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Someone Hacked the MTA

Someone Hacked the MTA

Photo: Mario Tama (Getty Images) In late April, officials with the New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority discovered that someone had penetrated several of the agency’s computer systems, exploiting a zero day vulnerability in the network’s VPN service as a way to get its foot in the door. Advertisement The transportation agency, which is responsible …

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Enterprise Password Manager Passwordstate Hacked, Exposing Users’ Passwords for 28 Hours

Enterprise Password Manager Passwordstate Hacked, Exposing Users’ Passwords for 28 Hours

Photo: Leon Neal (Getty Images) Passwordstate, the enterprise password manager offered by Australian software developer Click Studios, was hacked earlier this week, exposing the passwords of an undisclosed number of its clients for approximately 28 hours. The hack was carried out through an upgrade feature for the password manager and potentially harvested the passwords of …

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Law Firm Accused of 'Aiding' Trump's Election Disputes Gets Data Stolen By Hackers

Law Firm Accused of ‘Aiding’ Trump’s Election Disputes Gets Data Stolen By Hackers

Photo: Mandel Ngan (Getty Images) A ransomware gang claims to have stolen over 100 gigabytes of data from Jones Day, a prominent global law firm that recently stirred backlash for its entanglement in the 2020 presidential election. The hacker group CL0P has posted a large tranche of stolen files to a dark web “leak site,” …

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Hacked Florida Water Plant Reportedly Had No Firewall and Poor Password Security

Hacked Florida Water Plant Reportedly Had No Firewall and Poor Password Security

Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) The water plant in Oldsmar, Fla. targeted by a hacker in a horrifying cyberattack last week is said to have exhibited very weak IT security practices. Recent updates from government authorities claim the facility did not have some basic network protections—including a firewall. In case you missed it, a hacker …

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