Bradley Barth

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Gaming industry has become popular target of credential stuffing attacks: study

Gaming industry has become popular target of credential stuffing attacks: study

Akamai Technologies found out that the habits of using the same passwords across multiple online accounts make online gaming platforms and its users easy targets

Telegram blames China for DDoS disruptions during Hong Kong unrest

Telegram blames China for DDoS disruptions during Hong Kong unrest

Protesters in Hong Kong often use services such as Telegram to organise their efforts in a manner free from government oversight, but a crippling DDoS attack would deny them access to such tools

Unpatched bug in Windows SymCrypt library could cause DoS condition, warns researcher

Unpatched bug in Windows SymCrypt library could cause DoS condition, warns researcher

Even though the problem is of relatively low severity, it is worth taking note of because it could take down an entire Windows fleet relatively easily, said Project Zero researcher Tavis Ormandy

Radiohead sells recordings to public after 'Creep' hacker threatens to leak them

Radiohead sells recordings to public after 'Creep' hacker threatens to leak them

A hacker stole Radiohead lead vocalist Thom Yorke's minidisk archive and threatened to publish the materials if not paid US$ 150,000 (£117,731)

Paradise lost: 1.1 million accounts exposed in 2018 breach of gaming site Emuparadise

Paradise lost: 1.1 million accounts exposed in 2018 breach of gaming site Emuparadise

The breach impacted 1,131,229 accounts and involved stolen email addresses, IP addresses, usernames and passwords stored as salted MD5 hashes

Court unseals indictment against alleged Darkode hacking forum members

Court unseals indictment against alleged Darkode hacking forum members

The Europol describes the cyber-crime forum and black marketplace, as the most prolific English-speaking cyber-criminal forum to date

New Hawkball backdoor attacks government sector in Central Asia

New Hawkball backdoor attacks government sector in Central Asia

The campaign apparently targeted one or more Russian-speaking government entities

7.7 million LabCorp patients affected by same breach that impacted Quest Diagnostics

7.7 million LabCorp patients affected by same breach that impacted Quest Diagnostics

Quest Diagnostics earlier reported that nearly 12 million of its patients were potentially affected by a malicious breach of third-party bill collection vendor

Breach of bill collection agency may affect 11.9 million Quest Diagnostics patients

Breach of bill collection agency may affect 11.9 million Quest Diagnostics patients

The compromised records include personally identifying information such as financial data and Social Security numbers, as well as medical information, but not lab test results

Prolonged Flipboard breach incident could make some users flip their lids

Prolonged Flipboard breach incident could make some users flip their lids

The illegal activity took place over a nearly 10-month span from 2 June 2018 through 3 March 2019, then paused before resuming on 21 April this year