Facebook Stored Hundreds of Millions of User Passwords in Plain Text for Years

Hundreds of millions of Facebook users had their account passwords stored in plain text and searchable by thousands of Facebook employees — in some cases going back to 2012, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. Facebook says an ongoing investigation has so far found no indication that employees have abused access to this data. 9H Privacy Anti-Spy Tempered … [Read more…]

Hacking microcontroller firmware through a USB

In this article, I want to demonstrate extracting the firmware from a secure USB device running on the Cortex M0. Who hacks video game consoles? The manufacture of counterfeit and unlicensed products is widespread in the world of video game consoles. It’s a multi-billion dollar industry in which demand creates supply. You can now find … [Read more…]

Are hackers gonna hack anymore? Not if we keep reusing passwords

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Enterprises have a password problem, and it’s one that is making the work of hackers a lot easier. From credential stuffing to brute force and password spraying attacks, modern hackers don’t have to do much hacking in order to compromise internal corporate networks. Instead, they log in using weak, stolen, or otherwise compromised credentials. Take … [Read more…]