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Someone Hacked NASA And Gained Access To Employees’ Information

NASA is an independent agency of the United States Federal Government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. A few days ago this technologically advanced space research center sent an email to all employees. This email informed the employees’ about the recent data breach through […]

Dell.com announces potential cyber security breach

Dell.com resets all customer passwords after a network breach Dell Inc., the U.S. based hardware giant, announced yesterday that the company had suffered a security breach earlier this month, on November 9, 2018. However, the company said that it managed to stop hackers who were looking to access data such […]

HSBC Bank in U.S. suffers data breach

HSBC confirms 1% of bank customers affected by the data breach HSBC Bank, one of the largest banking and financial services organizations in the world, on Tuesday confirmed it suffered a data breach last month, which it believes affected less than 1% of its bank customers in the U.S. In […]

Yahoo agrees to pay $50M to users hit by biggest ever data breach

Yahoo agrees to pay $50 million in data-breach settlement and give affected users free credit monitoring services Yahoo has agreed to pay $50 million in data-breach settlement to 200 million victims of what is believed to be the biggest data breach ever. The company will also provide two years of […]

Facebook claims that Google and Twitter also collect users’ offline data

Facebook drags Google and Twitter into privacy scuffle Recently, it was revealed that data analysis firm, Cambridge Analytica and Facebook were involved in a privacy data scandal wherein the former illegally harvested up to 87 million Facebook users’ personal data without their knowledge and consent. Facebook allowed thousands of app […]

Will the Real “Year of the Data Breach” Please Stand Up?

My New Year’s Day ritual has been the same for nearly 10 years now: a late breakfast, a cup of strong coffee and a scan of security blogs and news for two things that always make me chuckle: cyber predictions for the new year, and a retrospective that declares the […]

1.4 Billion Clear Text Credentials Discovered in a Single Database

A Massive Resource for Cybercriminals Makes it Easy to Access Billions of Credentials. Now even unsophisticated and newbie hackers can access the largest trove ever of sensitive credentials in an underground community forum. Is the cyber crime epidemic about become an exponentially worse? While scanning the deep and dark web […]

Uber paid 20-year-old Florida hacker $100000 to keep data breach secret

Uber paid hackers to keep data breach secret, says sources Uber, the ride-hailing smartphone app, suffered a data breach last year in which over 57 million customers and 600,000 drivers had their personal information stolen by a 20-year-old hacker from Florida. Now, in a statement released on the 2016 attack, […]