CyberSecurity: Interesting news from around security community

Marriott said more than 500 million Starwood hotel guests had their information stolen in the largest data breach in the U.S. since Yahoo.

https://techcrunch.com/2018/11/30/starwood-hotels-says-500-million-guest-records-stolen-in-massive-data-breach/

Several car makers are transmitting data from their vehicles to China’s government, including drivers’ location.

https://apnews.com/4a749a4211904784826b45e812cff4ca

A hacker backdoored their way into the Event-Stream JavaScript library in order to inject code that steals cryptocurrency.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/hacker-backdoors-popular-javascript-library-to-steal-bitcoin-funds/

Google led a collaborative effort to take down a fraudulent advertising ring made up of more than 1 million compromised IP addresses.

https://security.googleblog.com/2018/11/industry-collaboration-leads-to.html

Republican’s House election committee said they were hacked in the run-up to the midterm elections earlier this year.

https://www.npr.org/2018/12/04/673287352/house-gop-campaign-arm-says-it-was-hacked-during-the-2018-election-cycle

Online anonymous Q&A website Quora says more than 100 million users may have had their account information compromised as part of a hack.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/news/2018/12/04/quora-says-data-breach-may-affect-100-million-its-q-site/2200175002/

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