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Hacked: 92 Million Account Details for DNA Testing Service MyHeritage

On Monday MyHeritage announced a security researcher had uncovered tens of millions of account details for recent customers, including email addresses and hashed passwords.
Joseph Cox
6.5.18
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Hacker Stole 26 Million Email And Home Addresses Of Ticketfly Users

The data breach of the ticket and event company Ticketfly exposed the email addresses and other personal data of more than 26 million people, according to an analysis by Troy Hunt, of HaveIBeenPwned.com.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.4.18
Internet Insecurity
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
FREE FOR ALL
FREE FOR ALL

Hacker Breaches Securus, the Company That Helps Cops Track Phones Across the US

A hacker has provided Motherboard with the login details for a company that buys phone location data from major telecom companies and then sells it to law enforcement.
Joseph Cox
5.16.18
PAY BACK
PAY BACK

Hacker Publicly Posts Data Stolen From Government-Linked Cyberespionage Group

Last week, Motherboard obtained data from the so-called ZooPark hacking group, which some suspect is connected to Iran. Now the hacker responsible has seemingly dumped the information after receiving a $1,000 payment.
Joseph Cox
5.16.18
Another Day Another Hack
Another Day Another Hack

Thousands of Bestiality Website Users Exposed in Hack

In a sign of just how hackers can obtain really sensitive data, image boards are circulating email addresses and other alleged account details on users of at least one bestiality site.
Joseph Cox
3.29.18
Cambridge Analytica
Cambridge Analytica

Why We're Not Calling the Cambridge Analytica Story a 'Data Breach'

Facebook insists that Cambridge Analytica didn't get information on 50 million Americans because of a 'data breach.' It's right. What really happened is much worse.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.19.18
Stalkerware
Stalkerware

‘Stalkerware’ Seller Shuts Down Apps ‘Indefinitely’ After Getting Hacked Again

A company that sells spyware or “stalkerware” for everyday users has ceased operations of its handful of apps that monitor computers and cellphones.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.6.18
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

The Self-Proclaimed Equifax Hackers Are Likely Nothing More Than Amateur Scammers

The alleged hackers already got their dark web site and email suspended over suspicions that they’re not really who they claim to be.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.11.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Class Action Lawyers Say Equifax Can’t Prevent You From Suing Them

If you checked to see if your social security number was stolen, there's no need to worry that you've signed away your right to join a class action lawsuit.
Sarah Emerson
9.8.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Hacktivist Breaks Into Minnesota Government Databases to Protest Philando Castile Verdict

“An innocent man died. And a guilty one lives freely.”
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.20.17
Another Day Another Hack
Another Day Another Hack

Popular Teen Quiz App Wishbone Has Been Hacked, Exposing Tons of User Information

Hackers have stolen 2.2 million email addresses and 287,000 cellphone numbers from Wishbone users, many of whom are young women under the age of 18.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.15.17