T-Mobile has revealed today some of the findings of its preliminary investigation into the recent data hack it suffered. The report states that data of nearly 50 million accounts has been stolen.
French cloud company, Scaleway, had lost one of its SSDs over a year ago. Thankfully the company says the SSD has been recovered. It was returned by a hero YouTuber who found it on a classified site.
The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has filed a lawsuit against IAB Tech Lab that comprises some of the biggest names in the digital ad space for privacy concerns over the usage of user data.
It reportedly took hackers that breached data from Electronic Arts just $10 worth of stolen cookies with Slack login information to masquerade as employees and steal close to 780GB of game data.
Last night, LinkedIn published a blog post denying that there was a data breach. The company said that hackers scraped data from a number of websites as well as from publicly viewable member data.
On Saturday, Alon Gal noticed that someone has dumped data of 533 million Facebook users onto a hacker forum. If you are worried about your data then there is a simple way to check if it was leaked.
Ireland's Data Protection Commission has said it will work with Facebook to ensure that data released online is from a breach which Facebook said happened in 2019 or whether it's more recent.
Twitter has been fined €450,000 in Ireland for failing to notify privacy regulators of a data breach in 2019 and for lack of proper documentation as required by the European Union's GDPR.
A leaker has posted links to a repository containing confidential Intel intellectual property, which was supposedly obtained through a breach earlier this year by an anonymous source.
Microsoft has disclosed information about a vulnerability discovered with a customer support database that led to 250 million records being exposed on the internet. The flaw was fixed upon discovery.
Researchers discovered security flaws in the immensely popular social media application that would have allowed hackers to access users' personal data and manipulate the content on their accounts.
A researcher has revealed that a bug in the Android Twitter app's 'contacts upload' feature allowed for a match of 17 million phone numbers with their accounts. The bug hasn't been acknowledged yet.
The names, addresses and phone numbers of over 100 million Americans and Canadians have been compromised as a result of a breach into Capital One's systems. The hacker has been arrested.
British watchdog Information Commissioner's Office has issued UK's flag carrier with a penalty of £183m. The record fine has been charged over the breach of data suffered by British Airways last year.
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.
Microsoft previously confirmed that a recent breach exposed only the email address, subject lines, and folder names of some Outlook users, excluding email content. A fresh report now claims otherwise.
Finland's data watchdog is investigating an unspecified number of Nokia 7 Plus devices found to have sent user data to a server in China, which regulators claim may potentially violate GDPR.
Teens are stealing Fortnite accounts, reselling them online, and earning thousands of pounds in the process. However, it seems that accounts can simply be protected through two-factor authentication.
After having been fined last month in the UK and The Netherlands for a massive data breach in 2016, Uber today has been slapped with another penalty in France for the same incident.
British and Dutch regulators have imposed a combined fine of more than £900,000 (~$1.149M) on Uber over the company's failure to protect user data from a series of breach incidents in 2016.
Following the success of its Firefox Monitor service, Mozilla is integrating it into its browser, as users will now be notified if the site they're visiting has recently been breached.
British Airways has said today that the recent cyber attack that potentially compromised the personal and payment information of its customers could be bigger than initially reported.
In its bid to avoid going to trial, Yahoo has agreed to pay $50 million in restitution to the approximately 200 million users hit by its biggest security breach that occurred in 2013 and 2014.
Facebook's investigation of a massive security breach involving some 50 million accounts reportedly suggests the attacks were perpetrated by a group of spammers masquerading as digital marketers.
A hacker selling 141.5GB of customer data from Huazhu Hotels Group on the dark web was arrested by Chinese police. He also attempted to blackmail the hotel chain to pay for its own data.
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has today issued Equifax Ltd with a £500,000 fine following its security breach of up to fifteen million British citizens' personal information in 2017.
mSpy, makers of a phone monitoring app, have leaked private information of millions of its paying customers in an online database. This isn't the first time mSpy has been involved in such a situation.
A teenager from Melbourne managed to hack into Apple's network and access user accounts and 90GB of secure files, until the Cupertino-based giant contacted the FBI about this data breach.
More details regarding an ongoing sextortion scam have emerged, including reports that over $30,000 has been paid in ransom to the hackers by people who were scammed by this new form of ransomware.
A new form of ransomware has emerged, with targeted users being threatened to provide money. Old passwords are used by the blackmailers as proof that their victim's online data is not private anymore.
A couple of weeks ago, Facebook told Congress that 61 companies were given access to user data beyond a cutoff date. One of these has now been revealed as the Russian internet company, Mail.Ru.
Timehop, a service that shows users their past social media posts, confessed to a data breach that compromised the names, some email addresses, and 4.7 million phone numbers of its users.
Dixons Carphone, the firm behind PC World, Currys and Carphone Warehouse, admits that it was hacked in the summer last year but that it has only found out about the hack over the last week.
New statistics from Facebook claim that as many as 87 million people may be affected by the data breach, with over 80% from the US, more than one million from the UK, and 500,000 from India.
The discovery of security flaws built into Intel's processors was apparently found last year by the Google security team. The flaw was also found to be in AMD and ARM processors as well.
It is always advisable to have a strong password to try to protect your information from the browsing of hackers. However, some people just don't learn, as the same ones keep being used each year.
Licensing authorities in York have joined Sheffield and London in not awarding a renewed operating license to ride-hailing service, Uber. The recent data breach revelation informed York's decision.
A data breach from 2014 has been found to include email addresses and hashed passwords of 1.7 million Imgur accounts. Many of the affected accounts have since had their plaintext password determined.
Yahoo today updated its estimation of the number of accounts affected by a 2013 leak to include all 3 billion users, up from 1 billion earlier, which was already considered the largest hack ever.