Nearly 800M email records exposed in massive data breach

A massive data breach dubbed “Collection #1” exposed nearly 800 million email addresses and millions of passwords. Security expert Troy Hunt was alerted of the leaked data made available for free download from popular MEGA cloud storage service. The data consisted of over 12,000 separate files and more than 87GB of data.

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Oracle Critical Patch Update for January 2019

Oracle has released its Critical Patch Update for January 2019 to include 284 vulnerability fixes across multiple products. Oracle continues to receive reports of remote attackers attempting to maliciously exploit unpatched vulnerabilities.

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DNS hijacking cyber attacks on domains worldwide

Security researchers from FireEye have identified a wave of DNS hijacking attacks on domains owned by government, telecom and internet infrastructure organizations around the globe. The analysis suggests the bad actors behind the cyber attacks are of Iranian origin or sponsorship.

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