Jun 242018
 

Alfred Charles reports: PDQ, a fast-casual dining restaurant with several locations in the Triangle, is warning customers about a cyber attack on its computer systems in which hackers were able to access or acquire personal information from the chain’s customers who paid with credit cards. In a statement posted to the company’s website, the chain […]

Jun 242018
 

Rene Ritchie reports: Update: Apple has provided me with the following statement, which should close the door on speculation surrounding this purported exploit: “The recent report about a passcode bypass on iPhone was in error, and a result of incorrect testing” Yesterday, a security researcher reported on a possible brute-force passcode attack that affected iPhone […]

Jun 242018
 

Midwest City, Oklahoma  reports that about 2,300 customers were potentially affected by a breach involving software needed to use Click2Gov. As Dark Reading recently explained: Risk Based Security’s Inga Goddijn noticed a pattern of Click2Gov, a product of Superion Software, appearing in breach notification letters. The notifications came from cities across the United States, which […]

Jun 232018
 

Justin Hemmings of Alston & Bird writes: The FBI recently published its 2017 Internet Crime Report highlighting trends and statistics compiled by the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (“IC3”) during 2017. The report compiles data from a total of 301,580 complaints which reported losses of over $1.4 billion. In addition to an explanation of the […]

Jun 232018
 

Aria Thaker reports: In another exposure of Aadhaar’s cybersecurity weaknesses, over 70 subdomains under a Government of India website are providing access to demographic-authentication services without requiring identity verification from the requester. The websites allow users to access an application programming interface, or API, in which anyone can enter a person’s Aadhaar number, name, gender […]