News broke yesterday that that thousands of files containing personal and sensitive information on US citizens who have classified, and up to Top Secret, security clearances have been exposed; presumably for most of the year due to a security lapse. Chris Vickery, director of cyber risk research at the California-based security firm UpGuard, discovered the cache of around 9,400 job application files on an unsecure Amazon Web Services S3 storage server that required no password to access.
Food delivery startup Deliveroo has warned it’s customers with vulnerable passwords that they are at risk of being hacked. The company has not been breached and their website has not been infiltrated but has identified a number of customers whose email addresses were compromised in data breaches on other websites.
Open Weekend at London Transport Museum’s Depot, Acton
11:00 to 17:00 on 23 and 24 September 2017
On just one weekend this September, visitors will have a rare opportunity to go behind the scenes at London Transport Museum’s Depot in Acton, west London and see some of the treasure-house of over 320,000 artefacts, which are not on display at the Museum’s main site in Covent Garden.
Last week it was reported that social networking site Instagram was hacked- a bug in the social network has exposed some users’ phone numbers and emails if they weren’t public. The data was subsequently stolen by hackers who were selling searches of the exposed data for $10 a pop, The Daily Beast’s Joseph Cox reported, with the hackers claiming to have more than 6 million users’ details.
Breaking news has revealed that a data breach has affected thousands of US citizens, including High-Level US Security Clearance Workers. The personal and sensitive information was stored on an insecure Amazon Web Services S3 storage server that required no password to access.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is recalling nearly half-a-million pacemakers from St Jude Medical (now Abbotts) after finding at the beginning of this year that the devices could be hacked. Leading cyber security experts have had their say on the news: