More than a few restaurant-goers in the US will want to check their bank statements. Earl Enterprises has confirmed that hackers used point-of-sale malware to scoop up credit and card data at some of its US restaurants. It happened between May 2018 and March 2019. Including restaurants are all Buca di Beppo locations, a few Earl of Sandwich locations and Planet Hollywood’s presences in Las Vegas, New York City and Orlando. It’s a fairly large data breach – KrebsOnSecurity discovered that a trove of 2.15 million cards were on sale in the black market as of February.
Phone numbers stink for security and authentication. They stink because most of us have so much invested in these digits that they’ve become de facto identities. At the same time, when you lose control over a phone number — maybe it’s hijacked by fraudsters, you got separated or divorced, or you were way late on […]
Posted by Clement Lecigne, Threat Analysis Group On Wednesday, February 27th, we reported two 0-day vulnerabilities — previously publicly-unknown vulnerabilities — one affecting Google Chrome and another in Microsoft Windows that were being exploited together. To remediate the Chrome vulnerability (CVE-2019-5786), Google released an update for all Chrome platforms on March 1; this update was […]
On Sunday, Israeli forces bombed a building that allegedly housed an active Hamas hacking group—a potential first for cyberwar….