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Upstox warns of serious data breach, resets passwords

Indian stock trading firm Upstox has revealed to users that it has suffered a serious security breach that may have seen unauthorised criminal access to millions of customers' personal information.

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Smashing Security podcast #222: Facebook, deepfakes, and April Fools scandals – with Nina Schick

Deepfake expert Nina Schick joins us as we discuss synthetic media, Facebook's latest data fiasco, and some less-than-brilliant April Fool's tricks. All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning "Smashing Security" podcast, hosted by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault.

A new headache for ransomware-hit companies. Extortionists emailing your customers

Cybercriminal extortionists have adopted a new tactic to to apply even more pressure on their corporate victims: contacting the victims' customers, and asking them to demand a ransom is paid to protect their own privacy. Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.

Facebook isn’t sorry for letting someone steal personal details of half a billion users

Would it have been so hard for Facebook to apologise for allowing 533 million personal records - including users' phone numbers - to leak onto the internet? I don't think so. And yet sorry seems to be the hardest word...

Check you own the website before you send out the press release

The end of last month saw the official launch of the UK Cyber Security Council, a government-backed consortium with a mandate to boost career opportunities and professional standards in the cybersecurity sector, attract more talent, and increase diversity in the industry. But cybersecurity can be hard. Even for the professionals.

How Deliveroo scared customers into believing they had been scammed

Food-delivery company Delveroo thought it would be fun to play an April Fool's trick on its customers in France. Unfortunately, what Deliveroo France did just wasn't funny. Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.

Federal agencies given five days to find hacked Exchange servers

CISA, the US Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, has told federal agencies that they have until 1April 5 to scan their networks for evidence of intrusion by hackers, and report back the results. Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.

Smashing Security podcast #221: God bless his hairy palms

FatFace stumps up $2 million to its ransomware extortionists, an IT administrator is caught with his pants down, Mobikwik blames its users for a data breach, and we burgle a house... virtually. All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole...

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