In addition to our investigation, recent reports found that the Twitter accounts of stand-up comedian Azeem Banatwala, Houston Texans wide receiver Cecil Shorts III, and the late New York Times reporter David Carr were also compromised,” Symantec said in a blog post.Another trait discovered by the security firm pointed out that the attackers did not use the compromised accounts to directly tweet or message other.
\u003C\u002Fp\u003E\u003Cp\u003EHell, which can only be reached on the dark web, is \"a community where criminals can share, learn and make money,\" the forum's founder and administrator, who only goes by the name \"Ping,\" told me in an encrypted chat.
\u003C\u002Fp\u003E\u003Cp\u003EThe forum gained notoriety in early March, when a hacker only known as \"ROR[RG]\" dumped fifteen spreadsheets on a message board called \"Hacked Data,\" whose motto is \"sharing is caring.\" \u003C\u002Fp\u003E\u003Cp\u003EThe files contained highly personal information about almost four million people, including their names, ages, email addresses, locations, and what kind of sexual partner they were looking for.
If you have an web-connected camera, you should change your password ASAP.
For just 188 yuan ($28), you can buy software that would allow you to hack into connected cameras, Chinese state broadcaster CCTV warns.
Cybersecurity experts said camera owners who don't change the default user IDs or passwords open themselves up to way more danger.
Cameras are fairly easy to breach because many of them use similar firmware, added Eugene Aseev, vice-president of engineering at data protection firm Acronis.A one night stand, a swinger, a fuck buddy, someone looking for BDSM, webcam sex, or just somebody interested in regular 'ol dating?\u003C\u002Fp\u003E\u003Cp\u003EThe data came from the hack of the popular online hookup service \u003Ca target=\"_blank\" href=\"https:\u002F\u002Fen.wikipedia.org\u002Fwiki\u002FAdult_Friend Finder\"\u003EAdult Friend Finder\u003C\u002Fa\u003E, which \u003Ca target=\"_blank\" href=\"https:\u002F\u002Fsecure.adultfriendfinder.com\u002F\"\u003Eboasts\u003C\u002Fa\u003E of more than 60 million members."Once there is a weakness or vulnerability found in this firmware, all these devices [will] start to share this weakness or vulnerability," Aseev told .Vulnerabilities in firmware for Internet-connected devices led to the rise of the Mirai botnet in September last year.The new tweets on the compromised page will contain sexually suggestive photos and shortened links, using either Bitly or Google's URL shorteners, and redirect users to the adult sites, according to the post.