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200M Consumer Records Leaked In Security Lapse

03/11/2014, It seems that words definitely have their way of soothing and stroking one’s ego, as evident by the use of smooth talk as well as a fake identity that enabled one person to leak out millions of private financial records which belong to those living in...

Over 300,000 Routers Compromised In Recent Hack

03/03/2014, If you’re running a small business or if you’re simply a home user, you might want to think about changing your router to something with a little more security. This is because researchers have discovered that a host of routers typically favored by...

Netflix Sleep Hack Resumes Where You Last Dozed Off

02/28/2014, In the recent Netflix Hack Day that was organized, several interesting ideas were thrown about, and one of them would be the idea of “sleep bookmarks”. Before you start to have funny ideas about what sleep bookmarks are all about, here is the simple...

Silk Road 2 Hacked, $2.7 Million Bitcoin Wallet Siphoned

02/13/2014, Bitcoin is supposed to be safe and secure, but it seems that a particular system is only as strong as its weakest link. Hackers have managed to clean out a Bitcoin wallet that is owned by Silk Road 2, where the amount which was siphoned off happen to be a...

Yahoo Mail Accounts Breached Again

01/30/2014, I don’t think that companies see themselves getting hacked at least once as a badge of honor. No sir, it is actually a testament that a chain is only as strong as its weakest link, and in the case of Yahoo Mail which has just been breached recently (the...

Angry Birds Website Hacked, Known As Spying Birds Instead

01/29/2014, It seems that birds are not the only ones who get angry – hackers too, have emotions. They are human after all, and a bunch of hackers have defaced the official Angry Birds website earlier today, citing them as Spying Birds with the NSA logo located...

CNN Twitter Channel Hacked By Syrian Electronic Army

01/23/2014, The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA for short) does not seem as though they are about to let up anytime soon, where Twitter accounts are still being compromised. The fourth attack of this month saw CNN’s Twitter account fall into the hands of the Syrian...

16 Million Email Accounts Hacked In Germany

01/21/2014, To have an organization or service hacked is no longer an extremely rare occurrence. No sir, it seems that this scourge happens all too frequently – making security of digital assets a paramount importance regardless of the organization that you...

Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Microsoft’s Office Blog

01/20/2014, Microsoft seems to be on the receiving end of the wrath of the Syrian Electronic Army recently, where their news Twitter accounts fell victim to. Apart from that, Microsoft’s Office Blog has been caught out by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) –...

Microsoft News Twitter Accounts Hacked By Syrian Electronic Army

01/12/2014, Getting hacked is no fun at all, especially when you are a corporate bigwig with plenty of user details in your database, as you have to answer to your customers as well. Having said that, the likes of Neiman Marcus was hacked recently over the holiday...

Skype Twitter Account Hacked, Group Posts Anti-Microsoft Sentiments

01/01/2014, It looks like 2014 is off to a series of hacks, with our report earlier claiming that Snapchat was hacked, compromising some 4.6 million user names and phone numbers in the process, and now it looks like Microsoft’s Skype Twitter and Facebook accounts...

ATM Hack Uses USB Drives To Steal Money

12/31/2013, We have all seen the warnings on ATMs in which banks advise their customers to avoid using the machine if it looks like it might have been tampered with. After all with 3D printers creating ATM skimmers with relative ease, anyone not aware could be easily...

Researchers Discover Vulnerability In Flash-Based Storage

12/31/2013, If you own a smartphone or a tablet that allows you to expand its storage via microSD cards, you might be interested to learn that it seems that your microSD card might not be as secure as you might think. Presenting their findings at the Chaos Computer...