What was stolen? An independent security researcher was able to hack Instagram servers and gain access to basically all of Instagram’s secret material. Wesley Weinberg, was able to put his hands on everything from Instagram’s source code through credentials to email servers, SSL certificates and personal data of employees and users. As part of
From the latest credit card breach to Microsoft’s privacy ‘faux pas’, here are the week’s top security stories – take a few minutes and catch up before the madness begins again!
On Tracking the Creator of Bitcoin, a Breach at Sally Beauty and Facebook Clickjacking: Security News Update
It was a crazy week, with the secretive Bitcoin creator supposedly outed, details of 280,000+ payment cards tied to Sally Beauty purchases discovered for sale online and a new Facebook clickjacking campaign that preys on the curious, so let’s get down to it shall we? Here are your weeks biggest security stories:
The notorious hacker group Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) is stirring up trouble again, this time with Facebook. Overnight, the group claimed to pwn the Facebook.com domain, posting a screenshot of the WHOIS info on its Twitter. ‘Happy Birthday Mark,’ the tweet taunted, referring to Facebook’s recent 10th birthday. The registrant data indeed reflected that the
We all have different opinions on the Justin Bieber phenomenon, but there is no denying his star-power and influence over the younger generation. The Canadian star is constantly in the headlines for the wrong reasons, including a DUI arrest last week. Interestingly, this event has deeply affected information security worldwide.