Remote Code Execution Found on Dell Computers
When Bill Demirkapi was on the lookout for a new computer, he decided on Dell’s G3 15 laptop.
Cartoon Network Hacked: Strippers and Memes Replace Content
A male stripper and Arabic memes were among things that greeted viewers of Cartoon Network websites in at least 16 countries throughout Europe, South America, the Middle East and Africa.
Vodafone finds Huawei vulnerabilities 'going back years'
In a report to Bloomberg on April 30, Vodafone admits it "found vulnerabilities going back years with equipment supplied by Huawei for the carrier’s Italian business." They further admitted that "hidden backdoors in the software could have given Huawei unauthorized access to the carrier’s fixed-line network in Italy, a system that provides internet service to millions of homes and businesses."
FBI Reports $2.7 Billion in Cybercrime Losses for 2018
The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Centre (IC3) has released its 2018 Internet Crime Report and, while its contents mostly relate to cybercrime in the US, its findings aren't good.
Insurers cite 'War Exclusion' clause to avoid paying damages
When Mondelez International became a victim of the NotPetya ransomware attack in June 2017, their losses totalled more than US$100 million. The food and beverage conglomerate turned to their insurer, Zurich, and were shocked by what they heard.
Telstra report finds 48% of Australian companies experienced cyber attack
The 2019 Telstra Security Report, covering more than 300 Aussie companies, has found that 48% had experienced a cyber attack in the past year, up 33% on 2018 figures.
Kathmandu online store hacked in a month-long breach
Kathmandu has announced it suffered a data breach that saw customers' personal and payments information captured, including billing and shipping name, address, email and phone number. Credit and debit card details used on the Kathmandu website were also accessed.
Zero day found in Google Chrome's FileReader API
Google identified a zero day vulnerability (CVE-2019-5786) on March 7 in the Google Chrome browser. A 'use-after-free' was discovered and quickly patched in the FileReader API, allowing an attack execute malicious code.
Starwood Hotels database breached including millions of passport numbers
The original notice about the Starwood guest reservation database security incident - released on November 30, 2018 - stated there may have been information on up to 500 million guests involved. This information included some combination of name, mailing address, phone number, email address, passport number, Starwood Preferred Guest (“SPG”) account information, date of birth, gender, arrival and departure information, reservation date, and communication preferences.