Subscribers to Virgin Media’s mailing list vented their anger after they were bombarded with hundreds and hundreds of unwanted messages yesterday, drowning out legitimate email.
A 19-year-old man has been charged in connection with a hack using the Heartbleed bug which leaked 900 social insurance numbers, and caused a Canadian government website to shut down for four days.
A critical security vulnerability has been found in Adobe Reader for Android, which could lead to remote hackers compromising documents stored on your Android device and its SD memory card.
Find out more in my article on Lumension’s Optimal Security blog.
Despite Facebook’s announcement that they were cleaning up users’ newsfeeds, spammy video links still spread earning money for fraudsters.
Anyone who bought LaCie products in the last year could be at risk as hackers accessed customer names, contact details, payment card details and possibly usernames and passwords.
The personal details of nearly half a million people, considering cosmetic surgery, may have been accessed by hackers who then attempted to blackmail a leading chain of clinics.
Find out more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
Millions of Android smartphones and tablets are at risk of being attacked via the Heartbleed bug, more than a week after the security vulnerability was first made public.
Cheltenham, the home of the UK government’s listening post and communications surveillance headquarters, has had a night-time visit from what appears to be the famous street artist Banksy.
The critical Heartbleed security vulnerability in OpenSSL continues to raise alarm, with websites now warning that hackers have breached their systems by exploiting the bug, and stolen personal information about users.
Find out more in my article on the We Live Security blog.
The number of security incidents at federal agencies that involve personal information has soared considerably, more than doubling in the last four years.
Find out more in this article on the Intralinks blog.