Our CEO, Mike Newman is in London today to attend the UK Technology Reception at Buckingham Palace, celebrating tech success and innovation in the UK.
The cyber-attack on eBay is the world’s biggest online security breach where passwords, names, addresses and phone numbers of the company’s 145 million users have been stolen by hackers.
An official news release by eBay Inc. on May 21st, stated ‘eBay Inc… will be asking eBay users to change their passwords because of a cyberattack that compromised a database containing encrypted passwords and other non-financial data.’
My1Login are exhibiting at Infosecurity Europe on April 29th – May 1st at Earls Court in London. You will find the team showcasing our Enterprise service at stand B89.
On Monday 7th April 2014, news of the Heartbleed bug broke. The bug affects roughly 70% of internet websites that transmit their data over a secure channel using OpenSSL. Heartbleed was a programming error in the OpenSSL code that is used by a huge swathe of the world’s software to manage the secure connections between web browsers and web servers. By exploiting this programming error it was possible for an attacker to view the contents of this “secure” channel between your web browser and the server.
German authorities have announced that they have discovered a list of 18 million email addresses and passwords that have been stolen in the countries latest major data breach. This is Germany’s largest data theft known to date. It also follows a similar case that saw authorities uncover a trove of 16 million stolen email addresses and credentials in January.
A disgruntled former employee of Microsoft was arrested last week for stealing secret information about Windows 8 and leaking it to a technology blogger before the operating system was released in 2012.
A 15 month jail term has been handed to a man in China for stealing 18,974 yuan ($3,085) from online payments accounts. According to a press release from Songjiang District People's Court, the man, surnamed Deng, had purchased a second-hand laptop online last September, and found that the previous owners personal data was still stored.
ComiXology a digital comic distributor discovered a vast security breach during a recent company security review and upgrade. The company stated, in an email they sent out to account holders on Thursday, that an unauthorised individual accessed their databases that contain user information such as usernames, emails and encrypted passwords.
On the 25th of February, a cybersecurity firm announced that it had uncovered a horde of 360 million stolen usernames and passwords for sale on cyber black markets.