UK’s National Lottery urges millions of players to change their passwords

The lottery’s operator has found that attackers probably used an automated method known as ‘credential stuffing’ to access up to 150 customer accounts. The United Kingdom’s National Lottery is advising all of its 10.5 million registered online users to change their passwords as a safety precaution following a security incident. The recommendation comes after the … More UK’s National Lottery urges millions of players to change their passwords

Irish lottery and ticket terminals knocked offline by DDoS attack

It should have been a great week for the Irish Lottery, with the largest jackpot (12 million euros) for 18 months up for grabs. However, things didn’t run entirely smoothly in the run-up to the Wednesday night draw. Premier Lotteries Ireland (PLI), which runs the Irish Lottery, confirmed in a statement that it suffered a … More Irish lottery and ticket terminals knocked offline by DDoS attack