Hacker Leaks Twitch Source Code and User Information

An anonymous hacker has reportedly leaked data from the video game streaming platform Twitch on 4chan including its source code and user payout information. The unnamed hacker posted a 125GB torrent link that contained Twitch’s source code, content creator payouts, …

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Hacktivists Continue to Deface Chinese Websites with Taiwanese Flags and Anti-CCP Imagery

Anonymous, a decentralized international hacktivist collective, broke into a Chinese government tourism promotion website and uploaded Taiwan’s national song, flag, and pro-Taiwan independence banner. On Thursday, Reddit user “Allez-opi omi,” who in July revealed a prior Anonymous breach on an …

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British Ministry of Defense Breach Puts Afghan Interpreters’ Lives in Danger

United Kingdom Defense Secretary Ben Wallace has started an investigation into a data breach that exposed the email addresses of dozens of Afghan interpreters who served for the British military. More than 250 Afghans who had requested shelter in the …

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Hackers Steal COVID-19 Test Data from Paris Public Hospital System

Hackers have stolen the personal data of around 1.4 million people who were tested for COVID-19 in Paris last year from the Paris public hospital system, AP-HP. “All the people concerned, to whom AP-HP apologizes, will be individually informed in …

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Facilitator of World’s Largest Source of Child Sex Abuse Imagery Jailed for 27 Years

A United States court sentenced an Irish man, described by authorities as the largest facilitator of child sexual abuse images, to 27 years in prison on Sept. 15. U.S. District Judge Theodore Chuang handed down the prison sentence to 36-year-old …

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Egypt Begins Trial of Researcher Patrick George Zaki for Spreading False News

Egypt has begun on Monday, the trial of a researcher and human rights advocate Patrick George Zaki for spreading false news. The Supreme Procuratorate of National Security of Egypt (SSSP) indicted Zaki for “spreading false information at home and abroad,” …

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Apple Issues Emergency Security Patch to Close a Spyware Flaw

Apple Inc. has issued an emergency security patch to block spyware used by Israel-based NSO Group that could infect iOS devices. Apple rushed the release of iOS 14.8 and iPadOS 14.8 after being made aware that some security issues “may …

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Fortinet VPN Account Passwords Leaked

Threat actors have extracted Fortinet usernames and passwords and shared them publicly, the network security provider confirmed. Fortinet, a provider of network security solutions, confirmed that a malicious actor improperly disclosed the VPN login names and passwords associated with 87,000 …

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