Hacking

data breach

Experian Exposes Apparent Customer Data in Training Manuals

On Tuesday, Motherboard contacted Experian after a researcher found apparent customer data in an exposed training manual. Then the manuals went offline.
Joseph Cox
14 hours ago
cybersecurity

Watch Android Malware Automatically Steal 1,000 Euros From a PayPal Account in Seconds

A new banking malware for Android phones allows criminals to take over control of PayPal and steal money.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
17 hours ago
Hacking

Someone Defaced Linux.org Website With ‘Goatse’ And Anti-Diversity Tirade

Someone took control of a Linux unofficial community website and replaced its regular content with a NSFW meme, a dox of a transgender open source developer, and anti-diversity messages.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5 days ago
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
Hacking

Someone Is Claiming to Sell a Mass Printer Hijacking Service

After one hacker bombarded printers with a message urging people to subscribe to PewDiePie, someone is now claiming to offer a mass-printing service across the internet.
Joseph Cox
12.3.18
dark web

Dunkin’ Donuts Loyalty Points Accounts Are Dirt Cheap on the Dark Web

This week Dunkin’ Donuts announced hackers had broken into customers’ loyalty accounts. So what happens to them once hackers have a wad of loyalty points?
Joseph Cox
11.30.18
Another Day Another Hack

Marriott Hotels Announces Data Breach of 500 Million Customers

The data stolen from the company's Starwood properties includes passport numbers, and for some customers, potentially compromised payment card information.
Joseph Cox
11.30.18
Hacking

Malware Companies Are Finding New Ways to Spy on iPhones

Kaspersky Lab’s found evidence that a small spyware government contractor sells iOS malware, showing it may not be as rare as some people think.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.27.18
Nintendo Switch

How Pirated Versions of ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Leaked Weeks Before Release

“As far as Switch games go this is the biggest ever,” one Switch piracy community member said.
Joseph Cox
11.26.18
FBI hacking

The FBI Created a Fake FedEx Website to Unmask a Cybercriminal

In an attempt to identify someone tricking a company into handing over cash, the FBI created a fake FedEx website, as well as deployed booby-trapped Word documents to reveal fraudsters' IP addresses.
Joseph Cox
11.26.18
Cyber Monday

The Best Cyber Monday Tips

Cyber Monday is here and we’re here to help you.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.25.18
Opinion

The Most Damaging Election Disinformation Campaign Came From Donald Trump, Not Russia

The Kremlin has been focused on undermining trust in American democracy and elections, but Donald Trump and the Republicans have done it better than Russia ever could.
Bruce Schneier
Henry Farrell
11.19.18
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