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Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Researchers found Accenture left huge trove of highly sensitive data on exposed servers in mid-Sept., including 40K unencrypted passwords; firm downplays hack   —  The four exposed servers had no password, but contained the “keys to the kingdom.”  —  Technology and cloud giant Accenture …
Oct 10, 2017, 4:35 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Apple says it received 30,814 government requests to access 233,052 devices, down 6% YoY, as US national security orders reach 13,250-13,499, up from 2,999 YoY   —  Device and requests went down, but secret and classified orders spiked by more than three-fold.
Sep 28, 2017, 2:00 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Equifax chairman and CEO Richard Smith steps down effective immediately after massive data breach, having spent more than a decade at the company   —  The company's shares were halted pending the news.  —  Equifax chairman and chief executive Richard Smith has stepped down from the embattled …
Sep 26, 2017, 9:25 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Ex-NSA hacker and security researcher at Synack reveals macOS zero-day flaw that exposes Keychain contents to exfiltration by apps, demos it in High Sierra   —  The vulnerability lets an attacker steal the contents of a Keychain — without needing a password.
Sep 25, 2017, 2:57 PMIn context
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

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