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Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Two hackers behind the SpyEye botnet creation kit sentenced to a combined 24 years in Georgia   —  SpyEye Makers Get 24 Years in Prison  —  Two hackers convicted of making and selling the infamous SpyEye botnet creation kit were sentenced in Georgia today to a combined 24 years in prison …
Apr 21, 2016, 11:55 PMIn context
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
FBI says “CEO fraud” attacks, where scammers often scrape email addresses and impersonate execs to target employees, have cost organizations $2.3B+ since 2013   —  FBI: $2.3 Billion Lost to CEO Email Scams  —  The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) this week warned about a …
Apr 7, 2016, 3:30 PMIn context
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
1.5M stolen records for sale of customers of Verizon Enterprise, which confirmed a breach took place   —  Crooks Steal, Sell Verizon Enterprise Customer Data  —  Verizon Enterprise Solutions, a B2B unit of the telecommunications giant that gets called in to help Fortune 500's respond …
Mar 24, 2016, 9:25 PMIn context
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
IRS suspends ‘Get IP PIN’ feature designed to protect 2015 breach victims after identity thieves stole at least 800 of those PINs to file fraudulent returns   —  IRS Suspends Insecure ‘Get IP PIN’ Feature  —  Citing ongoing security concerns, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) …
Mar 8, 2016, 2:00 AMIn context
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Takeover of Brian Krebs' PayPal account illustrates why authentication via static identifiers (like SSN and DOB) is highly vulnerable to identity thieves   —  2016 Reality: Lazy Authentication Still the Norm  —  My PayPal account was hacked on Christmas Eve.
Jan 2, 2016, 5:05 AMIn context
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Former employees say Experian's efforts to improve security slipped after the departure of CIO John Finch   —  At Experian, Security Attrition Amid Acquisitions  —  T-Mobile disclosed last week that some 15 million customers had their Social Security numbers and other personal data stolen thanks …
Oct 12, 2015, 9:25 PMIn context
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Retail brokerage firm Scottrade says breach from late 2013 to early 2014 compromised up to 4.6M customers' contact information, including SSNs   —  Scottrade Breach Hits 4.6 Million Customers  —  Welcome to Day 2 of Cybersecurity (Breach) Awareness Month!  Today's awareness lesson is brought …
Oct 2, 2015, 3:13 PMIn context
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Leaked Ashley Madison emails suggest CTO hacked competitor nerve.com and exfiltrated its entire user database   —  Leaked AshleyMadison Emails Suggest Execs Hacked Competitors  —  Hacked online cheating service AshleyMadison.com is portraying itself as a victim of malicious cybercriminals …
Aug 24, 2015, 9:30 PMIn context
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Multiple sources report finding their personal info in Ashley Madison data dump despite former CTO's claims that some of the leaked data is not genuine   —  Was the Ashley Madison Database Leaked?  —  Many news sites and blogs are reporting that the data stolen last month from 37 million users …
Aug 18, 2015, 11:10 PMIn context
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Dating site for cheaters AshleyMadison hacked, data of 37M users potentially compromised   —  Online Cheating Site AshleyMadison Hacked  —  Large caches of data stolen from online cheating site AshleyMadison.com have been posted online by an individual or group that claims to have completely compromised …
Jul 20, 2015, 1:00 AMIn context

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