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Guess Who Is Dating With You: A Game of Hackers
Researchers in Kaspersky are evaluating some popular dating apps. It's said that dating apps are new targets of some hacker organizations. Why? People in love are easy to cheat and are open to spend money. The recent reports are as estimation: multiple vulnerabilities are discovered and some of them leak important private data. Because data apps lack basic data protection investment, you may date with hackers who know you everything, such a terrible scenario! ...
By Kaspersky Lab  View Source  
Android Malware Leak Private Photos To Friends
Do you mind private photos to be sent to friends? An new Android ransomware possibly asks you similar questions. If you do mind that happens, read this paper carefully. Some clues indicates the threat is distributed by Google Play. Thousands of Android users may be at risk to a malware which attempts to extort victims by threatening to leak personal information, including photos, unless a 'ransom' is paid to the hackers...
By Jason Murdock  View Source  
Cybersecurity Startup Exposed Hospital Data in Demos
From time to time, we heard stories of data leak. There are so many ways and causes. But can you imagine your data are exposed because a security startup demonstrated its unbeatable features? The network of El Camino Hospital, based in Santa Clara, California was such a victim for years. As reports of Wall Street Journal, hundreds of presentations probed it...
By Jeremy Kirk  View Source  
Emma Watson Photo Hacked and Sold Online
Emma Watson's computer has been hacked and she may be the new victim of privacy leak. Some rumours about these photographs have spread online. Her team has confirmed the hack, but no nude photographs of Ms Watson were leaked. One or two websites are selling the photos in encrypted way, not for Watson's privacy but for their money...
By Helena Horton  View Source  
Encryption Apps Help White House Staffers Leak
Since Donald Trump’s inauguration, a steady stream of leaks happened around the White House. Some are innocuous, and some devastating. The question is how the stories do to media secretly. In response, Trump has launched an investigation, tweeted: "Why are there so many illegal leaks coming out of Washington?" A tiny technology flaw hole will cause fatal info leak...
By LILY HAY NEWMAN  View Source  
Blackmail David Beckham: 1 M Or Email Leak
David Beckham is usually in news. This time he becomes a keyword in computer security pages. He and his team refused blackmailers a deal of a £1 million. The sequence was some negative emails really leaked. David did a right thing: say no to cyber criminals. But now the society starts to move the focus to what he said in private emails...
By Kenina Christi  View Full Paper  
POPULAR IOS APPS VULNERABLE TO TLS INTERCEPTION ATTACKS
Apps are main risk of your iPhone data leak. By Sudo Security Group, 19 of 76 apps are high-risk. Your financial or medical credentials, authentication tokens, or any else could be siphoned off by hackers. Local network, namely Wi-Fi, is the core of these risks. You cannot always keep your iPhone from Wi-Fi, a few seconds are enough for attackers to transfer credentials through unsafe apps...
By Thomas Fox-Brewster  View Source  
Hackers Released House Democrats Personal Information
This is a cyber security incident with political backdrop. All Democrats in House of Representatives may be involved with this leak. Lots of private cell phone numbers and email addresses will be public, ...
By ALEXANDER MALLIN  View Source  
7 information security trends currently
Protecting data, especially collected for your business like address or credit card number of customers, is absolutely vital. If it is related to a trademark or intellectual property, a careless leak may possibly leads the loss of thousands, even millions, of dollars.
By Peter Davidson  View Source  
33 million Twitter passwords leaded: 120000 used 123456
Not use 123456 as passwords! Hacker leaks passwords for 33 million Twitter accounts, 120000 accounts used 123456.
By Sarah Frier  View Source  
Chinese Tycoons Party Officials Data Leaked on Twitter
Personal information on dozens of Chinese Communist Party officials and captains of industry from Jack Ma to Wang Jianlin may have been exposed on Twitter in one of the country’s biggest online leaks of sensitive information. Posts on Twitter from an account under the name “shenfenzheng” -- which has since been frozen -- claimed to show...
By Bloomberg News  View Source  
Trend Micro flaw may leak all your passwords
A discovery by a well-known Google security researcher provides further proof how antivirus programs designed to shield computers from attacks can sometimes provide a doorway for hackers. Tavis Ormandy, an information security engineer with Google, wrote he found bugs in Trend Micro's antivirus product that could allow remote code execution by...
By Jeremy Kirk  View Source  
Potential data leak on millions of California voters
State election officials are looking into claims that data on millions of California voters were publicly posted online. California Secretary of State Alex Padilla said Tuesday that his office was working to verify media reports, first circulated Monday, that the information of as many as 191 million voters nationwide had been posted online “in...
By Christine Mai-Duc  View Source  
Patreon Hacked, Gigabytes Of Data And Code Leaked
Maker-funding site Patreon was hacked last week resulting in the dump of gigabytes of code and user data. User passwords were encrypted using bcrypt which suggests they are mostly safe but some users have found their data in the trove. Founder Jack Conte wrote: here was unauthorized access to registered names, email addresses, posts, and some...
By John Biggs  View Source  
The Sony Pictures hack: Everything we know so far
Sony’s hacking story has been a long, confusing one to follow. Leaks have seemed endless since first starting and more crazy details have emerged in the last week than we’ve ever seen from the company. We still don’t know who hacked Sony Pictures, but the FBI is working to track down the source of the leaks. Here’s a timeline of what’s happened...
By OWEN WILLIAMS  View Source  
DROPBOX HACKED? UP TO SEVEN MILLION LEAKED ACCOUNTS AND PASSWORDS GO ONLINE
Breaking: Dropbox user accounts appear to have been compromised, with hackers proclaiming that up to ‘seven million’ user passwords are now available. Hackers posted the accounts with plain text passwords onto Pastebin.com, in what appear to be working logins according to a significant number of social media reports and Reddit users confirming...
By Tristan Rayner  View Source  
Hackers Access At Least 100,000 Snapchat Photos And Prepare To Leak Them, Including Underage Nude Pictures
A giant database of intercepted Snapchat photos and videos has been released by hackers who have been collecting the files for years. Shocked users of the notorious chat forum 4chan are referring to the hack as "The Snappening," noting that this is far bigger than the iCloud hacks that recently targeted celebrities. Underground photo-trading chat...
By JAMES COOK  View Source  
GCHQ leak lists UK cyber-spies' hacking tools
A document that appears to list a wide variety of GCHQ's cyber-spy tools and techniques has been leaked online. It indicates the agency worked on ways to alter the outcome of online polls, find private Facebook photos, and send spoof emails that appeared to be from Blackberry users, among other things. The document is alleged to have been among...
By Leo Kelion  View Source  
New PIN-pass technology hacked
The chip technology on the current PIN-pass cards, the co-called EMV-chip, seems to have several vulnerabilities that make it possible to copy. The chip was first introduced to eliminate the threat of hacking. Researchers from the University of Cambridge discovered the leak, and published their findings in a paper called “Chip and Skim: cloning...
By MAXIME ZECH  View Source  
Over 453,492 email addresses and passwords of Yahoo users leaked
Hackers have pushed Yahoo Inc into an embarrassing position by revealing usernames and passwords of over 400,000 of its users. The hackers, who called themselves D33Ds Co., claimed that they broke into Yahoo's database and retrieved the information of its users. The group posted over 453,492 email addresses and passwords of Yahoo users on a...
By Raymond Ronamai  View Source