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I Can’t Believe Mirais: Tracking the Infamous IoT Malware

Another major Mirai attack in 2016 brought down the Krebs on Security blog site for over four days, costing device owners more than $323,000. Since then, there have been multiple variants of this ... read more

FEC: Campaigns Can Use Discounted Cybersecurity Services

The decision comes amid much jostling on Capitol Hill over election security at the state level, and fresh warnings from U.S. intelligence agencies about impending cyber attacks targeting ... read more

Beyond Wipro: Meet the ‘Gift Cardsharks’ Behind the Massive Campaign Targeting Victims with Commercially Available Tools

Krebs On Security first reported the breach, based on accounts from various sources claiming that state-backed hackers had been lurking on Wipro’s network for months and that the threat actors had ... read more

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Now it’s official. The particular website that was hit by a record-breaking distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack that we covered a few days ago was that of white-hat security journalist [Brian ... read more


First American security flaw leaked 885 million real estate documents

First American Financial Corporation left as many as 885 million real estate documents dating as far back as 2003 exposed, according to Krebs on Security. The company, one of the largest real estate ... read more

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First American shut down external access to an application on Friday after cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs alerted the title insurer that millions of records were exposed online. "The digitized ... read more

Report: Facebook stored user passwords unencrypted for years (updated)

Facebook's (FB-0.6%) on the move again, dipping into the red, as the Krebs On Security site reports that the company stored hundreds of millions of user passwords in plaintext for years. That's a ... read more

Facebook employees had access to private passwords for hundreds of millions of people

This time, it turns out Facebook was storing the personal passwords for hundreds of millions of Facebook users unencrypted on the company servers, according to a report from the security publication ... read more

Facebook stored hundreds of millions of user passwords in plain text

A new report from Krebs On Security has revealed that Facebook stored the account passwords of hundreds of millions of users in plain text and they were easily searchable by thousands of its own ... read more

Why you need to change your Facebook password now

Much like Brexit, chats around Facebook's privacy policies are as complicated as they are long. Following a report by Krebs on Security, Wired say the social media giant has acknowledged a bug in its ... read more

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Today, Krebs on Security has revealed that Facebook was storing between 200 and 600 million Facebook users passwords in plain text, going back to as early as 2012. While Facebook claims to have found ... read more

FBI warns banks about ATM cash-out scheme

With this method, hackers can quickly steal large sums of money. The FBI is warning banks about a fraud scheme called an ATM cash-out, Krebs on Security reports. With this type of heist, attackers ... read more



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