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Hackers steal data of 100 million Quora users

Quora hack exposes data of about 100 million users Quora, the question-and-answer sharing website, announced yesterday that data of about 100 million of its users was compromised as a result of unauthorized access to one of their systems by a “malicious third party”. “We recently became aware that some user data […]

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 […]

iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy S9, Xiaomi Mi 6 Hacked At Pwn2Own Tokyo 2018

iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy S9, and Xiaomi Mi 6 fall prey to hacking in the Pwn2Own hacking competition in Tokyo Trend Micro-sponsored Pwn2Own, the annual hacking contest, that took place at the PacSec security conference in Tokyo, saw hackers successfully exploit iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy S9, and Xiaomi Mi6. Other handsets such as […]

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 […]

Personal Facebook Messages Of 81,000 Hacked Users Up For Sale

Private conversations stolen from 81,000 Facebook users are up for sale Hackers have published private messages from the compromised accounts of some 81,000 Facebook users and put them up for sale on the internet, according to a BBC News report. The hackers told the BBC Russian Service that they had personal information of […]

North Korean hacker charged for WannaCry and Sony cyberattacks

U.S. charges North Korean hacker for WannaCry, Sony cyber attacks The U.S. government on Thursday charged and sanctioned a North Korean hacker for the 2014 Sony hack and the 2017 WannaCry global ransomware cyberattack, U.S. officials said. The accused, Park Jin Hyok worked as part of a team of hackers, […]

Celebgate hacker jailed for role in theft of Jennifer Lawrence’s nude photos

Jennifer Lawrence’s hacker who posted her nude images sentenced to prison One of the four hackers involved in the 2014 ‘Celebgate’ scandal was sentenced on Wednesday in a federal court in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The accused has been sentenced to eight months in prison after which he has to serve three years […]

16-year-old hacks Apple and steal 90GB of secure files

Australian teenager hacks into Apple’s secure network and steals 90GB of data An Australian teenager is facing criminal charges for repeatedly breaking into Apple’s computer system after the company contacted the FBI, reports The Age. The teenager who began hacking at the age of 16, reportedly hacked into Apple’s private servers […]

Instagram hack locking users out of their accounts

Instagram hack: Users become victims of a strange account locking hack In a widespread Instagram hacking campaign, hundreds of users are reporting that their accounts have been compromised. Besides losing access to the Instagram account, the profile image, email address, phone number, and bios related to the accounts of the […]