Credit Card Breach at Mandarin Oriental

http://ifttt.com/images/no_image_card.png Posted by InfoSec News on Mar 05 http://krebsonsecurity.com/2015/03/credit-card-breach-at-mandarian-oriental/ By Brian Krebs Krebs on Security March 4, 2015 In response to questions from KrebsOnSecurity, upscale hotel chain Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group today confirmed that its hotels have been affected by…

This Article Was Written With the Help of a ‘Cyber’ Machine

http://ifttt.com/images/no_image_card.png Posted by InfoSec News on Mar 05 http://www.wsj.com/articles/is-the-prefix-cyber-overused-1425427767 By DANNY YADRON and JENNIFER VALENTINO-DEVRIES The Wall Street Journal March 4, 2015 These days, CyberPatriots go to CyberCamps. Washington wonks ponder a Cyber Red Cross. Last week, the Director of…

Tesla worried customers will get hurt hacking the Model S

http://ifttt.com/images/no_image_card.png Posted by InfoSec News on Mar 05 http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/03/tesla-worried-customers-will-get-hurt-hacking-the-model-s/ By Thomas Halleck Posted with permission from International Business Times March 4, 2015 Tesla Motors Inc. warned investors that its stock could be negatively affected by customers hacking its Model S…

‘CSI: Cyber’ review: Hackwork

http://ifttt.com/images/no_image_card.png Posted by InfoSec News on Mar 05 http://www.nj.com/entertainment/tv/index.ssf/2015/03/csi_cyber_review_patricia_arquette_cbs.html By Vicki Hyman NJ Advance Media for NJ.com March 04, 2015 Thank goodness Patricia Arquette just won an Oscar, because otherwise I’d really have nothing to say about "CSI: Cyber." The…

Uber’s epic DB blunder is hardly an except ion. GitHub is awash in passwords

http://ifttt.com/images/no_image_card.png Posted by InfoSec News on Mar 05 http://arstechnica.com/security/2015/03/ubers-epic-db-blunder-is-hardly-an-exception-github-is-awash-in-passwords/ By Dan Goodin Ars Technica March 4, 2015 Recent revelations that Uber stored a sensitive database key on a publicly accessible GitHub page generated its share of amazement and outrage. Some…

HITB Haxpo: Connecting hackers, makers, builders and breakers

http://news.hitb.org/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/field/image/hitb2014ams_2_0.jpg?itok=qQq8rdab Youri van der Zwart is running HITB Haxpo – a free exhibition for hackers, makers and software developers taking place alongside the Hack In The Box conference in Amsterdam, 27th – 29th May 2015. Introduce the HITB Haxpo to…

Apple’s ‘iPad Pro’ might include USB expansion ports, new fast charging tech

http://news.hitb.org/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/field/image/10799-3210-141016-iPad_Air_2-Ad-l.png?itok=ZUK0GeHs Citing sources familiar with Apple’s plans, The Wall Street Journal reports production of a rumored 12.9-inch iPad has indeed been previously thought. Tags:  Apple Hardware Read full article: Apple’s ‘iPad Pro’ might include USB expansion ports, new fast charging…

Listen to an actual Microsoft support scam as it happened

http://news.hitb.org/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/field/image/telephone_operators_1952-100563049-primary.idge_.jpg?itok=vvcEsf35 Criminals are a tricky bunch. One of their favorite scams targets those who own a computer, but lack any real technical knowledge other than how to browse the Web. The scam starts with a call that warns of problems,…

Broadband routers: SOHOpeless and vendors don’t care

http://news.hitb.org/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/field/image/lightbulb_34534.jpg?itok=VpbV0l76 Home and small business router security is terrible. Exploits emerge with depressing regularity, exposing millions of users to criminal activities. Many of the holes are so simple as to be embarrassing. Hard-coded credentials are so common in small home…