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Major WhatsApp security problem revealed: Your phone can be breached - Update now!
Major WhatsApp security problem revealed: Your phone can be breached - Update now!
Facebook who owns the extremely popular messaging app WhatsApp has announced that they have found a potentially very dangerous security problem ...... 18 Nov 2019
DoorDash security breach leaks information from 5 million users, merchants, Dashers
DoorDash security breach leaks information from 5 million users, merchants, Dashers
The latest security breach is affecting iOS and Android app DoorDash users, a blog post by the company reveals. According to the post, nearly ...... 27 Sep 2019
Facebook put hundred of millions of accounts in jeopardy
Facebook put hundred of millions of accounts in jeopardy
Facebook hasn't exactly been the poster boy for a good social network in that recent past, but there might be still things that haven't been uncovered. ...... 22 Mar 2019
Massive data breach: 773 million accounts, with passwords, leaked from LinkedIn, Adobe, more - Test if your account is safe
Massive data breach: 773 million accounts, with passwords, leaked from LinkedIn, Adobe, more - Test if your account is safe
Troy Hunt has set up up a searchable database that contains a whopping 773 million breached login details. The data has been put together by ...... 17 Jan 2019 - 5 comments
Q&A site Quora hacked: 100 million accounts compromised
Q&A site Quora hacked: 100 million accounts compromised
One of the largest Q&A website in the world, Quora, has been hacked. The company has released a statement saying that an unauthorized entry ...... 04 Dec 2018
Were you among the hacked? Here's the only way to know if Facebook breach affected you
Were you among the hacked? Here's the only way to know if Facebook breach affected you
Yesterday Facebook released a statement about a security breach that had affected tens of millions of Facebook users. According to the social ...... 29 Sep 2018
Massive Facebook data breach affects 90 million accounts
Massive Facebook data breach affects 90 million accounts
Facebook has just revealed that it has detected a security issue that has affected tens of millions of accounts. The statement posted on ...... 28 Sep 2018
uTorrent has a dangerous security flaw
uTorrent has a dangerous security flaw
BitTorrent and its lighter version, uTorrent have a serious security flaw. Google researcher found a technique that allows attackers to ...... 22 Feb 2018 - 3 comments
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
Spotify was hacked! Check here if your Spotify account details were leaked
Spotify was hacked! Check here if your Spotify account details were leaked
We built a tool to check if your Spotify account has been leaked, along with its password details, to public. Today, a list of more than 6'000 ...... 24 May 2017 - 6 comments
MacKeeper used no protection, exposes 13 million customer records
MacKeeper used no protection, exposes 13 million customer records
Mac anti-virus provider MacKeeper has exposed 13 million customer records and left customer passwords vulnerable to cracking. White hat researcher ...... 16 Dec 2015 - 8 comments
UK man arrested over VTech hack
UK man arrested over VTech hack
Authorities in the UK have arrested a 21-year-old man in London in connection with the VTech hack that left the personal data of 6.4 million ...... 16 Dec 2015 - 1 comment
Popular password manager LastPass confirms some user data was stolen
Popular password manager LastPass confirms some user data was stolen
Password manager LastPass has sent out a security notice to all users confirming that some user data was stolen but most data should be secure. ...... 16 Jun 2015 - 3 comments
Target will settle with MasterCard for $19 million following 2013 security breach
Target will settle with MasterCard for $19 million following 2013 security breach
Target has said today that it will pay $19 million to financial institutions that used MasterCard-branded cards that were compromised in the ...... 17 Apr 2015 - 2 comments
Report: Thousands of stolen Uber accounts on sale for $1 a piece
Report: Thousands of stolen Uber accounts on sale for $1 a piece
According to a new Vice report, darkweb sellers claim to have thousands of active Uber login credentials for sale, for as low as $1 a piece. ...... 30 Mar 2015 - 1 comment
Twitch sees unauthorized access to some of its user's accounts
Twitch sees unauthorized access to some of its user's accounts
Popular game video streaming service Twitch reached out to its users yesterday to inform them of a minor breach in which some user accounts ...... 25 Mar 2015 - 1 comment
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
Another day another breach: Staples confirms 1.16 million credit cards compromised
Another day another breach: Staples confirms 1.16 million credit cards compromised
Another major retailer has confirmed a security breach, this time with 1.16 million credit and debit cards compromised from office supply giant Staples. ...... 20 Dec 2014 - 4 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
Banks will be allowed to sue retailers that are negligent with their data security
Banks will be allowed to sue retailers that are negligent with their data security
2014 has undoubtedly been a year to forget for retailers and customer data, as many prominent companies have seen severe security breaches leading ...... 07 Dec 2014 - 8 comments
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