26 million LiveJournal users warned that their passwords have been breached

On underground criminal marketplaces the email addresses and plaintext passwords of over 26 million LiveJournal blogging accounts are being traded, despite LiveJournal’s owners refusing to acknowledge that any security breach has occurred.

Read my article on the Hot for Security blog.

Russian election ‘cyber attack’ brings down websites

LiveJournal and other websites brought down as Russia turns out to vote. Could the elections have resulted in internet attacks on websites claiming that the vote was being fixed?

About fat men and revolving doors

Read more in my article at Naked Security.

Twitter, Facebook and LiveJournal hit by massive denial-of-service attack

Read more in my article at Naked Security.