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Data about 57 million people exposed by Elasticsearch servers

by Jared Beinart • 5 months ago

Cybersecurity organization Hacken said it found the misconfigured servers as part of a regular security audit. The data appears to come from millions of U.S. residents.

Technology

'Mylobot' botnet now downloading second-stage malware meant to siphon data

by Jared Beinart • 5 months ago

A global botnet has been set up to spread malware that is now able to siphon data, according to a report from CenturyLink Threat Research Labs.

Technology

Feds get guilty plea in 'DerpTrolling' attacks on video game sites

by Jared Beinart • 6 months ago

Austin Thompson could get up to a decade in prison for DDoS attacks against Sonly Online Entertainment and other sites.

Financial

JavaScript attack aimed to reroute bitcoin transactions

by Jared Beinart • 6 months ago

A newly identified JavaScript vulnerability in StatCounter, a popular web analytics platform, allowed hackers to attempt to re-route bitcoin transfers associated with a specific cryptocurrency exchange.

Technology

Report: The bigger the company, the messier the password practices

by Jared Beinart • 7 months ago

A new report from password management company LogMeIn found that the bigger the enterprise, the bigger the problem when it comes to managing passwords.

Technology

If you have a Wi-Fi router, the firmware is probably old, a new report says

by Jared Beinart • 7 months ago

The study was completed in response to an FBI warning in May related to VPNFilter.

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