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Extortion and alleged ISIS threats: A Saudi embassy learned the hard way about email security

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

Security researcher Chris Kubecka knew that it might be a tough assignment to catch an intruder on the email system at Saudi Arabia's embassy in the Netherlands. But the story only got bigger once she got to work.

Microsoft email breach gave hackers access to account information for months

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

Hackers were able to access email content from “a large number” of Outlook, MSN, and Hotmail email accounts, Motherboard reported.

Email scammers stole more than $150K from defense contractors and a university, FBI says

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

Scammers were able to obtain fraudulent lines of credit to buy expensive technical equipment in the organizations’ names, the FBI said last week in an industry advisory obtained by CyberScoop.

E-ticketing system exposes airline passengers' personal information via email

by Jeff Stone • 8 months ago

The weakness is a check-in link that is emailed to customers, and it exposes information such as passport numbers, flight numbers, researchers at Wandera said. The affected airlines include Southwest, Air France and KLM.

DNC officials say Russians unsuccessfully tried to hack them after 2018 midterms

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

Dozens of DNC officials received spearphishing emails from Cozy Bear after the midterms, according to a court filing.

Nearly 773 million email addresses leaked, spelling trouble for people who re-use passwords

by Jeff Stone • 8 months ago

Some 140 million email addresses and 10 million passwords are new to Hunt’s Have I Been Pwned website, the free service that tracks whether user credentials have been made available in data dumps.

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