Gab, the Twitter-like social networking service known for its far-right userbase, has reportedly been hacked – putting more than 40 million public and private posts, messages, as well as user profiles and hashed passwords, at risk of exposure. Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
Controversial cryptocurrency developer Tether says it will not give in to extortionists who are demanding a 500 Bitcoin ransom payment (currently worth approximately US $ 24 million).
You may have missed it amongst the many news reports of the denial-of-service attacks troubling Labour, but that wasn’t the only reason the UK political party made the cybersecurity headlines this week.
Facebook today revealed yet another security incident admitting that roughly 100 app developers may have improperly accessed its users’ data in certain Facebook groups, including their names and profile pictures. In a blog post published Tuesday, Facebook said the app developers that unauthorizedly access this information were primarily social media management and video streaming apps that let
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Supreme Court wraps up legal submissions from supermarket and breach victims
“Cutting to the chase, it’s not a case where the office cleaner finds a thumb drive, picks it up and takes the opportunity to make some use of it,” barrister Jonathan Barnes told the Supreme Court as he urged judges to dismiss Morrisons’ appeal against liability for its 2014 payroll data breach.…