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Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Google says none of its 85,000+ employees have been successfully phished since early 2017, when it required use of physical Security Keys in place of passwords   —  Google has not had any of its 85,000+ employees successfully phished on their work-related accounts since early 2017 …
Jul 23, 2018, 2:50 PMIn context
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Privacy leak found in Google Home and Chromecast that would let a malicious site find a user's precise location from Wi-Fi info; Google to fix leak within weeks   —  Google in the coming weeks is expected to fix a location privacy leak in two of its most popular consumer products.
Jun 18, 2018, 12:45 PMIn context
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
WebStresser, a DDoS-for-hire service with 136K users and linked to 4M+ cyberattacks is shut down; UK's NCA says service could be rented for as little as $14.99   —  Authorities in the U.S., U.K. and the Netherlands on Tuesday took down popular online attack-for-hire service WebStresser.org and arrested its alleged administrators.
Apr 25, 2018, 7:10 PMIn context
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Facebook deleted almost 120 cybercrime private discussion groups, with ~300K members, that ranged from spam to ID theft, hours after tip from Brian Krebs   —  Hours after being alerted by KrebsOnSecurity, Facebook last week deleted almost 120 private discussion groups totaling more than 300,000 members …
Apr 17, 2018, 3:15 PMIn context
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Sources: Panerabread.com leaked customer records with names, emails, last four digits of CCs; flaw reported 8+ months ago, may affect 7M+; Panera says now fixed   —  Panerabread.com, the Web site for the American chain of bakery-cafe fast casual restaurants by the same name …
Apr 2, 2018, 6:55 PMIn context
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Pr0gramm, the image hosting community behind Coinhive software that hijacks browsers to mine cryptocurrency, donates $250K+ to cancer research after exposé   —  A story published here this week revealed the real-life identity behind the original creator of Coinhive …
Mar 31, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
A deep look at JavaScript-based cryptocurrency mining service Coinhive, a cryptojacking tool used to steal processing power of users' devices for mining Monero   —  Multiple security firms recently identified cryptocurrency mining service Coinhive as the top malicious threat to Web users …
Mar 28, 2018, 2:15 AMIn context
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
How Amazon's Createspace publishing arm was used to launder money using stolen credit cards, dubious ebooks, and by impersonating authors   —  Patrick Reames had no idea why Amazon.com sent him a 1099 form saying he'd made almost $24,000 selling books via Createspace, the company's on-demand publishing arm.
Feb 22, 2018, 6:35 AMIn context
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
US Secret Service warning financial institutions about “jackpotting” attacks targeting US ATMs; source close to the matter says Ploutus.D malware is being used   —  ATM “jackpotting” — a sophisticated crime in which thieves install malicious software and/or hardware at ATMs …
Jan 28, 2018, 7:05 AMIn context
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Coinbase fixes bug that let customers of Overstock.com buy items for about 15% of the listed price by paying in bitcoin cash instead of bitcoin   —  Coinbase and Overstock.com just fixed a serious glitch that allowed Overstock customers to buy any item at a tiny fraction of the listed price.
Jan 9, 2018, 4:50 PMIn context

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