Expert Reaction On Microsoft Blog On APT Groups: Comment On APT28 From Mandiant

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Microsoft has shared its latest insights into election security intelligence. The advisory mentions three threat actors – including APT28, otherwise known as Fancy Bear. APT28 promotes the political interests of the Russian government, and is known for hacking Democratic National Committee emails to attempt to influence the outcome of the United States 2016 presidential elections.

Thousands Of Razer Customers Order And Shipping Details Exposed On The Web Without Password

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Security researchers today revealed that Razer, Inc., a global gaming hardware manufacturing company, e-sports and financial services provider, left thousands of customers’ order and shipping details exposed on the web without password via a misconfigured server. The exposed information includes full name, email, phone number, customer internal ID, order number, order details, billing and shipping […]

Bluetooth Security Flaw Leaves Devices Vulnerable To Hackers

A new Bluetooth security flaw has been discovered that would potentially allow an attacker to connect to a user device without authentication, according to a statement by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group. The statement says that, for the attack to be successful “an attacking device would need to be within wireless range of a vulnerable […]

Expert Insight: Data center giant Equinix discloses ransomware incident

Equinix, one of the world’s largest providers of on-demand colocation data centers, has disclosed today a security breach. In a short statement published on its website, Equinix said it found ransomware on its internal systems, but that the main core of its customer-facing services remained unaffected. “Our data centers and our service offerings, including managed […]

Experts On “Giggle” user community exposes womens’ images, location data, and more – ignored vuln. warnings, uses flawed verification

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The new vulnerability report Giggle; laughable security from Digital Interruption reveals that the Giggle user community’s founders ignored warnings of a serious vulnerability that exposed women and teens’ location and other data, exposing them to sharp risk. The report also details the Giggle team’s failure to delete user data when accounts are deleted; and flawed and […]

Cyber flashing and ‘pile on’ harassment targeted in online law reform proposals

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As reported by ITV,  in a bid to stem harmful behavior online, law reforms are now targeting abusive messages, cyber flashing, and “pile on” harassment have been proposed in a bid to stem harmful behavior online. As per the Law Commission, existing safeguards have failed to keep up with changes in how we communicate today. Few […]