Home Depot breach bigger than Target at 56 million cards

Home Depot Inc (HD.N) Thursday said some 56 million payment cards were likely compromised in a cyberattack at its stores, suggesting the hacking attack at the home improvement chain was larger than last year's unprecedented breach at Target Corp (TGT.N).

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Former NSA agent hacking company infused with $7.5 mln in series A round

California-based Synack, a crowdsourced platform for hacking into customers' security holes, raises $7.5 million for a series A funding round.

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Microsoft pledges more stringent policies before looking into users email accounts

Microsoft, through a blog post written by its Deputy General Counsel & Vice President John Frank, has pledged that it would undertake stricter procedures before investigating the Hotmail and Outlook accounts of its users, VentureBeat reported.

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People, not PCI standards, cause data breaches

The said failure of PCI standards is not the reason why payment card data breaches are taking place. Rather, it's the attitude of the people, according to Christian Janoff, a Security Solution Architect of Cisco Systems, in his VentureBeat guest post.

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OSX Brasil SA's secured debt issue increases in value

Amidst rumors of a pending bankruptcy filing, secured bonds of OSX Brazil now trade at a two month high.

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ThousandEyes raises $5.5 in Series A funds

ThousandEyes acquired $5.5 million in Series A funding led by Sequoia Capital.

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AT&T Pushes European Expansion

AT&T expands into Europe with wireless technology applications.

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