70 years in prison for Twitter hack?

A UK national, Joseph James O’Connor, has pleaded guilty to his involvement in the July 2020 Twitter hack that targeted numerous high-profile accounts and defrauded users of the platform. O’Connor and his co-conspirators seized control of 130 Twitter accounts, including those belonging to Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk, to perpetrate a cryptocurrency scam […]

Hack Password Management

LastPass developer system hacked to steal source code and technical info

Propietary software and technical information stolen of LastPass. No effects according to LastPass on 33 million active end-users and more than 100.000 businesses. LastPass says to update customers with transparency. Up2now LastPass didn’t elaborate on the exact mitigation techniques that it used to strengthen its environment. It also reiterated that the break-in had no impact […]

Hack Multifactor Authentication Password Management Phishing

Cisco hacked by password storage in the browser and MFA fatique

Cisco confirmed it was the victim of a cyberattack on May 24, 2022 after the attackers got hold of an employee’s personal Google account that contained passwords synced from their web browser.“Initial access to the Cisco VPN was achieved via the successful compromise of a Cisco employee’s personal Google account” “The user had enabled password […]

Blockchain Crypto Hack Vulnerability

Nearly 8.000 wallets with more than $5 million emptied after Solana hack

Nearly 8,000 digital wallets have been drained of just over $5.2 million in digital coins including solana’s sol token and USD Coin (USDC), according to blockchain analytics firm Elliptic. Engineers from multiple ecosystems, with the help of several security firms, are investigating drained wallets on solana. The suggestion is that there must have been some […]

Data Breaches Hack Privacy Security

Email hacked senstive personal data exposed

The America’s leading not-for-profit health plans and health care provider Kaiser Permanente,, has recently disclosed a data breach that exposed the health information of more than 69,000 individuals. An attacker accessed an employee’s email account containing patients’ protected health information (PHI) which included the patients’ first and last names, medical record numbers, dates of service […]

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