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Amtrak resets user passwords after Guest Rewards data breach

Sergiu Gatlan reports: The National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) disclosed a data breach that led to the exposure of personal information of some Guest Rewards members. …  “On the evening of April 16, 2020, Amtrak determined that an unknown third party gained unauthorized access to certain Amtrak Guest Rewards accounts,” Amtrak Guest Rewards Senior...

Hacker leaks database of Daniel’s Hosting, dark web provider

Catalin Cimpanu reports: A hacker has leaked online today the database of Daniel’s Hosting (DH), the largest free web hosting provider for dark web services. The leaked data was obtained after the hacker breached DH earlier this year, on March 10, 2020. At the time, DH owner Daniel Winzen told ZDNet the hacker breached his...

One down: Nathan Wyatt of thedarkoverlord agrees to plead guilty

A U.K. man extradited to the U.S. in December to stand trial for his role in thedarkoverlord (TDO) has agreed to plea guilty to resolve all charges against him. Nathan Francis Wyatt, also known as “Crafty Cockney,” has agreed to plead guilty to charges stemming from his role in some of thedarkoverlord’s attacks on...

U.S. Accuses Russian Military Hackers of Attack on Email Servers

Julian E. Barnes and David E. Sanger report: The National Security Agency publicly accused Russian government hackers of targeting email servers around the world in an unusual announcement on Thursday, showing that the agency is becoming more aggressive in calling out Moscow’s action as the presidential election approaches. While the Trump administration has publicly...