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Hackers hit HBO, leaked information about Game of Thrones (no spoilers)
Hackers hit HBO, leaked information about Game of Thrones (no spoilers)
Home Box Office, more familiarly known as HBO, a cable TV network owned by Time Warner Cable was hacked earlier this week. The hackers apparently ...... 01 Aug 2017 - 2 comments
Hackers threaten to DDoS Xbox Live and PSN on Christmas
Hackers threaten to DDoS Xbox Live and PSN on Christmas
A group of hackers that recently took down Tumblr have threatened to attack gamers next. The group called R.I.U. Star Patrol has said that the ...... 24 Dec 2016 - 2 comments
Hundreds of Spotify Premium accounts compromised
Hundreds of Spotify Premium accounts compromised
Hundreds of Spotify Premium accounts have been compromised - with the details showing up on Pastebin in at least three data dumps. Spotify ...... 22 Feb 2016
Kids toy co. VTech gets breached, details on 5 million stolen
Kids toy co. VTech gets breached, details on 5 million stolen
Motherboard has revealed this week that Chinese kids toy maker VTech was recently breached, losing personal information on 5 million parents ...... 28 Nov 2015 - 1 comment
Hacked: 54 Starwood hotels infected with malware, credit card details stolen
Hacked: 54 Starwood hotels infected with malware, credit card details stolen
Massive hotel chain Starwood has announced that the point-of-sale systems for 54 different hotels in the U.S. and Canada were hit by malware ...... 22 Nov 2015 - 1 comment
MetroPCS had flaw on site that left personal information vulnerable
MetroPCS had flaw on site that left personal information vulnerable
According to security researchers Eric Taylor and Blake Welsh, over 10 million MetroPCS subscribers were vulnerable to having their personal ...... 14 Nov 2015
15-year-old arrested in investigation over TalkTalk hack
15-year-old arrested in investigation over TalkTalk hack
The UK Metropolitan Police have arrested a 15-year-old today in connection with the major cyberattack on TalkTalk. Earlier this week, TalkTalk's ...... 27 Oct 2015 - 1 comment
Pirate Bay founder freed from jail in Sweden
Pirate Bay founder freed from jail in Sweden
Pirate Bay founder Gottfrid Svartholm has finished serving his time in Danish and Swedish jails following his convictions for hacking and copyright crimes. ...... 29 Sep 2015
Russian national pleads guilty to largest hacking scheme in U.S. history
Russian national pleads guilty to largest hacking scheme in U.S. history
Vladimir Drinkman, a Russian national arrested in the Netherlands in 2012 and extradited to the U.S., has plead guilty to the largest hacking ...... 16 Sep 2015 - 5 comments
Sony Pictures settles lawsuit with former employees whose personal data was leaked
Sony Pictures settles lawsuit with former employees whose personal data was leaked
Sony Pictures has reached a settlement with thousands of former employees whose social security numbers, medical records and other data were ...... 05 Sep 2015
Your baby monitor is currently being hacked
Your baby monitor is currently being hacked
According to a new report, a few of the most popular web-connected baby monitors are extremely vulnerable to being attacked as they lack even ...... 05 Sep 2015
Ashley Madison top executive resigns
Ashley Madison top executive resigns
Noel Biderman, the former CEO of Avid Life Media, has resigned. Avid Life Media is the parent company of recently decimated cheating site ...... 29 Aug 2015
Ashley Madison employees came to work and heard AC/DC's 'Thunderstruck' from their PCs after hack
Ashley Madison employees came to work and heard AC/DC's 'Thunderstruck' from their PCs after hack
It appears that large-scale corporate cyber attacks may have a theme song. According to the Toronto police, Ashley Madison employees came ...... 27 Aug 2015 - 3 comments
Chrysler recalls 1.4 million cars after report shows they can be remotely hacked
Chrysler recalls 1.4 million cars after report shows they can be remotely hacked
Chrysler has announced the recall of 1.4 million vehicles less than a week after a Wired report showed that hackers could remotely seize control ...... 26 Jul 2015
U.S. DOJ indicts man on hacking charges, identity theft for stealing pre-release films back in 2010
U.S. DOJ indicts man on hacking charges, identity theft for stealing pre-release films back in 2010
The U.S. DOJ has indicted 28-year-old Dutchman Joey Vogelaar, accusing the man of stealing digital copies of "How Do You Know," "Rango" and ...... 01 Mar 2015
Uber got hacked -- in May of last year
Uber got hacked -- in May of last year
Disruptive taxi startup Uber has admitted today that the company had a security breach, in May of last year. In its release, the company ...... 28 Feb 2015
Lenovo site defaced by Lizard Squad
Lenovo site defaced by Lizard Squad
Earlier today, Lenovo.com got defaced by someone claiming to be the Lizard Squad, an embarrassing take down and more bad PR for the company ...... 26 Feb 2015 - 7 comments
Former revenge porn king Hunter Moore pleads guilty to ID theft, hacking charges
Former revenge porn king Hunter Moore pleads guilty to ID theft, hacking charges
Hunter Moore, once dubbed 'the most hated man on the Internet,' has plead guilty to ID theft and hacking charges and will face up to 10 years in prison. ...... 19 Feb 2015
