Most Victims Choose a Similar or Weaker Password after a Data Breach, Study Finds

Most Victims Choose a Similar or Weaker Password after a Data Breach, Study Finds

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University published a paper about people’s behavior after their passwords were compromised in a data breach, and the results are as bad as you can imagine. One thing ...
Coincheck cryptocurrency exchange targeted by hackers, customer emails exposed

Coincheck cryptocurrency exchange targeted by hackers, customer emails exposed

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has announced that earlier this week hackers managed to access some emails sent to the firm by its customers. Reading (with a little help from Google Translate) press ...
Healthcare Is 20 Years Behind Banks on Cybersecurity in Canada, Experts Say

Healthcare Is 20 Years Behind Banks on Cybersecurity in Canada, Experts Say

Hospitals and clinics in Canada can’t cope with growing cyber threats amid the COVID-19 pandemic, say healthcare and cybersecurity professionals. The reason? Healthcare institutions spend a bare minimum on IT, putting every ...
Abandoned Mobile Apps Are a Security Problem, Research Finds

Abandoned Mobile Apps Are a Security Problem, Research Finds

Mobile apps dropped by developers and removed from official stores remain a security issue because many people continue to use them daily, according to new research from Wandera. Not all mobile apps ...
Joomla Open-Source CMS Affected by Data-Breach

Joomla Open-Source CMS Affected by Data-Breach

A data breach affecting Joomla, the popular open-source content management system (CMS), was announced by its developers from Open Source Matters. While some data breaches take place when bad actors use vulnerabilities ...
Amtrak Announces Data Breach and Potential Leak of Guest Rewards Account Information

Amtrak Announces Data Breach and Potential Leak of Guest Rewards Account Information

Even with the travel restrictions prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the travel industry is once again tainted by a security incident that resulted in the leak of personal identifiable information found in ...
Data Breach at Independent Artist Marketplace Affects 5 Million Users

Data Breach at Independent Artist Marketplace Affects 5 Million Users

Minted, a digital marketplace for independent artists, started informing its members last week about a security incident that exposed personal information of 5 million users. Apparently, the notification was sent after the ...
Researcher Reports Zero-Day ‘Sign in with Apple’ Bug that Could Allow Full Account Takeover

Researcher Reports Zero-Day ‘Sign in with Apple’ Bug that Could Allow Full Account Takeover

Infosec researcher Bhavuk Jain has pocketed a handsome $100,000 from Apple’s bug bounty program after reporting a critical flaw that could have allowed malicious actors to bypass authentication and take over a ...
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Pablo Escobar’s brother says FaceTime flaw revealed his address, sues Apple for a publicity stunt (and $2.6 billion)

You may not have heard of Roberto Escobar, but if his surname isn’t familiar to you it surely will be to your parents. That’s because his brother, the late Pablo Escobar, was ...
Most Apps Use Vulnerable Open-Source Libraries, Veracode Research Shows

Most Apps Use Vulnerable Open-Source Libraries, Veracode Research Shows

New research from Veracode found that most applications use open-source libraries that also present vulnerabilities, but the distribution of such libraries depends on the programming languages used. Open-source libraries are ubiquitous, but ...