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Taipei Government Shocked Hacker Invasion: Mayor Ko Wen-je's Visit Leaked
The Taipei Government computers have been hacked, lots of data, including Taipei Mayor Ke Wen-je (Ke Wenzhe) and his visit to the US, are believed to leak, the police have begun investigations. Months ago, 3 million health data are stolen, and the attacking IP has been confirmed from China. This time, because 11 computers of the Taipei international affairs team had been hacked just before Mayor Ke's Washington trip, politic factors, either from China or US, may be the root of it...
By Lee I-chia  View Source  
Dow Jones 2.4M Records Left Exposed from Amazon Server
We usually think financial organization like Dow Jones should have higher data security standards. A bad news is telling its watchlist of more than 2.4 million 'high-risk' clients was leaked to the public due to incorrectly configured from unsecured Elasticsearch database, hosted on AWS, the famous cloud of Amazon. A report said the the list, as big as 4.4GB, was sitting on a public Elasticsearch and available for public access. We doubt that game level technology or management can really protect serious privacy?
By Adam Shepherd  View Source  
China Facial Recognition Database Leak Sparks Fears
The new data leaking is about 2.5 million people's personal data, including facial recognition database; it's causing huge worry in common Chinese people, who used to not wear mask or similar cover in public. But if the AI companies, which run security software systems for face recognition, crowd analysis, and personal verification, just like SenseNets, expose our privacy data easily, do we need makeup somehow to protect our faces?...
By Kate O'Flaherty  View Source  
Singapore HIV Data Leak Shakes Vulnerable Community
Details of more than 14,000 HIV infected people in Singapore had been made public in a massive data breach. The government has blamed the leak on the American partner of a local doctor, who had access to the records kept on all known HIV-positive people in Singapore. This leak isn't due to a traditional hacker, but an internal player, whose job granted him rare access to the confidential registry...
By Sharanjit Leyl  View Source  
Staffer Accused of Sneaking Into Computers of Senator Office
A Democratic staffer was accused to enter Republican senators' office and tried to use one of their computers, police said in an affidavit made public Thursday. This guy stands accused of a number of federal and local crimes for posted personal information of senators, like addresses and telephone, to their Wikipedia pages over the last couple of weeks. This privacy leak wasn't done high technology hackers, but a junior staff. A simper password or screen protection may stop the leaking...
By Stephen Dinan  View Source  
UK Conservative Party conference App Leaks MP Personal Details
Some phone numbers and email addresses for high-profile British MPs were shared on Twitter, and a few of them even received prank calls and messages. This data lead was due to a mobile conferencing app for the UK's Conservative Party. When things is related to security, you must get qualified guys to do, otherwise you take a risk of privacy sharing on Twitter or Facebook, especially your privacy is interesting in public...
By Catalin Cimpanu  View Source  
US State Department Reveals Data Breach Employee Information Exposed
Trump once said he wrote important things on papers. He seems distrust modern information technology to protect privacy. The new accident in the US State Department, which has confirmed a data breach through its email system, lets the president win again. The latest new revealed that a compromised email system leaked, and 1% employees' personally identifiable information(PII) have been exposed. Because, these are sort of personal data, the security notice was marked "Sensitive but Unclassified." The hacker may want to get more ...
By Charlie Osborne  View Source  
Two Hackers Have Found How to Break into Hotel-Room Locks
When you read a story talking about security vulnerability that may risk millions of hotel rooms, never think it's just a story. Your and your family's privacy may leak from these rooms if only you have chance to stop hotels. A ridiculous case was as early as 2003, 15 years ago, an guy in a a hacking conference in Berlin found his laptop was stolen and there was no evidence of force entry. Yes, his room's keycard-operated lock got hacked. As a matter of fact, hacker are much stronger than that age, no hotel room is safe now...
By Gulliver  View Source  
Chinese Hacker Groups To Shift Focus To India In 2018
Hackers aren't identical to criminals, although common people usually feel the risks from them and even leak data or lose money. Some hacker groups are actually backed by nation-states, called as APTs (Advanced Persistent Threat). It's one reason why cyber security situation is worse and malware is more. The recent reports disclosed Chinese APT groups are shifting focus in 2018 to India and other south Asia counties as a part of Beijing's global market goal. It's time to check if your data center is safe...
