Breach

Another Day Another Hack

Quora Announces Data Breach of 100 Million Users

The data includes email addresses and hashed passwords, as well as already public information.
Joseph Cox
12.4.18
schools

'Remini' App Used by Schools Left Personal Info Open to the World

The API exposed the profile photos of children, as well as email addresses, phone numbers, and milestones parents and educators use the app to preserve.
Joseph Cox
10.29.18
Internet Insecurity

Hacker Defaces Ticketfly’s Website, Steals Customer Database

A hacker took control of Ticketfly's website and claims to have stolen the company's customer database.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.31.18
equihax

Canada's Privacy Watchdog Is Investigating Equifax

The credit firm still won't say how many Canadians are affected.
Jordan Pearson
9.15.17
Another Day Another Hack

Identity Manager OneLogin Has Suffered a Nasty Looking Data Breach

The company’s public blog post is thin on details, but a list of mitigations sent to users paints a much more worrying picture.
Joseph Cox
6.1.17
Not Lovin' It

A Hacker Stole the Personal Information of 95,000 McDonald’s Job Applicants

Maybe the Hamburglar?
Jordan Pearson
3.31.17
security

Hackers Steal Forum Accounts From 'Clash of Clans' Creator Supercell

The data supposedly contains 1.1 million accounts in all.
Joseph Cox
1.17.17
security

US Indicts Russian Hacker Allegedly Behind Dropbox, LinkedIn Breaches

Yevgeniy Aleksandrovich Nikulin also allegedly hacked Formspring.
Joseph Cox
10.21.16
healthcare

55 Healthcare Data Breaches Have Hit More Than 100 Million People in 2015

2015 wasn’t a great year for cybersecurity in the healthcare world.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.11.15
Hacking

Wetherspoons Hacker Speaks: 'I Did It Simply Because I Could'

The hacker wouldn't specify what vulnerability led to the breach, but was “surprised that no one else has done the same up to this point.”
Joseph Cox
12.8.15
News

VTech Hacker Explains Why He Hacked the Toy Company

Here's why a hacker decided to expose VTech's "shitty security."
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.2.15
News

Hacker Obtained Children's Headshots and Chatlogs From Toymaker VTech

The breach of the popular kids’ gadgets company VTech also exposed children’s pictures and recordings, and chats with their parents.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.30.15
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