It feels never-ending, doesn’t it? Cite: http://news.stanford.edu/pr/2013/pr-apparent-it-breach-072513.html
Word is there is something happening at YouTube that hearkens back to the old days of bad-stuff-in-flash. Google has picked up on it too.
Dale Begg-Smith, Australia’s most successful Winter Olympian, has vanished off the map:http://www.news.com.au/sport/dale-beggsmith-australia8217s-most-successful-winter-olympian-has-vanished-off-the-map/story-fnect155-1226686390957 Who was Dale Begg-Smith pre Olympic glory? http://oreilly.com/spamkings/archives/2006/02/asterisk_on_popup_moguls_gold.htmlhttp://lukewelling.com/2006/02/17/dale-begg-smith-spam-man-wins-gold/ What does the Olympic Winter Institute of Australia boss Geoff Lipshut have to say? “Dale has various personal business interests. When he’s not with us training, we don’t keep personal tabs on Dale.”
From 2005 to 2012, five men from Russia and the Ukraine are alleged to have operated a global hacking network infiltrating the world’s largest financial institutions and businesses. The men and four co-conspirators, including two who live in the U.S. seized at least 160 million credit and debit card numbers from institutions including Dow Jones, […]
Remember Innovative Marketing? Judgment was filed against Kristy Ross in September last year, finding her jointly and severally liable with Innovative Marketing, Sam Jain and Daniel Sundin for $163,167,539.95. Ross has appealed, making (as described by the FTC) an “astounding—and false—argument that the district court never decided that the advertisements were deceptive”. The FTC goes […]
Cite: http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2013/07/24/lakeland-hacked-and-passwords-reset-customers-advised-to-change-passwords-elsewhere/ I know it’s a pain but I strongly recommend that everybody consider taking advantage of “2 factor authentication” for their email, bank accounts and other services that may grant access to sensitive information. I’ve done exactly that – setting up two factor authentication for Google, and Hotmail, and Twitter and my bank accounts. Yes, […]
Cite: http://devimages.apple.com/maintenance/ “Last Thursday, an intruder attempted to secure personal information of our registered developers from our developer website. Sensitive personal information was encrypted and cannot be accessed, however, we have not been able to rule out the possibility that some developers’ names, mailing addresses, and/or email addresses may have been accessed. In the spirit […]
This is worth sharing: http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2013/07/idtheft.shtm “The Federal Trade Commission will host a webinar at 2 p.m. Eastern on July 31 for blind and visually impaired consumers with information on how to protect themselves from identity theft. The webinar, “Talking Through Identity Theft: A Program for the Blind and Visually Impaired,” will address the full array […]
"Unfortunately the attackers have gotten every user’s local username, password, and email address from the Ubuntu Forums database." [nearly 2 million signed up members] Cite: http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2013/07/21/gun-wielding-penguin-takes-over-ubuntu-forums-waves-ak-47-at-linux-users-everywhere/
The domain has been mentioned in association wiht malvertizements regularly in recent times. mikserv.com – sharing IP with bozserv.com, kibhost.com and rovstat.com at time of writing.