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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
Dropbox hacked? Rumors claim over 6M Dropbox accounts hacked
Dropbox hacked? Rumors claim over 6M Dropbox accounts hacked
Rumors started circulating an hour ago that well over 6 million Dropbox accounts have been hacked. Hackers apparently have stated they'll ...... 14 Oct 2014 - 1 comment
LaCie hit by major credit card, personal info breach
LaCie hit by major credit card, personal info breach
LaCie, the French maker of hard drives and other storage media, is the latest victim of an attack that has exposed customer information and ...... 16 Apr 2014
Snapchat to patch its application following major security breach last month
Snapchat to patch its application following major security breach last month
Following the major security breach last month that allowed hackers to collect the usernames and phone numbers of 4.6 million users, Snapchat ...... 03 Jan 2014
150 million accounts leaked - check here if you are affected
150 million accounts leaked - check here if you are affected
About a month ago Adobe confirmed that their systems were breached and user account details were compromised. Security researchers and hackers ...... 05 Nov 2013 - 7 comments
Adobe security breach revealed to have affected 38 million users
Adobe security breach revealed to have affected 38 million users
In early October, Adobe confirmed that cyber attackers hit the company hard, with the exploit leading to data on nearly 3 million customers ...... 30 Oct 2013
Sony will pay small EU fine over 2011 PSN breach
Sony will pay small EU fine over 2011 PSN breach
In 2011, Sony made headline after headline when their PlayStation Network was breached and personal information on over 100 million customers were stolen. ...... 16 Jul 2013 - 1 comment
Blizzard is the latest company to have data compromised
Blizzard is the latest company to have data compromised
Earlier this week, Blizzard saw its Battle.net platform hacked, with data compromised. In a blog post, the company's security team explained ...... 11 Aug 2012 - 2 comments
     

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