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Facebook Stored Hundreds of Millions of User Passwords in Plain Text for Years

22 Březen, 2019 - 12:02
Hundreds of millions of Facebook users had their account passwords stored in plain text and searchable by thousands of Facebook employees in some cases going back to 2012, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. Facebook says an ongoing investigation has so far found no indication that employees have abused access to this data.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Hacker AI vs. Enterprise AI: A New Threat

22 Březen, 2019 - 11:59
The adversarial use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in malicious ways by attackers may be embryonic, but the prospect is becoming real. It's evolutionary: AI and ML gradually have found their way out of the labs and deployed for security defenses, and now they're increasingly being weaponized to overcome these defenses by subverting the same logic and underlying functionality.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Press Release: Guardian Digital Leverages the Power of Open Source to Combat Evolving Email Security Threats

21 Březen, 2019 - 21:17
Cloud-based email security solution utilizes the open source methodology for securing business email, recognized by many as the best approach to the problem of maintaining security in the relentlessly dynamic environment of the Internet.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

CUJO Smart Firewall vulnerabilities exposed home networks to critical attacks

20 Březen, 2019 - 11:32
Security researchers have uncovered a swathe of serious vulnerabilities in a firewall system developed by CUJO which has been designed to prevent cyberattackers from infiltrating home networks.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Youve Been Pwned! Best Practices to Prevent Your Email Account from Being Compromised in a Data Breach

19 Březen, 2019 - 19:12
An Interview with Dave Wreski, CEO of Guardian Digital
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Round 4: Hacker returns and puts 26Mil user records for sale on the Dark Web

18 Březen, 2019 - 11:53
A hacker who has previously put up for sale over 840 million user records in the past month, has returned with a fourth round of hacked data that he's selling on a dark web marketplace.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Beto ORourke's secret membership in America's oldest hacking group

18 Březen, 2019 - 11:38
As the Texas Democrat enters the race for president, members of a group famous for hactivism" come forward for the first time to claim him as one of their own.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

ONS Evolution: Cloud, Edge, and Technical Content for Carriers and Enterprise

17 Březen, 2019 - 15:42
The first Open Networking Summit was held in October 2011 at Stanford University and described as a premier event about OpenFlow and Software-Defined Networking (SDN)". Here we are seven and half years later and I'm constantly amazed at both how far we've come since then, and at how quickly a traditionally slow-moving industry like telecommunications is embracing change and innovation powered by open source.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Android Q to get a ton of new privacy features

16 Březen, 2019 - 20:09
Google's upcoming Android version, currently referred to only as Android Q, will arrive later this summer with a trove of privacy enhancements.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

How Hackers Pulled Off a $20 Million Mexican Bank Heist

15 Březen, 2019 - 12:50
In January 2018 a group of hackers, now thought to be working for the North Korean state-sponsored group Lazarus, attempted to steal $110 million from the Mexican commercial bank Bancomext. That effort failed.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

US Senators say it shouldnt be a secret when they've been hacked

14 Březen, 2019 - 15:05
Take a look at the security headlines, and youll see report after report of businesses and large organisations being hacked.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Vulnerability in Swiss e-voting system could have led to vote alterations

13 Březen, 2019 - 10:23
Two separate teams of security researchers and academics from universities in Australia and Switzerland have revealed today vulnerabilities in the e-voting system that the Swiss voting commission plans to roll out for future elections.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Cybercriminals Think Small to Earn Big

13 Březen, 2019 - 10:14
There were 12,449 new, authentic breaches and leaks in 2018, an increase of 424% from the year prior. But the average breach size was 216,884 records 4.7 times smaller than in 2017.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

WordPress shopping sites under attack

12 Březen, 2019 - 12:05
WordPress-based shopping sites are under attack from a hacker group abusing a vulnerability in a shopping cart plugin to plant backdoors and take over vulnerable sites.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Facebook sues Ukrainian browser extension makers for scraping user data

11 Březen, 2019 - 12:16
Facebook has filed a suit against two Ukrainian developers for creating Facebook apps and browser extensions that harvested user data and injected ads into users' timelines.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Georgia county pays a whopping $400,000 to get rid of a ransomware infection

9 Březen, 2019 - 15:45
Officials in Jackson County, Georgia, paid $400,000 to cyber-criminals this week to get rid of a ransomware infection and regain access to their IT systems.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Citrix discloses security breach of internal network

9 Březen, 2019 - 15:45
American software company Citrix disclosed today a security breach during which hackers accessed the company's internal network.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Marriott CEO shares post-mortem on last year's hack

9 Březen, 2019 - 15:45
Marriott International CEO Arne Sorenson testified in front of a US Senate subcommittee yesterday, revealing new details about a security breach the hotel chain disclosed last year.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

809 million records exposed by email marketing giant

8 Březen, 2019 - 13:13
Data breaches are so common now that your eyes may tend to gloss over the news of yet-another public exposure of personally identifiable information (PII) and customer records.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Machine Learning Can Use Tweets To Automatically Spot Critical Security Flaws

7 Březen, 2019 - 12:01
At the endless booths of this week's RSA security trade show in San Francisco, an overflowing industry of vendors will offer any visitor an ad nauseam array of "threat intelligence" and "vulnerability management" systems.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security