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WhatsApp exploit found, allows snooping private group chats
WhatsApp exploit found, allows snooping private group chats
WhatsApp became quickly the world's largest instant messaging platform, and for a good reason. The company has offered early on such important ...... 12 Jan 2018
Hackers stole emails and passwords of 1.7 million from social image sharing site Imgur
Hackers stole emails and passwords of 1.7 million from social image sharing site Imgur
The image-sharing website Imgur has informed the public yesterday about a data breach that happened a few years back. According to a statement ...... 25 Nov 2017 - 1 comment
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
33 million Twitter accounts potentially compromised
33 million Twitter accounts potentially compromised
Twitter has notified over 33 million account holders that their accounts are at risk following a database leak not related to the micro-blogging company. ...... 12 Jun 2016 - 1 comment
Hundreds of millions of stolen email passwords available for sale in Russia
Hundreds of millions of stolen email passwords available for sale in Russia
According to Hold Security founder Alex Holden, there are over 270 million stolen usernames and passwords trading in Russia's criminal networks. ...... 11 May 2016
Shocker: Adobe Flash has another critical vulnerability
Shocker: Adobe Flash has another critical vulnerability
For the millionth time, Adobe's much-maligned Flash software has another critical vulnerability that affects millions. The zero-day vulnerability ...... 09 Apr 2016 - 5 comments
Romania to extradite hacker who illegally accessed email of former President Bush
Romania to extradite hacker who illegally accessed email of former President Bush
Romania's top court will extradite the hacker known as Guccifer, approving a request from U.S. authorities. Marcel Lazar Lehel, aka Guccifer, ...... 07 Mar 2016 - 6 comments
Experts: Hackers behind Sony Pictures attack are still around and active
Experts: Hackers behind Sony Pictures attack are still around and active
According to Juan Andrs Guerrero-Saade, senior security researcher with Kaspersky Lab's Global Research and Analysis Team, and Jaime Blasco ...... 13 Feb 2016
Vodafone confirms attackers stole details on 1800 accounts
Vodafone confirms attackers stole details on 1800 accounts
Major European carrier Vodafone UK announced today that hackers had accessed 1827 customer accounts this week, taking names and mobile telephone numbers. ...... 01 Nov 2015
TalkTalk hackers walked away with details for 1.2 million customers, including 21,000 bank account numbers
TalkTalk hackers walked away with details for 1.2 million customers, including 21,000 bank account numbers
According to the carrier, the hackers that attacked TalkTalk last week walked away with less information than expected, but there was a still ...... 01 Nov 2015
Hackers ground planes in Poland for over five hours
Hackers ground planes in Poland for over five hours
According to Polish airline LOT, nearly 1400 passengers were grounded on Sunday after hackers attacked the airline's ground computer systems. ...... 23 Jun 2015 - 2 comments
Sony has no plans to ever release 'The Interview' - no DVD, Blu-ray, no VOD, no TV
Sony has no plans to ever release 'The Interview' - no DVD, Blu-ray, no VOD, no TV
Sony Pictures has now decided against ever releasing 'The Interview' in any form, almost guaranteeing themselves a $100 million loss on the film. ...... 18 Dec 2014 - 25 comments
Report: Russian cybercriminals have stolen 1.2 billion usernames and passwords, 500 million email addresses
Report: Russian cybercriminals have stolen 1.2 billion usernames and passwords, 500 million email addresses
U.S.-based security firm Hold Security has claimed today that a group of Russian cybercriminals have been quietly stealing and accumulating ...... 06 Aug 2014 - 2 comments
Google: News outlets under attack by hackers
Google: News outlets under attack by hackers
According to Google security engineers, the world's top news organizations have been and are under current attack from state-sponsored hacking attacks. ...... 31 Mar 2014
Yikes: Retailer Neiman Marcus also hit by cyber attack, customer data stolen
Yikes: Retailer Neiman Marcus also hit by cyber attack, customer data stolen
On the heels of Target's major data leak, in which 70 million customers had their credit and debit card information stolen along with email ...... 11 Jan 2014
Report: A BBC server was taken over by hackers on Christmas Day
Report: A BBC server was taken over by hackers on Christmas Day
According to Reuters, a hacker secretly took over a BBC server and then tried to sell access to the system on Christmas Day. It is unclear ...... 29 Dec 2013 - 1 comment
Iranian hackers attacking U.S. banks
Iranian hackers attacking U.S. banks
According to sources, Iranian hackers have been attacking major U.S. banks like JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup and Bank of America for over a year ...... 23 Sep 2012 - 14 comments
Hacker claims responsibility for Pirate Bay attack
Hacker claims responsibility for Pirate Bay attack
A hacker by the name of "Nyre" has claimed responsibility for the recent DDoS attack on The Pirate Bay. The torrent tracker went down temporarily ...... 19 May 2012 - 3 comments
Saudi hackers post stolen personal info on 400,000 Israelis online
Saudi hackers post stolen personal info on 400,000 Israelis online
Saudi hackers going by the name "Group-XP" have allegedly released the stolen personal info of 400,000 Israelis. The group hacked One.co.il, ...... 04 Jan 2012 - 18 comments
FBI to arrest 15 alleged 'Anonymous' hackers
FBI to arrest 15 alleged 'Anonymous' hackers
The FBI will have arrested 15 alleged 'Anonymous' hackers by the end of today, in a nationwide raid. A few of the arrests took place in San ...... 19 Jul 2011 - 7 comments
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