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Flipboard Database Hacked

Flipboard Database Hacked — 100 Million Users’ Account Information Exposed – The hackers potentially downloaded data(base) containing Flipboard users’ real name, usernames, cryptographically (salted hash) protected passwords and email addresses, including digital tokens for users who linked their Flipboard account to a third-party social media service.

Source: The Hacker News

 

 

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US service provider survives the biggest recorded DDoS in history

Nearly 100,000 memcached servers are imperiling the stability of the Internet. Says ArsTechnica

This information is intended for CTO, CIO, IT Manager/Director, Network/Systems Admin, IT Technicians and anyone responsible for organization network security.

 

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71% of IoT medical device ransomware infections caused by user practice issues

While infusion pumps are the most widely deployed connected medical devices, they are not the leading cause of security alerts. Says HealthITnews