Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.
In case you missed our coverage this week in ThreatWatch, Nextgov’s regularly updated index of cyber breaches:
A person going by the name “Jeffrey” has usurped an email account belonging to the virtual currency’s secretive founder, Satoshi Nakamoto, saying he will sell Nakamoto’s secrets for money.
The popular paper (politica.estadao.com.br) was compromised with rogue code that attempts to guess the password of the site visitor’s router.
A VoIP service was reassigning temporary, disposable phone numbers instead of expunging them and their contacts.
Attackers took advantage of vulnerabilities in server configurations to vandalize government, education and commercial sites, starting in late August.