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Another unsecured AWS S3 bucket exposed 4 million Time Warner Cable subscriber records

Experts reported that the AWS S3 storage containing subscriber data was left open by freelancers who handled web applications for the Time Warner Cable. A few days ago, researchers discovered of thousands of resumes of US Military and intel contractors left unsecured on an Amazon server, now roughly four million Time Warner Cable customers in the US were exp
Publish At:2017-09-06 05:15 | Read:2330 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking Amazon AWS S3 cloud storag

Hotel booking service Groupize allegedly exposed sensitive data contained in unsecured AWS storage bucket

Security researchers discovered that hotel booking service Groupize allegedly exposed sensitive data contained in unsecured AWS storage bucket Security experts continue to discover unsecured AWS storage bucket leaking sensitive data. Last discovery in order of time is an AWS storage related to the hotel booking service Groupize, it was discovered by Kromtech
Publish At:2017-08-23 05:05 | Read:2560 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Amazon AWS data leak Groupize Maci

Hacker discovered security flaws in Amazon, Apple and Google epub services

A hacker discovered a XXE flaw in the EpubCheck library that affects major epub services causing information disclosure and denial of service conditions. The security expert and bug hunter Craig Arendt (@craig_arendt) has discovered flaws in major eBook readers including the ones commercialized by Amazon, Apple, and Google. The expert discovered different XM
Publish At:2017-01-27 18:40 | Read:3276 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Amazon Apple epub services EpubCheck l

Alexa, Are You Keeping My Information Private?

“By sitting in the alcove, and keeping well back, Winston was able to remain outside the range of the telescreen, so far as sight went. He could be heard, of course, but so long as he stayed in his present position he could not be seen.” The above quote is a snippet from George Orwell’s dystopian-themed novel 1984, where Big Brother is constantly
Publish At:2017-01-12 08:25 | Read:2280 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles Security Awareness 1984 Alexa Amazon ASK I

Beware of “Your Amazon.com Order Cannot Be Shipped” Scam!

Holiday shoppers who use Amazon.com to purchase gifts will want to look out for a new scam claiming their order can’t ship.Around the beginning of December, users first caught wind of a scam that’s dampening the holiday cheer for users in the United Kingdom and Australia.The bogus emails state “Your Amazon.com Order Cannot Be Shipped”
Publish At:2016-12-09 21:27 | Read:2904 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News Amazon scam

Chinese IoT Firm Siphoned Text Messages, Call Records

A Chinese technology firm has been siphoning text messages and call records from cheap Android-based mobile smart phones and secretly sending the data to servers in China, researchers revealed this week. The revelations came the same day the White House and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued sweeping guidelines aimed at building security into In
Publish At:2016-11-17 06:40 | Read:3422 | Comments:0 | Tags:Other Amazon Azzedine Benameur BestBuy BLU BLU R1 HD Bruce S

Inside ‘The Attack That Almost Broke the Internet’

In March 2013, a coalition of spammers and spam-friendly hosting firms pooled their resources to launch what would become the largest distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack the Internet had ever witnessed. The assault briefly knocked offline the world’s largest anti-spam organization, and caused a great deal of collateral damage to innocent bystan
Publish At:2016-08-26 19:55 | Read:6557 | Comments:0 | Tags:Other Aleksey Frolov Alex Optik Amazon Andrei Stanchevici An

Hacker breached an Amazon server containing 80,000 login credentials

The hacker behind the Twitter account 0x2Taylor is claiming to have breached one of the Amazon servers containing 80,000 login credentials of Kindle users. The hacker 0x2Taylor is claiming to have breached an Amazon server containing login credentials of Kindle users. As a proof the hack, the hacker leaked online more than 80,000 credentials belonging to Ama
Publish At:2016-07-09 11:20 | Read:3584 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking 0x2Taylor Amazon data brea

Spam: “Your $100 Amazon Prime credit will expire”

If you’re an Amazon Prime member, you’ll want to avoid the below spam currently dropping into mailboxes which claims “$100 of Prime Credit” will soon be lost if not made use of: Attn:-Your ($100)-AmazonPrime-Credit, Will Expire, on: 5/10/16. AMAZ0N .com Prime. *****ATTN:(-1-) NEW MSG. RECEIVED: REGARDING YOUR AMAZ0N-REWARDS-POINT
Publish At:2016-05-06 05:20 | Read:3146 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybercrime Social engineering adverts amazon amazon prime em

Be careful products sold on Amazon are infected with malware

Beware, even things on Amazon come with embedded malware… this is the disconcerting discovery made by the expert Mark Olsen. The security expert Mike Olsen warned about the presence of malware in products sold through the Amazon service. Olsen was searching for outdoor surveillance cameras on Amazon for a friend’s home. He has found an interesting offe
Publish At:2016-04-11 00:20 | Read:3029 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware Amazon Firmware infected produ

eero: A Mesh WiFi Router Built for Security

User-friendly and secure. Hardly anyone would pick either word to describe the vast majority of wireless routers in use today. So naturally I was intrigued a year ago when I had the chance to pre-order a eero, a new WiFi system billed as easy-to-use, designed with security in mind, and able to dramatically extend the range of a wireless network without compr
Publish At:2016-03-11 07:20 | Read:2691 | Comments:0 | Tags:A Little Sunshine Security Tools Amazon AWS eero mesh wirele

The Amazon Survey Phish: Back for Round 2

We’ve seen another run of Amazon themed spam doing the rounds, and they may well already be dropping into your mailbox. Here’s the email in question: The text is identical to the last one we took a look at (notice also the open red padlock, which is a new Gmail feature). As before, the link uses a redirect to send potential victims to an imitati
Publish At:2016-02-26 20:20 | Read:2409 | Comments:0 | Tags:Fraud/Scam Alert amazon email fake phish phishing scam

Fake Amazon Mail Phishes for Login, Payment Information

From the mailbox: a fake Amazon mail which attempts to persuade the lucky recipient that they have the chance to win £10 in return for completing a quick survey. The mail, titled “ΙD: 569369943” and claiming to be from “members support” / message@notice-amazon(dot)com, reads as follows: As a valued customer we would like to present yo
Publish At:2016-02-04 23:50 | Read:3347 | Comments:0 | Tags:Fraud/Scam Alert amazon phish scam

Safe Browsing Scam: From Amazon to Rackspace

Tech support scammers are a very unique type of online criminals who traditionally were never as sophisticated as malware authors. For the most part, they really didn’t need to be since even a quickly put together scary webpage with some audio background would suffice to con victims. While this dirty business was poorly organized in the beginning, in r
Publish At:2015-12-30 01:45 | Read:3281 | Comments:0 | Tags:Fraud/Scam Alert amazon fake safe browsing scam tech support

Protect Your Amazon Account with Two-Step Verification

Amazon has recently added two-step verification to its website. This means that you can protect your account with an additional layer of security.If you use two-step verification when you sign into your Amazon account, you'll enter your email address and your password, and then you'll be required to enter a six-digit code that will be sent to you by SMS. (Fo
Publish At:2015-11-24 14:00 | Read:3855 | Comments:0 | Tags:How To Amazon Two-Step Verification


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