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Marriott data breach among largest

They say the richness of the data taken makes the hack unique, especially if the hackers end up being hostile nation-states.

03 Dec 2018 11:32 AM

Marriott security breach exposed data of up to 500M guests

The affected hotel brands were operated by Starwood before it was acquired by Marriott in 2016.

03 Dec 2018 9:35 AM

Apple’s iPhone X was hacked, deleted data was recovered easily

Apple has been informed about the vulnerability.

16 Nov 2018 10:26 AM

US indicts Chinese, Taiwan firms for targeting Micron trade secrets

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions told a news conference that Chinese espionage has been “increasing rapidly.”

02 Nov 2018 8:50 AM

Extorted for watching porn? Do’s and Don’ts to avoid sextortion

Extorting users for watching porn is not entirely new.

27 Oct 2018 2:12 PM


US CMS says 75,000 individuals' files accessed in data breach

The agency said it detected anomalous activity in the FFE Direct Enrolment pathway for agents and brokers.

20 Oct 2018 10:24 AM

Facebook tentatively concludes spammers were behind recent data breach

The people behind the attack were a group of Facebook and Instagram spammers that present themselves as a digital marketing company.

18 Oct 2018 7:32 AM

How to check what Facebook hackers accessed in your account

The company set up a website that its 2 billion global users can use to check if their accounts have been accessed.

13 Oct 2018 2:16 PM

US fails to force Facebook to wiretap Messenger calls

The government’s request had alarmed technology executives and privacy advocates.

29 Sep 2018 9:26 AM

Facebook says hackers could access some apps

One security expert says the hacking attack on FB is serious, but only Facebook knows how serious.

29 Sep 2018 9:21 AM


Hacked: Facebook says 50M user accounts hit by security breach

Facebook said it doesn’t know who was behind the attacks or where they’re based.

29 Sep 2018 9:14 AM

Teen who hacked into Apple to study criminology, cyber safety

No conviction will be recorded and an eight month probation order will be placed.

28 Sep 2018 11:33 AM

USD 60 million in virtual currency hacked in Japan

Japan is a major centre for virtual currencies and as many as 50,000 shops in the country are thought to accept bitcoin.

20 Sep 2018 10:05 AM

Hack causes major apps to show anti-Semitic name

A number of people posted screenshots on Twitter showing “New York City” had been relabeled “Jewtropolis.”

31 Aug 2018 6:52 PM

Bank of Spain's website hit by cyber attack, access disrupted

The attack has not had any effect on the bank’s services or its communications with the European Central Bank.

28 Aug 2018 8:28 AM


Microsoft uncovers more Russian hacking ahead of midterms

Microsoft said it has uncovered new Russian hacking attempts targeting US political groups ahead of the midterm elections.

21 Aug 2018 9:17 PM

A billion GB of data in 5ml tube: Meet DNA data storage

The whole world’s existing data, when stored in DNA, will be much less than the capacity of a cargo container.

25 Jun 2018 2:32 PM

Oregon attorney general considers Facebook investigation

Rosenblum credited Facebook for having its government affairs point person reach out to her.

24 Mar 2018 9:18 AM

Over 22,000 Indian websites hacked between April 2017-Jan 2018

A total number of 74 and six government websites hosted on NICNET were hacked during 2017 and 2018.

07 Mar 2018 6:14 PM

Twitter notifies more users exposed to Russian propaganda

Twitter will email 677,775 people in US who followed, retweeted or liked the IRA content.

02 Feb 2018 9:21 AM