The website for toy maker Hasbro has been infected and serving malware in drive-by download attacks, Barracuda Networks reports.
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Just like it’s done time and time before, the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) broke into yet another media outlet late last week, hacking a handful of social media accounts belonging to CNN, including seven Twitter accounts and two Facebook accounts.
Officials at Michaels, the large craft and home goods retailer, are investigating a potential data breach that has apparently affected an unknown number of cards used in the chain’s stores in the last few weeks.
Just one day after the photo sharing application announced its latest security measure, a researcher claimed he was able to hack it with as little as 100 lines of C++ code.
The attackers who penetrated the Neiman Marcus network last year were on the network for at least three months and made off with credit and debit card data belonging to 1.1 million customers.
Thirteen men were indicted this week for allegedly using Bluetooth-enabled skimmers to steal more than $2 million from customers at gas stations across the Southern United States.
If you think you’re being clever by basing your password on the site you’re visiting or adding a zero to the end of 123456789, you’re not. A new list of the 25 worst passwords, culled from public dumps of passwords stolen in data breaches, shows that these are some of the least useful passwords you[...]
The attackers who infiltrated Target’s network several weeks ago and made off with 40 million credit and debit card numbers used a multi-stage attack, funneling their stolen data through an FTP server and then a VPS server in Russia. It took more than two weeks, but the attackers eventually exfiltrated about 11 GB of data, researchers say.
US-CERT issued an alert warning of the recent rash of network time protocol (NTP) amplification attacks. NTP attacks have been blamed for recent DDoS attacks against popular online gaming sites.
Dennis Fisher talks with Rich Mogull of Securosis about the Target data breach, how the attack may have worked, why these breaches are still so common and what can be done to improve the situation.