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Taringa Data Breach, over 28 Million users affected

The data breach notification website LeakBase reported to the colleagues at THN the Taringa data breach, over 28 Million users’ data exposed. Taringa, also known as ‘The Latin American Reddit’, is a popular social network used by netizens in Latin America to create and share thousands of posts every day on general interest topics. The dat
Publish At:2017-09-04 16:05 | Read:202 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking Social Networks cracking p

CynoSure Prime ‘cracktivists’ exposed 320 Million hashed passwords

The anonymous CynoSure Prime ‘cracktivists” reversed 320 million hashed passwords dumped to the popular researcher Troy Hunt. The anonymous CynoSure Prime ‘cracktivists” is back and reversed 320 million hashed passwords dumped to the popular researcher Troy Hunt. Two years ago the CynoSure Prime group reversed hashes of 11 million lea
Publish At:2017-09-04 13:00 | Read:237 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking authentication cracking pa

Thousands resumes of US military and intel contractors left unsecured on an Amazon server

Experts discovered thousands of files containing personal data on former US military, intelligence, and government workers exposed online for months. Researchers from cybersecurity company UpGuard have discovered thousands of files containing personal data on former US military, intelligence, and government workers have allegedly been exposed online for mont
Publish At:2017-09-04 13:00 | Read:153 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Chris Vickery data leak Defense co

6 Million Celebrities Instagram High-Profiles Data available for sale on DoxaGram

Doxagram website claims to be selling the email addresses and phone numbers of 6M High-Profiles Instagram accounts ranging from POTUS to Taylor Swift. The story began with the hack of the Selena Gomez Instagram account, a hacker hijacked it and published three nude photos of Justin Bieber. A few days later, it was reported a vulnerability in the Instagram
Publish At:2017-09-02 08:30 | Read:480 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking Apple celebrit

Onliner Spambot – More than 711 Million email addresses open and accessible online

An archive containing more than 630 million email addresses used by the spambot server dubbed ‘Onliner Spambot’  has been published online. The Onliner Spambot dump is the biggest one of its kind, it was discovered by the security researcher who goes online with the handle Benkow. The database was hosted on an “open and accessible” se
Publish At:2017-08-30 21:15 | Read:457 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking Cybercrime malware Onliner

Swedish web hosting Loopia suffered severe data breach

The major Swedish web hosting provider Loopia has been compromised and the entire customer database leaked. Loopia confirmed the data breach yesterday, the incident has happened on August 22 and the company notified customers on August 25. The company explained that the delay in the public disclosure was necessary to secure the systems and protect its custom
Publish At:2017-08-30 05:45 | Read:307 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Cybercrime data breach

Fancy Bears release data on soccer players’ TUE drug use and doping cases

Russia-linked hackers Fancy Bears claimed that around 160 football players failed drug tests in 2015, and 25 2010 World Cup players used doping medicines. A self-styled hacker group that calls itself Fancy Bears has set up the website fancybears.net to leak emails and medical records related to football players who used doping substances under a campaign dub
Publish At:2017-08-24 17:55 | Read:205 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking APT28 cybe

Fappening 2017 – Private pictures of Miley Cyrus, Stella Maxwell, and others leaked

Fappening 2017 – Private pictures of Miley Cyrus, Stella Maxwell, Kristen Stewart, Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn have been posted online by a celebrity leak website. It has happened again, another wave of Fappening makes the headlines. Once again celebrities have been targeted by crooks, and unfortunately, they continue to ignore security fundamentals.
Publish At:2017-08-23 23:30 | Read:482 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking Apple brute force celebrit

Blindfolded on the Battlefield: The Importance of Threat Hunting in the Modern Age

One of the fundamental problems with cybersecurity is that organizations often do not realize when they are compromised. Traditional incident response methods are typically reactive, forcing security teams to wait for a visible sign of an attack. The problem is that many attacks today are stealthy, targeted and data-focused. Just stop for a moment to ask you
Publish At:2017-08-23 22:25 | Read:156 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Protection Risk Management Data Breach Threat Detection

Hotel booking service Groupize allegedly exposed sensitive data contained in unsecured AWS storage bucket

Security researchers discovered that hotel booking service Groupize allegedly exposed sensitive data contained in unsecured AWS storage bucket Security experts continue to discover unsecured AWS storage bucket leaking sensitive data. Last discovery in order of time is an AWS storage related to the hotel booking service Groupize, it was discovered by Kromtech
Publish At:2017-08-23 05:05 | Read:139 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Amazon AWS data leak Groupize Maci

Ourmine hacked PlayStation Social Media Accounts to announce the theft of PSN Database

Ourmine hacker crew hijacked the official Twitter and Facebook accounts for Sony PlayStation Network (PSN) on Sunday and claims to have stolen PSN database. The dreaded Ourmine hacker crew is back, after the recent hack of social media accounts of HBO and Game of Thrones, the team hijacked the official Twitter and Facebook accounts for Sony PlayStation Netw
Publish At:2017-08-22 13:35 | Read:205 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking data breach Ourmine PlayStation PSN

Mr.Smith, HBO hackers threaten to leak final episode of Game of Thrones 7

The bad actors behind the HBO hack are back and are threatening to leak the final episode of the seventh season of Game of Thrones. The threat actor that has hacked into the HBO announced that it will leak the final episode of Game of Thrones season 7.The hacker who claimed the responsibility for the hack called himself Mr. Smith, he told Mashable media outl
Publish At:2017-08-21 16:10 | Read:257 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Cybercrime data breach

Misconfigured AWS S3 exposed 1.8 million US voter records

More than 1.8 million voter records belonging to Americans have been accidentally leaked online by a US voting machine supplier for dozens of US states. It has happened again, more than 1.8 million voter records belonging to Americans have been accidentally leaked online by a US voting machine supplier for dozens of US states. The voter records were left op
Publish At:2017-08-18 14:30 | Read:265 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking AWS S3 Chris Vickery data b

Testing Top Leadership’s Muscle Memory With Data Breach Simulations

How would your organization’s leadership fare in its response to a full-on data breach? Regular and ongoing training can improve top leaders’ ability to respond to a cybersecurity breach and avoid doing additional damage to the reputation of the company as they deal with the repercussions. Organizations simply cannot afford to be lax about their
Publish At:2017-08-14 16:55 | Read:273 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Incident Response C-Suite Data Breach Executives IBM X-

Variety reports a failed attempt of HBO to Offer a ‘Bug Bounty’ to hackers

According to a report from a leaked memo by Variety, in response to the incident, HBO offered a reward of $250,000, a figure far from the HBO annual budget. Cyber criminals claiming to have hacked television group HBO networks were demanding millions of dollars in ransom payments from the company while threatening to release more material. The alleged hacker
Publish At:2017-08-12 10:40 | Read:324 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking Cybercrime dat

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