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Yahoo Breach:500M Affected

Loss included usernames, hashed passwords, and possibly the security questions for account resets.  You might want to change your Yahoo password, but the hack was from 2014.

Rumor:Yahoo Hacked, Millions Affected

Yahoo is expected to announce they’ve experienced a massive breach. 

Krebs Hit with Record DDoS Attack

KrebsOnSecurity got hit with a record (for the site) Denial of Service attack.  It’s a good read.

Tesla Patches Vulnerabilities

I’m pretty sure that soon well have “Patch Tuesdays” for our cars.

Smart Home = Easy Open Home

Using Apple’s Homekit and an iPad Pro, you just have to yell to ask Siri to unlock the front door.

Firefox Patched

Upgrade now if you use it.

Apple Updates OS X, Safari

The new version of macOS is now available along with updates for Safari. 

Phishing Attempt: “Technical Issue”

Please be aware of an ongoing phishing attempt referencing a “Technical Issue” and warning your account will soon expire. If you receive this email, please delete it from your inbox. IT has been notified and the link included in the email has been blocked on the UTC and UTC-Secure network. Unfortunately, the University cannot block the link on non-University networks, so we ask our campus to be cautious of

Rumor:No More Adobe Flash Downloads

This article states that Adobe will be removing the download links for the current version (and older) of Flash Player.

Take Over a Google Phone, Get $200k

The latest reward from Google requires that you send an email or sms to a fully patched Google phone and get “root” within an hour.

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