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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
porn
porn

Nearly 800,000 Brazzers Porn Site Accounts Exposed in Forum Hack

Another day, another hack originating from poorly maintained vBulletin software.
Joseph Cox
9.5.16
The Hacks We Can't See
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
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
Hacking
Hacking

Hacked: Private Messages From Dating Site ‘Muslim Match’

Joseph Cox
6.29.16
security
security

Hackers Steal BitTorrent Forum Users' Emails, Passwords, IP Addresses

The data includes email addresses, usernames, IP addresses, and hashed passwords.
Joseph Cox
6.8.16
News
News

Hackers Stole 65 Million Passwords From Tumblr, New Analysis Reveals

Two weeks after Tumblr disclosed a 2013 data breach, we finally know how big it was.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.30.16
News
News

Another Day, Another Hack: 117 Million LinkedIn Emails And Passwords

Four years later, the 2012 LinkedIn breach just got way worse.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.18.16
Another Day Another Hack
Another Day Another Hack

Another Day, Another Hack: Is Your Fisting Site Updating Its Forum Software?

Security researcher Troy Hunt says he was provided with over a hundred thousand accounts for Rosebuttboard.com.
Joseph Cox
5.10.16
Hacking
Hacking

Another Day, Another Hack: 7 Million Accounts for Minecraft Community ‘Lifeboat’

Security researcher Troy Hunt obtained data containing email addresses and passwords hashed with the weak MD5 algorithm.
Joseph Cox
4.26.16
security
security

The Rise of ‘Have I Been Pwned?’, an Invaluable Resource in the Hacking Age

From Ashley Madison to everyday breaches, Troy Hunt's site tries to keep victims in the loop.
Joseph Cox
3.10.16
apps
apps

Hackers Can Download Trip Histories, Tamper With Fans of Nissan Electric Cars

Security researchers find ways to hack yet another internet-connected car.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.24.16