Sounds like the crooks who tried to sell more than 600 million records last week are back with nearly 100 million more…
A woman is being sued for sending approx. 250K of her employer’s cash to an online fraudster. Employer claims she was “careless and in breach of the duties – including the duty to exercise reasonable care in the course of the performance of her duties as an employee which she owed to her employer, the pursuer.” Think that cybersecurity training doesn’t matter? Well this employee never had any, and it may get her off the hook.
Google Chrome’s Incognito mode hasn’t been an impenetrable privacy shield: For years, it’s been a snap for web developers to detect when Chrome users are browsing in private mode and to block site visitors who use it. Now it looks like Google plans to close that loophole.
Carrier pigeons are still being used by military around the world as a way to communicate in the event electronic communications are unusable or compromised.
An interesting article about the problems of selling on the Dark Web, and what solutions are being pursed by Dark Web merchants.
In Gmail addresses, the dots don’t matter. The account “firstname.lastname@example.org” maps to the exact same address as “email@example.com” and “firstname.lastname@example.org” — and so on. (Note: I own none of those addresses, if they are actually valid.) This fact can be used to commit fraud. Recently, we observed a group of BEC actors make extensive use of Gmail dot accounts to commit a large and diverse amount of fraud.