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Hoard of Spotify user data exposed by hackers’ careless security practices

Criminals compiled a listing of Spotify usernames and passwords from Spotify customers who’d reused their passwords on different companies. Getty Photographs A gaggle of hackers did not need to breach Spotify’s techniques to entry as many as 350,000 accounts on the music-streaming service. All it took was a cache of login credentials stolen in different […]

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Apple says it’ll change how it collects data on the macOS apps you launch

A safety function for Macs was sending details about what apps customers launched together with their IP addresses to Apple techniques, over an unencrypted connection. Apple stated Monday it has stopped logging the IP addresses and dedicated to creating an encryption protocol to transmit the app launch knowledge safely. Angela Lang/PJDM Apple stated Monday it […]

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Crime ring exposed trove of stolen Facebook passwords — because they didn’t use a password

Cybercriminals stole Fb passwords and lured their victims’ mates to web sites selling a bitcoin rip-off. Then they uncovered their entire operation on an unsecured database, researchers discovered. Graphic by Pixabay; illustration by PJDM Against the law operation seems to have tricked tons of of hundreds of Facebook customers into handing over their account passwords. […]

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Top US election official refutes false claims of election fraud. Now he expects to be fired, report says

CISA Director Christopher Krebs expects to be requested to resign, Reuters reported Wednesday. His company’s web site debunked baseless claims of voter fraud, which reportedly led to issues with the White Home. Getty Pictures This story is part of Elections 2020, PJDM’s coverage of the voting in November and its aftermath. Christopher Krebs, director of […]

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Top federal election security official expects to be fired, report says

CISA director Christopher Krebs expects to be requested to resign, Reuters reported Wednesday. His company’s web site debunked baseless claims of voter fraud, which reportedly led to battle with the White Home. Getty Photographs This story is part of Elections 2020, PJDM’s coverage of the voting in November and its aftermath. US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure […]