By now we have all heard about “The Snappening”—hyped as a high-profile data breach involving the photo-sharing application Snapchat.
In the spirit of November as National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Facebook security engineer Chris Long shared how the company discovers that some of its users' accounts could be compromised and preemptively pushes them towards changing the password.
Dropbox has denied that they have been hacked, and that the login credentials leaked by a unknown individual on Pastebin are those of Dropbox users.
Snapchat is a mobile photo messaging app that allows users to send pictures that "self-destruct" a few moments after being viewed, and is especially popular with those who think it perfect for sending pictures of a delicate and private nature.
A critical security vulnerability in the popular online bug-tracking-and-testing tool Bugzilla has been patched, and users are advised to update to new releases as soon as possible.