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Scottrade Hack Exposes Details Of 4.6 Million Users

10/04/2015, Trading stocks is exceptionally easy these days, you can literally make trades in seconds these days thanks to brokerages that allow their customers to access the market through trading platforms for computers and mobile devices. It’s all safe,...

Target Could Pay Data Breach Victims Up To $10,000 In Damages

03/19/2015, One of the largest retailers in the country, Target, suffered a devastating security breach in 2013 which left payment and personal information of many of its customers compromised. Naturally a class action lawsuit was filed against the company. Target...

New Government Agency Will Combat Cyberattack Threats

02/10/2015, Everybody knew that something had to be done to ensure that the kind of cyberattack that crippled Sony Pictures Entertainment for over a month didn’t happen again. A country like the U.S. and businesses that are based in it are likely to be under...

Anthem Hack Compromises Millions Of Records

02/05/2015, Another day, another hack. The second largest health insurer in the country has confirmed that it has been hacked. Tens of millions of customer and employee records are said to be have been compromised in this hack. Anthem’s database contains...

Sony Hackers Reportedly Used A Zero Day Vulnerability

01/20/2015, Anybody who followed the Sony Pictures hack knows that the company’s computer systems were crippled after the hackers had their way. Even email and landlines were knocked down, Sony had to go back to old BlackBerry devices just to get communications...

NSA Had Its Eye On Sony Hackers Long Before They Struck

01/19/2015, Towards the end of last year one of the biggest stories that made international headlines was the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack. The U.S. government was quick to point its finger towards North Korea for the cyberattack even though the supremely...

U.S. Central Command Twitter Account Hacked

01/12/2015, Earlier today the official U.S. Central Command Twitter account was hacked. Apparently this was done by a group claiming to represent ISIS. The compromised account was then used to spread military data but most of it didn’t seem to be sensitive...

Hackers Who Took Down Sony Now After A News Organization

12/31/2014, The hacker group which claimed responsibility for the Sony cyberattack calls itself Guardians of Peace, and it appears the group isn’t quite done yet with companies on U.S. soil. According to an FBI bulletin the hackers have now threatened to attack...

North Korea Denies Hacking Sony Pictures

12/04/2014, We have been following up on the Sony Pictures hack from the day it was first reported. Computer systems at Sony Pictures were compromised last week and sensitive data was stolen. Four unreleased movies were stolen as well which were then leaked online...

North Korea Not Denying Involvement In Sony Pictures Hack

12/03/2014, Last week Sony Pictures became the victim of a cyberattack. Top secret files of the company were compromised and some were even leaked online. Hackers also obtained copies of unreleased movies which quickly spread online through torrent sites. Sony...

Home Depot Hack Compromised 56 Million Credit Cards

09/21/2014, A few weeks back Home Depot confirmed that it was investigating a potential breach of its point-of-sale system and that there was a possibility that credit and debits cards may have been compromised. Some reports suggested that the retailer had been hit...