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U.S. Indicts Russian Spies In Massive Yahoo Cyberattack

03/15/2017, Yahoo revealed several months ago that it was the victim of a massive cyberattack back in 2014 that left some 500 million user accounts compromised. The company said that it suspected that state-sponsored hackers were behind the attack. The United States...

Yahoo Confirms An Additional 32 Million Accounts Were Hacked

03/02/2017, It has been a tough couple of quarters for Yahoo. Over the past few months, the company has confirmed massive cyberattacks that it faced in 2014 and 2013 which affected more than 500 million and 1 billion user accounts respectively. Yahoo has now...

Hackers Trick ATMs Into Spitting Cash

11/22/2016, The FBI has warned that hackers might soon target ATMs in the United States. The warning follows cyberattacks against ATMs in Thailand and Taiwan. Hackers have apparently been able to develop an exploit which enables them to make ATMs spit out cash. Their...

Yahoo Admits Some People Knew About Massive 2014 Hack

11/10/2016, Yahoo confirmed a couple of months ago that it was the victim of what it calls a “state-sponsored” cyberattack that left details of more than 500 million of its users compromised. This cyberattack actually took place back in 2014 and the...

CIA Reportedly Planning Cyber Attack Against Russia

10/16/2016, The United States recently pointed the finger directly at Russia, accusing it of launching cyber attacks to undermine the upcoming presidential elections. A new report claims that the country is now planning to retaliate in the same manner. The Central...

Russia Formally Blamed For Hacks To Undermine U.S. Elections

10/09/2016, A string of cyber attacks against multiple political organizations including the Democratic National Committee has left many concerned. There were whispers that perhaps these were state-sponsored attacks aimed to disrupt or undermine the upcoming...

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...