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Millions of LiveAuctioneers passwords offered for sale following data breach

Researchers claim to have found evidence that cybercriminals are offering for sale a database containing the personal details of 3.4 million users of an online art and antiques auction website, as well as three million cracked passwords.

LiveAuctioneers security breach puts users at risk

LiveAuctioneers, the online website which broadcasts live auctions selling antiques, art, and collectibles, has warned that user details have fallen into unauthorised hands following a security breach.

Bcc blunder leaks details of Silk Road Bitcoin bidders

Could someone please send the US Marshals on an email 101 course?

A classic bcc/cc error by the US Marshals Service has leaked the email address of everyone interested in the auction of 30 million bitcoins confiscated from the Silk Road.

Read more in my article for the Hot for Security blog.

US Government to auction $18 million of the Silk Road’s Bitcoins

If you have a spare $200,000 kicking around, burning a hole in your pocket, maybe you’d like to take a punt at bidding for some of these Bitcoins from the criminal underworld?

Read more in my article for the Hot for Security blog.

Chinese auction site sells thousands of stolen iTunes accounts

Hackers are selling access to stolen iTunes accounts on Chinese auction site Taobao.

Are you taking enough care with your iTunes and other online accounts?