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In The News finds 45M leaked VerticalScope user records
June 15, 2016 | By Doug Olenick

The outdoor and sports-centric website aggregator VerticalScope was hacked according to an industry watchdog with about 45 million records from more than 1,100 websites being taken and posted to the internet. The compromised data was found by Leakedsource in February 2016 with the records discovered containing information such as email address, username,... Read More >

45 Million Potentially Impacted by VerticalScope Hack
June 15, 2016 | By SecurityWeek News

VerticalScope, which hosts 1,100 websites and forums, was hacked earlier this year, with the details of around 45 million users later leaked online. Some of the most popular online communities hosted by VerticalScope include,,, and, all of which were impacted by data leak. Apparently, the data... Read More >

The Beginners Guide To Application Security, AKA The Beginners Guide To Hacking
June 9, 2016 | By Ben Campbell

For software developers who quite understandably detest hackers, it probably doesn’t seem natural or appealing to think like a hacker in order to build better applications. But does the FBI... Read More >

Millions of Twitter Credentials Up for Sale for Less Than a Cent Each
June 9, 2016 | By Tara Seals

A hacker, who has links to the recent MySpace, LinkedIn and Tumblr data breaches, is claiming another trophy: Millions upon millions of Twitter accounts. The Russian hacker, going by the... Read More >

OWASP Top 10 & Open Source Code: Why Watching Your Back Means Watching Everyone Else’s
June 6, 2016 | By Admin

At times, being a developer can feel a little bit like being back in school and getting partnered up on projects. You would work your butt off, fastidiously checking and... Read More >

Don’t wait for the police: plugging holes in your website forms to avoid SQL injection
June 6, 2016 | By Naomi Webb

It’s been a while since the last major Florida election controversy but at long last the sunshine state has delivered. A cybersecurity researcher exposed serious vulnerabilities in the Lee County... Read More >

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