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Warning! 32 Million Twitter Passwords May Have Been Hacked and Leaked

Warning! 32 Million Twitter Passwords May Have Been Hacked and Leaked

June 08, 2016Swati Khandelwal
The world came to know about massive data breaches in some of the most popular social media websites including LinkedIn , MySpace , Tumbl...
VK.com HACKED! 100 Million Clear Text Passwords Leaked Online

VK.com HACKED! 100 Million Clear Text Passwords Leaked Online

June 05, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Another day, another Data Breach! Now, Russia's biggest social networking site VK.com is the latest in the line of historical data br...
Hacker Selling 65 Million Passwords From Tumblr Data Breach

Hacker Selling 65 Million Passwords From Tumblr Data Breach

May 30, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Earlier this month Tumblr revealed that a third party had obtained access to a set of e-mail addresses and passwords dating back from ear...
Google Trust API plans to replace your Passwords with Trust Score

Google Trust API plans to replace your Passwords with Trust Score

May 24, 2016Swati Khandelwal
The importance of increasing online security around personal information has risen due to the increase in cyber attacks and data breaches...
Bug Hunter Found Ways to Hack Any Instagram Accounts

Bug Hunter Found Ways to Hack Any Instagram Accounts

May 21, 2016Swati Khandelwal
How to hack an Instagram account? The answer to this question is difficult to find, but a bug bounty hunter just did it without too man...
FBI paid Hacker $1.3 Million to Unlock San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone

FBI paid Hacker $1.3 Million to Unlock San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone

April 21, 2016Swati Khandelwal
In Brief Guess how much the FBI has paid an unknown grey-hat hacker to break into San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone? FBI Director ...
Instagram Adds Two-Step Verification to Prevent Account from being Hacked

Instagram Adds Two-Step Verification to Prevent Account from being Hacked

February 17, 2016Rakesh Krishnan
Hijacking an online account is not a complicated procedure, not at least in 2016. Today, Instagram confirmed that the company is in ...
Oh Snap! Lenovo protects your Security with '12345678' as Hard-Coded Password in SHAREit

Oh Snap! Lenovo protects your Security with '12345678' as Hard-Coded Password in SHAREit

January 26, 2016Swati Khandelwal
What do you expect a tech giant to protect your backdoor security with? Holy Cow! It's " 12345678 " as a Hard-Coded Pa...
Someone Just Leaked Hard-Coded Password Backdoor for Fortinet Firewalls

Someone Just Leaked Hard-Coded Password Backdoor for Fortinet Firewalls

January 12, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Are millions of enterprise users, who rely on the next-generation firewalls for protection, actually protected from hackers? Probabl...
Simple Yet Effective eBay Bug Allows Hackers to Steal Passwords

Simple Yet Effective eBay Bug Allows Hackers to Steal Passwords

January 11, 2016Swati Khandelwal
A simple, yet effective flaw discovered on eBay's website exposed hundreds of millions of its customers to an advance  Phishing Atta...
Toymaker VTech Hack Exposes 4.8 Million Customers, including Photos of Children

Toymaker VTech Hack Exposes 4.8 Million Customers, including Photos of Children

November 30, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Earlier this month, a massive data breach at VTech – the maker of tablets and gadgets aimed at children – exposed the personal details ...
Mr. Grey Hacker (Wanted by FBI) Steals 1.2 BILLION Login Passwords

Mr. Grey Hacker (Wanted by FBI) Steals 1.2 BILLION Login Passwords

November 25, 2015Swati Khandelwal
That's a lot of Login credentials fetch by a single hacker. The FBI believes a single hacker who goes by the moniker Mr.Grey ha...
Researcher releases Free Hacking Tool that Can Steal all Your Secrets from Password Manager

Researcher releases Free Hacking Tool that Can Steal all Your Secrets from Password Manager

November 03, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Unless we are a human supercomputer, remembering a different password for every different site is not an easy task. But to solve thi...
TalkTalk Hack: Police Arrest Second Teenager in London

TalkTalk Hack: Police Arrest Second Teenager in London

October 30, 2015Mohit Kumar
British Police have arrested a second teenage boy in relation to the major hack on the servers of UK-based telco 'TalkTalk' last...
New Attack Targeting Microsoft Outlook Web App (OWA) to Steal Email Passwords

New Attack Targeting Microsoft Outlook Web App (OWA) to Steal Email Passwords

October 06, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Researchers have unearthed a dangerous backdoor in Microsoft's Outlook Web Application (OWA) that has allowed hackers to steal e-m...
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...
Beware Coffee Lovers! StarBucks Exposed you to 3 Critical Vulnerabilities

Beware Coffee Lovers! StarBucks Exposed you to 3 Critical Vulnerabilities

September 18, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Ever registered on StarBucks website? Change your passwords now! If you are one of those Millions Starbucks customers who have regis...
These Top 7 Brutal Cyber Attacks Prove 'No One is Immune to Hacking' — Part II

These Top 7 Brutal Cyber Attacks Prove 'No One is Immune to Hacking' — Part II

September 07, 2015Khyati Jain
In Part I of this  two-part series from The Hacker News , the First Four list of Top Brutal Cyber Attacks shows that whoever you are, ...
These Top 7 Brutal Cyber Attacks Prove 'No One is Immune to Hacking' — Part I

These Top 7 Brutal Cyber Attacks Prove 'No One is Immune to Hacking' — Part I

September 07, 2015Khyati Jain
If you believe that your organization is not at real risk of cyber attack, then you are absolutely wrong. Incidents of massive data br...