Expert Comments On Personal Info Of 500+ Virginia Police Employees Potentially Breached

Officials say a possible data breach may have compromised the personal information of more than 500 employees of a Virginia police department. Fairfax County Police Chief Edwin Roessler Jr. told the Washington Post that he doesn’t have any reports that officers’ personal information has been exploited. Roessler says the data was on a missing memory […]

Bugcrowd Founder On Phineas Fisher Bounty

The infamous Phineas Fisher is at it again, this time offering $100K bounty for any hacker that successfully conducts politically motivated hacks against companies that could lead to the disclosure of documents in the public interest–think WikiLeaks. This “bug bounty” style approach is meant to encourage other hackers to launch their own hacktivist hacks.

Disney’s New Streaming Site Hacked With Customer Data Sold On Dark Web – Experts Reactions

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Disney’s long-awaited streaming service, Disney+, launched last week to much fanfare, notching an impressive 10 million subscribers on its first day. However, within 24 hours of going live, it was reported that thousands of accounts have been hacked, with critical data stolen and sold onto the dark web. Disney+ users began posting messages on Twitter and Reddit stating that their […]

Experts On Whatsapp Bug Could Have Let Hackers Read Your Messages By Just Sending A Video

Whatsapp have posted a security advisory acknowledging a security flaw within the app that allowed hackers to access people’s messages by sending a malicious video file. Although a fix has been issued, users who haven’t updated the app remain vulnerable to hackers. The attack is carried out through a video file sent by hackers, but Whatsapp have […]

Expert Insight On Fake Domains

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More than a 100,000 look-alike domains that use valid TLS certificates to appear safe and trusted have been found on the Internet just in time for the holidays according to security researchers at Venify.  

Experts Comments On Macy’s Customer Payment Info Stolen In Magecart Breach

Macy’s has disclosed a data breach  – their web site was hacked with malicious scripts that steal customer’s payment information. In Magecart attacks,  hackers compromise web sites to inject malicious JavaScript scripts into various sections of the web site. These scripts then steal payment information that is submitted by a customer. The ‘Notice of Data Breach‘ […]

Online Shoppers In The UK At Risk Of Email Fraud This Black Friday And Cyber Monday

60 percent of the UK’s top ten online retailers are not actively blocking fraudulent emails from reaching customers Proofpoint, Inc., (NASDAQ: PFPT) a leading cyber security and compliance company, today released research identifying that only four of the top 10 (40 percent) online retailers in the UK have implemented the strictest level of DMARC (Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance) protection, making […]