Hackers Stole Customers’ Credit Cards from 103 Checkers and Rally’s Restaurants

Posted on May 31st, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

If you have swiped your payment card at the popular Checkers and Rally’s drive-through restaurant chains in past 2-3 years, you should immediately request your bank to block your card and notify it if you notice any suspicious transaction.Checkers, one of the largest drive-through restaurant chains in the United States, disclosed a massive long-running data […]

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Flipboard Database Hacked — Users’ Account Information Exposed

Posted on May 31st, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Flipboard, a popular social sharing and news aggregator service used by over 150 million people, has disclosed that its databases containing account information of certain users have been hacked.According to a public note published yesterday by the company, unknown hackers managed to gain unauthorized access to its systems for nearly 10 months—between June 2, 2018, […]

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Report Reveals TeamViewer Was Breached By Chinese Hackers In 2016

Posted on May 23rd, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

The German software company behind TeamViewer, one of the most popular software in the world that allows users to access and share their desktops remotely, was reportedly compromised in 2016, the German newspaper Der Spiegel revealed today.TeamViewer is popular remote-support software that allows you to securely share your desktop or take full control of other’s […]

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Account Hijacking Forum OGusers Hacked — Krebs on Security

Posted on May 23rd, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Ogusers[.]com — a forum popular among people involved in hijacking online accounts and conducting SIM swapping attacks to seize control over victims’ phone numbers — has itself been hacked, exposing the email addresses, hashed passwords, IP addresses and private messages for nearly 113,000 forum users. On May 12, the administrator of OGusers explained an outage […]

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Tor Browser for Android — First Official App Released On Play Store

Posted on May 23rd, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Wohooo! Great news for privacy-focused users.Tor Browser, the most popular privacy-focused browser, for Android is finally out of beta, and the first stable version has now arrived on Google Play Store for anyone to download.The Tor Project announced Tuesday the first official stable release of its ultra-secure internet browser for Android devices, Tor Browser 8.5—which […]

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Best antivirus software: 9 top tools

Posted on April 6th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

The AV-TEST Institute recently tested the most popular Windows 10 client antivirus products on three primary criteria: protection, performance, and usability. Only four of the 16 products tested earned a perfect rating of 6 for each of those criteria: PSB Computer Protection 18 and 19, Kaspersky Lab Endpoint Security 11, Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.2 and Symantec […]

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Apache needs a patchy! Carpe Diem, update now

Posted on April 6th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

by John E Dunn The maintainers of one of the world’s most popular web servers, Apache HTTP Server, have patched a critical vulnerability that could give an attacker a way to gain full ‘root’ admin control on Unix-based systems. Named ‘Carpe Diem’ by the researcher who discovered it, Ambionics engineer Charles Fol, techies might prefer […]

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PuTTY Releases Important Software Update to Patch 8 High-Severity Flaws

Posted on March 24th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

The popular SSH client program PuTTY has released the latest version of its software that includes security patches for 8 high-severity security vulnerabilities.PuTTY is one of the most popular and widely used open-source client-side programs that allows users to remotely access computers over SSH, Telnet, and Rlogin network protocols.Almost 20 months after releasing the last […]

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Libssh Releases Update to Patch 9 New Security Vulnerabilities

Posted on March 24th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Libssh2, a popular open source client-side C library implementing the SSHv2 protocol, has released the latest version of its software to patch a total of nine security vulnerabilities.The Libssh2 library is available for all major distributors of the Linux operating systems, including Ubuntu, Red Hat, Debian, and also comes bundled within some distributions and software […]

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Security Lessons from My Game Closet

Posted on March 24th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

In an era of popular video games like Fortnite and Minecraft, there is a lot to be learned about risk, luck, and strategy from some old-fashioned board games. I was recently looking over my collection of board games. As my eyes moved from game to game, I thought about the strategy and approach with which […]

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