Cybersecurity and manufacturers: what the costly Chrysler Jeep hack reveals

As the cost of fixing security mistakes in Jeep Chrysler Dodge vehicles mounts, so does the need for manufacturers to weigh cybersecurity risks in the product development process, alongside features and benefits.

4 tips for recovering from an attack

Recent high-profile data breaches have illustrated criminals’ insatiable appetite for data and financial reward. Here’s some information on what to do after an attack.

Ryanair hack: $5 million stolen from low-cost airline

Budget airline Ryanair has been the victim of a major banking hack, with more than $5 million stolen from its business account last week.

Hackers spy on Kansas family through unsecured baby monitor

A Kansas family are the latest victims of a hacked nanny cam, after noticing the device purchased to monitor their three-month-old baby was also monitoring them.

9-year-old cybersecurity expert hacks Android smartphone in minutes

Wondering how secure your Android smartphone is? Well, a 9-year-old cybersecurity expert has demonstrated how hackers could steal contacts, call logs and messages within just 15 minutes.

HipChat hack leads to precautionary password reset

Use HipChat? Be aware that hackers have accessed the names, usernames, email addresses and encrypted passwords for some users.

Madonna thinks her computer was hacked

Turns out that the Material Girl has had her material stolen, and she’s blaming hackers!

eBay customers urged to change their passwords after breach

eBay customers should change passwords following this latest high profile breach. The Internet giant says the hack exposed names, addresses, phone numbers, and encrypted passwords of customers.

Bitly hackers stole user credentials from offsite database backup

If only two factor authentication had been used, maybe the database would never have been accessed by online criminals.

Mystery surrounds Bitly’s urgent security warning following security breach

If you have an account on link-shortening service Bitly, you should take steps now to protect your account.

Kickstarter fue vulnerado y se instó a que los usuarios cambiaran sus contraseñas

El fin de semana pasado, el sitio de crowdfunding, Kickstarter publicó algo que llamó “una importante nota de seguridad“, algo que se puede reconocer como un anuncio de que fue hackeado. Parte de la nota dice: El miércoles pasado, oficiales de las fuerzas de seguridad se contactaron con Kickstarter y nos alertaron que atacantes habían

Kickstarter hacked. Users told to change passwords

Security expert Graham Cluley takes a look at the Kickstarter hack, and discovers there’s more to think about than just changing your passwords.

Authentication attacks: Apple, Amazon, iCloud, Google, anything with a password

Sharing details of the hack that “wiped his life” has earned Mat Honan a place in the annals of information system security; the specific inter-dependence of flawed authentication systems that cost him so dearly–encompassing Apple, iCloud, Amazon.com, Gmail and more–would probably still exist if Mat had not gone public. Wired has the full story here

Sony PlayStation Network and Qriocity Services Hacked – 77 Million Accounts at Risk

Not one to let Epsilon or Oak Ridge National Laboratories hog the media spotlight, Sony, a seasoned expert at security blunders such as the famous Sony rootkit, has taken the spotlight for one of the biggest security breaches of all time. Hackers were able to access Sony’s network and according to Sony http://blog.us.playstation.com/2011/04/26/update-on-playstation-network-and-qriocity/ the information

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