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Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Equifax's credit report monitoring site, which was set up in the wake of security breach, is vulnerable to cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks   —  The site has at least one vulnerability that allows a hacker to trick users into turning over sensitive data.  —  Equifax's site used to set …
Sep 12, 2017, 12:25 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Equifax's website for checking if your data was affected by the breach produces confusing or inaccurate results   —  Several people have confirmed they have mixed or inaccurate results from the Equifax checker.  —  Something isn't right about Equifax's data breach checker.
Sep 9, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Critical flaw found in Apache Struts, a popular Java web app framework, has been present since 2008, and may affect 65% of Fortune 500 firms; patch is available   —  Servers and data stored by dozens of Fortune 100 companies are at risk, including airlines, banks and financial institutions, and social media sites.
Sep 5, 2017, 4:20 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Researcher uncovers open server with 711M email addresses and other credentials, including passwords and email server info, used by a spambot to send malware   —  The spambot has collected millions of email credentials and server login information in order to send spam through “legitimate” servers, defeating many spam filters.
Aug 29, 2017, 4:35 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Node.js forks again after a third of technical steering committee members quit over failure to remove a committee member for allegedly violating code of conduct   —  The tumultuous events this week in the Node.js community were a long time coming.  Insiders tell ZDNet how the community is trying to repair …
Aug 26, 2017, 12:15 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
AccuWeather iOS app sends user's location info to data monetization firm, even with location sharing turned off   —  A security researcher has found that the popular weather app sends private location data without the user's explicit permission to a firm designed to monetize user locations.
Aug 22, 2017, 3:25 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Millions of Verizon customer records exposed in security lapse   —  Customer records for at least 14 million subscribers, including phone numbers and account PINs, were exposed.  —  An Israeli technology company has exposed millions of Verizon customer records, ZDNet has learned.
Jul 12, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Researcher gains full system-wide access on Windows 10 S, despite the operating system's strict security measures, by exploiting Microsoft Word macros   —  We enlisted a leading security researcher to test if Microsoft's newest, locked down version of Windows 10 is protected against all …
Jun 25, 2017, 12:35 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
In wake of WannaCry, Microsoft fixes 3 flaws affecting unsupported OSes including Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 that it initially said it wouldn't patch   —  The company previously said it would not fix three outstanding exploits, but reversed course following the ransomware attack in May.
Jun 13, 2017, 3:25 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Password manager OneLogin compromised, says hackers have ability to decrypt encrypted data and all users served by US data center are affected   —  UPDATED: The company said that hackers have “the ability to decrypt encrypted data.”  —  Password manager and single sign-on provider OneLogin has been hacked.
Jun 1, 2017, 9:00 PMIn context

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