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Widespread Instagram Hack Locking Users Out of Their Accounts

Widespread Instagram Hack Locking Users Out of Their Accounts
August 15, 2018Mohit Kumar
Instagram has been hit by a widespread hacking campaign that appears to stem from Russia and have affected hundreds of users over the past...

Timehop Hacked — Hackers Stole Personal Data Of All 21 Million Users

Timehop Hacked — Hackers Stole Personal Data Of All 21 Million Users
July 08, 2018Mohit Kumar
And the hacks just keep on coming. Timehop social media app has been hit by a major data breach on July 4th that compromised the person...

Password-Guessing Was Used to Hack Gentoo Linux Github Account

Password-Guessing Was Used to Hack Gentoo Linux Github Account
July 04, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Maintainers of the Gentoo Linux distribution have now revealed the impact and "root cause" of the attack that saw unknown hacke...

Cortana Software Could Help Anyone Unlock Your Windows 10 Computer

Cortana Software Could Help Anyone Unlock Your Windows 10 Computer
June 13, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Cortana, an artificial intelligence-based smart assistant that Microsoft has built into every version of Windows 10, could help attackers...

MyHeritage Says Over 92 Million User Accounts Have Been Compromised

MyHeritage Says Over 92 Million User Accounts Have Been Compromised
June 05, 2018Swati Khandelwal
MyHeritage, the Israel-based DNA testing service designed to investigate family history, has disclosed that the company website was breac...

Hard-coded Password Lets Attackers Bypass Lenovo's Fingerprint Scanner

Hard-coded Password Lets Attackers Bypass Lenovo's Fingerprint Scanner
January 29, 2018Wang Wei
Lenovo has recently rolled out security patches for a severe vulnerability in its Fingerprint Manager Pro software that could allow leak ...

[Bug] macOS High Sierra App Store Preferences Can Be Unlocked Without a Password

[Bug] macOS High Sierra App Store Preferences Can Be Unlocked Without a Password
January 10, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Yet another password vulnerability has been uncovered in macOS High Sierra, which unlocks App Store System Preferences with any password ...

New Mirai Botnet Variant Found Targeting ZyXEL Devices In Argentina

New Mirai Botnet Variant Found Targeting ZyXEL Devices In Argentina
November 28, 2017Swati Khandelwal
While tracking botnet activity on their honeypot traffic, security researchers at Chinese IT security firm Qihoo 360 Netlab discovered a...

Highly Critical Flaw (CVSS Score 10) Lets Hackers Hijack Oracle Identity Manager

Highly Critical Flaw (CVSS Score 10) Lets Hackers Hijack Oracle Identity Manager
October 30, 2017Swati Khandelwal
A highly critical vulnerability has been discovered in Oracle's enterprise identity management system that can be easily exploited by...

Disqus Hacked: More than 17.5 Million Users' Details Stolen in 2012 Breach

Disqus Hacked: More than 17.5 Million Users' Details Stolen in 2012 Breach
October 06, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Another day, Another data breach disclosure. This time the popular commenting system has fallen victim to a massive security breach. ...

FormBook—Cheap Password Stealing Malware Used In Targeted Attacks

FormBook—Cheap Password Stealing Malware Used In Targeted Attacks
October 05, 2017Mohit Kumar
It seems sophisticated hackers have changed the way they conduct targeted cyber operations—instead of investing in zero-days and developi...

Cardiac Scan Authentication — Your Heart As Your Password

Cardiac Scan Authentication — Your Heart As Your Password
September 26, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Forget fingerprint authentication, retinal scanning or advanced facial recognition that has recently been implemented by Apple in its iPh...

Passwords For 540,000 Car Tracking Devices Leaked Online

Passwords For 540,000 Car Tracking Devices Leaked Online
September 22, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Another day, another news about a data breach, though this is something disconcerting. Login credentials of more than half a million re...

Taringa: Over 28 Million Users' Data Exposed in Massive Data Breach

Taringa: Over 28 Million Users' Data Exposed in Massive Data Breach
September 04, 2017Mohit Kumar
Exclusive — If you have an account on Taringa , also known as "The Latin American Reddit," your account details may have compro...

Sony PlayStation Social Media Accounts Hacked; Claims PSN Database Breach

Sony PlayStation Social Media Accounts Hacked; Claims PSN Database Breach
August 21, 2017Wang Wei
After hacking social media accounts of HBO and its widely watched show Game of Thrones , a notorious group of hackers calling itself Our...

Game of Thrones and HBO — Twitter, Facebook Accounts Hacked

Game of Thrones and HBO — Twitter, Facebook Accounts Hacked
August 16, 2017Swati Khandelwal
The Game of Thrones hacking saga continues, but this time it's the HBO's and GOT's official Twitter and Facebook accounts go...

Ashley Madison to Pay $11.2 Million to Data Breach Victims

Ashley Madison to Pay $11.2 Million to Data Breach Victims
July 16, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Ashley Madison, an American most prominent dating website that helps people cheat on their spouses has been hacked, has agreed to an $11....

Hackers Can Steal Your Passwords Just by Monitoring SmartPhone Sensors

Hackers Can Steal Your Passwords Just by Monitoring SmartPhone Sensors
April 11, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Do you know how many kinds of sensors your smartphone has inbuilt? And what data they gather about your physical and digital activities? ...

Breach Database Site 'LeakedSource' Goes Offline After Alleged Police Raid

Breach Database Site 'LeakedSource' Goes Offline After Alleged Police Raid
January 26, 2017Mohit Kumar
The biggest mistake companies make with data security is leaving all their secrets unprotected at one place, which if attacked, they are ...

Over 43 Million Weebly Accounts Hacked; Foursquare Also Hit By Data Breach

Over 43 Million Weebly Accounts Hacked; Foursquare Also Hit By Data Breach
October 20, 2016Mohit Kumar
2016 is the year of data breaches that has made almost every major companies victims to the cyber attacks, resulting in compromise of ove...
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