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154 Million voter records exposed, WordPress 4.5.3 fixes bug and Carbonite reset password after cyber-attack.

Security folks are always busy trying to protect our information from malicious users or criminal actors out there. Here's what's going for the last couple of days.
Carbonite online backup service resets all users passwords after cyber attack. The company said the attacking third-party didn't compromise any user accounts, mainly because its IT staff caught the attack in its early stages. To make sure nothing was stolen from people's backups, Carbonite has initiated a service-wide password reset.
Brute-force attacks and account hijacking to become more popular. Such types of attacks are known as ATO or Identity Testing Attacks, and according to security firm ThreatMatrix, they are becoming extremely popular. Source: Softpedia.com
WordPress 4.5.3 fixes bug that allowed password change via stolen cookies. The WordPress.org team announced a new version of the WordPress CMS one that includes fixes for eight security bugs and 17 maintenance issues.

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32Million Twitter accounts available for sale.

If you're online most of the time, stop what you are doing right now and update your account information. Visit your favorite social media networks and update your password. If you're using one of these password listed below, change it now before you lose control. The following table shows the top passwords used by Twitter.com users affected by malware. RankPasswordFrequency1123456120,417212345678932,7753qwerty22,7704password17,4715123456714,4016123456789013,79971234567813,380812332113,161911111112,138101234511,2391112312311,099129-11-196110,44413911196110,2311400000010,124156666669,264165555558,586171q2w3e4r5t8,386186543218,3581912348,25720gfhjkm7,7732177777777,659222222226,69623cepetsugih6,603

QueUSA Solar Charger one of the Coolest Solar Appliances for 2016

There are even cooler ways to heat up your food, power your gadgets, and improve your work week this year. Eco-conscious efforts are surging in popularity, which means green solutions are more abundant than ever. At Modernize, we’re passionate about living as sustainably as possible, so we’re excited about these cool solar innovations. We consume a lot of electricity to power our electronics, from business needs to entertainment. Your laptop, cell phone, game systems, and more eat up electricity, drive up your energy bill, and increase your carbon footprint. But have no fear; there’s a better and more affordable way!  QueUSA.SolarCharger The Solar Charger from Que USA will revolutionize your nightly routine of plugging in your iPad, smartphone, or GPS device. This innovative charger can power up a number of digital devices, pulling solar energy as its source. It’s powered by a lithium polymer battery that charges through a solar panel. It’s environmentally-friendly, and contrary to po…