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Infosec News Feed

An aggregated list of cybersecurity publications
2018-09-28 18:32:00 UTC
ThreatPost
ThreatPost
Facebook Data Breach Impacts Almost 50 Million Accounts

Hackers exploited a flaw in Facebook’s code impacting its “View As” feature.

Privacy Uncategorized Web Security Access Token Bug Bounty Data Breach Facebook Facebook Privacy
2018-09-28 18:15:00 UTC
HackRead
HackRead
Facebook hacked: Hackers steal access tokens of 50 million accounts

By Waqas

Hackers exploited a vulnerability in the “View As” feature of Facebook. The social media giant Facebook has announced that it has suffered a massive cyber attack, resulting in  50 million users account impacted. In a statement, the vice president of product management at Facebook, Guy Rosen said that hackers exploited a vulnerability in Facebook’s ‘view as’ feature which […]

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Hacking News Social Network News Facebook Hacking Instagram Security Social Media Vulnerability
2018-09-28 18:11:00 UTC
ThreatPost
ThreatPost
Another Linux Kernel Bug Surfaces, Allowing Root Access

Android, Debian and Ubuntu users are still at risk.

Vulnerabilities Cache Invalidation CVE-2018-17182 Kernel Bug Linux Memory Use-after-free Vulnerability
2018-09-28 18:06:00 UTC
Dark Reading
Dark Reading
Facebook Hacked, 50 Million Users Affected

A vulnerability in Facebook's "View As" feature let attackers steal security tokens linked to 50 million accounts, the company confirms.

2018-09-28 17:26:00 UTC
ThreatPost
ThreatPost
iPhone XS Passcode Bypass Hack Exposes Contacts, Photos

Bypass works on iOS 12 and Apple's latest iPhone XS model phones allowing an attacker to access contacts and photos.

Mobile Security Privacy Vulnerabilities IOS 12 IPhone XS Lock Screen Bypass Videosdebarraquito
2018-09-28 16:09:00 UTC
HackRead
HackRead
Demonoid goes offline with owner missing in action for last two months

By Waqas

It has been many days since a popular, semi-private BitTorrent tracker Demonoid has remained offline. The employees working for this website are also clueless about what’s happening and claim that the owner of Demonoid, Deimos, is also missing. None of them have had any contact with him for the past two months. Demonoid has been […]

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Technology News BitTorrent Demonoid Downloads Movies Piracy Technology Torrent
2018-09-28 15:30:00 UTC
The Daily Swig
The Daily Swig
Port of San Diego remains open as ransomware investigation continues

The cargo port is the latest US authority to be targeted by malicious hackers.

2018-09-28 14:30:00 UTC
Dark Reading
Dark Reading
How Data Security Improves When You Engage Employees in the Process

When it comes to protecting information, we can all do better. But encouraging a can-do attitude goes a long way toward discouraging users' risky behaviors.

2018-09-28 13:37:00 UTC
The Daily Swig
The Daily Swig
‘This is now the largest data breach settlement on record’

Top infosec trends in the social media spotlight this week.

2018-09-28 13:22:00 UTC
ThreatPost
ThreatPost
Android App Verification Issues Pave Way For Phishing Attacks

A research team suggested a new secure-by-design API after discovering design flaws in the way Android apps are verified by password managers.

Hacks Mobile Security 1Password Android App Ashland Credential Leak Google Instant App Keeper LastPass Password Manager