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Over 1,000 Businesses At Risk From Malware That Hit Target

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August 23, 2014
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The same type of malware used to steal personal data from Target stores last year could pose a similar risk for 1,000 U.S. businesses. Video provided by Newsy


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Facebook Is Going to Let Advertisers Target You Based on Location

Facebook Is Going to Let Advertisers Target You Based on Location

TheStreet (Oct. 8, 2014) — Facebook is going to start allowing advertisers to target its users based on their locations. In a blog post, the social media network announced its new local awareness ads, designed to help local businesses reach more customers. The ads will let businesses show ads to people near their neighborhoods. The company says they're built to be more cost-effective than traditional advertising channels. When it comes to privacy, Facebook says advertisers select locations, not individuals and users will only see ads based on their recent location if location services are enabled on their phone. The ads will roll out to U.S. advertisers in the coming weeks. Video provided by TheStreet
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Bitcoin Companies Invade SXSW to Win Over Currency Fans

Bitcoin Companies Invade SXSW to Win Over Currency Fans

TheStreet (Mar. 11, 2014) — SXSW saw its fair share of Bitcoin companies trying to win over fans, but they all seem to gloss over any security concerns. Each company explained the lengths it went to in order to keep their crypto-currency secure and attributed security problems to growing pains. Some businesses are willing to accept Bitcoins at SXSW. Many people in these businesses want to use Bitcoin as a trading vehicle, not just as a currency. Video provided by TheStreet
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Malware From Yahoo! Ads Mined Bitcoins

Malware From Yahoo! Ads Mined Bitcoins

Newsy (Jan. 9, 2014) — Malware that spread via compromised Yahoo! homepage ads contained code used to mine bitcoins on target computers.
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17 Year Old Created Malware Used in Target Breach: Report

17 Year Old Created Malware Used in Target Breach: Report

Newsy (Jan. 18, 2014) — Security researchers at IntelCrawler say a 17-year-old boy in Ukraine created the malware that hackers reportedly used in the Target data breach.
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