Facebook Exposes Passwords of Hundreds of Millions of Its Users

on Friday, March 22, 2019 | A rather shocking vulnerability was uncovered by security researcher Brian Krebs, who reports that Facebook left the passwords of approximately 200 to 600 million users simply ‘stored’ in plain...

WordPress Plugin Removed After Zero Day Discovered

The plugin, Social Warfare, is no longer listed after a cross site scripting flaw was found being exploited in the wild. Source link

Facebook Mistakenly Stored Millions of Users’ Passwords in Plaintext

Holy moly, Facebook is again at the center of a new privacy controversy after revealing today that its platform mistakenly kept a copy of passwords for "hundreds of millions" users...

Change your Facebook password now! – Naked Security

Oh, feet of clay! Facebook has just admitted that it has found many places – hundreds of millions of places, maybe – where it saved users’ passwords to disk in raw,...

Hackers Take Down Safari, VMware and Oracle at Pwn2Own

On the first day of Pwn2Own 2019 hackers poked holes in Apple Safari, VMware Workstation and Oracle VirtualBox. Source link

Facebook Stored Passwords in Plain Text For Years

The social media giant said that it is notifying users whose passwords it stored in plain text, which made them accessible for Facebook employees to view. Source link

In the Czech Republic, the Russian center of cyber attacks has been neutralized –...

According to the Czech local news magazine Respekt, Russian Intelligence Services used two computer companies in Prague for performing cyber attacks.It is alleged that the Czech Security Forces disclosed the...

MyPillow and Amerisleep Targeted in Magecart Group Attacks

In both breaches of MyPillow and Amerisleep, the customers whose payment information was potentially stolen were not informed. Source link

I Still Didn’t See What You Did

More advice for detecting and avoiding sextortion scams Vox Emptoris: “Voice of the Customer” In my previous post, we examined a particular example of a sextortion scam, showing several indications that it was...

Most second-hand thumb drives contain data from past owners

Our penchant for plugging in random memory sticks isn’t the only trouble with our USB hygiene, a study shows Many computer users don’t take enough precautions when disposing of their USB...

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