Stay safe online - 2019-07-20

FaceApp aged photo trend: fun and games or risk to your privacy?

The viral FaceApp raises questions regarding users' privacy and relations to the Russian government. More
News Security   July 20, 2019  

Slack prompts password reset to 100,000 users following the 2015 breach

Slack sweeps up after 2015 hack: compromised credentials of thousands of users reset to ensure security. More
News Security   July 19, 2019  

10,000 people have been attacked by state-sponsored hackers, Microsoft claims

Microsoft released a blog with warnings about hacking attempts that have involved around 10,000 customers. More
News Security   July 18, 2019  

Sprint account users got their data leaked via

US mobile network provider Sprint warned its users about data compromise which includes names, phone numbers, device information, and other details. More
News Security   July 17, 2019  

Magecart compromises 17,000 domains via the misconfigured S3 Buckets

New Magecart campaign automatically scans for misconfigured Amazon S3 buckets to inject JavaScript-based card skimmer. More
News Security   July 12, 2019  

160K resumes on Chinese recruitment site allegedly leaked by staff

Former employees of the Zhilian recruitment site confess to exposing 160K personal resumes. More
News Security   July 11, 2019  

DDoS attacker DerpTrolling sentenced to 27 months in prison

The hacker who launched DDoS attacks at Sony, Steam, Riot Games, EA, and other platforms during 2013 Christmas period will serve jail time. More
News Security   July 08, 2019  

10 million Android users tricked by "Updates for Samsung" app

Android application claims to update Samsung firmware but instead shows ads and demands money. More
News Security   July 05, 2019  

D-Link promises the FTC no more safety failures in produced equipment

Internet of things producer D-Link promised to undertake more-advanced security measures in the FTC settlement. More
News Security   July 04, 2019  

OmniRAT developer swiped by German police, laptop and computer seized

OmniRAT developer was surprised by a visit from the German police, which confiscated digital footprint devices. More
News Security   July 03, 2019  

Leaky AWS S3 buckets disclose sensitive data of Netflix, Ford

Data management company Attunity left unprotected cloud storage buckets that contained sensitive details of Fortune 100 companies. More
News Security   July 01, 2019 MongoDB exposes 5 million personal records

Misconfigured Mongo database exposes personal data belonging to, including medical details and first names. More
News Security   June 30, 2019  

PCM cloud solution provider breached by hackers, customer info stolen

PCM Inc. suffers from a data breach that allowed hackers to get into the company's infrastructure. More
News Security   June 28, 2019  

XSocialMedia breach: data about U.S veterans' combat injuries exposed

Florida advertising agency suffers a breach: data about veterans' combat injuries and other sensitive details leaked. More
News Security   June 23, 2019  

Komodo hacked its own clients to protect them from cryptocurrency theft

Komodo exploited a vulnerability in its app Agama Wallet to protect its customers from cryptocurrency theft worth of $13 million. More
News Security   June 12, 2019  
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