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Android Banking Trojan Tricks Victims into Submitting Selfie Holding their ID Card

Android Banking Trojan Tricks Victims into Submitting Selfie Holding their ID Card

October 14, 2016Swati Khandelwal
While some payment card companies like Mastercard have switched to selfies as an alternative to passwords when verifying IDs for online p...
How Hackers Can Hack Your Chip-and-PIN Credit Cards

How Hackers Can Hack Your Chip-and-PIN Credit Cards

October 20, 2015Khyati Jain
October 1, 2015, was the end of the deadline for U.S. citizens to switch to Chip-enabled Credit Cards for making the transactions throu...
Data Breach Day — Patreon (2.3M), T-Mobile (15M) and Scottrade (4.6M) — HACKED!

Data Breach Day — Patreon (2.3M), T-Mobile (15M) and Scottrade (4.6M) — HACKED!

October 03, 2015Wang Wei
This week, three high-profile data breaches took place, compromising personal and sensitive details of millions of people. Telecomm...
How to Freeze Credit Report To Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft

How to Freeze Credit Report To Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft

October 02, 2015Swati Khandelwal
If your Social Security number gets hacked in any data breaches, including recently hacked T-Mobile , then there's a way to prevent...
Experian Breach: 15 Million T-Mobile Customers' Data Hacked

Experian Breach: 15 Million T-Mobile Customers' Data Hacked

October 02, 2015Swati Khandelwal
If you applied for financing from T-Mobile anytime between 1 September 2013 and 16 September 2015, you have been HACKED! – even if you ...
25 Million 'NAVER' Accounts Breached using Stolen Data

25 Million 'NAVER' Accounts Breached using Stolen Data

March 27, 2014Anonymous
A 31-year-old South Korean has been recently accused by the police for the allegation of infiltrating and hacking the accounts of 25 mil...
16 Million German Users' Data Compromised in mysterious Botnet Malware attack

16 Million German Users' Data Compromised in mysterious Botnet Malware attack

January 22, 2014Swati Khandelwal
A New day begins with a Cup of Coffee and with new massive Data Breach News. This time in Germany, the Digital identities of about ...
Russian hackers stole Personal details of 54 million Turkish Citizens

Russian hackers stole Personal details of 54 million Turkish Citizens

December 17, 2013Swati Khandelwal
The Publicized Hacks, Cyber attacks and Data breaches continue to increase, and the majority of attacks are from outsiders. Recently, Some...
Hacker sold personal data of 4 million US citizens online; risk of potential Identity Theft

Hacker sold personal data of 4 million US citizens online; risk of potential Identity Theft

September 26, 2013Wang Wei
An illegal service that sells personal data of US citizens online, which can then be used for identity theft hacked into the networks of thr...
22 million Yahoo IDs stolen from their Japanese Server

22 million Yahoo IDs stolen from their Japanese Server

May 18, 2013Wang Wei
22 million Yahoo! Japan's user IDs may have been stolen during an unauthorised attempt to access the administrative system of its Japan ...
Philippine court suspends Anti Cybercrime law

Philippine court suspends Anti Cybercrime law

October 10, 2012Mohit Kumar
The Philippine Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended implementation of Republic Act 10175 or the Cybercrime Prevention Act for 120 days, wh...
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