News

Why Is Facebook Asking for Email Passwords? screenshot

Why Is Facebook Asking for Email Passwords?

How much does Facebook know about you? Different people will give different answers. If you don't have a Facebook account, for example, you are likely to say that the world's largest social network knows nothing about...

Read more
April 3, 2019
Toyota Reveals a Second Major Data Breach Within Two Months screenshot

Toyota Reveals a Second Major Data Breach Within Two Months

As you probably know, when a company with millions of customers issues an official announcement that contains the statement 'we take security very seriously', the said company has most likely been a victim of a...

Read more
April 3, 2019
Small Businesses Become the Favorite Target of Cyber Criminals Looking for Identity Records screenshot

Small Businesses Become the Favorite Target of Cyber Criminals Looking for Identity Records

Like it or not, cybercriminals breach online services every day and steal personal information of millions of regular users like you. The data is later sold for a profit and/or abused it in a variety of different...

Read more
April 2, 2019
Beware of Malware That Is Spread via LinkedIn DMs screenshot

Beware of Malware That Is Spread via LinkedIn DMs

There seems to be not a single platform that hackers and cyber attackers are not ready to exploit. They can expose you to malware via your own email inbox. They can create fictitious websites to expose you to scams....

Read more
April 1, 2019
Hacker Gnosticplayers Puts His Fourth Batch of 26.42 Million Passwords on the Dark Web screenshot

Hacker Gnosticplayers Puts His Fourth Batch of 26.42 Million Passwords on the Dark Web

A little over a month ago, a cybercriminal used Dream Market, a dark web marketplace, to try and sell just under 620 million user records stolen from a total of 16 websites and apps. The criminal in question goes by...

Read more
March 21, 2019
A Misconfigured Firewall Exposed the Data of Hundreds of Thousands of Gearbest Customers screenshot

A Misconfigured Firewall Exposed the Data of Hundreds of Thousands of Gearbest Customers

Noam Rotem is half of the duo of security researchers that recently discovered the data leak affecting the users of a Middle Eastern Caller ID application. In early March, he was called in to help investigate another...

Read more
March 21, 2019
How Apple's Anti-Snooping Technology Can Protect iPhone Users' Privacy screenshot

How Apple's Anti-Snooping Technology Can Protect iPhone Users' Privacy

Let's imagine for a second that you have done some things that you shouldn't have done. The police would very much like to have a word with you, and they're interested in who you speak to over the phone as well as...

Read more
March 20, 2019
63red Safe's Backend API Leaks Users' Data screenshot

63red Safe's Backend API Leaks Users' Data

It seems that the more we urge people to be tolerant towards each other, the more they refuse to do it. Indeed, it's not unusual to hear people complain about being discriminated based on anything from skin color to...

Read more
March 20, 2019
20K Employees of Swiss Authorities Found in the 'Collections' Data Dump screenshot

20K Employees of Swiss Authorities Found in the 'Collections' Data Dump

In January, security specialist Troy Hunt analyzed a data dump of more than 770 million email addresses and 21 million passwords that was traded for free on hacking forums. The database had been compiled from hundreds...

Read more
March 19, 2019
Hackers Steal Applicant Data from Three US Colleges screenshot

Hackers Steal Applicant Data from Three US Colleges

Last week, applicants for three US colleges – Hamilton in New York, Oberlin in Ohio, and Grinnell in Iowa – started receiving some strange emails. On the face of it, the messages looked like they were coming from the...

Read more
March 18, 2019
Citrix's Internal Network Hacked After a Password Spraying Attack screenshot

Citrix's Internal Network Hacked After a Password Spraying Attack

A data breach is never good news, but some incidents are definitely worse than others. If, for example, a small internet forum for DIY enthusiasts is hacked, the loot is not that great (some emails, possibly some...

Read more
March 18, 2019
How Not Setting up a Password Led to the Exposure of 5 Million Dalil Users screenshot

How Not Setting up a Password Led to the Exposure of 5 Million Dalil Users

Here's an interesting conundrum: you find out that a mobile application developer has misconfigured a database and is exposing the data of millions upon millions of people to the world wide web. You try to contact the...

Read more
March 8, 2019
The World Wide Web Consortium and Fido Alliance Announce WebAuthn: What Does That Mean? screenshot

The World Wide Web Consortium and Fido Alliance Announce WebAuthn: What Does That Mean?

Usually, you're not presented with that many options when you're creating a new online account. You obviously have to create a password, and for most people, this means going down one of two routes – a simple,...

Read more
March 7, 2019
Anyone Can Trace Your Facebook Profile Using Your Phone Number If You Do Not Hide It screenshot

Anyone Can Trace Your Facebook Profile Using Your Phone Number If You Do Not Hide It

Security experts' job is not easy. For years, they have been saying that people must turn on two-factor authentication (2FA) wherever possible. They have been arguing that it brings a level of security that a set of...

Read more
March 6, 2019
Ursnif Trojan Was Resurrected and Now It Targets Your Passwords screenshot

Ursnif Trojan Was Resurrected and Now It Targets Your Passwords

Sometimes certain infections do not disappear for decades. Cyber criminals manage to customize their malicious codes and use them to steal information and money over and over again. Today we would like to draw your...

Read more
March 1, 2019
Hundreds of Thousands of Passwords Are Stolen from Coinmama screenshot

Hundreds of Thousands of Passwords Are Stolen from Coinmama

When we switch from one asset to another, we expect it to work properly. For instance, if you choose to use a credit card over cash, you probably have your own reasons to prefer the former. Likewise, there are users...

Read more
March 1, 2019
Soon, You Won't Need to Enter Passwords If You Use an Android 7 Device. Is That Safe? screenshot

Soon, You Won't Need to Enter Passwords If You Use an Android 7 Device. Is That Safe?

On Monday, Google announced that very soon, virtually all devices running Android 7 and newer will be FIDO-certified. This, as you'll find out in a minute, is a massive piece of news, but we appreciate that at the...

Read more
February 28, 2019
Hackers Have Found a Way to Attack Drupal, and That Can Affect Your Virtual Security Too screenshot

Hackers Have Found a Way to Attack Drupal, and That Can Affect Your Virtual Security Too

Drupal is the world's third most popular content management system (CMS). Out of context, this doesn't sound like that big of an achievement, but when you take into account the sheer vastness of the internet, you'll...

Read more
February 26, 2019