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Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
A US agency said hackers may have accessed partial SSNs, immigration status, tax information, and more in an October breach of healthcare.gov   —  Hackers siphoned off thousands of Healthcare.gov applications by breaking into the accounts of brokers and agents tasked with helping customers sign up for healthcare plans.
Nov 9, 2018, 6:25 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Utah resident Austin Thompson, aka @DerpTrolling, pleads guilty to DDoS attacks on EA's Origin, Sony Playstation and Valve's Steam gaming services in Dec. 2013   —  A Utah man has pleaded guilty to computer hacking charges, after admitting to knocking several gaming services offline five years ago.
Nov 9, 2018, 1:00 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Check Point: DJI's website and apps had a vulnerability that would have given hackers unfettered access to a drone owner's account, including live video footage   —  It took about six months for popular consumer drone maker DJI to fix a security vulnerability across its website and apps …
Nov 8, 2018, 9:45 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Freedom House moves the US down a spot in its global internet freedom rankings citing net neutrality repeal, surveillance law renewal, disinformation, and more   —  If you need a safe haven on the internet, where the pipes are open and the freedoms are plentiful — you might want to move to Estonia or Iceland.
Nov 3, 2018, 12:50 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Apple says its T2 security chip, found in the 2018 Mac laptops, disconnects the device's microphone from the rest of the hardware whenever the lid is closed   —  Apple's newest MacBooks include a new feature that makes it virtually impossible for hackers or spies to eavesdrop on your microphone.
Oct 31, 2018, 7:25 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Audit finds a US Geological Survey network in South Dakota was infected with malware after an unnamed employee visited thousands of porn pages on his laptop   —  A U.S. government network was infected with malware thanks to one employee's “extensive history” of watching porn on his work computer, investigators have found.
Oct 31, 2018, 2:55 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Sources: two hackers, who stole millions of users' data from Uber in 2016, indicted on charges related to 2016 data breach at online learning company Lynda   —  Zack Whittaker @zackwhittaker / 8 hours  —  Two hackers who stole millions of users' data from ride-hailing firm Uber have been indicted …
Oct 26, 2018, 8:25 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Cathay Pacific says data of 9.4M passengers was stolen in data breach, including dates of birth, phone numbers, email and postal addresses, and passport numbers   —  Zack Whittaker @zackwhittaker / 22 hours  —  Cathay Pacific, one of the main airlines in Hong Kong, says records …
Oct 25, 2018, 8:15 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
Research: CIA, NSA, DOD among federal agencies that have yet to implement DMARC email security on all their domains, despite a DHS directive to do so by Tuesday   —  Some of the most sensitive U.S. government departments and agencies still aren't using a basic email security feature …
Oct 16, 2018, 11:25 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
A flood of fake Adobe Flash installers are reportedly installing XMRig, an open source crypto mining malware that siphons generated funds to a Monero wallet   —  If you think that Flash, the once-popular web plugin, couldn't die fast enough, even those annoying fake Flash installers riddled …
Oct 12, 2018, 4:25 AMIn context

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