Twitter hack: US and UK teens arrested over breach of celebrity accounts | Twitter

Authorities have charged three men in a major Twitter breach this month that hacked the accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls to scam people around the globe out of more than $100,000 in bitcoin. The suspects include a 19-year-old British man from Bognor Regis, a 22-year-old man from Continue Reading

Twitter says spear-phishing attack on employees led to breach | Twitter- Tempemail

Twitter said a large hack two weeks ago targeted a small number of employees through a phone “spear-phishing” attack. The social media platform said the hackers targeted about 130 accounts, tweeted from 45, accessed the inboxes of 36, and were able to download Twitter data from seven. Attackers also targeted Continue Reading

Second IT contractor charged over LandMark White data breach – Security – Storage- Tempemail

A second IT contractor has been charged in relation to two data breach incidents that wiped $50 million from the property valuation company formerly known as LandMark White last year. Detectives from the cybercrime squad arrested a 39-year-old Arncliffe man on Friday as part of an ongoing investigation into the Continue Reading

Twitter Addresses Potentially Harmful Data Breach | Tempemail

Image sourced from Mission Statement Academy In an email sent to potentially affected clients, Twitter has confirmed that sensitive data regarding their business customers may have been compromised. The company says that some clients billing information was unknowingly stored in their browser’s cache, making it ‘possible’ for others to access. Continue Reading

US Congress seeks answers on Juniper Networks breach amid encryption fight – Networking – Security- Tempemail

A group of US lawmakers preparing to fight a legislative attack on encrypted communications is trying to establish what happened when encryption was subverted at a Silicon Valley maker of networking gear. Democrat Ron Wyden, who sits on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said the 2015 incident at Sunnyvale-based Juniper Networks Continue Reading

Joomla Resources Directory (JRD) Portal Suffers Data Breach – Tempemail

Joomla, one of the most popular Open-source content management systems (CMS), last week announced a new data breach impacting 2,700 users who have an account with its resources directory (JRD) website, i.e., resources.joomla.org. The breach exposed affected users’ personal information, such as full names, business addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, Continue Reading

British Airline EasyJet Suffers Data Breach Exposing 9 Million Customers’ Data – Tempemail

British low-cost airline EasyJet today admitted that the company has fallen victim to a cyber-attack, which it labeled “highly sophisticated,” exposing email addresses and travel details of around 9 million of its customers. In an official statement released today, EasyJet confirmed that of the 9 million affected users, a small Continue Reading

SAP discloses security lapses; says there was no data breach – Security – Software- Tempemail

Business software group SAP disclosed on Tuesday that some of its cloud products did not meet contractual or statutory security standards and said it would take remedial action to fix the problem as soon as possible. The shortcomings were not identified in response to a specific security incident, the German Continue Reading

Hackers Breach LineageOS, Ghost, DigiCert Servers Using SaltStack Vulnerability – Tempemail

Days after cybersecurity researchers sounded the alarm over two critical vulnerabilities in the SaltStack configuration framework, a hacking campaign has already begun exploiting the flaws to breach servers of LineageOS, Ghost, and Digicert. Tracked as CVE-2020-11651 and CVE-2020-11652, the disclosed flaws could allow an adversary to execute arbitrary code on Continue Reading

Home affairs data breach may have exposed personal details of 700,000 migrants | Data protection

Privacy experts have blasted the home affairs department for a data breach revealing the personal details of 774,000 migrants and people aspiring to migrate to Australia, including partial names and the outcome of applications. At a time the federal government is asking Australians to trust the security of data collected Continue Reading