Thursday, September 22, 2016

Employee data leaks from most of world’s biggest firms—and UK tops list (via ArstechnicaUK)

Credentials discovered from workers at 97 percent of Forbes-ranked companies.

"email and password combinations belonging to more than five million people working at 97 percent of the top 1,000 companies are apparently available, including around 300,000 stolen from adult dating sites like AshleyMadison, AdultFriendFinder (AFF), and Mate1."

ALERT Hacktivist collective The Impact Team could be targeting Twitter, Facebook and other giant sites
Like Match Group?
 "Espionage is for economic interests, not terrorism"
article: What Exactly Are the USA NSA Hackers Trying to Accomplish?

ALERT Russian-speaking hackers breach 97 websites, many of them online dating ones.

"These sophisticated scammers were able to hijack the PlentyOfFish"
Dark Web Hacker Steals 27 Million Email Addresses & Passwords From Mate1
AshleyMadison security protocols violated privacy laws, watchdog says

Myspace hacked? Same as ever. Nobody cares.

Info from AFF data breach, by McAfee

The hackers hacked? Badoo (2 June 2016)

And eHarmony?

and Zoosk?

article: Talk Talk, AshleyMadison and now Apple show no company is immune from cyber attack

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