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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 23rd, 2018
Former Teacher Pleads Guilty to Celebgate Hacking, Faces Seven Years in Prison

Former Teacher Pleads Guilty to Celebgate Hacking, Faces Seven Years in Prison

The Lee-Davis HighSchool teacher is the 5th Celebgate hacker

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 23rd, 2018
The U.S. General Services Administration Failed to Report a Breach for Two Years

The U.S. General Services Administration Failed to Report a Breach for Two Years

PII of around 8,200 GSA and OIG employees was leaked

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 23rd, 2018
Pocket iNet ISP Exposes Misconfigured 73 GB Amazon S3 Bucket to the Internet

Pocket iNet ISP Exposes Misconfigured 73 GB Amazon S3 Bucket to the Internet

Plain text passwords and AWS secret keys among leaked info

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 22nd, 2018
Russian Woman Charged For Role in Conspiracy that Interfered with U.S. Elections

Russian Woman Charged For Role in Conspiracy that Interfered with U.S. Elections

Khusyaynova allegedly managed Project Lakhta's finances

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 22nd, 2018
Simex Suspended by SEC for False Initial Coin Offering (ICO) Registration Claims

Simex Suspended by SEC for False Initial Coin Offering (ICO) Registration Claims

Investing also prohibited until certain requirements are met

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 22nd, 2018
Trade.io Hacked, Loses 50 Million Tokens Worth $7.5 million

Trade.io Hacked, Loses 50 Million Tokens Worth $7.5 million

The cold storage wallet was stored in a bank safety box

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 22nd, 2018
75,000 HealthCare.gov Users Exposed, Personal Information Stolen

75,000 HealthCare.gov Users Exposed, Personal Information Stolen

Breach detected after odd activity in FFE portal was noticed

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 22nd, 2018
New APT GreyEnergy Found to Target EU Critical Systems, Linked to BlackEnergy

New APT GreyEnergy Found to Target EU Critical Systems, Linked to BlackEnergy

Threat actor targets critical EU infrastructure systems

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 18th, 2018
Bipartisan Agency Report Highlights Inadequate US Surveillance Privacy Policies

Bipartisan Agency Report Highlights Inadequate US Surveillance Privacy Policies

U.S. surveillance agencies unsure how to interpret PPD-28

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 18th, 2018
Report Says Facebook Believes Spammers Were Behind September Security Attack

Report Says Facebook Believes Spammers Were Behind September Security Attack

Social network's investigation blames fake advertisers

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 18th, 2018
Critical Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities Patched by Drupal

Critical Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities Patched by Drupal

The security issues affected both Drupal 7 and Drupal 8

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 18th, 2018
Code Execution Vulnerability Patched in Library Used by VLC, Other Media Players

Code Execution Vulnerability Patched in Library Used by VLC, Other Media Players

The stack-based buffer overflow can be exploited remotely

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 18th, 2018
Facebook Creates War Room to Combat Fake News Ahead of September Elections

Facebook Creates War Room to Combat Fake News Ahead of September Elections

Machine learning and AI are used to block fake accounts

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 18th, 2018
Thousands of Neoflam Clients Had Their Data Leaked After Buying Frying Pans

Thousands of Neoflam Clients Had Their Data Leaked After Buying Frying Pans

The company exposed the private info of around 7500 clients

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 17th, 2018
Cisco Patches Remotely Exploitable High Risk Security Bugs in Multiple Products

Cisco Patches Remotely Exploitable High Risk Security Bugs in Multiple Products

Could lead to disclosure of confidential info, DoS condition

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 17th, 2018
Tumblr Patches Security Issue that Would Leak Emails, Hashed-Salted Passwords

Tumblr Patches Security Issue that Would Leak Emails, Hashed-Salted Passwords

The bug affected Tumblr's Recommended Blogs feature

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • October 17th, 2018
Information of 396K Users Exposed in Facepunch Data Breach

Information of 396K Users Exposed in Facepunch Data Breach

The leak included salted MD5 password hashes and usernames

 
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