Attackers were able to break into servers belonging to the cloud Bitcoin mining website Cloudminr.io over the weekend and harvest the site’s entire database. Now they’re looking to cash in.
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Hacking Team promised to rebuild its controversial surveillance software while two more Adobe Flash Player zero day vulnerabilities were uncovered.
A third party operator of concessions and retail services at zoos from Hawaii to Florida acknowledged this week that it was hit by a data breach earlier this year.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the Hacking Team hack and the continued fallout from the OPM breach.
UPDATE–The ever-expanding data breach at the Office of Personnel Management has now spread to include the Social Security numbers and other personal data of a total of 21.5 million people, and the toll also now includes the agency’s director, Katherine Archuleta, who resigned Friday morning. Archuleta had been under an increasing amount of pressure ever[…]
Security company Volexity said that the Wekby APT group, allegedly responsible for hitting Community Health Systems last year, is using the Hacking Team Flash Player zero-day exploit.
Harvard University warned students of a data breach that may have exposed school network and email logins.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the OS X and iOS patches, the potential for the new cyber UL project run by Mudge, and the lawsuit against OPM after its data breach.
A class-action lawsuit filed by a government employees’ union against the Office of Personnel Management as a result of the massive data breach at OPM that affects more than 18 million people alleges that not only did the agency know about vulnerabilities in its network long before the attack, but that the agency’s director and[…]
The Office of Personnel Management announced yesterday that it is temporarily suspending the system it uses to conduct government background checks.