Facebook security breach: Up to 50m accounts attacked

Image copyright Reuters Facebook has said “almost 50 million” of its users were left exposed by a security flaw. The company said attackers were able to exploit a vulnerability in a feature known as “View As” to gain control of people’s accounts. The breach was discovered on Tuesday, Facebook said, and it has informed police….

British Airways data breach: 380,000 card details stolen

Yet another technical meltdown is plaguing British Airways. This time, hackers stole the payment card details of 380,000 customers. The company said the data thieves made off with the names, addresses, emails and credit card details including the card number, expiration date and security code belonging to travelers who booked flights on British Airways’ website…

U.S. Hits Russian Firm Over Breach of N. Korea Sanctions The United States impo…

U.S. Hits Russian Firm Over Breach of N. Korea Sanctions The United States imposed sanctions on aRussian port service agency on Wednesday for aiding North Korean ships in breach of U.S. sanctions aimed at pressuring Pyongyang to end its nuclear programs. The U.S. TreasurysanctionedRussian-based Profinet Pte Ltd and its director general Vasili Aleksandrovich Kolchanov for…