Zoosk, ChatBooks, and Styleshare Are Among the 11 Large Companies That Leaked 164 Million Records screenshot

Zoosk, ChatBooks, and Styleshare Are Among the 11 Large Companies That Leaked 164 Million Records

Hackers know very well that what they do is illegal, and they obviously don't want to get caught. At the same time, however, they are a proud bunch, and for many of them, building a reputation and earning the respect... Read more

May 12, 2020
Phishing Campaigns Use COVID-19 and FedEx, DHL, and UPS Fake Issues to Spread Malware screenshot

Phishing Campaigns Use COVID-19 and FedEx, DHL, and UPS Fake Issues to Spread Malware

We are living through a pandemic. Coronavirus, or more precisely COVID-19, has gripped the world and caused ripples globally. People get encouraged to stay home and implement social distancing in their daily routines.... Read more

May 11, 2020
How to Set up a Strong Password for Remote Desktop screenshot

How to Set up a Strong Password for Remote Desktop

Rapid7, an IT security company, ran an interesting year-long experiment that baited bad actors to attempt to break into systems. The results were curious, to say the least, a single letter, X, was one of the most used... Read more

May 11, 2020
A Data Breach at the U.S. Marshals Service Revealed Prisoners' Personal Information screenshot

A Data Breach at the U.S. Marshals Service Revealed Prisoners' Personal Information

In the same way that law enforcement officers should be behavioral role models for regular citizens, law enforcement agencies should show both private and government organizations what to do and what not to do in... Read more

May 11, 2020
Customer Data Has Been Exposed to Unknown Parties in a DigitalOcean Data Leak screenshot

Customer Data Has Been Exposed to Unknown Parties in a DigitalOcean Data Leak

Historically, we have learned to associate data breaches with cybercriminals who use clever techniques to hack their way past the targeted organizations' defenses and steal users' personal details. While it is true... Read more

May 11, 2020
Kaiji Malware Brute Forces Easy-to-Guess Username and Password Combinations for Successful Attacks screenshot

Kaiji Malware Brute Forces Easy-to-Guess Username and Password Combinations for Successful Attacks

The so-called Internet of Things (IoT) revolution changed the online ecosystem in many different aspects, and cybersecurity is no exception. Hackers knew that smart gadgets and other IoT devices are little more than... Read more

May 8, 2020
How to Tweak Your Xbox Privacy Settings for Online Safety screenshot

How to Tweak Your Xbox Privacy Settings for Online Safety

Microsoft has had its fair share of controversy when it comes to user privacy, so it's not at all surprising that its flagship Xbox One console comes with a large range of customizable privacy features. Gamers can... Read more

May 8, 2020
Unacademy Suffered a Major Data Breach: 22 Million Records Are Sold on the Dark Web screenshot

Unacademy Suffered a Major Data Breach: 22 Million Records Are Sold on the Dark Web

Unacademy, a Facebook-backed, India-based online learning platform, has suffered a serious data breach, and because of this, some cybercriminals are now making money. We know this because researchers from Cyble, a... Read more

May 8, 2020
Big Pharma Under Attack: 68% of Top Executives Have Had Their Credentials Leaked screenshot

Big Pharma Under Attack: 68% of Top Executives Have Had Their Credentials Leaked

In a recent report titled 'The Path of Least Resistance,' researchers from BlackCloak talked about cyberattacks aimed at high-level executives working in the pharmaceutical industry. Before we get to the key findings,... Read more

May 7, 2020
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How to Fix "An Error Occurred While Wizard Was Attempting to Set the Password for This User Account"

Normally, you can deal with forgotten passwords by creating a password reset disk with a USB or CD drive. However, sometimes the Windows account you want to reset does not match your password reset disk. In that case,... Read more

May 7, 2020
Tesla Leaked Car Owners' Passwords screenshot

Tesla Leaked Car Owners' Passwords

Where do you need to go if you want to get your hands on other people's personal data? Well, the dark web hosts a number of marketplaces where cybercriminals sell people's information and login credentials. If you... Read more

May 7, 2020
Usenext and Usenet.NL Disclose Data Breaches but Cannot Decide Who's to Blame screenshot

Usenext and Usenet.NL Disclose Data Breaches but Cannot Decide Who's to Blame

On April 29, 2020, two major Usenet service providers almost simultaneously disclosed security breaches to their systems. Interestingly enough, the messages that UseNeXT and Usenet.nl put out were nearly identical,... Read more

May 6, 2020
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