eBay Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Security Breach

eBay company is facing a class action lawsuit over a data breach in May this year, on the grounds that the company failed to ensure the protection of the identity of all its customers, according to PCWorld.

Chinese Claim Apple’s iPhone Location Services Pose a National Security Threat

Chinese authorities claim that Apple’s iPhone location services pose a threat to national security threat as they can track and time-stamp users’ location, according toMyBroadband.

Two Vulnerabilities in LastPass Fixed and Disclosed; Study Shows

Two vulnerabilities in the popular password manager service LastPass have been fixed and disclosed, according to ITWorld. Both were discovered last year in August and were immediately addressed.

In 90% of Cases, Communications Intercepted by NSA Belong to Regular Internet Users

Nine out of 10 individuals who had their communications intercepted by the US National Security Agency were not considered surveillance targets and were regular internet users, according to a Washington Post investigation.

One out of Seven US Debit Cards Exposed In 2013 Data Breaches

Some 14 per cent of all debit cards in the US were exposed in financial services and retailer data breaches in 2013, almost triple the portion of breaches in 2012, according to a survey commissioned by the Pulse debit/ATM network company.

New Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability Found on eBay; Weaker Passwords Allowed

A cross-site scripting XSS vulnerability has been found on eBay's labs page as users are allowed to set weaker passwords after last week’s breach, according to The Register.

Payment Processing Systems of Affinity Gaming Casino Operator Breached Again

The Affinity Gaming casino operator has had its credit and debit card payment processing systems breached for a second time in six months, according to a press release.

Hackers Breach Systems of University of North Carolina Wilmington; Staff and Student Details Exposed

The University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) has suffered a data breach that may have exposed personal details of employees and staff, according to a notice by the institution.

Spoofed E-Mail Campaign Impacts 2 Per Cent of AOL E-mail Users

AOL systems have suffered a security breach that impacted 2 per cent of all AOL email users after a campaign of spoofed e-mails, AOL’s says. AOL started notifying users about unauthorized access to its network and systems.

Hackers Accessed Financial Data of 25,000 Deltek Customers

The Deltek Company is currently notifying customers that their accounts may have been compromised after GovWin IQ web site has been breached by hackers, according to Federal News Radio. Close to 80,000 have their personal information at risk, as well as 25,000 their financial data.

Breach at North Dakota University System Server with Data on 290,000 Students

A server with personal details of 290,000 people was breached at the North Dakota University System (NDUS), according to Softpedia News.

12 Million Koreans Hit by KT Corp Data Breach; Korean Govt Investigating

Account information of 12 million customers of telecommunications company KT Corp customers was stolen in the second largest Korean data breach in history, according to The Register. The South Korean government launched an enquiry today into the incident.

University of Maryland Suffers Data Breach; All Students, Staff Since 1998 Affected

The University of Maryland lost personal information of 309,079 students, staff and faculty members in a massive cyber-attack, according to Diamondback.

Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Official FC Barcelona Twitter Accounts over Qatar Sponsor

FC Barcelona’s Twitter accounts have been hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army, which posted some of the team’s info from the accounts, according to Tech Worm. The compromised accounts are @FCBarcelona, @FCBarcelona_es and @FCBarcelona_cat.

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