UK Railway Network Vulnerable to Hackers, Finds Researcher

The United Kingdom's railway network is vulnerable to hackers and targeted attacks, finds a security researcher. Sergey Gordeychik, a security researcher at Kaspersky Lab in Moscow, told Sky News he's found weaknesses...
All Bulgarian Government Software to be Open Source under New Law

The Bulgarian Parliament has passed amendments to its Electronic Governance Act that require all government software to be open source. The amendments affect Article 58a of the Electronic Governance Act, which relates...
Symantec Issues Patches for Several High-Severity Vulnerabilities

American technology company Symantec has issued patches that address several high-severity vulnerabilities found in its products. In a blog post published on Tuesday, security researcher Tavis Ormandy doesn't mince his words when...
Hackers Steal $10 Million from a Ukrainian Bank via SWIFT

Hackers stole approximately 10 million USD from an unnamed Ukrainian bank via the SWIFT banking network, according to an IT audit firm. According to Kyiv Post, a Ukrainian bank recently hired the...
GoToMyPC Requiring Users to Reset Passwords Following Attack

GoToMyPC, a remote access and desktop connection service offered by Citrix, is requiring users to reset their passwords following a recent attack. On Sunday, the team at GoToMyPC issued a security update...
GitHub

Web-based code repository service GitHub has reset the passwords on accounts targeted by a recent string of password reuse attacks. Shawn Davenport, vice president of security at GitHub, announced the decision to...
Hackers Using Social Engineering Attacks to Bypass 2-Step Verification (2SV)

Hackers are using social engineering attacks to bypass the two-step verification (2SV) feature protecting people's web accounts. On June 4th, Alex MacCaw, co-founder of data API company Clearbit, sent out the following...
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A group of hackers compromised the Twitter and Pinterest accounts of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. On Sunday, a hacker group known as "OurMine" found Mark Zuckerberg's information from the 2012 LinkedIn security...
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Developers have issued a patch to a popular WordPress plugin that addresses a vulnerability being exploited in the wild. The patch applies to WP Mobile Detector, a plugin for the popular web...

The online assessment and certification website Scrum.org has notified its users of a hack that might have compromised their personal information. A Scrum.org member named "KB" recently sent The Register an email...