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Personal info for 1.3 million Clubhouse users reportedly leaked online
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SamuraiMachete
micshasan
a SQL database with users' IDs, names, usernames, Twitter and Instagram handles and follower counts were posted to an online hacker forum. 1
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Last week, Cyber News reported on another data breach from a social platform: it found that personal data for 500 million LinkedIn users had been scraped and posted online. 1
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After A Major Hack, U.S. Looks To Fix A Cyber 'Blind Spot'
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JamesJalaPayneo
micshasan
"They understand the laws and the policies that we have within our nation, and so they're utilizing our own infrastructure, our own Internet service providers, to create these intrusions." 1
In a major breach last year, hackers widely believed to be from Russia's foreign intelligence service, the SVR, placed malware on a software update produced by the Texas company Solar Winds. 1
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5d ago 
from CBC
Facebook downplays 'old' breach exposing info on 533 million users | CBC News
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JamesJalaPayneo
Facebook is downplaying the significance of a data breach that saw the personal information of 533 million of its users accessed online, saying the information is old and the vulnerability that was exploited was closed almost two years ago. 1
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Cybercrime intelligence firm Hudson Rock calculated that almost 3.5 million Canadians were included. 1
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More Than 500 Million Facebook User's Data Has Been Leaked
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JamesJalaPayneo
The information that was exposed includes that of 32 million U.S. users, 11 million U.K. users and 6 million Indian users. 1The data includes Facebook IDs, full names, phone numbers, birthdates, locations and bios. 1Some users also had their email addresses leaked. 1
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Was my Facebook hacked? How to check if your data is among the 533 million leaked accounts
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JamesJalaPayneo
That means there's about a 20% chance a Facebook user has had their details leaked. 1
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Here's how to check if your data was among the 533 million leaked accounts: 1
Go to HaveIBeenPwned.com. 1
Enter the email address that you use for your Facebook account. 1
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They, too, also issued breach notices...
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JamesJalaPayneo
La Clinica's ongoing investigation has determined that unauthorized access to the affected systems occurred, and ended, on January 12, 2021.... [Information] may have included some of the following information: your full name, date of birth, phone number, home address, health insurance information, and certain health information such as dates of service, diagnosis, test results, and treatment information related to care received at La Clinica. 1
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The Often-Overlooked Element of a Hack: Endpoints | SecurityWeek.Com
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JamesJalaPayneo
When establishing visibility and security controls across endpoints, security professionals need to understand that each endpoint bears some or all responsibility for its own security. 1This is different from the traditional network security approach, in which case established security measures apply to the entire network rather than individual devices and servers. 1
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Money laundering is a real issue in tech: Here's what is being done to stop it
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JamesJalaPayneo
I learned that the process of laundering money involves three steps: placement, layering and integration. 1Placement is when the "dirty" money enters the financial system, layering is when the source of the money is concealed via transactions and accounting/bookkeeping manipulation, and integration is when the "clean" money is withdrawn or used, having been successfully sanitized. 1
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Manufacturing Firms Learn Cybersecurity the Hard Way
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JamesJalaPayneo
The different challenges and viewpoints mean that IT and OT groups should be collaborating on cybersecurity, but only 12% of groups are working together, says William Malik, vice president of infrastructure strategies at Trend Micro. 1
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Corporate doxing is on the rise: Here's how hackers are doing it and how to stop them
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JamesJalaPayneo
Traditionally thought to be a risk for individuals, Kaspersky reports that it's increasingly being used to target corporate employees: 1,646 unique instances of one particular type of attack were detected by Kaspersky in February 2021, alone. 1
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