Mumsnet

Botched Mumsnet update allowed users to see details of strangers’ accounts

Popular British parenting site Mumsnet apologises after software update allows users to log into strangers’ accounts.


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Teenager charged over Mumsnet hack and DDoS attack

An 18-year-old man has been charged by British police in connection with an internet attack that saw Mumsnet hacked, users’ accounts breached, passwords stolen, and the site blasted offline.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.


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Join me for a Mumsnet web chat

Those awfully nice people at Mumsnet have invited me to join them in an online chat at 1pm UK time on Wednesday.

Don’t miss it!


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MumsNet hit by hack, DDoS attack and SWAT

Mumsnet, the phenomenally popular British parenting website, has suffered an attack from hackers which has seen users’ accounts breached, and passwords stolen. And the damage doesn’t end there…

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.


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Heartbleed claims British mums and Canadian tax payers as victims

The critical Heartbleed security vulnerability in OpenSSL continues to raise alarm, with websites now warning that hackers have breached their systems by exploiting the bug, and stolen personal information about users.

Find out more in my article on the We Live Security blog.


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