TheDarkOverlord is Attempting to Sell Information on 655,000 Patients

It’s likely about to be a very bad day for three medical facilities and 655,000 patients whose information has been put up for sale on the TheRealDeal market, a marketplace, located on TOR, that specializes in selling numerous illegal items. In an interview from 2015 with the market’s admin, “…basically we consist of 4 partners who…

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More Records Exposed – Database Found on Google Cloud Server

This case is particularly unfortunate as it represents both the intense desires entities have for our personal information and likely the more concerning problem of lax security protocols. This instance revolves around a Voter database of approximately 154 million records.  As anyone who does genealogy knows, voter databases are considered public records and offer a great…

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Facebook Experiences Second Outage In A Week

Facebook is currently experiencing their second outage in a week.  The first outage took place on September 24, 2015; Facebook was back up by early afternoon, but no explanation was provided to users about the cause. Now users are experiencing a second outage that is also affecting Facebook’s Platform Status page, so no information on…

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Is Breaking A Password Really Like Mr. Robot?

Have you been locked out of an account due to entering the wrong password too many times? That was rhetorical; unless your password is “password” (and it better not be) everyone has managed to lock themselves out. Even someone using “password” can manage it if they don’t realize Caps Lock is on. But here’s the…

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