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Hackers Breach ZoneAlarm’s Forum Site — Outdated vBulletin to Blame

Swati Khandelwal reports: ZoneAlarm, an internet security software company owned by Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point Technologies, has suffered a data breach exposing data of its discussion forum users, the company confirmed The Hacker News. With nearly 100 million downloads, ZoneAlarm offers antivirus software, firewall, and additional virus protection solutions to home PC users,...

Utah Company Settles FTC Allegations it Failed to Safeguard Consumer Data

The FTC announced a settlement in a data security enforcement action against InfoTrax Systems, L.C. and its former CEO, Mark Rawlins. Here is their press release, below, followed by InfoTrax’s comments on the settlement: A Utah-based technology company has agreed to implement a comprehensive data security program to settle Federal Trade Commission allegations that...

In September, VMedia notified members of a vBulletin 0day

Today I learned from one of my readers that VMedia had a breach that they had disclosed back on September 25, but it apparently wasn’t picked up by media outlets until October 31. The following is the notice from their website. The media coverage is in French. On September 25, 2019, vBulletin message boards...