Hanhan Wu Future Stars of Tech

My experience being honored as a woman in technology

What it’s like to attend the Future Stars of Tech Awards By: Hanhan Wu, Data Scientist at NuData Security   Last week, I had the amazing opportunity to travel to London for the Future Stars of Tech Awards, a set of awards given to the next generation of technology female leadership, hosted by Information Age Magazine. Overall, the experience really changed my view on what it is like to work in technology as a woman and made me appreciate the

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Riot Games, Maker of League of Legends Confirms Hacking

In a post on their website, Riot Games has confirmed that “a portion of their North American account information was recently compromised”. They have stated that “usernames, email addresses, salted password hashes, and some first and last names were accessed. This means that the password files are unreadable, but players with easily guessable passwords are vulnerable to account theft.” Further to this Riot Games say they are investigating whether “120,000 transaction records from 2011 that contained hashed and salted credit card numbers”

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Dmitriy Smilianets Pleads Not Guilty in 160 Million Stolen Credit Cards Case

New Jersey – On Monday 12 August, Dmitriy Smilianets entered a plea of “not-guilty” in the case of “the largest data breach schemes ever uncovered in the United States” Smilianets has been held in custody in the Netherlands for over a year before he was extradited. His attorney told Reuters that he would challenge the charges and was looking into “possible irregularities” in the circumstances of his arrest. This points towards the possibility that the 29-year-old will seek to challenge

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