assist|nid=2079|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=129|height=44]A Cyber Forensics panel at the U.S Spy Museum discussed data breaches and the effects one bad hacking event can have; The panel discussion included the CEO of Heartland Payment Systems, whose company was the victim of a very large, very publicized data breach in 2008. Read the full article. [Dark Reading]

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Categories: Malware

[img_assist|nid=2077|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]The move by India’s top business schools to take their CAT entrance test online turned embarrassing after malware-infected computers left a number of students unable to take the test.Prometric, a Baltimore, Maryland testing company hired to conduct the CAT (Common Admission Test), said this week that the testing labs faced technical difficulties mainly due to malware and viruses.  Read the full story [IDG News Service]

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[img_assist|nid=2070|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]Malware attacks and infections are up 50 percent from 2008 and losses are down, according to a Computer Security Institute report, but the industry organization says very few companies are willing to disclose dollar amounts. Read the full article. [Security Focus]

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