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Kentucky Employees' Health Plan Is Blaming the Latest Data Breach on Password Reuse screenshot

Kentucky Employees' Health Plan Is Blaming the Latest Data Breach on Password Reuse

The Kentucky Employees' Health Plan (KEHP), an organization that offers health insurance to more than a quarter of a million members, has partnered with StayWell, an easy-to-follow online program that is supposed to... Read more

June 10, 2020
Cybercriminals Used a Fake Form to Steal Fitness Depot Customers' Information screenshot

Cybercriminals Used a Fake Form to Steal Fitness Depot Customers' Information

The COVID-19 pandemic means that many people have a lot of free time and one fewer excuse for not working out. The gyms are closed, but there are plenty of online shops that sell fitness equipment and enable people to... Read more

June 9, 2020
What Is Zoombombing and How to Protect Yourself Against It? screenshot

What Is Zoombombing and How to Protect Yourself Against It?

Zoom was popular before, but its usage and value has risen even more because of the required or advised social distancing that is said to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Zoom allows to make 40 minutes-long video... Read more

June 9, 2020
The UK Government Employees Lose Thousands of Mobile Devices Per Year screenshot

The UK Government Employees Lose Thousands of Mobile Devices Per Year

If you are a government employee, there is a good chance that you have both personal-use and work-use phones, tablets, flash drives, and other mobile devices. Depending on how many devices you own and how they are... Read more

June 9, 2020
Android Users Are Warned to Watch out for MonitorMinor, an Aggressive Monitoring Tool screenshot

Android Users Are Warned to Watch out for MonitorMinor, an Aggressive Monitoring Tool

There is a line between watching over and stalking someone. Android users ought to know that a monitoring tool called MonitorMinor that is supposed to help parents supervise their children has crossed that line.... Read more

June 9, 2020
Access to Doorbell Cameras Can Be Maintained Even After a Password Change, Florida Student Discovers screenshot

Access to Doorbell Cameras Can Be Maintained Even After a Password Change, Florida Student Discovers

A recent study showed that when it comes to online accounts, users aren't that keen on changing their passwords, even when there's evidence that their login data may have been compromised. They're clearly not... Read more

June 9, 2020
The 2020 Olympics Might Have Been Postponed, but Olympics Scams Have Not screenshot

The 2020 Olympics Might Have Been Postponed, but Olympics Scams Have Not

You might have heard already that the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games have been postponed. This is the first time in the history of the Olympiad that the event has been postponed, but the ongoing fight with the COVID-19... Read more

June 8, 2020
A Data Breach of San Francisco's Pension System May Have Exposed Personal Financial Information of 74,000 Members screenshot

A Data Breach of San Francisco's Pension System May Have Exposed Personal Financial Information of 74,000 Members

The city of San Francisco hasn't had the best few months when it comes to cybersecurity. First, in March, cybercriminals hacked a couple of San Francisco International Airport's websites, and now, the San Francisco... Read more

June 8, 2020
Hackers Targeted the Minnesota Senate's Server and Accessed a Passwords File screenshot

Hackers Targeted the Minnesota Senate's Server and Accessed a Passwords File

You probably haven't heard the name 'Anonymous' in a while. The Guy Fawkes mask-wearing hacktivists have been unusually quiet for the last few years, but apparently, the unrest that followed George Floyd's tragic... Read more

June 4, 2020
A Data Breach at Spanish E-Learning Platform 8Belts Affects More Than 150,000 Users Worldwide screenshot

A Data Breach at Spanish E-Learning Platform 8Belts Affects More Than 150,000 Users Worldwide

8Belts is a Spanish online learning platform that specializes in foreign language courses. It was founded in 2011, and it was partly funded by the EU's European Regional Development Fund and the Spanish government.... Read more

June 4, 2020
Here's How Hackers Are Using Google Firebase Storage URLs to Scam People screenshot

Here's How Hackers Are Using Google Firebase Storage URLs to Scam People

For cybercriminals, the act of stealing users' login credentials or infecting them with malware is nothing more than business, and like any business, it presents its own set of challenges. Hackers are constantly... Read more

June 3, 2020
Customers' Personal Information Might Have Been Exposed in an Amtrak Data Breach screenshot

Customers' Personal Information Might Have Been Exposed in an Amtrak Data Breach

Last week, The National Railroad Passenger Corporation or Amtrak, as it's better known, filed a data breach notification with the Office of the Vermont Attorney General, and it also started sending it to some of its... Read more

June 2, 2020
A Data Breach at Payment App Bharat Interface for Money Exposed Millions of Indians' Data screenshot

A Data Breach at Payment App Bharat Interface for Money Exposed Millions of Indians' Data

Yesterday, the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) issued what has to be one of the most unclear media statements we've ever seen. It's precisely three sentences long. The first one states that NPCI's team... Read more

June 2, 2020
The Joomla Team Announced a Security Breach Caused by an Unencrypted Backup screenshot

The Joomla Team Announced a Security Breach Caused by an Unencrypted Backup

The developers running Joomla, an open-source project and one of the most popular content management systems in the world, reported a data breach last week. A now-former member of the team uploaded a backup of the... Read more

June 1, 2020
The Database of the Largest Dark Web Hosting Provider Daniel's Hosting Has Been Hacked screenshot

The Database of the Largest Dark Web Hosting Provider Daniel's Hosting Has Been Hacked

On March 10, Daniel Winzen, the software developer behind a dark web hosting provider called Daniel's Hosting (DH), found out that his service had been hacked. A cybercriminal had somehow managed to break through DH's... Read more

June 1, 2020
College Students and Farmers Are the Latest Targets in COVID-19 Scams screenshot

College Students and Farmers Are the Latest Targets in COVID-19 Scams

The worst thing about the COVID-19 pandemic is that it indiscriminately affects people. It has changed the lives of millions all around the world regardless of their religion, color of skin, occupation, or financial... Read more

May 29, 2020
Minted Finally Fessed up to a Data Breach, but Only After 5 Million Records Were Found Online screenshot

Minted Finally Fessed up to a Data Breach, but Only After 5 Million Records Were Found Online

Yesterday, Minted, a marketplace where independent artists share and monetize their creations, announced that it had suffered a data breach. 'Outside forensic experts' helped Minted carry out an investigation which... Read more

May 29, 2020
A 22-Year Old German Hacker Was Caught After Hijacking the Email Accounts of Politicians screenshot

A 22-Year Old German Hacker Was Caught After Hijacking the Email Accounts of Politicians

Quite a few people tend to think that hiding behind an online moniker frees them to do whatever they want. A 22-year old man from Germany can testify that this is not really the case. His name is Johannes S., but many... Read more

May 28, 2020