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Information Security Breach Report – 11 May 2015

Written by SRM

11th May 2015

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A round up of the most recent reports of information security breaches, infosec and privacy stories from around the world.


Breaches, Incidents and Alerts:

Newfoundland patient data breach investigated –

Cafe de Coral reveals accidental data leak –

95% of SAP deployments ‘vulnerable to cyber attacks’ –

Visitors to top porn sites hit by malvertising attack –

Meru Cabs: Customer Data Exposed –

Child abuse images deface Nazi Mauthausen camp website –

Flawed Open Smart Grid Protocol is a risk for Smart Grid –

Million WordPress websites vulnerable to DOM-based XSS –

Android cellular voice channel used as new covert channel to leak info, spread malware –

Adobe to Patch Critical Vulnerabilities in Reader, Acrobat –

GPS used to locate a gang using gas pump skimmers –

Serious MacKeeper vulnerability found –

Cyber-Attack Attempted By Former Nuclear Regulatory Commission Employee –

Snapchat security breach –

Cyber security firm ‘doctored up’ data breaches to extort companies, ex-employee claims –

Beware! ‘Breaking Bad’ Is Now A Ransom-Styled Malware Currently Infecting Australian Computers –


Miscellaneous Infosec stories:

Here’s how many U.S. adults were hacked in 2014 –

Mobile malware statistics highlight unknown state of mobile threats –

Kiwi company posts job ad for Windows support scammers –

Where is the Android DDoS Armageddon? –

Here’s What a Cyber Warfare Arsenal Might Look Like –

Is cyber-warfare really that scary? –

As Data Breaches Spread, Providers and Payers Must Prepare –

Windows 10: No More Monthly Patches –

Why don’t you rent your electronic wireless doorlock, asks man selling doorlocks –

70 million Americans report stolen data –

Too Many Healthcare Employees Have Excessive Patient Data Access –

Hack renting portal charges fee to penetrate any account –

The Effectiveness of Spear Phishing Not Lost on Cyber Terrorists –


Tools, Tips and How it’s done:


PoC Linux Rootkit Uses GPU to Evade Detection –

Facebook Friends Mapper – How to crawl Hidden Friends –

A digital skeleton key to access any website –

Ad Injection at Scale: Assessing Deceptive Advertisement Modifications –

True Private Messaging: 7 Apps to Encrypt Your Chats –


Miscellaneous Privacy stories:

Wearable tech portends vast effects on health and privacy –


Safeguarding Children and School E-Safety stories:

Schools: have your say about cyberbullying –

Mother Speaks Out About Cyber-Bullies –

How to change your privacy setting on Facebook –


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