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Is Your Personal Data Among the 620 Million Accounts That Have Been Placed for Sale on the Dark Web? screenshot

Is Your Personal Data Among the 620 Million Accounts That Have Been Placed for Sale on the Dark Web?

What do you need if you want to get your hands on just over 617 million account records stolen from 16 different websites? We have a surprisingly specific answer. You need an internet connection, about $16 thousand...

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February 13, 2019
Trakt Warns Users About a Password Leak That Happened in 2014 screenshot

Trakt Warns Users About a Password Leak That Happened in 2014

Every now and again, vast databases full of billions of usernames and passwords hit the internet, and most of us can't help but wonder how can hackers collect such a humongous quantity of data, seemingly without...

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February 8, 2019
A German Teen Builds an App That Can Steal Passwords from Mac Computers screenshot

A German Teen Builds an App That Can Steal Passwords from Mac Computers

Between July and September, Apple sold just under 47 million iPhones and about 10 million iPads. By contrast, Apple sold around 5.3 million Mac computers in the same time frame. Clearly, the world's favorite...

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February 8, 2019
Google Chrome Is Making Sure You Do Not Fall for Lookalike URLs screenshot

Google Chrome Is Making Sure You Do Not Fall for Lookalike URLs

Phishing, as you most likely know, is one of the most popular types of online attacks, and it's perfect for crooks that have next to no technical skills. While they might not be computer wizards, phishers have quite a...

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February 7, 2019
If You Have Bought Your Kid an Enox Safe-KID-One Smartwatch, Go Get Your Money Back screenshot

If You Have Bought Your Kid an Enox Safe-KID-One Smartwatch, Go Get Your Money Back

A couple of years ago, Enox, a German consumer electronics brand, started selling Safe-KID-One – a smartwatch for children that comes with all the features you'd expect from such a device. You can put a SIM card in it...

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February 6, 2019
Schemers Employ a New Phishing Email to Collect Microsoft Passwords screenshot

Schemers Employ a New Phishing Email to Collect Microsoft Passwords

Can you name the world's most lucrative type of cybercrime? Unfortunately, we can't definitively say whether or not your suggestion is correct. The world of online fraud is so vast and diverse that there simply is no...

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February 5, 2019
Houzz Advises Users to Reset Their Passwords Amid the Latest Data Breach screenshot

Houzz Advises Users to Reset Their Passwords Amid the Latest Data Breach

The fact that data breaches are so common nowadays doesn't make them any more pleasant. For both users and service providers, the effects of these incidents can be pretty severe. The amount of damage depends, however,...

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February 4, 2019
'Collections' Data Leak Affects Even More Passwords: The Total Now Comes to 2.2 Billion screenshot

'Collections' Data Leak Affects Even More Passwords: The Total Now Comes to 2.2 Billion

Two thousand files, 87 GB, and just under 2.7 billion records. This is what cybersecurity expert Troy Hunt was faced with when one of his followers pointed him to a large database of sensitive information. After...

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February 1, 2019
FormBook Uses a Shady File Hosting Service for Its Latest Password-Stealing Campaign screenshot

FormBook Uses a Shady File Hosting Service for Its Latest Password-Stealing Campaign

How would you feel about a file-sharing platform that states in its FAQ something along the lines of 'Using our service for anything illegal is forbidden, but if you do decide to do it, we won't try to stop you'?...

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February 1, 2019
SBI Leaks Data of Millions of Customers After Failing to Secure a Key Server screenshot

SBI Leaks Data of Millions of Customers After Failing to Secure a Key Server

The State Bank of India (SBI) might not be the biggest bank in the world, but it's still a substantial organization. It has over $400 billion in assets and close to half a billion customers. In other words, people of...

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January 31, 2019
The Group FaceTime Bug: A Privacy Concern for Users and a PR Disaster for Apple screenshot

The Group FaceTime Bug: A Privacy Concern for Users and a PR Disaster for Apple

In October, Apple released iOS 12.1 alongside MacOS 10.14.1 and introduced FaceTime group calls. People working for the Silicon Valley giant now probably wish that this particular feature wasn't included in the...

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January 31, 2019
WiFi Master Key Is a New App That Can Expose Your WiFi Network screenshot

WiFi Master Key Is a New App That Can Expose Your WiFi Network

What did the relatively simple task of checking your email entail in the past? Well, you'd need to turn on your computer, wait for it to boot up, open a browser, navigate to the email service provider, and enter your...

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January 30, 2019
7.6 Million 'Town of Salem' Players Scramble to Protect Themselves After a Major Data Breach screenshot

7.6 Million 'Town of Salem' Players Scramble to Protect Themselves After a Major Data Breach

While some of us just began to wonder what 2019 has in store for us, Town of Salem players faced a harsh reality of a data breach. Around 7.6 million accounts were compromised, as some hackers breached the game’s...

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January 30, 2019
If Dailymotion Logged You Out, It's Possible That Your Password Was Breached During the Latest Attack screenshot

If Dailymotion Logged You Out, It's Possible That Your Password Was Breached During the Latest Attack

Dailymotion, as you probably know, is the second largest website of its type after YouTube. It's nowhere near as big as Google's video sharing platform, but we're still talking about hundreds of millions of unique...

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January 28, 2019
The Cyber Criminal Who Stole €10 Million Worth of IOTA Cryptocurrency Has Been Caught screenshot

The Cyber Criminal Who Stole €10 Million Worth of IOTA Cryptocurrency Has Been Caught

On Wednesday, a 36-year-old man was arrested in Oxford, UK on suspicion of stealing as much as €10 million (about $11.33 million) worth of IOTA cryptocurrency. The investigation started about twelve months ago in...

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January 25, 2019
A Server Was Not Protected with a Password, and Millions of Banking Documents Were Leaked screenshot

A Server Was Not Protected with a Password, and Millions of Banking Documents Were Leaked

Another day, another exposed trove of sensitive data. The database was discovered on January 10 by security researcher Bob Diachenko. It had 24 million records weighing in at over 51GB, and as soon as Diachenko saw...

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January 24, 2019
Cyber Attackers Used a GoDaddy Vulnerability to Scam Users screenshot

Cyber Attackers Used a GoDaddy Vulnerability to Scam Users

In July 2018, users started reporting on a wave of spam emails that tried to scam them by pushing a phony story. It read that a hacker had infiltrated their computers and had used the webcam to record an indecent...

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January 24, 2019
A New Data Breach Affects Multiple Online Casinos screenshot

A New Data Breach Affects Multiple Online Casinos

In theory, the constant stream of news about leaked data should raise awareness not only among users but also among service providers who can take these incidents as valuable lessons and learn from other people's...

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January 22, 2019