Daily 411: Weaponized Internets & Cyber-Criminals say, “K thx, Adobe!”

The 411 is your daily dose of news relating to online culture! Hackers Hacker Everywhere, breaching sites like the world don’t care. Hide your passwords, kids, because everyone’s getting breached from the US Government to Eventbrite. Reason being? You. So in today’s Daily411 it’s total Hack-a-thon. Just to be on the safe side, you should probably change all your passwords – that also means you, Obama… oh and did I mention, the US Government’s also the first to weaponize the Internet? Yeah. That too.

Adobe shouldn’t have passed on the salt when it came to your password. 152 million email addresses & passwords (including those from Eventbrite) were found on an underground website frequented by cybercriminals. [Reuters]

Anonymous also exploited the Abode security breach to steal sensitive information from U.S. Army, Dept. of Energy, Dept. of Health and Human Services. [Globe & Mail]

NSA has weaponized the Internet’s backbone. Once they have a target they can permanently infect a computer to do a lot of bad things. [the guardian]

That’s it for the Daily411 – Stay safe, Cybercitizens

The moment I realized I had forced all my friends to watch AfroSquad, I knew that talking about Internet culture was where I was meant to be. Between reddit, Nat&Marie and eating junk food, there's just enough time for my personal blog Karmacake.com. That is all. That is it. Oh. Instagram: Karmacake

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