Reddit hack exposes old private messages

r/bummerImage: AMBAR DEL MORAL/mashable By Jack Morse2018-08-01 18:36:00 UTC The internet is forever, and, yes, that apparently includes your old Reddit private messages.   The so-called front page of the internet today announced that it suffered a hack in June, and, as a result, Reddit private messages from 2005 to 2007 are now in the […]

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Cybersecurity: A Critical Check in M&A

(Image: chainatp/iStock Editorial/Getty Images) Nothing can vaporize enterprise value faster than a cyber event, especially at a juncture as critical in a company’s life as an M&A deal. Given the notorious complexity of M&A transactions, a proper assessment of the target company’s exposure to cyberrisk can be easily overlooked, as other concerns dominate management’s attention. […]

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Identify theft protection service LifeLock reportedly exposed customer email addresses

Symantec’s identity theft protection service, LifeLock, has reportedly exposed millions of customer email addresses due to a website bug. LifeLock’s website was taken down briefly after alerted by security journalist and researcher Brian Krebs, who published the flaw on his blog. The vulnerability allowed anyone with a web browser to collect customer email addresses by […]

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The Most Important Privacy Settings to Change on Reddit

Ever since the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica bombshell, online privacy has been on all of our minds. But it isn’t just Facebook that’s tracking you. From other tech giants to most store rewards credit cards, countless companies deploy similar tactics—even your favorite (or hated) forum site, Reddit. While Reddit doesn’t make it easy to get around seeing […]

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Yeah, this is bad: Russian hackers infiltrate U.S. power grid

No need to panic, folks! Just Russian hackers claiming “hundreds of victims” to infiltrate U.S. electric utilities, giving them the ability to cause blackouts. The state-sponsored hackers used fairly common tactics to compromise the vendors that supplied those utilities, according to U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials who talked to the Wall Street Journal. […]

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