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Shodan Safari, where hackers heckle the worst devices put on the internet – TechCrunch

Shodan Safari, where hackers heckle the worst devices put on the internet – TechCrunch If you leave something on the internet long enough, someone will hack it. The reality is that many device manufacturers make it far too easy by using default passwords that are widely documented, allowing anyone to …

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Fortnite bugs put accounts at risk of takeover – TechCrunch

Fortnite bugs put accounts at risk of takeover – TechCrunch With one click, any semi-skilled hacker could have silently taken over a Fortnite account, according to a cybersecurity firm who says the bug is now fixed. Researchers at Check Point say the three vulnerabilities chained together could have affected any of …

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Flaws in Amadeus’ airline booking system made it easy for hackers to change passenger records – TechCrunch

Flaws in Amadeus’ airline booking system made it easy for hackers to change passenger records – TechCrunch You might not know Amadeus by name, but hundreds of millions of travelers use it each year. Whether you’re traveling for work or vacation, most consumers book their flights through one of a …

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Some of the biggest web hosting sites were vulnerable to simple account takeover hacks – TechCrunch

Some of the biggest web hosting sites were vulnerable to simple account takeover hacks – TechCrunch A security researcher has found, reported, and now disclosed a dozen bugs that made it easy to steal sensitive information or take over any customer’s account from some of the largest web hosting companies on …

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Bing has a child porn problem – TechCrunch

Bing has a child porn problem – TechCrunch The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here: 1. Microsoft Bing not only shows child pornography, it …

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A simple bug makes it easy to spoof Google search results into spreading misinformation – TechCrunch

A simple bug makes it easy to spoof Google search results into spreading misinformation – TechCrunch A bug that anyone can easily exploit in Google makes it easy to kick out manipulated search results that look entirely real. The search manipulation bug was documented by Wietze Beukema, a London-based security …

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Marriott now says 5 million unencrypted passport numbers were stolen in Starwood hotel data breach – TechCrunch

Marriott now says 5 million unencrypted passport numbers were stolen in Starwood hotel data breach – TechCrunch Starwood’s data breach just got both better and worse at the same time. Marriott, the parent company of hotel chain giant Starwood, said it has revised down the number of customers affected by its …

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