Category: A Little Sunshine

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GoDaddy Employees Used in Attacks on Multiple Cryptocurrency Services

GoDaddy Employees Used in Attacks on Multiple Cryptocurrency Services

Fraudsters redirected email and web traffic destined for several cryptocurrency trading platforms over the past week. The attacks were facilitated by [...]
Trump Fires Security Chief Christopher Krebs

Trump Fires Security Chief Christopher Krebs

President Trump on Tuesday fired his top election security official Christopher Krebs (no relation). The dismissal came via Twitter two weeks to the d [...]
Be Very Sparing in Allowing Site Notifications

Be Very Sparing in Allowing Site Notifications

An increasing number of websites are asking visitors to approve “notifications,” browser modifications that periodically display messages on the user’ [...]
Why Paying to Delete Stolen Data is Bonkers

Why Paying to Delete Stolen Data is Bonkers

Companies hit by ransomware often face a dual threat: Even if they avoid paying the ransom and can restore things from scratch, about half the time th [...]
Google Mending Another Crack in Widevine

Google Mending Another Crack in Widevine

For the second time in as many years, Google is working to fix a weakness in its Widevine digital rights management (DRM) technology used by online st [...]
The Now-Defunct Firms Behind 8chan, QAnon

The Now-Defunct Firms Behind 8chan, QAnon

Some of the world’s largest Internet firms have taken steps to crack down on disinformation spread by QAnon conspiracy theorists and the hate-filled a [...]
QAnon/8Chan Sites Briefly Knocked Offline

QAnon/8Chan Sites Briefly Knocked Offline

A phone call to an Internet provider in Oregon on Sunday evening was all it took to briefly sideline multiple websites related to 8chan/8kun — a contr [...]
Amid an Embarrassment of Riches, Ransom Gangs Increasingly Outsource Their Work

Amid an Embarrassment of Riches, Ransom Gangs Increasingly Outsource Their Work

There’s an old adage in information security: “Every company gets penetration tested, whether or not they pay someone for the pleasure.” Many organiza [...]
Promising Infusions of Cash, Fake Investor John Bernard Walked Away With $30M

Promising Infusions of Cash, Fake Investor John Bernard Walked Away With $30M

September featured two stories on a phony tech investor named John Bernard, a pseudonym used by a convicted thief named John Clifton Davies who’s flee [...]
Who’s Behind Monday’s 14-State 911 Outage?

Who’s Behind Monday’s 14-State 911 Outage?

Emergency 911 systems were down for more than an hour on Monday in towns and cities across 14 U.S. states. The outages led many news outlets to specul [...]
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