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LastPass pushes patch for message-hijacking bug; confirms older password-stealing vulnerability

LastPass pushes patch for message-hijacking bug; confirms older password-stealing vulnerability

In the span of 24 hours, two security researchers separately acknowledged the discovery of serious security vulnerabilities in the password management service LastPass.

Stampado RaaS reflective of market trends

Stampado RaaS reflective of market trends

Trend Micro researchers spotted a new ransomware as a service (RaaS), dubbed Stampado, which may be indicative of ransomware market trends.

The Tor Project says investigation confirms Appelbaum's sexual misconduct

The Tor Project says investigation confirms Appelbaum's sexual misconduct

A seven-week investigation confirmed sexual misconduct by privacy advocate and former Tor developer Jacob Appelbaum, The Tor Project's executive director, Shari Steele, said Wednesday.

U.S. is the source of most cyberattacks: Sucuri

U.S. is the source of most cyberattacks: Sucuri

Russia, Iran, China and North Korea are home to more than their fair share of cybercriminals, but the nation most responsible for housing malicious actors is the United States.

NEWS BRIEFS

Telegram for Mac OS records everything pasted into app

A Russian security researcher discovered the app for Mac OS logs every pasted message to syslog.

Athens Orthopedic Clinic reports patient data breach

Athens Orthopedic Clinic reports patient data breach

The Athens Orthopedic Clinic (AOC) in Georgia is notifying patients of a data breach that compromised the personal information of current and former patients.

Arab-American org joins privacy groups in DNC anti-surveillance push

Arab-American org joins privacy groups in DNC anti-surveillance push

An Arab-American policy organization has joined with civil liberties and privacy groups to address domestic surveillance policies that target Arab American and American Muslim communities.

U.K. testing social media logins for authentication

U.K. testing social media logins for authentication

To enhance the use of its web portal, gov.uk, the U.K. government is testing the use of its subscribers' social media logins as an authentication method.

DATA BREACH BLOG

NC State breach affects 38,000

An attacker gained unauthorized access to a North Carolina State University account containing personally identifiable information.

Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reports customer data compromised

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reported that customer data may have been compromised on two separate occasions.

Acer ecommerce customer information compromised

An unauthorized individual gained access to certain Acer Service Corporation ecommerce customer's payment information.

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