By Indo-Asian News  View Source  
Uber Pays $100,000 to Hacker for 57M Accounts Leak
Uber is facing a moment of truth. It needs to clean up its act. This company have our address and credit card information, and even details of travel history. It admitted a serious data leak was hidden: hackers breached and gained access to 57 million user accounts. What the Uber did is to pay $100,000 to hackers to delete the data. None argue it's deal with criminals. Does Uber really think customers' privacy is a small trade with hackers? They trusts hackers, but we have different opinion...
By Jake Novak  View Source  
Guess Who Is Dating With You: A Game of Hackers
Researchers in Kaspersky are evaluating some popular dating apps. It's said that dating apps are new targets of some hacker organizations. Why? People in love are easy to cheat and are open to spend money. The recent reports are as estimation: multiple vulnerabilities are discovered and some of them leak important private data. Because data apps lack basic data protection investment, you may date with hackers who know you everything, such a terrible scenario! ...
By Kaspersky Lab  View Source  
Android Malware Leak Private Photos To Friends
Do you mind private photos to be sent to friends? An new Android ransomware possibly asks you similar questions. If you do mind that happens, read this paper carefully. Some clues indicates the threat is distributed by Google Play. Thousands of Android users may be at risk to a malware which attempts to extort victims by threatening to leak personal information, including photos, unless a 'ransom' is paid to the hackers...
By Jason Murdock  View Source  
Cybersecurity Startup Exposed Hospital Data in Demos
From time to time, we heard stories of data leak. There are so many ways and causes. But can you imagine your data are exposed because a security startup demonstrated its unbeatable features? The network of El Camino Hospital, based in Santa Clara, California was such a victim for years. As reports of Wall Street Journal, hundreds of presentations probed it...
By Jeremy Kirk  View Source  
Emma Watson Photo Hacked and Sold Online
Emma Watson's computer has been hacked and she may be the new victim of privacy leak. Some rumours about these photographs have spread online. Her team has confirmed the hack, but no nude photographs of Ms Watson were leaked. One or two websites are selling the photos in encrypted way, not for Watson's privacy but for their money...
By Helena Horton  View Source  
Encryption Apps Help White House Staffers Leak
Since Donald Trump’s inauguration, a steady stream of leaks happened around the White House. Some are innocuous, and some devastating. The question is how the stories do to media secretly. In response, Trump has launched an investigation, tweeted: "Why are there so many illegal leaks coming out of Washington?" A tiny technology flaw hole will cause fatal info leak...
By LILY HAY NEWMAN  View Source  
Blackmail David Beckham: 1 M Or Email Leak
David Beckham is usually in news. This time he becomes a keyword in computer security pages. He and his team refused blackmailers a deal of a £1 million. The sequence was some negative emails really leaked. David did a right thing: say no to cyber criminals. But now the society starts to move the focus to what he said in private emails...
By Kenina Christi  View Full Paper  
POPULAR IOS APPS VULNERABLE TO TLS INTERCEPTION ATTACKS
Apps are main risk of your iPhone data leak. By Sudo Security Group, 19 of 76 apps are high-risk. Your financial or medical credentials, authentication tokens, or any else could be siphoned off by hackers. Local network, namely Wi-Fi, is the core of these risks. You cannot always keep your iPhone from Wi-Fi, a few seconds are enough for attackers to transfer credentials through unsafe apps...
By Thomas Fox-Brewster  View Source  
Hackers Released House Democrats Personal Information
This is a cyber security incident with political backdrop. All Democrats in House of Representatives may be involved with this leak. Lots of private cell phone numbers and email addresses will be public, ...
By ALEXANDER MALLIN  View Source  
7 information security trends currently
Protecting data, especially collected for your business like address or credit card number of customers, is absolutely vital. If it is related to a trademark or intellectual property, a careless leak may possibly leads the loss of thousands, even millions, of dollars.
By Peter Davidson  View Source  
33 million Twitter passwords leaded: 120000 used 123456
Not use 123456 as passwords! Hacker leaks passwords for 33 million Twitter accounts, 120000 accounts used 123456.
By Sarah Frier  View Source