Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook talk about the week in news–the latest Gatekeeper bypass in OS X, Stagefright 2.0, that accidental Windows Update, and Apple’s privacy initiative.
Browsing Category: Data Breaches
A massive data breach at the credit-reporting agency Experian could wind up having major implications for 15 million T-Mobile customers.
Hilton Hotels and Resorts is reportedly looking into claims that some of its point-of-sale devices were compromised, some potentially as far back as November 2014.
It turns out roughly 5.6 million individuals may have had their fingerprints stolen as part of this year’s mammoth Office of Personnel Management breach – a figure five times what the agency initially announced back in June.
With many government departments still reeling when it comes to security, several federal CISOs brought up a handful of new ideas at last week’s Billington Cybersecurity Summit in Washington, D.C to combat future hacks.
A San Diego-based password cracking group has taken a big step towards deciphering some of the 36 million odd passwords leaked in last month’s Ashley Madison breach
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, a large health care provider in New York state, says it was hit by an attack that began in 2013 and wasn’t discovered until last month, resulting in the compromise of members’ personal information, including Social Security numbers, addresses, financial and account information. The company did not specify how many people potentially[…]
Millions of government workers whose information was implicated in this year’s expansive Office of Personnel Management hack still haven’t been notified, the agency revealed this week.
The U.S. government is purportedly readying economic sanctions against China and is prepared to call out several Chinese companies and individuals for cyber espionage.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the quasi-interesting fallout from the Ashley Madison hack, the appeals court decision about the Wyndham data breaches, and Charlie Miller leaving Twitter.