L33tdawg: Presentation slides from Sergey and Artem's #HITB2013AMS presentation is here.
Sergey Shekyan and Artem Harutyunyan, researchers from the security firm Qualys, said the search engine Shodan shows about 100,000 wireless IP cameras that have "little or no emphasis on security." At the recent Hack in the Box security conference in Amsterdam, the researchers presented,
Beleaguered open-world zombie shooter The War Z is in more trouble as publisher OP Productions admits hackers exposed players’ personal information.
In response to the attack, OP Productions shut down The War Z’s servers and its message boards. In an open letter, the publisher confirmed that the hackers gained access to user email addresses and passwords. Payment information, such as credit-card numbers, remain secure with a third-party company.
From OP Productions’ letter:
If you're an iPhone or iPad user (and who isn't?) you probably use iCloud. If you use iCloud, you probably (and should!) use Find My iPhone. If you use iCloud, you probably also use it to sync your email, calendars, contacts and photos between devices. Maybe even Documents and Data too.
A February 2013 investigation by the Los Angeles Times showed that “thousands” of high-risk sex offenders and parolees were routinely removing or disabling their GPS tracking devices. And these individuals have little risk of being caught because California's jails are apparently too full to hold them.