LastPass Hacked for Second Time This Year

LastPass Hacked for Second Time This Year

Password management app LastPass says it is investigating a security incident after an “unauthorized party” compromised its systems on Wednesday and gained access to some customer information. The information was stored in a third-party cloud service shared by LastPass and parent company GoTo, said LastPass CEO Karim Toubba in a blog post. Toubba said the … Read more

Hackers Release Millions of Twitter IDs and User Info for Free

Hackers Release Millions of Twitter IDs and User Info for Free

Twitter’s security flaw that allowed hackers to steal millions of user records had been patched in August this year, but that hasn’t stopped hackers from releasing that data for free online.Photo: Sergey Elagin (Shutterstock) Twitter’s API once held such an easily exploitable flaw that hackers managed to grab 5.4 million user details. Now, according to … Read more

Bank CEOs warned Deputy PM Chrystia Freeland about threat to Canada’s reputation during convoy protests

Bank CEOs warned Deputy PM Chrystia Freeland about threat to Canada’s reputation during convoy protests

Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland at the Public Order Emergency Commission in Ottawa, on Nov 24, 2022.Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press Canadian bank CEOs warned Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland on the eve of the federal government’s invocation of the Emergencies Act about risks to the country’s reputation, saying that Canada was being called a “joke,” … Read more

The FBI Is Investigating a Cyberattack on Continental Tire

The FBI Is Investigating a Cyberattack on Continental Tire

Continental AG’s headquarters in Hannover, Germany Photo: Julian Stratenschulte/picture alliance (Getty Images) Earlier this month, tire manufacturer Continental revealed that it was the target of a cyberattack in August. The German company also announced that it was investigating the data breach. However, Continental has refused to comment on reports that the data is being sold … Read more

Top public servant advised Trudeau to invoke Emergencies Act, felt legal threshold was met, though ‘vulnerable’ to challenge

Top public servant advised Trudeau to invoke Emergencies Act, felt legal threshold was met, though ‘vulnerable’ to challenge

Clerk of the Privy Council Janice Charette, left, looks on as Deputy Clerk Nathalie Drouin responds to a question from counsel at the Public Order Emergency Commission, in Ottawa on Nov. 18.Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press Canada’s top public servant provided a written recommendation to Justin Trudeau that supported the idea of ​​invoking the Emergencies Act … Read more

Here’s How Bad a Twitter Mega-Breach Would Be

Here’s How Bad a Twitter Mega-Breach Would Be

“Twitter has seemingly neglected security for a very long time, and with all the changes, there is risk for sure,” says David Kennedy, CEO of the incident response firm TrustedSec, who formerly worked at the NSA and with the United States Marine Corps signal intelligence unit. “There’s a lot of work to be done to … Read more

RCMP lays historic first charge of economic espionage against former Hydro-Québec researcher

RCMP lays historic first charge of economic espionage against former Hydro-Québec researcher

Hydro-Québec has said that it hopes to gain about 10 per cent of the $3-billion global electric-battery market by 2030.Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press RCMP have laid the first economic-espionage charge in Canadian history against a researcher in Quebec who is accused of obtaining trade secrets for the benefit of China. Yuesheng Wang, 35, faces four … Read more

Norway, Germany, Brace For Insecurity After Nordstream Explosions

Norway, Germany, Brace For Insecurity After Nordstream Explosions

Norway will beef up its security at its oil and gas installations after three explosions rocked the Nordstream 1 & 2 pipelines, the country’s oil and energy minister said on Tuesday. Germany’s economy minister also offered words of strength on Tuesday, saying that it knows how to—and can—defend its infrastructure. This week, both Danish and … Read more

Will the Rockstar Hack Delay Grand Theft Auto 6?

Will the Rockstar Hack Delay Grand Theft Auto 6?

Photo: Luca Lorenzelli (Shutterstock) What, if any, is the impact of a severe hack earlier this week going to be on Rockstar Games’ business? The game publisher’s systems were breached just days ago in what some are calling the biggest hack of its kind in recent memory. Known for popular franchises like Red Dead tea … Read more

Uber Says It Was Likely Hacked by Teenage Hacker Gang LAPSUS$

Uber Says It Was Likely Hacked by Teenage Hacker Gang LAPSUS$

Photo: Matthew Horwood (Getty Images) Uber has published additional information about how it was hackedclaiming that it was targeted by LAPSUS$, a cybercriminal gang with a hefty track record that is thought to be composed largely of teenagers. Last week, someone broke into Uber’s network and used the access to cause all sorts of chaos. … Read more