A Bulgarian digital rights activist is the proud owner of your Facebook name, username, and email today. Bogomil Shopov bought this information for 1.1 million Facebook users for $5. According to Forbes [http://www.forbes.com/sites/andygreenberg/2012/10/25/facebook-investigating-how-bulgarian-man-bought-1-1-million-users-email-addresses-for-five-dollars/] , Shopov purchased the data on Gigbucks [http:
A new computer virus, dubbed Gauss, has been discovered in the Middle East. Researchers say can it steal banking credentials and hijack login information for social networking sites, email and instant messaging accounts. Cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab said Gauss is the work of the same “factory” or “factories” that
The business world has a password problem—starting with the fact that the No. 1 computer password employed by business users is, wait for it: “Password1”. Unfortunately, that’s just the most cringe-worthy example of bad enterprise security cited by Trustwave in its recently released Global Security Report for 2012.