Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.
In case you missed our coverage this week in ThreatWatch, Nextgov’s regularly updated index of cyber breaches:
Bad guys are driving job seekers on Craigslist to a malicious online form that can hijack their computers.
A woman in Chicago says her medical files state she spent three days medicated and restrained at a county-run hospital after police found her wandering the streets vandalizing cars – but none of that happened to her. She was being billed for someone else hospitalized under her name.
Attackers probing Yahoo networks for a widespread security flaw couldn’t exploit the hole, which had been patched, but they did penetrate three corporate servers through a different glitch.
The Chinese government has been orchestrating a continuous so-called man-in-the-middle attack against Yahoo in China, to monitor netizens’ online activities.
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