The State Department was among the worst agencies in the federal government at protecting its computer networks while Hillary Rodham Clinton was secretary from 2009 to 2013, a situation that continued to deteriorate as John Kerry took office and Russian hackers breached the department’s email system, according to independent audits and interviews.
Student emails have been suspended at Mt Albert Grammar after a security breach led to porn being sent to every student.
An official message was sent to parents on Monday night apologising for any offence caused.
Principal Dale Burden said they believed the culprit was most likely to be a student at the school and if so that amounted to serious misconduct.
The school was first alerted by a parent who saw the email which contained a link to a pornographic image.
If you thought biometrics was the ultimate weapon of authentication, you may be proved wrong by Starbug. German researcher Jan Krissler, aka Starbug is a hacker whose claim to fame is breaching Apple’s TouchID and recreating the German defense minister’s thumbprint from a high-res image.
Starbug has revealed that he can now decode anyone’s smartphone PIN code from any selfie “image” of the owner.
Starbug and his colleagues have extracted the reflection of smartphone screens in the eye whites of “selfie” subjects, then they used an ultra-high resolution image techniques to extract the user’s PIN code. Starbug presented his discovery at the Biometrics 2015 conference in London.