Monthly Archives: September 2013

Yahoo recycled ID users warn of security risk

Yahoo users who got recycled account IDs said they’ve found a security risk — they are receiving emails containing the personal information of former account owners, InformationWeek.com reported Tuesday. The users told the news site that initially, they were receiving … Continue reading

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Virginia Tech breach exposes data on 145K job applicants

A Virginia Tech official Tuesday blamed human error for a data breach that may have exposed sensitive data on about 145,000 people who applied online for jobs at the school over the past 10 years. The compromised data includes names, … Continue reading

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Hackers claim to have defeated Apple’s Touch ID print sensor

A day after the iPhone 5S hit the streets, a group of hackers in Germany said they have bypassed the biometric security on Apple’s new Touch ID fingerprint sensor by using “easy everyday means.” The Chaos Computer Club announced late … Continue reading

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No joke, iPhone 5S Touch ID faces hack bounty

The iPhone 5S won’t hit the streets until tomorrow, but there’s already more than $16,000 in cash offered to the first person to hack its Touch ID fingerprint sensor. IsTouchIDhackedyet.com is the brainchild of Nick DePetrillo, an independent security researcher … Continue reading

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