eBay has asked 150 million customers to change their passwords after detecting they were victim to a cyber attack several months ago. The breach included email, address, phone number, birthdate and encrypted passwords. The company stated that there is no indicator that financial information was compromised and that that data
Adding to the growing Target data breach there appears to be a pattern developing. Neiman Marcus has acknowledged that they are also now working with the U.S. Secret Service investigating a breach that has exposed an unknown number of customer credit cards.
There will be a free two hour workshop in Portland on January 14th from 6:30 – 8:30PM that is open to the public. We will be discussing the risks posed to children online and provide tips for kids and their parents on how to stay safe.
It is being reported that Yahoo’s ad system (ads.yahoo.com) was recently compromised leading to the system serving up malware targeting European web visitors. It is not clear if the servers and systems themselves were directly breached, or if ads were created to bypass Yahoo filtering systems to feed out the
The Syrian Electronic Army has claimed responsibility for compromising Skype’s social media accounts (Twitter and Facebook) as well as their official blog. Skype has also confirmed that their accounts were compromised.