data breaches

gdpr

How to Use GDPR To Stop Data Breaches Screwing You Over

You may just think of the GDPR as a privacy law. But you can use it to remove your sensitive data from company servers in anticipation of a hack.
Joseph Cox
7.16.18
Internet Insecurity

Whoops! Yahoo! Says! 2013! Hack! Actually! Hit! 3 Billion! Users!

One billion, thee billion... what's the difference?
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.3.17
data breaches

The AA Exposed Emails, Credit Card Data, and Didn’t Inform Customers

Previously, the insurance company said that no data had been compromised.
Joseph Cox
7.3.17
2016

The Worst Hacks of 2016

Once again, this year proved that nothing, and no one, is really safe from hackers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.25.16
Futures

Open Database Exposes Millions of Job Seekers’ Personal Information

Stop leaving shit on the open internet.
Joseph Cox
11.10.16
Apple

Apple, Intel, Google Employee Accounts Exposed in Data Breach of Developer Forum

The data comes from the Khronos Group, a non-profit that manages open standard APIs.
Joseph Cox
8.5.16
The Hacks We Can't See

Are Data Breaches Becoming More Common?

Numbers from breach notification site Vigilante.pw indicates that data breaches really are becoming more frequent.
Joseph Cox
7.28.16
The Hacks We Can't See

We Need to Change the Psychology of Security

What's wrong in the world of cybersecurity, and how it can be fixed.
Adrian Sanabria
7.28.16
The Hacks We Can't See

What I’ve Learned About the Brokers Who Trade Passwords by the Millions

The shadowy world of data brokers.
Troy Hunt
7.27.16
News

Notorious Hacker ‘Phineas Fisher’ Says He Hacked The Turkish Government

The notorious hacker known as Phineas Fisher is back with another high profile cyberattack.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.21.16
Features

I Replaced My Fingerprints With Prosthetics to Avoid Surveillance

In preparation for an age of biometric data megabreaches, I covered my real fingerprints with replaceable, fully-functional fake ones that are nearly impossible to copy.
Janus Kopfstein
7.6.16
News

Hackers Make Off With Over 40 Million Passwords From 1,000 Sites

Usernames and passwords of more than 45 million users of forums and sites running on the Verticalscope platform are being traded online.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.14.16