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Wind Machine Incident Kills Worker

An employee of the largest citrus grower in the country died after a 600-pound blade from a wind machine dislodged
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African Telecom DDoS Attacker Doing Time

A UK man is facing almost three years in the slammer after pleading guilty in the UK to creating and
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MA Man gets 10 Years for Hospital DDoS Attacks

A Somerville, Massachusetts, man will be doing 10 years in prison after being found guilty of launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS)
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Flaws in Building Access System

An IDenticard building access control system contains vulnerabilities where an attacker could create fake badges, disable door locks, and modify
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Flash by Default Ending in Firefox

Adobe’s Flash is on the way out and it appears Mozilla is giving it an early push as it will
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Juniper Fixes Series of Vulnerabilities

Juniper Networks fixed holes in its Advanced Threat Prevention (ATP) appliance, Junos OS operating system, and Junos Space network management
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Reality Skews Security Confidence: Report

In an environment where viewing the world with rose-colored glasses provides a false sense of security, a new survey found
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Utility Contractors Faces Safety Fines

After an investigation into an explosion and fire in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, investigators found two utility contractors – Bear Communications
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Utility Services Firm Fined after Gas Fatality

RKM Utility Services Inc. is facing $422,006 in fines for failing to protect workers from hydrogen sulfide after an employee
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Contractor Fined after Worker Electrocuted

Maryland-based contractor Power Factor LLC is facing $39,836 in fines for four serious violations for exposing workers to electrical hazards
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