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Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Experian tool to retrieve credit freeze PIN relies on just four pieces of basic personal information for authentication, inadequate given widespread leaks   —  An alert reader recently pointed my attention to a free online service offered by big-three credit bureau Experian that allows anyone …
Sep 21, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Equifax employee portal in Argentina with 14K names, SSN-like DNIs of customers secured with “admin/admin” until notified by security researchers   —  Equifax last week disclosed a historic breach involving Social Security numbers and other sensitive data on as many as 143 million Americans.
Sep 13, 2017, 9:35 PMIn context
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
After documenting botnet attack on ProPublica, DFR Lab faced its own attack from bots and impersonators, who use follows, likes, retweets to intimidate users   —  I awoke this morning to find my account on Twitter (@briankrebs) had attracted almost 12,000 new followers overnight.
Aug 31, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Six firms including Akamai, Cloudflare, Google team up to disrupt WireX botnet, which compromised tens of thousands of Android devices and launched DDoS attacks   —  A half dozen technology and security companies — some of them competitors — issued the exact same press release today.
Aug 28, 2017, 3:20 PMIn context
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Senators debut a bill requiring IoT devices sold to government are patchable and conform to basic security best practices, like avoiding hard-coded passwords   —  Lawmakers in the U.S. Senate today introduced a bill that would set baseline security standards for the government's purchase …
Aug 1, 2017, 10:35 PMIn context
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
DocuSign says recent malware phishing attacks targeting its users were the result of a breach of a “non-core” system and that only email addresses were accessed   —  DocuSign, a major provider of electronic signature technology, acknowledged today that a series …
May 15, 2017, 11:55 PMIn context
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Payments to the three Bitcoin addresses reportedly hardcoded in the WannaCry ransomware totaled just $26K by Saturday   —  As thousands of organizations work to contain and clean up the mess from this week's devastating Wana ransomware attack, the fraudsters responsible for releasing …
May 15, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Sources: card payments giant Verifone is investigating a breach of its internal networks that has affected a number of companies running its PoS solutions   —  Credit and debit card payments giant Verifone [NYSE: PAY] is investigating a breach of its internal computer networks that appears …
Mar 7, 2017, 1:40 PMIn context
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Brian Krebs accuses founder of DDoS mitigation provider ProTraf Solutions as co-author of Mirai IoT worm; founder denies involvement   —  On September 22, 2016, this site was forced offline for nearly four days after it was hit with “Mirai,” a malware strain that enslaves poorly secured Internet of Things …
Jan 20, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Russian hacking group The Dukes, suspected of hacking DNC servers, has launched at least five phishing attacks on US NGOs and think tanks   —  Less than six hours after Donald Trump became the presumptive president-elect of the United States, a Russian hacker gang perhaps best known for breaking …
Nov 10, 2016, 4:20 PMIn context

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