Chicago man lobs class-action sueball at MtGox – Register

RegisterFriday’s bankruptcy filing wasn’t the only time the name “MtGox” was heard in a courtroom this week. Predictably, the cash-strapped Bitcoin exchange is now the subject of a class-action lawsuit…

Las Vegas Sands: Some customer data was stolen in hacking – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunComputer hackers stole some Las Vegas Sands customers’ Social Security and driver’s license numbers during a data breach earlier this month, the casino company said Friday. Las Vegas…

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…

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,…

Las Vegas Sands Casino Websites Restored a Week After Hacking – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comCasino giant Las Vegas Sands Corp. has restored its websites a week after they were hacked. The Las Vegas-based company pulled down its sites Feb. 13 after hackers defaced them…

Kickstater Hacked, Account Data Stolen – The Mac Observer

The Mac ObserverThe crowd funding service Kickstarter alerted users over the weekend that it had been targeted by hackers who managed to gain access to their servers and make off…

Kickstarter says hackers got customer data – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleKickstarter co-founder Yancey Strickler said in a blog post that hackers accessed usernames, email addresses, phone numbers and passwords. The passwords are encrypted, but the company said it’s possible…

Kickstarter says hackers got customer data – BurlingtonFreePress.com

BurlingtonFreePress.comKickstarter co-founder Yancey Strickler said in a blog post that hackers accessed usernames, email addresses, phone numbers and passwords. The passwords are encrypted, but the company said it’s possible for…

Kickstarter breach blags users’ details, encrypted passwords – Inquirer

InquirerCROWDFUNDING WEBSITE Kickstarter has been breached by hackers that lifted users’ personal details and encrypted passwords. The firm was notified of the hack by law enforcement officials. It wasted no…

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…

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.…

Kickstarter hacked, usernames, email addresses, other account information … – GameSpot

GameSpotKickstarter hacked, usernames, email addresses, other account information compromised. If you’ve backed games on Kickstarter and have an account on the site, it’s time to change your password. by Emanuel…

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…

Kickstarter data hacked, credit card details said to be safe – Android Community

Android CommunityKickstarter has confirmed news of a hacker attack. Details of the hack were shared on the company blog this weekend, and include mention of “unauthorized access to some” customer…

Kickstarter reveals hackers accessed customer data – The Guardian

The GuardianKickstarter, the fundraising platform used by millions of people to raise capital for creative projects and businesses, has said hackers gained access to some of its customers’ data but…

Kickstarter hacked, you should probably change your password – PC Gamer Magazine

PC Gamer MagazineIf you have a Kickstarter account, you’re going to want to change the password, as the site is the latest to be infiltrated by dastardly hackers, showing that…

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.…

Kickstarter: We Were Hacked, User Information Exposed – Mashable

MashableKickstarter, a leading crowdfunding site, revealed it was hacked last week. In a blog post published Saturday, Kickstarter said law-enforcement officials contacted the company Wednesday night, and alerted it to…

Kickstarter gets hacked, tells users to change passwords – GigaOM

GigaOMKickstarter was hacked earlier this week, the crowdfunding site informed users on Saturday. While the company says the hackers didn’t gain access to credit card numbers and only two users…

Reports: User data hacked at Kickstarter site – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe popular crowdfunding website Kickstarter was hacked last week, according to several published reports Saturday. CNET, ZDNet and the Verge, among others, published stories on their websites Saturday, saying…

Drug site Silk Road wiped out by Bitcoin glitch – KSPR

KSPRThe revived online black market Silk Road says hackers took advantage of an ongoing Bitcoin glitch to steal $2.7 million from its customers. More from KSPR.com. FIFA: Human rights important…

Attack on US veterans website may have been aimed at military members – PCWorld

PCWorldA cyberattack against the Veteran of Foreign Wars website, believed to have been initiated in China, may have sought to spy on U.S. military members, security company FireEye said Thursday.…

Hackers steal Yahoo! Mail usernames, passwords – UPI.com

UPI.comSUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 31 (UPI) — Attackers now own an undisclosed number of Yahoo! Mail usernames and passwords, stolen from a third-party site, the Sunnyvale, Calif., Internet giant said. As…

Yahoo Identifies Effort to Break Into Users’ E-Mail Accounts – Businessweek

BusinessweekYahoo! Inc., the biggest U.S. Web portal, said it recently identified an effort to break into Yahoo Mail e-mail accounts. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg. Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO:US), the biggest U.S.…

Are Hackers Trying to Turn Your Connected Fridge Into a ‘Thingbot’? – Greentech Media

Greentech MediaWhen Sigourney Weaver opened her fridge in Ghostbusters, she found Zuul, the right-hand ghoul of the demigod Gozer, who helped unleash a wave of terror across New York City.…

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…

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…

Target data breach part of broader organized attack – ZDNet

ZDNetSummary: A confidential U.S. government report indicates that the Target data breaches were tied to a broader effort against retailers. New malicious software called KAPTOXA led the attacks. Larry Dignan.…

Starbucks App Leaves Customers Info At Risk – American Live Wire

American Live WireAccording to a report hackers may be able to access personal information from the app Starbucks offers for it’s customers. This app enables customers to purchase items at…

Snapchat to release updated app after hack – BBC News

BBC NewsSnapchat said it will release an updated version of its app after hackers downloaded usernames and phone numbers for 4.6 million accounts. It said the update will allow users…

Snapchat update planned after user breach – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSnapchat says it will launch a new version of its popular messaging app that lets users opt out of a feature exploited by hackers on New Year’s Eve. The…

Snapchat confirms leak of 4.6M usernames, doesn’t apologize – VentureBeat

VentureBeatGranted, the leak happened late New Year’s Eve, and yesterday was a holiday, so Snapchat’s response isn’t as slow as it might otherwise seem. But the blog post is notable…

Snapchat Says to Make App More Secure – ABC News

ABC NewsSnapchat says it plans to put out a more secure version of its application following a breach that allowed hackers to collect the usernames and phone numbers of some…

Snapchat updates app after hack exposed user details – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukSnapchat has announced that it will release an updated version of its photo-sharing app, after a cyber attack exposed the usernames and phone numbers of 4.6 million users. The new…