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200 million US citizens have personal data accidently exposed

200 million US citizens have had their sensitive personal data exposed accidently by a marketing firm contracted by the Republican National Committee. The data - which included 1.1 terabytes worth of information such as birth dates, home addresses, telephone numbers, and political views of about 62 percent of the entire US population - was available on a publicly accessible Amazon cloud server.

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Intel predict ‘Drone-jacking’ to become the next big cyber threat

American global security company Intel, are predicting that 'Drone-jacking' is set to become the next major cyber threat. There has been a significant increase in the use of drones - which security experts have warned that is likely to lead to a new wave of 'Drone-jacking.' A report published by Intel's McAfee Labs indicated that hackers will start targeting drones used for deliveries, law enforcement or camera crews, in addition to hobbyists.

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