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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...
Real Identity of Hacker Who Sold LinkedIn, Dropbox Databases Revealed

Real Identity of Hacker Who Sold LinkedIn, Dropbox Databases Revealed

November 20, 2018Swati Khandelwal
The real identity of Tessa88—the notorious hacker tied to several high-profile cyber attacks including the LinkedIn , DropBox and MySpace ...
Hackers Targeting Servers Running Database Services for Mining Cryptocurrency

Hackers Targeting Servers Running Database Services for Mining Cryptocurrency

December 21, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered multiple attack campaigns conducted by an established Chinese criminal group that operates worldwid...
Massive Breach Exposes Keyboard App that Collects Personal Data On Its 31 Million Users

Massive Breach Exposes Keyboard App that Collects Personal Data On Its 31 Million Users

December 05, 2017Mohit Kumar
In the digital age, one of the most popular sayings is—if you're not paying, then you're not the customer, you're the product...
Over 70,000 Memcached Servers Still Vulnerable to Remote Hacking

Over 70,000 Memcached Servers Still Vulnerable to Remote Hacking

July 18, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Nothing in this world is fully secure, from our borders to cyberspace. I know vulnerabilities are bad, but the worst part comes in when p...
Katyusha Scanner — Telegram-based Fully Automated SQL Injection Tool

Katyusha Scanner — Telegram-based Fully Automated SQL Injection Tool

July 11, 2017Swati Khandelwal
A new powerful hacking tool recently introduced in an underground forum is making rounds these days, allowing anyone to rapidly conduct w...
Reliance Jio Customers' Data Allegedly Hacked – Company Denies Breach

Reliance Jio Customers' Data Allegedly Hacked – Company Denies Breach

July 09, 2017Mohit Kumar
Personal details of some 120 Million customers have been allegedly exposed on the Internet in probably the biggest breach of personal da...
New Windows Trojan Spreads MIRAI Malware To Hack More IoT Devices

New Windows Trojan Spreads MIRAI Malware To Hack More IoT Devices

February 09, 2017Swati Khandelwal
MIRAI – possibly the biggest IoT-based malware threat that emerged last year, which caused vast internet outage in October last year by ...
Someone Hijacking Unsecured MongoDB Databases for Ransom

Someone Hijacking Unsecured MongoDB Databases for Ransom

January 03, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Nearly two years back, we warned users about publicly accessible MongoDB instances – almost 600 Terabytes (TB) – over the Internet which...
Dropbox Hacked — More Than 68 Million Account Details Leaked Online

Dropbox Hacked — More Than 68 Million Account Details Leaked Online

August 30, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Hackers have obtained credentials for more than 68 Million accounts for online cloud storage platform Dropbox from a known 2012 data brea...
Two US State Election Systems Hacked to Steal Voter Databases — FBI Warns

Two US State Election Systems Hacked to Steal Voter Databases — FBI Warns

August 29, 2016Mohit Kumar
A group of unknown hackers or an individual hacker may have breached voter registration databases for election systems in at least two US...
191 Million US Voters' Personal Info Exposed by Misconfigured Database

191 Million US Voters' Personal Info Exposed by Misconfigured Database

December 28, 2015Swati Khandelwal
BREAKING: A misconfigured database has resulted in the exposure of around 191 Million voter records including voters' full names, th...
AntiVirus Firm BitDefender Hacked; Turns Out Stored Passwords Are UnEncrypted

AntiVirus Firm BitDefender Hacked; Turns Out Stored Passwords Are UnEncrypted

July 31, 2015Mohit Kumar
Forget about Financial services and Online shopping websites, but at least we expect from Security Firms and Antivirus vendors to keep o...
600TB MongoDB Database 'accidentally' exposed on the Internet

600TB MongoDB Database 'accidentally' exposed on the Internet

July 22, 2015Swati Khandelwal
System administrators have reportedly exposed almost 600 Terabytes (TB) of MongoDB database due to running outdated and unpatched versio...
Gaana.com Hacked, 10 Million Users' Details Exposed

Gaana.com Hacked, 10 Million Users' Details Exposed

May 28, 2015Mohit Kumar
Gaana.com -- One of India's most popular music streaming service with more than 10 Million registered users and 7.5 Million monthl...
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, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Email addresses, sexual orientations, and other sensitive details from about 3.9 Million Adult Friend Finder online hookup service are ...
MongoDB phpMoAdmin GUI Tool Zero-day Vulnerability Puts Websites at Risk

MongoDB phpMoAdmin GUI Tool Zero-day Vulnerability Puts Websites at Risk

March 03, 2015Swati Khandelwal
About two weeks back, over 40,000 organizations running MongoDB were found unprotected and vulnerable to hackers. Now, once again the u...
20 Million Credentials Stolen From Russian Dating Site 'Topface'

20 Million Credentials Stolen From Russian Dating Site 'Topface'

January 26, 2015Wang Wei
A database containing details of more than 20 Million users of a Russian-based online dating website has been allegedly stolen by a hack...
Drupal SQL Injection Vulnerability leaves Millions of Websites Open to Hackers

Drupal SQL Injection Vulnerability leaves Millions of Websites Open to Hackers

November 02, 2014Wang Wei
One of the most popular content management systems, Drupal , is warning its users to consider their websites as compromised unless their...
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