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DomainFactory Hacked—Hosting Provider Asks All Users to Change Passwords

DomainFactory Hacked—Hosting Provider Asks All Users to Change Passwords

July 09, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Besides Timehop , another data breach was discovered last week that affects users of one of the largest web hosting companies in Germany...
Web Hosting Company Pays $1 Million to Ransomware Hackers to Get Files Back

Web Hosting Company Pays $1 Million to Ransomware Hackers to Get Files Back

June 19, 2017Mohit Kumar
South Korean web hosting provider has agreed to pay $1 million in bitcoins to hackers after a Linux ransomware infected its 153 servers, ...
Anonymous Hacker took down over 10,000 Dark Web Sites; Leaked User Database

Anonymous Hacker took down over 10,000 Dark Web Sites; Leaked User Database

February 05, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Dark Web is right now going through a very rough time. Just two days ago, a hacker group affiliated with Anonymous broke into the serve...
Dutch Hacker Who Almost Broke The Internet Escapes Jail

Dutch Hacker Who Almost Broke The Internet Escapes Jail

November 15, 2016Mohit Kumar
The Dutch hacker, who in 2013 was accused of launching the biggest cyberattack to date against the anti-spam group Spamhaus, escaped pri...
World's largest 1 Tbps DDoS Attack launched from 152,000 hacked Smart Devices

World's largest 1 Tbps DDoS Attack launched from 152,000 hacked Smart Devices

September 27, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Do you know — Your Smart Devices may have inadvertently participated in a record-breaking largest cyber attack that Internet has just witnes...
Google rewarded the Guy who Accidentally bought Google.com, But he Donated it to Charity

Google rewarded the Guy who Accidentally bought Google.com, But he Donated it to Charity

October 09, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Sanmay Ved – the man who actually managed to buy Google.com got a huge reward from Google, but he donated all money to charity. Las...
Namecheap Accounts Compromised in Data Breach

Namecheap Accounts Compromised in Data Breach

September 02, 2014Wang Wei
LA-based domain name registrar and hosting company Namecheap warned its customers on Monday that cybercriminals have begun accessing the...