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Over 300 Million AdultFriendFinder Accounts Exposed in Massive Data Breach
Lessons We Learned From Ashley Madison Data Breach

Lessons We Learned From Ashley Madison Data Breach

Jul 21, 2015
Do you use your Real Identity online and think about being private? If yes, then you are insane. Ashley Madison , the popular online dating website with tagline " Life is short. Have an affair ", recently got hacked , reportedly exposing a sample of its users' account information and other personal data online. The hacker group, called itself ' The Impact Team ', is also threatening to release the real names and all associated data of its 37 Million cheating customers. There are also rumors that the team could sell the stolen data for lots of money, instead of revealing it all for free. This isn't first time when the customers of online hooking site are scared of being exposed, two months ago the sex life of almost 4 Million users of Adult Friend Finder was made available on underground market for sale for 70 Bitcoins ($16,800). Lesson we Learned from These Hacks The Ashley Madison hack raises serious questions about what these compa
Cybersecurity Tactics FinServ Institutions Can Bank On in 2024

Cybersecurity Tactics FinServ Institutions Can Bank On in 2024

Feb 14, 2024Financial Security / Cyber Threats
The landscape of cybersecurity in financial services is undergoing a rapid transformation. Cybercriminals are exploiting advanced technologies and methodologies, making traditional security measures obsolete. The challenges are compounded for community banks that must safeguard sensitive financial data against the same level of sophisticated threats as larger institutions, but often with more limited resources. The FinServ Threat Landscape Recent trends show an alarming increase in sophisticated cyber-attacks. Cybercriminals now deploy advanced techniques like deep fake technology and AI-powered attacks, making it increasingly difficult for banks to differentiate between legitimate and malicious activities. These developments necessitate a shift towards more sophisticated and adaptive cybersecurity measures. Take these industry statistics, for example. Financial firms report 703 cyberattack attempts per week.1 On average, 270 attacks (entailing unauthorized access of data, appl
Hackers Selling Database of 4 Million Adult Friend Finder Users at $16,800

Hackers Selling Database of 4 Million Adult Friend Finder Users at $16,800

May 25, 2015
Email addresses, sexual orientations, and other sensitive details from about 3.9 Million Adult Friend Finder online hookup service are currently available for sale for 70 Bitcoins (around $16,800/€15,300) on an underground website. Yes, the sex life of almost 4 million subscribers of the casual sex hookup site is now available for anyone to download from the Internet. Adult Friend Finder website , with a tagline " Hookup, Find Sex or Meet Someone Hot Now ," has been breached before April 13 in which nearly 4 Million users have had their personal details compromised. The details include subscribers' user names, email addresses, dates of birth, gender, sexual orientation, postal codes, and IP addresses, which is a treasure trove for online spammers and phishers. Database of nearly 4 Million users available online for 70 Bitcoins: The database has been available on an online forum hidden in Tor anonymity network, which is accessible only through
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The Critical State of AI in the Cloud

websiteWiz.ioArtificial Intelligence / Cloud Security
Wiz Research reveals the explosive growth of AI adoption and what 150,000+ cloud accounts revealed about the AI surge.
Adult Friend Finder... Hacked & 3.5 Million Users' Database Leaked Online

Adult Friend Finder... Hacked & 3.5 Million Users' Database Leaked Online

May 22, 2015
Until now, hackers have targeted companies and websites that hold your credit card details or medical information, but now they are showing interest in your sex life instead. You heard it right. Adult Friend Finder , a casual dating website with the tagline "hookup, find sex or meet someone hot now", has suffered a massive data breach. Nearly 4 Million users of AdultFriendFinder have had their personal details, including email addresses, usernames, dates of birth, postcodes and IP addresses, exposed on the dark web for sale online. The Channel 4 news site broke the story on Thursday and warned users of the California-based dating site with 64 million members who want to have sex and one night stands with strangers. Nearly 4 Million Sex Life Exposed!!! The leaked data also includes the information on whether the users are gay or straight and even which ones might be seeking extramarital affairs. This data could be goldmines for hacker trying to blackma
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