Self-proclaimed Ashley Madison hackers the Impact Team today released what looks like another 20 gigabytes of ill-gotten data. The just-dropped “other shoe” includes emails from the cheater-dating website's CEO.
Just two days ago, the Impact Team posted a 10-gigabyte file said to be from ashleymadison.com.
The second release, accessible initially only for Tor users, includes more personal information about the dating website's users--but notably, this one also includes what look like email folders for several of the company's top executives.
As Wired's Kim Zetter notes, the hackers signed today's message with a PGP key, to validate the identity of the poster.
Wired reported in detail, Ars has coverage too.
Wired: “You can see the email spool highlighted in this screenshot of the file names in the recent dump.”
Unsealed court documents reveal the identity of Fxmsp, a hacker from Kazakhstan who is blamed for information theft from more than 300 companies and governments, in 44 different countries around the world.
The United States Internal Revenue Service says it purchased access to a marketing database that offers location data for millions of US cellphones, so the IRS can identify and track persons suspected of tax-related crimes.
Following the discovery and prompting of a security researcher at Awake Security, Google says it has removed 106 malicious Chrome extensions that had 32 million downloads, and which were gathering browsing history and sensitive credentials from users.
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