06 May 2020

Hack Brief: An Adult Cam Site Exposed 10.88 Billion Records

CAM4, a popular adult video streaming platform, has been the victim of a data breach that exposed 10.88 billion records, including 7 terabytes of names, payment logs, email and chat transcripts, and sexual orientations. Safety Detectives, a security review site, reported that CAM4 had misconfigured an ElasticSearch production database and

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21 Jan 2020

FBI Seizes Domain That Sold Info Stolen in Data Breaches

A domain, named WeLeakData.com, was seized by the FBI after claiming to have more than 12 billion records gathered from 10,000 data breaches. The FBI’s actions were a result of an international law enforcement effort involving agencies from the US and Europe. The site remains down. The site offered subscriptions

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15 Oct 2018

Pentagon reveals cyber breach of travel records

The Pentagon announced a breach of its DoD travel records, accessed through a compromised commercial vendor, that compromised personal information, including credit card information, of both military members and civilians. The breach impacted up to 30,000 employees and occurred months ago, although it was only just discovered on October 4th.

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03 Oct 2018

Employees Share Average of 6 Passwords With Co-Workers

A recent study by LastPass measured that the average employee shares 6 passwords with their coworkers. Workers are also still regularly re-using passwords across work and private domains, as well as across various accounts. In one improving area, however, the uptake in multi factor authentication implementation has increased from 25.5%

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13 Jan 2010

Google May Close China Site, Offices After `Highly Sophisticated’ Attack

“Google Inc. defied the Chinese government by saying it will end self-censorship of its search engine and may quit the world’s largest Internet market after attacks on e-mail accounts of human-rights activists. A series of ‘highly sophisticated’ attacks on Google and at least 20 other companies last month, as well

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