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Albion Online gamers told to change passwords following forum hack

Albion Online gamers told to change passwords following forum hack

Hacker exploited forum vulnerability, and offered stolen database for sale Players advised to change their passwords Sandbox Interactive, the developers of the free medieval fantasy video game Albion Online, have warned players ...
Rapper Who Bragged About Defrauding US CARES Act Program Could Face Up to 22 Years in Prison

Rapper Who Bragged About Defrauding US CARES Act Program Could Face Up to 22 Years in Prison

A rapper who bragged about fleecing the US Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) on YouTube was arrested for allegedly defrauding the government of $1.2 million in benefits, the Department of Justice (DOJ) disclosed ...
BBB Warns of Health Insurance Open Enrollment Scams

BBB Warns of Health Insurance Open Enrollment Scams

With health insurance open enrollment season just around the corner, US consumers preparing to change or add to their health coverage should watch out for scammers, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) warns ...
Having Saved Credit Card Details in Plaintext Since 2015, British Airways Is Fined £20 Million

Having Saved Credit Card Details in Plaintext Since 2015, British Airways Is Fined £20 Million

British Airways broke data protection laws, and failed to detect attack for more than two months Sensitive information left exposed with no encryption British Airways has been fined £20 million (US $26 ...
Credit Card Details of 3 Million Dickey’s BBQ Customers Up for Sale on Dark Web Marketplace

Credit Card Details of 3 Million Dickey’s BBQ Customers Up for Sale on Dark Web Marketplace

Bad actors are selling access to 3 million Dickey’s Barbecue Pit customer credit cards, cyber-security researchers disclosed earlier this week. On October 12, the dark web marketplace known as Joker’s Stash uploaded ...
Zoom Is Finally Testing Full End-to-End Encryption

Zoom Is Finally Testing Full End-to-End Encryption

Zoom finally announced that it’s starting to roll out end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for all users, marking a significant change in the security deployment of one of the most famous video-conferencing apps. The ...
Beware COVID-19 Charity Fraudsters, Warns the FBI

Beware COVID-19 Charity Fraudsters, Warns the FBI

Scammers have no qualms about exploiting the pandemic to steal from the unwary Don’t just look out for yourself, warn vulnerable friends and family of scams too From the as-if-you-didn’t-have-enough-to-worry-about-in-2020 department, the ...
Law Firm Seyfarth Shaw Hit by Apparent Ransomware Attack

Law Firm Seyfarth Shaw Hit by Apparent Ransomware Attack

Seyfarth Shaw fell victim to a crippling malware attack over the weekend, the global law firm disclosed earlier this week. According to an official statement, unauthorized activity was detected by the company’s ...
Barnes & Noble Cyberattack May Have Exposed Personal Information of Shoppers

Barnes & Noble Cyberattack May Have Exposed Personal Information of Shoppers

Barnes & Noble has fallen victim to a cyberattack, which resulted in unauthorized access to company networks and exposure of customer information, the bookstore giant disclosed earlier this week. The attack also ...
COVID-19-Related Emails Remain Prevalent in Phishing Campaigns

COVID-19-Related Emails Remain Prevalent in Phishing Campaigns

Coronavirus-related email subjects continue to dominate phishing campaigns, remaining the primary threat, with more than half of phishing emails containing some information related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Phishing campaigns represent a primary ...