A large majority of people are still using weak passwords like “password” and “123456”. Folks, it’s long past time to stop taking security shortcuts.
High-school students from Wisconsin attending a conference in Minneapolis found spy cameras in their rooms at a downtown hotel, prompting a police investigation. The recording devices were not found in other rooms on the property, the hotel management determined after a careful search.
After a hacker accesses smart cameras in little girl’s bedroom to tell her he’s Santa, Motherboard found hackers have made dedicated software for gaining access.
The Microsoft threat research team scanned all Microsoft user accounts and found that 44 million users were employing reused passwords that leaked online following security breaches at other online services.
Jetpack received another security update to address an issue found during an internal audit of the Contact Form block in December 2018, and a critical security update patching a vulnerability in the way some Jetpack shortcodes were processed in May 2016.