Past and present US employees of data storage firm Seagate are learning to face the facts: their identities may now be in the hands of a criminal gang, after the company revealed that a phishing attack had successfully stolen personal and tax information.
Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
Bad luck if you have one of the vulnerable Seagate wireless drives.
An undocumented backdoor allows malicious hackers to access files, just by using the username “root” with the password of “root”.
Grab the fix if you’re affected.