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A hacker claims to have sold the passwords for 27 million users of the dating site Mate1. The alleged sale was completed in a hacker forum called “Hell” located on the dark web, a portion of the internet accessible through the Tor browser. The Mate1 server was vulnerable and the hacker was able to bypass security measures and gain control of the server.
Microsoft has announced a new service for its enterprise customers to detect, investigate and respond to network threats. Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection was unveiled yesterday by Terry Myerson, Executive Vice President of the Windows and Devices Group. The new system utilizes data science, historical analysis, and simplified investigation tools to protect organizations using Windows 10.
Fake versions of popular games like Grand Theft Auto are being used to distribute an Android Trojan on the Google Play Store. Security researchers found 342 apps in the Play Store which were used to infect Android users with a Trojan dubbed the “Porn Clicker.” The oldest of the listed apps was uploaded to the Play Store in June 2015.
Last year the popular e-commerce platform Magento was impacted by a critical vulnerability. Initially discovered by Check Point security researchers, the vulnerability was privately disclosed to Magento’s owner, eBay. Magento patched the flaw but merchants were slow to adopt the patch and resolve the problem. Two months after the patch was released, 98,000 online merchants had not implemented it.