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MySpace Lost 12 Years of Music in 'Server Migration'

Say goodbye to your high school emo band—music uploaded between 2003-2015 may no longer be accessible.
Jordan Pearson
3.18.19
myspace

Actually, Myspace Sold Your Data Too

In the wake of Facebook’s privacy debacle, Myspace Tom has emerged as an unlikely hero. But the platform he built and the data you put on Myspace continues to help advertisers target its old users.
Samantha Cole
4.12.18
Internet Insecurity

It’s Trivially Easy to Hack into Anybody’s Myspace Account

Myspace? More like Everyonespace.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.17.17
myspace

Hacker Linked to Myspace, LinkedIn Dumps Hacks Competitor

Peace, who made his name selling databases of Silicon Valley companies, has dumped apparent data of a rival's black market site.
Joseph Cox
10.2.16
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

You Can Now Look Up Your Terrible 2006 MySpace Password

The largest database of stolen passwords ever is now online for everyone to see.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.29.16
Features

The Data Hoarders

In an era of mega-breaches, digital packrats are amassing, swapping, and sourcing leaked passwords and other personal information like any other collectible.
Joseph Cox
6.23.16
myspace

This Is The Hacker Allegedly Behind The LinkedIn and MySpace Megabreaches

Who is Tessa88, the other hacker who’s spreading and selling hacked passwords stolen from your social networks?
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.17.16
News

These So-Called ‘ISIS Kill Lists’ Are a Great Reminder to Change Your Password

Everybody take a deep breath.
Jordan Pearson
6.16.16
Facebook

Another Day, Another Hack: 100 Million Accounts for VK, Russia's Facebook

The data includes email addresses, plain text passwords, phone numbers, and names.
Joseph Cox
6.5.16
Pilot Week

Inside the Hack that Blew Up Myspace

Motherboard’s new show animates famous incidents of computer hacking.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
6.1.16
News

Hacker Tries To Sell 427 Milllion Stolen MySpace Passwords For $2,800

A hacker and a paid search engine for hacked data claim to have a massive database stolen from MySpace at some point in the last few years.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.27.16
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