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.
If only two factor authentication had been used, maybe the database would never have been accessed by online criminals.
If you have an account on link-shortening service Bitly, you should take steps now to protect your account.
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
Security expert Graham Cluley takes a look at the Kickstarter hack, and discovers there’s more to think about than just changing your passwords.
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
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