Archive for the ‘Hacks’ Category
We’ve been warning about this for a while but it seems that celebs haven’t been careful enough. Christina Hendricks and Olivia Munn are the latest to be hit by a hacker taking their photos from their phones.
Fox News has the story here.
A worrying report from Commtouch-StopBadware shows that many websites are told they are hacked by outside sources and then don’t know how it happened. Of course this only leaves them vulnerable to the next hack. Might want to invest in some pentesting and start taking this stuff seriously.
More from Globes.co.il here.
A match made in Hades. Probably inevitable though as they plan to publish emails stolen from Stratfor – 5 Million of them.
International Business Times has more here.
According to Marketwatch, corporate executives and boards are still not paying attention to the risks of a cybersecurity breach. This seems to be pretty common in the world of risk – it will always happen to the other guy, not me. That kind of thinking is allowing breaches to continue and gives comfort to “you-know-who”. I guess it hasn’t reached critical mass yet.
The Telegraph is reporting that two new suspects have been arrested in the UK hacking scandal. Wow – amazing how this just continues to unfold over there.
Charlotte Church settled with News International for ₤600,000 ($951,000) in the hacking scandal that continues in the UK.
More from philstar.com here.
The UK Independent has revealed the identity of the hacker in the News of the World hacking case. Guy’s name is Philip Campbell Smith.
Read more here.
This is an important lesson for all companies as the costs of getting hit can be huge. Sony/Playstation continues to be a major lesson in my mind.
Redorbit has the press release reminder from Sihle Insurance group here.