Month: June 2017

Cybercriminals Blackmail Plastic Surgery Clinic with Stolen Photos

Cybercriminals who stole personal records and photos of patients from the data system of a Lithuanian plastic surgery clinic – including those of national and foreign celebrities – have put them up for sale. The perpetrators put the Grožio Chirurgija data online, at a Dark Web website and are selling them for between €50 and …

Chipotle Says Its Payments System Was Hacked

Chipotle Mexian Grill cannot catch a break. Just as the fast-casual chain reported that sales have rebounded after a prolonged slog in the wake of a food safety outbreak, executives told Wall Street analysts that the company’s payment processing system was hacked. “We want to make our customers and investors aware we recently detected unauthorized …

UK’s Trident nuclear submarines ‘vulnerable to catastrophic hack’

The UK’s Trident submarine fleet is vulnerable to a “catastrophic” cyber-attack that could render Britain’s nuclear weapons useless, according to a report by a London-based thinktank. The 38-page report, Hacking UK Trident: A Growing Threat, warns that a successful cyber-attack could “neutralise operations, lead to loss of life, defeat or perhaps even the catastrophic exchange …

Google Chrome WARNING – Browser could be covertly filming YOU, here’s why

Google Chrome could enable sites to record audio and video without its users being aware, it has been claimed.  According to AOL developer Ran Bar-Zik, a flaw within the browser enables malicious sites to record audio and video – without giving away that anything nefarious is happening on your computer. Bar-Zik reported the UX flaw to …