Vulnerabilities found in building access system used by schools, governments

Vulnerabilities found in building access system used by schools, governments

Tenable Research discovered four zero-day vulnerabilities in IDenticard's PremiSys access control system, which is used by schools, governments, medical centers, and Fortune 500 companies. Currently no patches are available.

Wireless carriers still selling Americans’ real-time location data

Wireless carriers still selling Americans’ real-time location data

Wireless carriers didn't keep their promises, as American's real-time location data is still being sold by third parties and shady folks.

Ethereum Classic cryptocurrency suspended after attackers steal nearly $1.1M

Ethereum Classic cryptocurrency suspended after attackers steal nearly $1.1M

Coinbase de-listed Ethereum Classic (ETC) cryptocurrency after double spends of nearly $1.1 million were detected.

Australian emergency warning system hacked, thousands receive alerts

Australian emergency warning system hacked, thousands receive alerts

A hacker took control of Australia’s Early Warning Network and sent an alert to thousands that said their personal data is not safe.

Hacking skills on display at the 35th Chaos Communication Congress

Hacking skills on display at the 35th Chaos Communication Congress

35th Chaos Communication Congress had hackers spoofing a vein authentication system with a wax hand, showing off hardware wallet hacks, and outlining the first UEFI rootkit.

Hacker posts ransom demand on Dublin's Luas tram system site

Hacker posts ransom demand on Dublin's Luas tram system site

The website for Dublin’s tram system Luas was hacked, with the hacker threatening to leak the company’s private data if the ransom was not paid within the next five days.

Major US newspapers crippled by Ryuk ransomware attack

Major US newspapers crippled by Ryuk ransomware attack

All Tribune Publishing newspapers, as well as US-printed newspapers formerly part of Tribune, were hit with a cyber attack involving Ryuk ransomware.

Facebook let Netflix, Spotify read your private messages

Facebook let Netflix, Spotify read your private messages

Facebook offered user data to more than 150 companies, ranging from tech and entertainment companies to online retailers, automakers, and even banks.

Twitter bug may have been exploited by state-sponsored hackers

Twitter bug may have been exploited by state-sponsored hackers

A flaw in Twitter support forum API may have been exploited by state-sponsored hackers. Meanwhile, other hackers embedded code in memes posted on Twitter to give infected PCs instructions.

Sextortion group behind bomb threat spam campaign

Sextortion group behind bomb threat spam campaign

The mass-emailed bomb threats, which demanded bitcoin payments, seem to have come from a sextortion group.

Top 10 worst password FAILS of 2018

Top 10 worst password FAILS of 2018

The worst password offenders this year have been revealed. Top on the list: Kanye West's on-TV reveal of his iPhone password of 000000.

Researchers find over 40,000 stolen logins for government portals

Researchers find over 40,000 stolen logins for government portals

A phishing operation led to the theft of more than 40,000 login credentials for government services in 30 countries.

Attacking from inside, cyber crooks rake in millions from banks

Attacking from inside, cyber crooks rake in millions from banks

Crooks stole tens of millions of dollars from banks with hacks involving hidden devices and direct connections to local networks.

Hackers get into National Republican Congressional Committee's email system

Hackers get into National Republican Congressional Committee's email system

The National Republican Congressional Committee's email system was hacked leading up to midterm elections.

Microsoft, Mastercard propose universal digital identity program

Microsoft, Mastercard propose universal digital identity program

Microsoft and Mastercard say the “single, reusable digital identity” could solve identity verification issues and help with fraud prevention.

US senator proposes jailing execs, fining companies for data breaches

US senator proposes jailing execs, fining companies for data breaches

Following the Marriott breach, a U.S. senator proposes jailing senior company executives and levying multi-billion-dollar fines for data breaches.

Ad fraud botnet 3ve shut down after infecting 1.7 million PCs

Ad fraud botnet 3ve shut down after infecting 1.7 million PCs

An enormous ad fraud botnet, 3ve, was shut down after 1.7 million PCs were infected to falsify 12 billion ads per day.

Hacker adds malicious bitcoin-stealing code to popular JavaScript library

Hacker adds malicious bitcoin-stealing code to popular JavaScript library

An NPM package with 2 million weekly downloads had malicious code injected into it. Plus, more problems arise from the Windows 10 October 2018 Update.

Amazon 'technical error' exposes undisclosed number of customer names and emails

Amazon 'technical error' exposes undisclosed number of customer names and emails

Amazon isn't saying how many customers had their names and email addresses exposed due to a data leak caused by an unexplained technical error.

Russian Cozy Bear APT 29 hackers may be impersonating State Department

Russian Cozy Bear APT 29 hackers may be impersonating State Department

Russian Cozy Bear hackers may be impersonating the U.S. State Department in a large, new spear-phishing campaign, plus other cybersecurity news.

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