8 U.S. City Websites Targeted in Magecart Attacks

Lindsey O’Donnell reports: Researchers believe that Click2Gov, municipal payment software, may be at the heart of this most recent government security incident Researchers are warning that the websites of eight U.S. cities – across three states – have been compromised with payment card-stealing Magecart skimmers. The websites all utilize Click2Gov municipality payment software, which was...

New Charges, Sentencing in Satori IoT Botnet Conspiracy

Brian Krebs reports: The U.S. Justice Department today charged a Canadian and a Northern Ireland man for allegedly conspiring to build botnets that enslaved hundreds of thousands of routers and other Internet of Things (IoT) devices for use in large-scale distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. In addition, a defendant in the United States was sentenced today to...

Jamesville-DeWitt High School student email list breached; explicit messages sent

Elizabeth Doran reports: DeWitt, N.Y. — The Jamesville-DeWitt High School email listserv was breached, and three “explicit” messages were sent to students, according to a notification the district sent to families. The messages were each one line, and contained vulgar language directed at school administrators, according to copies obtained by syracuse.com | The Post-Standard. They were...