Lizard Squad defaces Malaysia Airlines site, promises data dump
Lizard Squad defaces Malaysia Airlines site, promises data dump
Lizard Squad, the group behind the DDoS that managed to take down Xbox Live and Sony's PlayStation Network on Christmas, has defaced Malaysia ...... 27 Jan 2015 - 3 comments
Police arrest alleged member of Lizard Squad following massive DDoS on Sony, Microsoft
Police arrest alleged member of Lizard Squad following massive DDoS on Sony, Microsoft
Authorities in the UK have arrested 22-year-old Vinnie Omari on suspicion of fraud, less than a week after the group Lizard Squad took down ...... 04 Jan 2015 - 6 comments
Former LulzSec hacker Sabu doesn't believe North Korea was behind the attack on Sony
Former LulzSec hacker Sabu doesn't believe North Korea was behind the attack on Sony
Former Anonymous and LulzSec hacker Hector 'Sabu' Monsegur does not believe North Korea had the capability to commit such a cyber attack as ...... 18 Dec 2014 - 2 comments
Sony Pictures forced to halt filming after cyber attack
Sony Pictures forced to halt filming after cyber attack
Sony Pictures has been forced to stop filming following the massive hack that has paralyzed the company in the past weeks. Sources claim ...... 14 Dec 2014 - 1 comment
FBI: Even government defenses could have surrendered to the Sony hackers
FBI: Even government defenses could have surrendered to the Sony hackers
The malware that penetrated the cyber defenses of Sony and allegedly captured terabytes of data was a difficult one to deal with, says FBI official ...... 12 Dec 2014 - 2 comments
Could Sony's hacking scandal cost them $100 million?
Could Sony's hacking scandal cost them $100 million?
According to cybersecurity experts, Sony Pictures could be looking at a loss nearing $100 million from the massive hack that took down their ...... 10 Dec 2014 - 1 comment
James Franco, Seth Rogen try to make light of destructive Sony Pictures security breach with SNL monologue
James Franco, Seth Rogen try to make light of destructive Sony Pictures security breach with SNL monologue
James Franco was the host of this week's 'Saturday Night Live' sketch show, and the actor tried to make light of the recent Sony Pictures hack ...... 08 Dec 2014 - 3 comments
Another retailer confirms a data breach of customer info
Another retailer confirms a data breach of customer info
Clothing retailer Bebe is the latest company to confirm a data breach of sensitive customer information. Bebe says attackers managed to steal ...... 07 Dec 2014
Sony Pictures hack gets much worse as social security numbers, home addresses, passwords and contracts are released
Sony Pictures hack gets much worse as social security numbers, home addresses, passwords and contracts are released
A week after hackers took down the networks of Sony Pictures and stole 11 terabytes of data, more personal data has been released today, including ...... 05 Dec 2014 - 6 comments
Pirate Bay co-founder sentenced to 42 months in prison for hacking conviction
Pirate Bay co-founder sentenced to 42 months in prison for hacking conviction
Gottfrid Warg, co-founder of infamous torrent tracker The Pirate Bay, has been sentenced to 42 months in prison for his part in "Denmark's largest ...... 01 Nov 2014 - 2 comments
Yahoo, Lycos, WinZip all hacked using Shellshock vulnerability
Yahoo, Lycos, WinZip all hacked using Shellshock vulnerability
Jonathan D. Hall, former indicted hacker and president of Future South Technologies has confirmed that many major web properties have been infiltrated ...... 07 Oct 2014
Hacker who stole George Bush e-mails is jailed
Hacker who stole George Bush e-mails is jailed
A Romanian man who hacked into the Bush family's e-mails, as well as accounts of celebrities and officials, has been jailed. Marcel Lazar ...... 07 Jun 2014
Weev goes free after hacking convictions get thrown out
Weev goes free after hacking convictions get thrown out
Last year, Andrew Auernheimer aka 'Weev,' was convicted and sentenced to 41 months in jail for exploiting AT&T and revealing data from over ...... 14 Apr 2014
Israel sees a new cyberattack by pro-Palestinian 'Anonymous' hacktivists
Israel sees a new cyberattack by pro-Palestinian 'Anonymous' hacktivists
The infamous hacktivist group Anonymous has launched another attack on the Israeli government, a year after their first such attack. Under ...... 09 Apr 2014 - 1 comment
Boxee.tv gets hacked: names, email, messages, passwords stolen for 158,000 users
Boxee.tv gets hacked: names, email, messages, passwords stolen for 158,000 users
Boxee.tv, the Web-based TV service owned by Samsung, has seen its forums hacked and personal data stolen on 158,000 users. Among the data ...... 02 Apr 2014 - 2 comments
Kickstarter was hacked earlier this week
Kickstarter was hacked earlier this week
Fans and users of the crowdfunding platform (myself included) were said to hear this week that the site had been hacked, with personal info ...... 17 Feb 2014
Snapchat finally apologizes for massive phone number leak
Snapchat finally apologizes for massive phone number leak
Following the major security breach last month that allowed hackers to collect the usernames and phone numbers of 4.6 million users, Snapchat ...... 10 Jan 2014 - 5 comments
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