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Splashdata's top 25 passwords used for the year of 2015 are out, and it appears that mankind still can't be bothered to offer any creativity to stave off potential hackers.
An independent researcher has uncovered a problem with the Android and browser versions of WhatsApp. An attacker can send around 4,000 smileys to their target which causes the victim's app to crash.
In yet another database breach, the information of 3.3 million users (mainly children) has been leaked as the official Hello Kitty community has been hacked.
Security researchers have discovered a way to bypass login screen security on various Linux distributions. The bypass allows access to a shell which would allow an attacker to maliciously modify a PC.
Police in the UK have arrested a 21-year-old man in relation to the November hack of toy maker VTech. The hacker was able to obtain access to the records of over 11 million people, many being minors.
After more than three months since the leak of Ashley Madison user data, blackmailers have started threatening hacked users again, this time by using a more personal approach.
Anonymous has reportedly hacked some of the European Space Agency's servers, leaking the information of dozens of agency internal users as well as thousands of subscribers to the ESA's domains.
Donald Trump has annoyed hackers with his remarks about Muslims. Anonymous responded to what he said by taking down the website of the New York Trump hotel website.
A security breach has exposed sensitive credit card information belonging to the customers of 16 companies across the world, including numerous airlines, the CN Tower, and the San Diego Zoo.
A supercomputer at the Bureau of Meteorology has believed to have been breached by hackers from China, potentially compromising several other Australian Government agencies.
An email is distributing to victims of the recent data theft at crowd-funding site 'Patreon', asking for bitcoin payments to stop personal data from being publicly available online.
Starwood Hotels and Resorts has revealed that point-of-sale payment systems at some of its locations in North America were infiltrated with malware designed to collect payment card information.
Police investigating the recent TalkTalk cyberattack arrested a second teenager yesterday. But TalkTalk now admits that thousands of customers' banking details which were hacked were also unencrypted.
London's Metropolitan Police says that a 15-year-old boy has been arrested in Northern Ireland on suspicion of Computer Misuse Act offences, related to last week's attack on the TalkTalk website.
TalkTalk, one of the UK's largest ISPs and pay-TV providers, says its website was subjected to a major cyberattack, adding that customer info and credit card/banking details "may have been accessed".
Following the aftermath of the recent leak of data of dating website Ashley Madison, its parent company has stated that its users are still growing, allegedly including a significant number of women.
iOS users beware! A new kind of malware called KeyRaider that targets only jailbroken devices is out in the wild and has already claimed over 250,000 Apple accounts.
Ashley Madison is a website that helps encourage the act of adultery, and for its illicitness, hackers took it down. But isn't infiltrating a system illegal as well?
In connection to the recent release of user data of internet cheating community Ashley Madison, Noel Biderman, the CEO of its parent company, Avid Life Media, has decided to step down.
In a recent report by the Toronto police, two people associated with the user data leak of Ashley Madison have committed suicide. They also warn about a scam that claims to delete Ashley Madison data.
After leaking the user data of infidelity website Ashley Madison, hackers have released another set of data, this time regarding internal company documents, and Avid Life Media's Noel Biderman.
A non-classified Pentagon email system used by thousands of personnel working for the Joint Chiefs of Staff was successfully targeted in a cyber-attack - and fingers are now being pointed at Russia.
Two seemingly legitimate Android games, which were up on the Play Store, were stealing users' Facebook credentials and using them to propagate through friends lists and automated scripts.
LastPass has discovered suspicious activity on their network, which compromised emails, password reminders, and authentication hashes; all you need to do is take a few measures and you'll be fine.
Chinese hackers have been blamed for an attack at the U.S. government's Office of Personnel Management which may have compromised the data of up to 4 million people in every federal agency.
Russia is the prime suspect in what looks like a state-sponsored cyber attack upon the German parliament. The Bundestag's network was compromised and data was transferred outside of the country.
The popular adult-oriented social website Adult FriendFinder has experienced a data breach that has resulted in exposing 3.5 million users and the personal information.
"Redirect to SMB" is a new potential security threat that could allow intruders access to your Windows PC. Microsoft has acknowledged the potential but dismissed its level of threat.
After publicly admitting to poor business decisions regarding the pre-loaded Superfish software on Lenovo machines, Lizard Squad decides the company could use a good hacking as punishment.
The Lizard Squad group appear to have struck again, this time poisoning the DNS for Google Vietnam. Although service has been restored, they have endured the wrath of many Vietnamese.
An XDA forum developer has successfully "tricked" the Windows Insider app to get it to download and install the Windows 10 for Phones Technical Preview, it requires a lot of work though.
Despite Twitter's promotion of the two-factor authentication system to improve security over accounts, Twitter's CFO himself got hacked yesterday, with the account posting over 300 spam tweets.
Internet addiction is becoming a problem in Asian countries, especially China where a 19 year old has cut off his own hand in an effort to 'cure' himself of this problem.
The CEO of the health insurer Anthem has published a memo informing that hackers have gained access to their systems and have stolen data. As many as 80m user accounts, including SSNs, are at risk.
After hitting Xbox Live and PSN last year, Lizard Squad has struck again - this time targeting Malaysia Airlines, replacing its homepage with an image of a plane and the title '404 - Plane Not Found'.
A report from Germany confirmed that a cyberattack on the control systems of a steel plant has led to 'massive' damages. This is the second time a digital attack leads to physical damages.
SSL certificates exist to increase security and prevent snooping on your browsing sessions. Gogo believes you shouldn't have that and appears to be intentionally performing MITM attacks on its users.
The US government has sanctioned North Korea over the Sony hacks, saying the country tried to intimidate US businesses and artists from exercising their right of freedom of speech.
Lizard Squad has claimed they gave the internal employee logins to the Sony hackers, which allowed them to break into Sony's systems, but it denied any role in the breach itself.
Anonymous has leaked the personal details of one of the members of Lizard Squad, in response to the groups' attacks on Tor, which Lizard Squad said was only used by miscreants and pedophiles.
Sony has threatened Twitter and one of its users with a lawsuit after the user posted screenshots of leaked emails, it follows similar threats to news organizations reporting on the leaks.
Official websites of the Afghan government have been found to be infected with malicious software, and a US firm said they have linked it to China.
Obama said the Sony hack was not an act of war by North Korea, but was a "very costly, very expensive" case of cybervandalism.
The hackers behind the Sony hack have rickroll'd the FBI in a new message, as the evidence used by the US and the FBI to blame North Korea for the hack have been called into question.
President Obama thinks Sony yanking the movie was a mistake and sets a bad precedent, saying "We cannot have a society in which some dictator someplace can start imposing censorship here."
The United States has said the Sony hack is a serious breach of national security that needs a proportional response, describing it as a "destructive activity with malicious intent."
It might be a case of deja vu in the future as it has been discovered that Apple's iCloud is still not safe from hackers even with the security measures introduced after the celebrity photo leaks.
Amid the ongoing hacking scandal, Sony has caved in to the hackers' demands and pulled the controversial movie, "The Interview," from distribution just a week out from it's release.
US said that North Korea was behind the cyber attack on Sony which hackers have demanded the withdraw of the movie, The Interview, or they would continue to leak info they stole from Sony.