Zomato Hit By Security Breach, 17 Million User Records Stolen

Food and restaurant search engine Zomato’s database has suffered a security breach, with the user records of up to 17 million people having been stolen.

According to Hackread, this database is up for sale on a Dark Web marketplace and includes email IDs and password hashes of millions of Zomato users. The security publication got in touch with a data vendor, who goes by the monker “nclay”, and managed to confirm that some of the IDs up for sale were ones that corresponded to genuine, registered Zomato users.Continue Reading…

You’ve Been Hacked by Ransomware. Here’s What To Do Next

It looks like most Australians aren’t among the 200,000 victims of the WannaCry ransomware attack, but the Australian Government is warning that this “is not game over” in the battle with hackers.

Associate Professor Mark Gregory from RMIT University agrees, and says it’s impossible to be completely protected from the next attack.

“You can take all the precautions in the world, but you still might get hit by one of these attacks,” he said.

Now you’re sufficiently terrified, here’s what Professor Gregory said you should do if you’ve been attacked, and how you can avoid being caught next time.Continue Reading…

Breach at DocuSign Led to Targeted Email Malware Campaign

DocuSign, a major provider of electronic signature technology, acknowledged today that a series of recent malware phishing attacks targeting its customers and users was the result of a data breach at one of its computer systems. The company stresses that the data stolen was limited to customer and user email addresses, but the incident is especially dangerous because it allows attackers to target users who may already be expecting to click on links in emails from DocuSign.Continue Reading…

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