Julia Ezell, the former lawyer for the Oklahoma State Department of Health, has plead guilty to two misdemeanor counts for falsifying death threats against her from non-existent angry marijuana advocates.
"We take the security of our community very seriously," said the food delivery company, which wasn't aware of the May breach until earlier this month.
A former Arkansas VA database administrator pleaded guilty in federal court after being accused of offering to sell private information to an informant.
The report notes a range of efforts to target servicemembers online, including foreign attempts to promote the "Vets for Trump" Facebook page and use of pictures of soldiers in so-called "romance scams."
Experts tell "Newsweek" why the Capital One intrusion was both a hack and a breach, and how the bank may hold the "ultimate responsibility" for the data theft.
Amazon Web Services "was not compromised in any way and functioned as designed," the firm told Newsweek. Capital One said a breach impacted 100 million individuals in the U.S. and six million people in Canada.
Last month, at least three Florida towns and cities fell victim to similar incidents and decided to pay more than $1 million to hackers to restore their systems. It remains unknown if the attacks are linked.
"If a hacker had exploited the flaws, they could have taken over a legitimate Origin user's entire account," one researcher told Newsweek. Luckily, the bugs were never exploited.
"While it is a very expensive lesson for us, it is nevertheless a lesson," the company CEO responded.
Dark web markets are now "being picked off one by one," according to a top cybersecurity expert.
"They believe that a lie repeated a thousand times will become the truth," said a Chinese government spokesperson.
"We have contacted browser makers to ensure that known malicious extensions are no longer available to download," Facebook said.
The allegation may impact joint statement adopted at the DPRK-U.S. Summit, North Korea warned.
New research has unveiled how hackers could compromise vulnerabilities in "smart city" technology systems.
WhatsApp dismissed the report, claiming they were aware of the issue.
"We will not sit idly by while you take advantage of the misinformed," the hacker group proclaimed.
A sham website advertising penetration-testing job roles even listed U.S. hacking victims as "clients."
The rights group called the cyberattack a "deliberate attempt to infiltrate Amnesty International."
The culprits—who threaten to release footage to the victims' contacts—have made around $125,000 from the scheme.
An attempt was made to access a 5.9 million credit cards, while 1.2 million personal records were compromised, the firm admitted.
The culprits used a technique called "BGP hacking," which lets them intercept data from traffic flowing through Amazon Web Services' Route 53.
The malware—dubbed "Stresspaint" by Radware—targets Facebook cookies stored in the Chrome browser.
Cybersecurity firm FireEye warns groups linked to South China Sea dispute being targeted.
McAfee believes North Korean hackers are in the "data-gathering stage" for future heists.
Microsoft found the trojans were linked to Dofoil, also known as Smoke Loader.
The price of bitcoin tumbled to under $10,000, half of what it was worth only three months ago.
Bypassing the premium content paywalls could leave accounts banned.