Mt. Gox files for bankruptcy protection after losing Bitcoins – CNET

CNETMt. Gox, the embattled Bitcoin exchange that fell into a state of disarray earlier this month following a security issue that prompted withdrawal fraud, has filed for bankruptcy protection. The … Read More

Vegas hotels hacking went further than email, websites – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Vegas hotels hacking went further than email, websitesHonolulu Star-AdvertiserThis screen shot provided by the Las Vegas Review Journal shows the Sands web site that was hacked on Monday Feb. 10, … Read More

Kickstarter repairs security breach that let hackers through, co-founder says – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsKickstarter, the online fund-raising sight used by millions of people to raise capital for creative projects and businesses, said it has repaired a security breach that had … Read More

Kickstarter reports breach of users’ data – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleKickstarter, the fundraising platform used by millions of people to raise capital for creative projects and businesses, said hackers had gained access to some of its users’ data. … Read More

Crowd-Funding Site Kickstarter Says Customer Data Accessed in Hack – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalCrowd-funding site Kickstarter said hackers accessed some of its customers’ data in a computer attack earlier this week. The company, which has set up an exchange where people … Read More

Kickstarter hacked, urges users to change passwords – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionPopular crowdsourcing site​ Kickstarter should think about crowdfunding some tighter security. The site notified users Saturday their personal information may have been compromised due to a hacking incident. … Read More

Massive cyberattack linked to at least one refrigerator – Science Recorder

Science RecorderProofpoint, an internet security firm, has uncovered what may be the first Internet of Things-based cyberattack involving “smart” appliances, including at least one refrigerator. The cyberattack involved more than … Read More

Hackers used over 100000 devices to send the spam emails – DailyTech

DailyTechHackers have launched what is being called the first attack from the Internet of Things, which included a refrigerator. According to BBC News, security researchers at Proofpoint discovered that hackers … Read More