Equifax CEO Retires After Massive Data Breach – Fortune


Fortune

Equifax CEO Retires After Massive Data Breach
Fortune
Equifax Inc said on Tuesday its Chief Executive Officer Richard Smith will retire following a massive data breach at the credit reporting firm that exposed personal details of up to 143 million U.S. consumers. The announcement comes a week before Smith

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data breach – Google News

How Malware Keeps Sneaking Past Google Play’s Defenses – WIRED


WIRED

How Malware Keeps Sneaking Past Google Play's Defenses
WIRED
Unlike third-party app stores that are generally difficult to vet and validate, Google Play has built-in mechanisms to screen every app for malware, ransomware, and assorted sketchiness. So why, then, has so much malware slipped through lately? Take

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Ex-NSA hacker drops macOS High Sierra zero-day hours before launch

posted a video of the hack — a password exfiltration exploit — in action. Passwords are stored in the Mac’s Keychain, which typically requires a master login password to access the vault. But Wardle has shown that the vulnerability allows an attacker to …
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For eight years, hackers have been able to exploit this password-stealing flaw in Joomla

For eight years, hackers have been able to exploit this password-stealing flaw in Joomla

For the last eight years a critical vulnerability has lurked within the code of the Joomla CMS which could have allowed malicious hackers to steal every user’s login credentials – including those belonging to administrators.

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

Graham Cluley