Recidivist Hacker Sentenced for Violating Supervised Release Conditions

Cape Cod Today staff report: A New Bedford man was sentenced yesterday for violating conditions of his supervised release by engaging in another cybercrime after being released from federal custody after two prior convictions. Cameron Lacroix, 30, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Senior Judge Mark L. Wolf to 15 months in prison, to...

Data of 24.3 million Lumin PDF users shared on hacking forum

Catalin Cimpanu reports: The details of over 24.3 million Lumin PDF users have been shared today on a hacking forum, ZDNet has learned from a source. The hacker said they leaked the company’s data after Lumin PDF administrators failed to answer his queries multiple times over the past few months. Read more on ZDNet.

Database leaks data on most of Ecuador’s citizens, including 6.7 million children

Catalin Cimpanu reports: The personal records of most of Ecuador’s population, including children, has been left exposed online due to a misconfigured database, ZDNet has learned. The database, an Elasticsearch searver, was discovered two weeks ago by vpnMentor security researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, who shared their findings exclusively with ZDNet. Together, we...