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New Group of Hackers Targeting Businesses with Financially Motivated Cyber Attacks

New Group of Hackers Targeting Businesses with Financially Motivated Cyber Attacks

November 14, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have tracked down activities of a new group of financially-motivated hackers that are targeting several businesses and ...
Former Yahoo Employee Admits Hacking into 6000 Accounts for Sexual Content

Former Yahoo Employee Admits Hacking into 6000 Accounts for Sexual Content

October 02, 2019Swati Khandelwal
An ex-Yahoo! employee has pleaded guilty to misusing his access at the company to hack into the accounts of nearly 6,000 Yahoo users in s...
New Critical Exim Flaw Exposes Email Servers to Remote Attacks — Patch Released

New Critical Exim Flaw Exposes Email Servers to Remote Attacks — Patch Released

September 30, 2019Swati Khandelwal
A critical security vulnerability has been discovered and fixed in the popular open-source Exim email server software, which could allow ...
Over Dozen Popular Email Clients Found Vulnerable to Signature Spoofing Attacks

Over Dozen Popular Email Clients Found Vulnerable to Signature Spoofing Attacks

April 30, 2019Swati Khandelwal
A team of security researchers has discovered several vulnerabilities in various implementations of OpenPGP and S/MIME email signature v...
Facebook Collected Contacts from 1.5 Million Email Accounts Without Users' Permission

Facebook Collected Contacts from 1.5 Million Email Accounts Without Users' Permission

April 18, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Not a week goes without a new Facebook blunder. Remember the most recent revelation of Facebook being caught asking users new to the s...
Hackers Compromise Microsoft Support Agent to Access Outlook Email Accounts

Hackers Compromise Microsoft Support Agent to Access Outlook Email Accounts

April 13, 2019Swati Khandelwal
If you have an account with Microsoft Outlook email service, there is a possibility that your account information has been compromised by...
T-Mobile Hacked — 2 Million Customers' Personal Data Stolen

T-Mobile Hacked — 2 Million Customers' Personal Data Stolen

August 24, 2018Mohit Kumar
T-Mobile today confirmed that the telecom giant suffered a security breach on its US servers on August 20 that may have resulted in the le...
21-Year-Old Woman Charged With Hacking Selena Gomez's Email Account

21-Year-Old Woman Charged With Hacking Selena Gomez's Email Account

July 17, 2018Wang Wei
A 21-year-old New Jersey woman has been charged with hacking into the email accounts of pop star and actress Selena Gomez, stealing her p...
British Schoolboy Who Hacked CIA Director Gets 2-Year Prison Term

British Schoolboy Who Hacked CIA Director Gets 2-Year Prison Term

April 21, 2018Swati Khandelwal
The British teenager who managed to hack into the online accounts of several high-profile US government employees sentenced to two years ...
Deloitte Hacked — Cyber Attack Exposes Clients' Emails

Deloitte Hacked — Cyber Attack Exposes Clients' Emails

September 25, 2017Unknown
Another day, another data breach. This time one of the world's "big four" accountancy firms has fallen victim to a sophisti...
Over 711 Million Email Addresses Exposed From SpamBot Server

Over 711 Million Email Addresses Exposed From SpamBot Server

August 30, 2017Swati Khandelwal
A massive database of 630 million email addresses used by a spambot to send large amounts of spam to has been published online in what ap...
Simple Exploit Allows Attackers to Modify Email Content — Even After It's Sent!

Simple Exploit Allows Attackers to Modify Email Content — Even After It's Sent!

August 23, 2017Unknown
Security researchers are warning of a new, easy-to-exploit email trick that could allow an attacker to turn a seemingly benign email into...
Game of Thrones (Season 7) Episode 5 Script Leaked — Hacker Demands Millions in Ransom

Game of Thrones (Season 7) Episode 5 Script Leaked — Hacker Demands Millions in Ransom

August 08, 2017Wang Wei
The hacking group that recently hacked HBO has just dropped its second trove of documents, including a month emails of one of the compan...
UK Parliament Hit by Cyberattack, Up to 90 MPs' E-mail Accounts Hacked

UK Parliament Hit by Cyberattack, Up to 90 MPs' E-mail Accounts Hacked

June 26, 2017Mohit Kumar
A cyber attack has hit the email system of UK Houses of Parliament on Friday morning that breached at least 90 emails accounts protected ...
Three Chinese Hackers Fined $9 Million for Stealing Trade Secrets

Three Chinese Hackers Fined $9 Million for Stealing Trade Secrets

May 11, 2017Wang Wei
Hackers won't be spared. Three Chinese hackers have been ordered to pay $8.8 million (£6.8 million) after hacking email servers of two...
Hacker Selling Over 1 Million Decrypted Gmail and Yahoo Passwords On Dark Web

Hacker Selling Over 1 Million Decrypted Gmail and Yahoo Passwords On Dark Web

March 06, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Hardly a day goes without headlines about any significant data breach. In past year, billions of accounts from popular sites and services...
US Judge Ordered Google to Hand Over Emails Stored On Foreign Servers to FBI

US Judge Ordered Google to Hand Over Emails Stored On Foreign Servers to FBI

February 07, 2017Swati Khandelwal
In this world of global mass surveillance by not the only US, but also intelligence agencies across the world, every other country wants ...
President Trump's @POTUS Twitter Linked To A Private Gmail Account

President Trump's @POTUS Twitter Linked To A Private Gmail Account

January 27, 2017Mohit Kumar
It seems like the new American President's Twitter account could easily be hacked due to security blunders he made with the most powe...
Don't Fall For This Dangerously Convincing Ongoing Phishing Attack

Don't Fall For This Dangerously Convincing Ongoing Phishing Attack

January 16, 2017Mohit Kumar
Security researchers have discovered a new phishing campaign targeting Gmail users, which is so convincing and highly effective that even...
Yahoo Admits 1 Billion Accounts Compromised in Newly Discovered Data Breach

Yahoo Admits 1 Billion Accounts Compromised in Newly Discovered Data Breach

December 15, 2016Swati Khandelwal
In what believe to be the largest data breach in history, Yahoo is reporting a massive data breach that disclosed personal details assoc...
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