VTech the maker of children’s toys got their systems hacked which allowed a hacker to download thousands of photos, voice recordings and chat logs of 6.4 million parents and children. A couple lessons were highlighted from the article that I thought
Nothing really extraordinary about this article about a Russian crime group stealing credentials … well, other than this might be the largest ever: 1.2 billion logins! So long to the days of millions, or hundreds of millions the new game in town
Here’s a fun read about the NSA claiming that it discloses most of the zero-day vulnerabilities that it finds. For those who don’t know, “zero-day” vulnerabilities are vulnerabilities are weaknesses typically in software that aren’t publicly known. Which also means that
This article is a little older, but a list of 590k or so Comcast customer data (emails and passwords) went on sale on the Dark Web causing Comcast to reset the passwords of those users. The article doesn’t give much details,
Here’s an article who’s title caught my attention immediately (to be honest, I didn’t even bother reading the actual article, just skimmed). The title poses the question of whether Microsoft and Google are better than the CIA since the CIA
Just read this article about the FBI getting hacked and that had two-factor authentication (2FA) been implemented at the FBI then it could have prevented the hacks against its own systems. No doubt about it, 2FA would have definitely helped. You
According to the White House Office Management and Budget department, the biggest information security risk to agencies is paper. Just great, because according to the article about 89% of businesses still use paper to store sensitive information … Enjoy the
Talk Talk, a UK telecom, got hacked and received a ransom that put their 4 million customers personal data at risk. Dido Harding, Talk Talk’s Chief Executive Officer, has the right approach: assume that the worst case scenario has happened
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