Twitch has reportedly been the target of a massive data breach. The publicly leaked data contains encrypted credentials, source code for some software, and payout details related to popular streamers.
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The NYU Ad Observatory project studies political ads on Facebook. Its access to the platform has now been shut down because it breached user privacy by scraping data, despite repeated warnings.
Clubhouse has confirmed a security breach which allowed live audio to be siphoned. This follows concerns raised by multiple researchers around the integrity of the backend platform for the app.
Microsoft is rolling out Password Monitor for Edge users. As the name implies, the service monitors a database of breached credentials and lets you know if your password is unsafe to use.
The security firm, Malwarebytes, is the latest entity to reveal it was targeted by state-sponsored hackers implicated in the SolarWinds breach. The hackers gained access to a limited set of emails.
The EFF has said that the recent Twitter breach further highlights the need for direct messages to be end-to-end encrypted. The firm, two years ago, told Senator Wyden it would add the feature.
Twitter has revealed what information hackers were able to access during the breach earlier this week. The firm has also clarified the actions it will take going forward to regain users' trust.
The social media website has responded to last night's hack stating that the attack was socially engineered and targeted some Twitter employees with access to internal tools and systems.
Twitter accounts of prominent personalities and Bitcoin exchange companies were compromised earlier today. The hackers linked to a phishing website that siphoned off close to $25,000 already.
These add-ons amassed over 32 million downloads and were detected by Awake Security last month. The extensions claimed to warn users of malicious activity on websites or convert files' format.
A security researcher has uncovered a public database containing a plethora of information about users that connected to public Wi-Fi at UK train stations. Access has since been restricted.
A number of things happened this past week, including the leak of some real-life images of the Series X (and its ports), some new cloud announcements from Microsoft, and more. Catch up below.
The top ten passwords used by Dutch netizens has been revealed. They're not too dissimilar from the type of passwords we've seen before but some of the entries have a unique Dutch spin.
The Bitpoint exhange in Japan has suspended its services, following a security breach in which $32m in digital currencies got stolen. Most of the funds that are lost belong to customers.
Millions of Instagram accounts held by popular influencers, brands and celebrities had their private data such as contact information exposed. The leak has been traced back to Chtrbox in Mumbai.
Epic Games has released a security bulletin detailing the steps that it takes to strengthen account security, as well as laying out its plans for the future, which include SMS-based authentication.
Several bodies, including the National Crime Agency, are investigating a malware incident affecting the Police Federation of England and Wales. The National Cyber Security Centre is also involved.
DailyMotion has reportedly suffered a credential stuffing attack, which has resulted in a "limited" number of accounts being compromised. The exact scale of the attack is currently unknown.
No company is exempt from falling victim to a breach because of size - large and small companies are at risk. The best thing you can do for your business is to have a security-first mentality.
Dell has revealed that it identified and blocked an attempt to extract customer information from its website earlier this month. Thankfully, the incident did not affect sensitive customer data.
Mega witnessed a breach with its Chrome Web Store account, allowing an attacker to push a malicious version of its extension that captured user credentials and crypto keys from several websites.
The European Commission has issued a hefty €4.34 billion fine to Google over illegal Android antitrust practices, with three type of restrictions imposed by the company being regarded in particular.
After being informed that a customer had passed away, PayPal sent her an outstanding balance notice, demanding repayment and terming her death a "breach" of its rules. The firm has since apologized.
According to reports, Chinese government hackers compromised a U.S. Navy contractor, managing to secure a huge amount of data on submarine warfare. The breaches took place earlier this year.
In a mind-boggling series of tweets, T-Mobile Austria's social media managers have confirmed that it stores customer passwords as plain text because its security is "amazingly good".
With Bitcoin reaching stratospheric heights, another security breach has struck, this time affecting the mining and trading platform NiceHash, which has lost a yet-to-be-determined amount of bitcoin.
It has been revealed in a new report that the ride-sharing company Uber concealed a security breach that leaked over 57 million customer's and driver's private information in 2016.
A new report by The Wall Street Journal claims a Russian-backed breach of the NSA allowed hackers to steal sensitive data on US cyber defense, possibly through the use of Kaspersky software.
Security researcher Leigh-Anne Galloway has disclosed a massive flaw in Myspace's account recovery page, that allows anyone to gain access to any account just by knowing the person's birthday.
Though the hotel operator originally said just a dozen locations had been affected, new data has been released, which shows over 1000 hotels in the US alone were overrun with malware.
The DoJ is looking to indict four people who were allegedly involved in at least one of the attacks that left hundreds of millions of Yahoo user accounts exposed. Three of them are living in Russia.
The US Navy has said that data on over 130,000 of its sailors, including social security numbers, has been accessed by "unknown individuals". The situation is currently being monitored.
Tesco Bank has had around 40,000 accounts breached over the weekend, with half of those having money stolen out of them. The bank has stopped online payments and is promising refunds for all affected.
Patrons of these hotels would do well to keep a close eye on their bank accounts and credit cards, because the malware has likely stolen sensitive data including payment details and security codes.
Government-linked hackers have targeted Iranian journalists, activists and other people, breaching Telegram accounts and absconding with 15 million phone numbers and IDs belonging to Iranian citizens.
Bad news has hit bitcoin traders today as one of the popular exchanges, Bitfinex, halted trading after announced it had found a security breach. Currently, $65 million are rumored to be missing.
An undisclosed number of customers may have had their personal information, including credit card details, stolen after Acer suffered a security breach of its online store.
Researchers from University of Michigan and Microsoft have found worrying flaws in Samsung's SmartThings IoT platform that allows attackers to gain access to homes and snoop on users.
Security researcher, Chris Vickery, managed to find a publicly available server which held the details of all US voters. Luckily, public access to the database has now been cut off.
Hyatt Hotels has announced the presence of malware on computers which operate the hotel chain's payment processing systems, and warned customers to monitor their financial statements closely.