Neowin News Feed for: Compromised Neowin News Feed for: Compromised en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Social app Wishbone experiences a data breach, exposing over two million email addresses <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>On Wednesday, popular quiz app Wishbone admitted that it was the victim of a database breach that exposed a large amount of data including full names, email addresses, phone numbers, and more. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Connor Bucy) Fri, 17 Mar 2017 01:40:01 +0000 San Francisco's transit system compromised granting free commutes on Thanksgiving weekend <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>While Black Friday is known for its great deals, it typically doesn&#039;t involve free public transportation. Over the weekend, San Francisco&#039;s transit systems were compromised, granting free commutes. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Mon, 28 Nov 2016 07:58:01 +0000 LastPass has discovered a hacking attempt, but don't panic <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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&#039;ll be fine. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Adrian Potoroaca) Tue, 16 Jun 2015 12:48:01 +0000 Twitch potentially compromised, will require passwords to be reset <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Twitch users will be required to change their password due to a potential breach that has occurred. Those that host via YouTube or Twitter will also be required to reconnect their accounts. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Mon, 23 Mar 2015 23:44:01 +0000 Bitly says account credentials compromised, recommends changing password <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/2100702Hack.jpg" alt="" /></div>Bitly has released an &quot;urgent security update&quot; on their official blog which notes that account credentials &quot;have been compromised,&quot; and recommends that all users change their password immediately. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jett Goldsmith) Fri, 09 May 2014 01:05:59 +0000 Twitter flooded with malicious tweets from compromised accounts <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Twitter has seen a sudden explosion of malicious tweets from compromised accounts using third party apps and services over the last 24 hours, with thousands of users apparently affected. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:09:46 +0000 Twitter: No accounts were compromised <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/304690134twitter.jpg" alt="" /></div>After reports came out yesterday of Twitter being hacked and thousands of accounts being made public, the company has now gone on the record to clear things up: they weren&#039;t hacked&#33; <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Wed, 21 Aug 2013 07:29:12 +0000 Yahoo Mail accounts continue to be hacked despite 'fixes' <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1308044160news-logo-yahoo-logo.png" alt="" /></div>Despite Yahoo&#039;s efforts to fix &#039;vulnerabilities&#039;, mail users have continued to see their accounts hacked. The company says two isolated security holes have been rectified, but the problems persist. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ben Buffone) Sun, 10 Mar 2013 18:21:29 +0000 Honda hacked; 283,000 car owners details stolen <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1194961264identity_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Honda Canada has released a statement on their website that thousands of personal details for Honda and Acura customers may have been stolen. According to, the press release issued by the company stated that 283,000... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andrew Lyle) Sat, 28 May 2011 05:06:05 +0000 Canadian government hacked by foreign attackers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1115542051ethernet_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Recent reports have surfaced about an attack that was able to access two key Canadian government departments, which may have lead to confidential information being stolen. The attacks happened last month, but as the CBC... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andrew Lyle) Thu, 17 Feb 2011 08:40:03 +0000 WordPress on hacked [Updated] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1507410939.png" alt="" /></div>Update: GoDaddy has posted a message on, confirming that the sites that were compromised do have an outdated version of WordPress, either active or inactive on their hosting plans. GoDaddy also mentioned that... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andrew Lyle) Sun, 02 May 2010 23:30:09 +0000 Twitter administrator account hacked, others compromised <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/754977705twitter_newbird_boxed_whiteonblue.png" alt="" /></div>It seems Twitter is still having its share of security trouble, because according to Cnet, a person by the name of Hacker Croll was able to hack into a Twitter administrator account, by guessing the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Kevin Weiner) Fri, 01 May 2009 22:18:27 +0000 100 million credit cards compromised <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1194961264identity_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Yesterday during the biggest day in America's history, Heartland Payment System finally revealed that it's systems were compromised by hackers in late May of 2008. Speculation around the blogosphere is that the company waited until... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Wed, 21 Jan 2009 13:31:18 +0000 Linux under attack: compromised SSH keys lead to rootkit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/143225960t.jpg" alt="" /></div>The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (CERT) has issued a warning for what it calls &quot;active attacks&quot; against Linux-based computing infrastructures using compromised SSH keys. The attack appears to initially use stolen SSH keys to... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 27 Aug 2008 22:59:40 +0000 Compromised - All Customer Passwords Reset <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Cisco Systems' customers received e-mails Wednesday from the networking company advising them of a security breach of its Web site. The company said has been compromised and that customers need to... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 05 Aug 2005 09:41:02 +0000 Study: Unpatched PCs compromised in 20 minutes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to a new study if unpatched Windows machines are left connected to the Internet, within 20 minutes that computer will become compromised. Compromised by viruses, spyware, adware, etc.... This is according to... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 18 Aug 2004 04:42:40 +0000 US Security Compromised by Grad Student? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, one student's work has become so compelling that companies want to seize it, government officials want to suppress it, and terrorists -- if they could get their hands on... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 08 Jul 2003 20:55:51 +0000 AOL Security Compromised After Upgrade <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Less than one week after it rolled out version 7.0 of its flagship software amid pomp and circumstance, America Online experienced an embarrassing lapse in security. Through relatively simple means hackers managed to obtain access... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 27 Oct 2001 04:06:31 +0000