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Man who lived luxury lifestyle after hacking LinkedIn and Dropbox is found guilty

Yevgeniy Nikulin lived the high life, funded by a life of cybercrime. Now he faces a significant prison sentence after stealing millions of user records from the likes of LinkedIn and Dropbox. Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.

Millions of LiveAuctioneers passwords offered for sale following data breach

Researchers claim to have found evidence that cybercriminals are offering for sale a database containing the personal details of 3.4 million users of an online art and antiques auction website, as well as three million cracked passwords.

LiveAuctioneers security breach puts users at risk

LiveAuctioneers, the online website which broadcasts live auctions selling antiques, art, and collectibles, has warned that user details have fallen into unauthorised hands following a security breach.

Google’s ad ban won’t stop stalkerware apps from promoting themselves

Google has announced that from August 2020 it will be prohibiting ads for stalkerware products and services. But a loophole means that the companies behind creepy stalkerware apps will still be able to advertise themselves.

Cosmic Lynx: The highly-professional cybercrime gang scamming businesses out of millions of dollars

Things just got serious. Business Email Compromise is no longer solely the province of chancers. Organised criminal gangs with a high level of professionalism have seen the opportunity and seized it. Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.

Smashing Security podcast #186: This one’s for all the Karens!

A high-rolling Hushpuppi gets extradited to the United States, Carole details her problems with clipboards and Disposophobia, and our guest becomes the subject of fake news during the Senegalese election. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast with Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined...

Ex-Yahoo employee avoids jail, despite hacking 6000 accounts, and stealing nude photos and videos

A former employee of Yahoo has been sentenced and ordered to pay a fine after exploiting his privileged access to hack into the personal accounts of thousands of Yahoo users, in his hunt for naked photographs and videos of young women. Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.

Appearing on the Hacker Valley Studio podcast

Early last month Ron Eddings and Chris Cochran were kind enough to invite me back on their podcast, “Hacker Valley Studio” – and now the episode has been published! Take a listen.

Hackers hijack Twitter account of Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, offer to sell stolen data

A hacked Russian government Twitter account offers to sell a tourist database for 66 bitcoins (approximately US $499,000).

Has your Roblox account been hacked to support Donald Trump?

Over 2000 accounts on the Roblox gaming platform have been hacked… …not to make money or steal information, but to support Donald Trump’s re-election as US President.

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