Russian threat group suspected of hacking SFO


Russian state-sponsored threat actors are suspected to have hacked San Francisco’s airport last month.

The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) disclosed a data breach last Tuesday that affected a number of employees and third-party contractors who accessed SFOConnect.com and SFOConstruction.com in March. While SFO did not offer any insight into who hacked the websites, researchers from antimalware vendor ESET this week said the breach appeared to be the work of a Russian APT known as Dragonfly/Energetic Bear.

The attackers utilized “malicious computer code” in order to steal select users’ Windows login credentials, according to the

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Millions of Android tablets at risk of hacking because they run on Kit Kat

Tens of millions of Android tablets have gone years without a security update and could be at risk of hacking. In some instances, both Google (author of the Android OS) and the tablet vendor have pulled support for the devices.

The latest data on operating system share, released by analytics firm Net Marketshare, shows 13% of tablets (that’s one in every eight) still run Android 4.4, which is nearly seven years old. 

The last time this version of Android received a security patch was in October 2017 when a fix was issued for four vulnerabilities, two of which were deemed

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