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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 20, 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, 2017Mohit Kumar
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 29, 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, 2017Mohit Kumar
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 06, 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 26, 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 14, 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...
Yahoo Flaw Allowed Hackers to Read Anyone's Emails

Yahoo Flaw Allowed Hackers to Read Anyone's Emails

December 08, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Yahoo has patched a critical security vulnerability in its Mail service that could have allowed an attacker to spy on any Yahoo user's i...
Donald Trump's Email Servers are Horribly Insecure — Researcher Reveals

Donald Trump's Email Servers are Horribly Insecure — Researcher Reveals

October 18, 2016Swati Khandelwal
When Hillary Clinton's private email server was hacked earlier this year, she was criticized for her bad security practices that exp...
Yahoo Disables Email Auto-Forwarding; Making It Harder for Users to Move On

Yahoo Disables Email Auto-Forwarding; Making It Harder for Users to Move On

October 10, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Yahoo! has disabled automatic email forwarding -- a feature that lets its users forward a copy of incoming emails from one account to ano...
Yahoo Email Spying Scandal — Here's Everything that has Happened So Far

Yahoo Email Spying Scandal — Here's Everything that has Happened So Far

October 07, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Today Yahoo! is all over the Internet, but in a way the company would never have expected. It all started days ago when Reuters cited s...
Uh oh, Yahoo! Data Breach May Have Hit Over 1 Billion Users

Uh oh, Yahoo! Data Breach May Have Hit Over 1 Billion Users

September 30, 2016Swati Khandelwal
The massive data breach that Yahoo! confirmed to the world last week is claimed by the company to have been carried out by a "state-...
Yahoo Confirms 500 Million Accounts Were Hacked by 'State Sponsored' Hackers

Yahoo Confirms 500 Million Accounts Were Hacked by 'State Sponsored' Hackers

September 22, 2016Mohit Kumar
500 million accounts — that's half a Billion users! That's how many Yahoo accounts were compromised in a massive data breach datin...
Russia's Largest Portal HACKED; Nearly 100 Million Plaintext Passwords Leaked

Russia's Largest Portal HACKED; Nearly 100 Million Plaintext Passwords Leaked

September 05, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Another data breach from 2012, and this time, it's Russia's biggest internet portal and email provider Rambler.ru . Rambler.ru , a...