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Pokémon GO Creator's Twitter Account Hacked — Pika, Pikaaaa!

Pokémon GO Creator's Twitter Account Hacked — Pika, Pikaaaa!

July 31, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Twitter account of another high-profile CEO has been hacked! This time, it's Niantic CEO John Hanke , the developer behind the worl...
QRLJacking — Hacking Technique to Hijack QR Code Based Quick Login System

QRLJacking — Hacking Technique to Hijack QR Code Based Quick Login System

July 28, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Do you know that you can access your WeChat, Line and WhatsApp chats on your desktop as well using an entirely different, but fastest aut...
Uh-Oh! Pokémon GO grants itself 'Full Access' to your Google Account — Fix It NOW

Uh-Oh! Pokémon GO grants itself 'Full Access' to your Google Account — Fix It NOW

July 11, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Nintendo's new location-based augmented reality game Pokémon GO has been making rounds since its launch just a few days ago. People ...
BitTorrent Forum Hacked; Change your Password Immediately

BitTorrent Forum Hacked; Change your Password Immediately

June 08, 2016Mohit Kumar
If you are a torrent lover and have registered on  BitTorrent community forum website, then you may have had your personal details compr...
Hacker puts up 167 Million LinkedIn Passwords for Sale

Hacker puts up 167 Million LinkedIn Passwords for Sale

May 18, 2016Mohit Kumar
LinkedIn's 2012 data breach was much worse than anybody first thought. In 2012, LinkedIn suffered a massive data breach in which m...
Top 4 Data Breaches reported in last 24 Hours

Top 4 Data Breaches reported in last 24 Hours

May 10, 2016Wang Wei
There is no doubt that data breaches are on the rise. Hardly a day goes without headlines about any significant data breach. According ...
In-Brief: Spotify Hack, Secret of Chrome OS, MIT Bug Bounty, Nanowire Batteries

In-Brief: Spotify Hack, Secret of Chrome OS, MIT Bug Bounty, Nanowire Batteries

April 26, 2016Mohit Kumar
1. Spotify Hacked! Change your Password ASAP If you are one of the millions of people around the world who love to listen to music on ...
These Top 30 Ashley Madison Passwords are just as Terrible as You'd Think

These Top 30 Ashley Madison Passwords are just as Terrible as You'd Think

September 12, 2015Khyati Jain
Yes, you heard it correct! First the Password Cracking Team 'CynoSure Prime'  cracked more than 11 Million Ashley Madison’s ...
This 20-year-old Student Has Written 100 Malware Programs in Two Years

This 20-year-old Student Has Written 100 Malware Programs in Two Years

July 03, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Security firm Trend Micro has identified a 20-year-old Brazilian college student responsible for developing and distributing over 100 Banki...
This Simple Trick Requires Only Your Phone Number to Hack your Email Account

This Simple Trick Requires Only Your Phone Number to Hack your Email Account

June 19, 2015Wang Wei
We all have been receiving spam phone calls and messages on almost daily basis from scammers who want to pilfer your money and personal ...
Taylor Swift's Twitter and Instagram Accounts Hacked

Taylor Swift's Twitter and Instagram Accounts Hacked

January 27, 2015Mohit Kumar
The very popular Pop star Taylor Swift became the latest celebrity to have their social media accounts hacked on Tuesday. The 25-year-old ...
Minecraft hacked! More than 1800 Minecraft account Credentials Leaked

Minecraft hacked! More than 1800 Minecraft account Credentials Leaked

January 20, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A sad reality for gamers all around the world who enjoy playing the very popular game Minecraft on their PCs. If you are one of them, yo...
Namecheap Accounts Compromised in Data Breach

Namecheap Accounts Compromised in Data Breach

September 02, 2014Wang Wei
LA-based domain name registrar and hosting company Namecheap warned its customers on Monday that cybercriminals have begun accessing the...
 Hacking Fiverr.com Accounts — Vulnerability Puts $50 Million Company At Risk

Hacking Fiverr.com Accounts — Vulnerability Puts $50 Million Company At Risk

August 16, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Fiverr.com, a global online marketplace which provides a platform for people to sell their services for five dollars per job, is vulnera...
Warning — Facebook Color Changer App is Just a Scam, Infects 10000 Users

Warning — Facebook Color Changer App is Just a Scam, Infects 10000 Users

August 09, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Scammers have again targeted more than one billion active users of the popular social networking giant Facebook, to infect as many victi...
Spotify Hacked, Urges Android Users to Upgrade app and Change Password

Spotify Hacked, Urges Android Users to Upgrade app and Change Password

May 27, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Today, the popular Music streaming service Spotify said the company has suffered a Data breach and warned users of its Android app to u...
Facebook Hacker received $33,500 reward for Remote code execution vulnerability

Facebook Hacker received $33,500 reward for Remote code execution vulnerability

January 23, 2014Mohit Kumar
Facebook has paid out its largest Bug Bounty ever of $33,500 to a Brazilian security researcher for discovering and reporting a critica...
Biggest American Bank 'JPMorgan Chase' hacked; 465,000 card users' data stolen

Biggest American Bank 'JPMorgan Chase' hacked; 465,000 card users' data stolen

December 05, 2013Anonymous
JPMorgan Chase , one of the world’s biggest Banks has recently announced that it was the victim of a cyber attack and warned round 465,000 ...
US news agency GlobalPost's twitter and website hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

US news agency GlobalPost's twitter and website hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

September 30, 2013Mohit Kumar
In a series of high profile hacks, ' Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) ' just a few minutes before took control twitter account and ...
Another Facebook hack exposes primary email address facebook users

Another Facebook hack exposes primary email address facebook users

July 20, 2013Mohit Kumar
Last week we explained a critical vulnerability in Facebook that discloses the primary email address of facebook user. Later the bug w...