Jan 172019
 

Gerard Couzens reports: A Portuguese hacker named as the cyber criminal behind Football Leaks has been arrested in Hungary. The 30-year-old, who media in Lisbon are claiming is a university dropout called Rui Pinto, was held following a lengthy investigation by Portugal’s Policia Judiciaria. Pinto has been forced to deny he is the mystery individual […]

Jan 172019
 

Dan Goodin reports: Have I Been Pwned, the breach notification service that serves as a bellwether for the security of login credentials, has just gotten its hands on its biggest data haul ever—a list that includes almost 773 million unique email addresses and 21 million unique passwords that were used to log in to third-party […]

Jan 172019
 

Erik White reports: Nearly two years after the Friday night when he decided to test out the computer system at Laurentian University, Spencer Brydges pleaded guilty Wednesday in a Sudbury courtroom. Back in 2017, the comptuer science student was surprised that he could access the personal information of professors and other students. Brydges then reported […]

Jan 162019
 

Sergiu Gatlan reports: Potential attackers could view and change private information in flight bookings made by millions of customers of major international airlines because of a security issue in the Amadeus online booking system found by Safety Detective’s Noam Rotem. Currently, the Amadeus ticket booking system is being used by 141 international airlines which gives […]

Jan 162019
 
DoD Health Agency Security Flaws Put Patient Data at Risk, OIG Finds

Jessica Davis reports: The Department of Defense Health Agency (DHA) failed to consistently implement security measures to protect the systems that stored, processed, and transmitted electronic health record and patient information, according to a DoD Office of Inspector General report released this week. The report found DHA and Army officials didn’t enforce the use of Common […]