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Over 92 Million New Accounts Up for Sale from More Unreported Breaches

Over 92 Million New Accounts Up for Sale from More Unreported Breaches
February 18, 2019Swati Khandelwal
All these numbers…. "More than 5 billion records from 6,500 data breaches were exposed in 2018" — a report from Risk Based Se...

Hacker Breaches Dozens of Sites, Puts 127 Million New Records Up for Sale

Hacker Breaches Dozens of Sites, Puts 127 Million New Records Up for Sale
February 15, 2019Swati Khandelwal
A hacker who was selling details of nearly 620 million online accounts stolen from 16 popular websites has now put up a second batch of 1...

Google's New Tool Alerts When You Use Compromised Credentials On Any Site

Google's New Tool Alerts When You Use Compromised Credentials On Any Site
February 05, 2019Mohit Kumar
With so many data breaches happening almost every week, it has become difficult for users to know if their credentials are already in pos...

Airbus Suffers Data Breach, Some Employees' Data Exposed

Airbus Suffers Data Breach, Some Employees' Data Exposed
January 31, 2019Mohit Kumar
European airplane maker Airbus admitted yesterday a data breach of its "Commercial Aircraft business" information systems that a...

Google fined $57 million by France for lack of transparency and consent

Google fined $57 million by France for lack of transparency and consent
January 21, 2019Mohit Kumar
The French data protection watchdog CNIL has issued its first fine of €50 million (around $57 million) under the European Union's new ...

20-Year-Old Man Arrested For Carrying Out Germany's Biggest Data Leak

20-Year-Old Man Arrested For Carrying Out Germany's Biggest Data Leak
January 08, 2019Mohit Kumar
German federal police have arrested a 20-year-old local student for stealing and publishing a massive trove of personal data of hundreds o...

Town of Salem Data Breach Exposes 7.6 Million Gamers' Accounts

Town of Salem Data Breach Exposes 7.6 Million Gamers' Accounts
January 05, 2019Mohit Kumar
A massive data breach at the popular online role-playing game 'Town of Salem' has reportedly impacted more than 7.6 million player...

Mayday! NASA Warns Employees of Personal Information Breach

Mayday! NASA Warns Employees of Personal Information Breach
December 19, 2018Mohit Kumar
Another day, another data breach. This time it's the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) NASA today ...

Twitter Discloses Suspected State-Sponsored Attack After Minor Data Breach

Twitter Discloses Suspected State-Sponsored Attack After Minor Data Breach
December 18, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Twitter has been hit with a minor data breach incident that the social networking site believes linked to a suspected state-sponsored at...

New Facebook Bug Exposed 6.8 Million Users Photos to Third-Party Apps

New Facebook Bug Exposed 6.8 Million Users Photos to Third-Party Apps
December 14, 2018Mohit Kumar
Facebook's latest screw-up — a programming bug in Facebook website accidentally gave 1,500 third-party apps access to the unposted Fac...

Google+ to Shut Down Early After New API Flaw Hits 52.5 Million Users

Google+ to Shut Down Early After New API Flaw Hits 52.5 Million Users
December 10, 2018Mohit Kumar
Google today revealed that Google+ has suffered another massive data breach, forcing the tech giant to shut down its struggling social ne...

Quora Gets Hacked – 100 Million Users Data Stolen

Quora Gets Hacked – 100 Million Users Data Stolen
December 04, 2018Swati Khandelwal
The World's most popular question-and-answer website Quora has suffered a massive data breach with unknown hackers gaining unauthori...

500 Million Marriott Guest Records Stolen in Starwood Data Breach

500 Million Marriott Guest Records Stolen in Starwood Data Breach
November 30, 2018Mohit Kumar
The world's biggest hotel chain Marriott International today disclosed that unknown hackers compromised guest reservation database it...

Dell Resets All Customers' Passwords After Potential Security Breach

Dell Resets All Customers' Passwords After Potential Security Breach
November 29, 2018Mohit Kumar
Multinational computer technology company Dell disclosed Wednesday that its online electronics marketplace experienced a "cybersecuri...

Uber fined $1.1 million by UK and Dutch regulators over 2016 data breach

Uber fined $1.1 million by UK and Dutch regulators over 2016 data breach
November 27, 2018Mohit Kumar
British and Dutch data protection regulators Tuesday hit the ride-sharing company Uber with a total fine of $1,170,892 (~ 1.1 million) for...

US Postal Service Left 60 Million Users Data Exposed For Over a Year

US Postal Service Left 60 Million Users Data Exposed For Over a Year
November 22, 2018Swati Khandelwal
The United States Postal Service has patched a critical security vulnerability that exposed the data of more than 60 million customers to...

Real Identity of Hacker Who Sold LinkedIn, Dropbox Databases Revealed

Real Identity of Hacker Who Sold LinkedIn, Dropbox Databases Revealed
November 21, 2018Swati Khandelwal
The real identity of Tessa88—the notorious hacker tied to several high-profile cyber attacks including the LinkedIn , DropBox and MySpace ...

Two TalkTalk hackers jailed for 2015 data breach that cost it £77 million

Two TalkTalk hackers jailed for 2015 data breach that cost it £77 million
November 20, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Two hackers have been sent to prison for their roles in hacking TalkTalk , one of the biggest UK-based telecommunications company, in 201...

Another Facebook Bug Could Have Exposed Your Private Information

Another Facebook Bug Could Have Exposed Your Private Information
November 13, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Another security vulnerability has been reported in Facebook that could have allowed attackers to obtain certain personal information abo...

Facebook Fined £500,000 for Cambridge Analytica Data Scandal

Facebook Fined £500,000 for Cambridge Analytica Data Scandal
October 25, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Facebook has finally been slapped with its first fine of £500,000 for allowing political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica to improper...
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