Hackers Reportedly Break Into SyTech, a Contractor for Russia's Federal Security Service

Hackers Reportedly Break Into SyTech, a Contractor for Russia’s Federal Security Service

Hackers breached servers at a contractor for Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), SyTech, and stole about 7.5 terabytes of data after gaining access to the company’s entire network earlier this month, ZDnet reported on Saturday. Read more…

Windows Quietly Patches Bug That Could Reverse Meltdown, Spectre Fixes for Intel CPUs

Microsoft has fixed a “serious security flaw in Intel processors” that threatened to undo both companies’ work patching the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities, Tom’s Guide reported on Tuesday. Read more…

Video shows Dayton gunman in bar hours before shooting

Security camera footage obtained exclusively by CNN shows Connor Betts’ movements on the night of the Dayton gunman’s mass shooting. CNN’s Chris Cuomo has the details

Cryptocurrency loan site YouHodler exposed unencrypted user credit cards and transactions

A cryptocurrency loan startup exposed reams of customer credit cards and user transactions for almost a month — because it forgot to protect the server with a password. Security researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar found the database belonging to YouHodler, a…

A mistakenly exposed password let a hacker access internal Comodo files

A hacker gained access to internal files and documents owned by security company and SSL certificate issuer Comodo by using an email address and password mistakenly exposed on the internet. The credentials were found in a public GitHub repository owned by a C…

Trump threatens Apple with tariffs, Google with investigation on Twitter

The president of the United States called out two of the nation’s largest tech firms in a pair of tweets this morning. Google was the first target. The statement follows weeks of suggested investigations of the tech giant over a supposed relationship with Chi…

Flaws in widely used corporate VPNs put company secrets at risk

Researchers have found several security flaws in popular corporate VPNs which they say can be used to silently break into company networks and steal business secrets. Orange Tsai and Meh Chang, who shared their findings with TechCrunch ahead of their upcoming…

Cloudflare will stop service to 8chan, which CEO Matthew Prince describes as a “cesspool of hate”

Website infrastructure and security services provider Cloudflare will stop providing service to 8chan, wrote Matthew Prince in a blog post, describing the site as a “cesspool of hate.” Service will be terminated as of midnight Pacific Time. “The rationale is …

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