Cybersecurity

Hackers Piggyback Off US Marshals Leak, Unnerve Wilmer Valderrama and Contaminate Videos

Actor Wilmer Valderrama's Twitter account was hacked.

Actor Wilmer Valderrama's Twitter account was hacked. // Everett Collection/Shutterstock.com file photo

In case you missed our coverage this week in ThreatWatchNextgov’s regularly updated index of cyber breaches:


Australia-based Bitcoin fund robbed of $70,000 after US Marshals accidentally leaked contact info

The email address of Sam Lee, co-founder of Bitcoins Reserve, was made public by accident, allowing an attacker to send him an infected message that stole company computer credentials.  

Spoiler alert: 'Doctor Who' scripts are online after accidentally landing on a public server

BBC is pleading with viewers of its popular series not to make the five leaked stories go viral. 

Dailymotion serves up malware to video watchers

The popular media-sharing site was compromised in a way that redirected users to a hacking tool.

Wilmer Valderrama’s hacked Twitter feed displays nude photos and vile cartoon of girlfriend Demi Lovato

The former star of "That '70s Show" tweeted his innocence after the pictures, including a doctored image labeling Lovato 'fat as f***,' ended up on his account for nearly half a million followers to see.

(Image via Everett Collection / Shutterstock.com)

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Insider attack / Stolen credentials / Stolen device

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