Data Breach Could Cost Missouri $50M

Data Breach Could Cost Missouri $50M A data breach that may have exposed the Social Security numbers of tens of thousands of teachers, administrators, and counselors across Missouri could end…

Over 25% of Malicious JavaScript Is Being Obfuscated, Research Shows

According to a new study of over 10,000 malicious JavaScript samples, over 25% of the samples analyzed use JavaScript obfuscation methods to prevent detection and analysis. What Is Obfuscation? Obfuscation…

Squirrel Bug Lets Attackers Execute Code in Games, Cloud Services

The out-of-bounds read vulnerability enables an attacker to escape a Squirrel VM in games with millions of monthly players – such as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Portal 2 – and…

Malicious Accounts that Targeted Security Researches Were Suspended by Twitter

Two malicious accounts used by threat actors in a seemingly North Korean cyber-espionage campaign were suspended by Twitter. The accounts under discussion are @lagal1990 and @shiftrows13 working as bait for…

REvil ransomware operators claim group is ending activity again, victim leak blog now offline

Cybercriminals claiming to be part of the REvil ransomware group have alleged that the gang is closing shop after the group lost control of vital infrastructure and had internal disputes. …

Twitter Suspends Accounts Used to Snare Security Researchers

The accounts were used to catfish security researchers into downloading malware in a long-running cyber-espionage campaign attributed to North Korea. Twitter has shuttered two accounts – @lagal1990 and @shiftrows13 –…

The Data Breach Twitch Suffered Had Minimal Impact, the Company Says

Earlier this month, the Twitch source code and sensitive information belonging to streamers and users were reportedly leaked online by an anonymous user on the 4chan imageboard. The hacker posted…

Twitch: No Passwords Were Taken in Data Breach

Twitch: No Passwords Were Taken in Data Breach A massive breach at one of the world’s biggest gaming platforms earlier this month may not be as bad as first thought, with the…

Twitch says no passwords or login credentials leaked in massive breach

Twitch has come out with a new statement denying the severity of the breach that drew headlines earlier this month.  The gaming platform reiterated that the incident was caused by…

It’s Not You. It’s Them. On Hacking and Responsible Disclosure.

WordFence –  WordFence –  A story was recently posted to Hacker News celebrating a hack of IoT devices at a school that let a student and their friends rickroll the…