cybersecurity

Business
11:23 am
Mon October 13, 2014

Dairy Queen Alerts Customers To Data Breach At Hundreds of Stores

Dairy Queen says a data breach may have affected customer credit card information at hundreds of stores including nearly dozen in the WKU Public Radio listening area.

Originally published on Fri October 10, 2014 3:44 pm

Dairy Queen says nearly 400 of its restaurants across the country were affected by malware that found its way on to credit card terminals.

Those locations include stores in Bowling Green, Owensboro, Somerset, Beaver Dam, Danville, Central City, Russellville and Versailles along with restaurants in Evansville and New Albany, Ind.

The company says the data breach happened mainly during the month of August and affected names, credit card numbers and expiration dates.  But Dairy Queen says PIN numbers were not affected. 

The company says the malware has been removed and no longer poses a threat to customers’ data.

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Government
4:20 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

Beshear, Edelen Sign Cyber-Security Bills

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Gov. Steve Beshear and State Auditor Adam Edelen gathered in Louisville today for a ceremonial signing of a pair of bills—House Bills 5 and 232—intended to shore up Kentucky’s ability to protect citizens’ data from security breaches.

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Business
12:06 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

MSU Telecom Hosts Free Security Conference for Small Business and Security Gurus

A free technology security conference, the region's largest, The Patterns of Distinction: Security Matters Conference is coming up April 24th. Representatives from Murray State's Center for Telecommunications Systems Management: Michael Ramage, Associate Director, and Annie Vandiver, Program Coordinator speak with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good to give a preview of the event and talk about some of the current issues regarding security.

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Government
4:29 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Kentucky House to Vote on Cyber Security Improvements for State Government

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A bill improving cyber security for Kentucky state government will get a vote in the House.

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Government
8:22 am
Thu February 21, 2013

State Auditor to Review Kentucky Cybersecurity

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Kentucky Auditor Adam Edelen is promising a closer review of cybersecurity within state government agencies. Edelen says he is concerned about dozens of findings in a yearly audit related to security breaches, including the accidental posting of the Social Security numbers of more than 100 current and former state employees on a publicly accessible website last April.

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