Third Parties in Spotlight as More Facebook Data Leaks

Posted on April 6th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Two third-party services left Facebook user data exposed online — in one case, 540 million records of user comments — highlighting the ease with which third-party developers can access data and the risk of lax security. A Mexican media company’s unprotected Amazon S3 container exposed more than 540 million records of Facebook users’ comments and […]

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Annual Protest Raises $250K to Cure Krebs — Krebs on Security

Posted on April 6th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

For the second year in a row, denizens of a large German-language online forum have donated more than USD $250,000 to cancer research organizations in protest of a story KrebsOnSecurity published in 2018 that unmasked the creators of Coinhive, a now-defunct cryptocurrency mining service that was massively abused by cybercriminals. Krebs is translated as “cancer” […]

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Critical Magento SQL Injection Vulnerability Discovered – Patch Your Sites

Posted on March 30th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

If your online e-commerce business is running over the Magento platform, you must pay attention to this information.Magento yesterday released new versions of its content management software to address a total of 37 newly-discovered security vulnerabilities.Owned by Adobe since mid-2018, Magento is one of the most popular content management system (CMS) platform that powers 28% […]

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Critical Magento SQL injection flaw could be targeted by hackers soon

Posted on March 29th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

The Magento content management system used by thousands of online shops has received fixes for several serious vulnerabilities, including an unauthenticated SQL injection flaw that’s likely to soon become a target for attackers. Magento, an Adobe-owned company since 2018, released security patches for 37 security issues affecting both the commercial and open-source versions of its […]

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Two Found Guilty in Online Dating, BEC Scheme

Posted on March 24th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Cybercriminals involved in the operation created fake online dating profiles and tricked victims into sending money to phony bank accounts. Two men have been found guilty for their roles in a fraud operation in which cybercriminals spoofed emails, built fake online dating profiles, and fooled victims into sending them money. Nigerian citizen Olufolajimi Abegunde and […]

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Ad Network Sizmek Probes Account Breach — Krebs on Security

Posted on March 14th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Online advertising firm Sizmek Inc. [NASDAQ: SZMK] says it is investigating a security incident in which a hacker was reselling access to a user account with the ability to modify ads and analytics for a number of big-name advertisers. In a recent posting to a Russian-language cybercrime forum, an individual who’s been known to sell access […]

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Email list-cleaning site may have leaked up to 2 billion records

Posted on March 14th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

by Danny Bradbury The number of records exposed online by an email list-cleaning service in February may be far higher than originally anticipated, according to experts. The number of records available for anyone to download in plaintext from a breach at Verifications.io may have been closer to two billion. Security researcher Bob Diachenko, who found […]

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AWS Certification Training Courses – Get 2019 Bundle @ 96% OFF

Posted on March 14th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

With countless web apps and online services launching every day, there is an increasing demand for cloud developers.This exciting niche is due to grow rapidly over the next few years, and the paycheck should follow suit.If you want to build a career in this lucrative niche, it pays to know AWS (Amazon Web Services). With […]

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Hackers Sell Access to Bait-and-Switch Empire — Krebs on Security

Posted on March 14th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Cybercriminals are auctioning off access to customer information stolen from an online data broker behind a dizzying array of bait-and-switch Web sites that sell access to a vast range of data on U.S. consumers, including DMV and arrest records, genealogy reports, phone number lookups and people searches. In an ironic twist, the marketing empire that […]

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New bill would give parents an ‘Eraser Button’ to delete kids’ data

Posted on March 13th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

by Lisa Vaas Two US senators on Tuesday proposed a major overhaul of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) that would give parents and kids an “Eraser Button” to wipe out personal information scooped up online on kids. The bipartisan bill, put forward by Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), would […]

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