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FBI Warns Foreign Hackers Compromised State Election Databases

08/29/2016, The Federal Bureau of Investigation has come across evidence which reveals that foreign hackers have compromised at least two state election databases in the past few weeks. The bureau is warning election officials across the country to improve the...

200 Million Yahoo Accounts Reportedly Being Sold On Dark Web

08/02/2016, Hundreds of millions of people who use Yahoo might want to pay attention. A hacker claims to have stolen login credentials of 200 million Yahoo accounts which are now being sold on the dark web – the internet’s black market. The stolen...

Hacker Who Leaked Celebrity Photos Gets Six Months In Jail

07/24/2016, The hacker who leaked celebrity photos has pleaded guilty to hacking their emails and stealing explicit images, he has now been sentenced to six months in jail as well as two years of supervised release. The sentence was handed down by District Judge John...

Twitter CEO’s Twitter Account Gets Hacked

07/10/2016, It feels a bit ironic when you’re the CEO of a microblogging network and it’s your account that ends up getting hacked because you of all people should know better. This slightly embarrassing situation was faced by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey...

More Than 1,000 Wendy’s Locations Hit By Credit Card Breach

07/10/2016, Popular fast food chain Wendy’s has revealed more information about the security breach it confirmed earlier this year. Back in February, Wendy’s said that it was investigating a potential security breach and it confirmed by May this year that...

Hackers Stole Nearly $13 Million From ATMs In Under Two Hours

05/23/2016, A lot of work is being done to ensure financial security but even as stronger systems are being built to keep hackers out, hackers are using sophisticated methods to break those systems and do as they please. The latest example of this comes from Japan...

Car Hackers Could Get Life Sentences In Michigan

05/01/2016, The Michigan state Senate has taken up two bills which if passed will introduce life sentences in prison for people who hack into cars. The move comes not too long after the FBI sent out a public service announcement to warn people about the risks of car...

Cheap Routers Blamed For $80 Million Bank Hack

04/24/2016, You can never go wrong with networking equipment that provides strong security, particularly if you’re a financial entity or a government agency, in that case, you can never have enough security on your network. You might have heard about the $80...

Bad Spelling Costs Hackers $800 Million

03/10/2016, Remember kids, spelling is important, you need to pay attention to your spelling if you want to get ahead in life and in this digital age, your spelling needs to be on point even if you’re trying to hack into a bank to steal hundreds of millions of...

Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center Hacked And Held For Ransom

02/15/2016, It does not look as though computer systems are all that safe and secure, as we heard last week that hackers have already leaked out details of 9,000 Department of Homeland Security employees, and this time around, it looks as though hackers have the...

How To Create A Strong Password, Easy To Remember

02/10/2016, Every week, you hear about another hack or Internet scam. Often, hackers have been able to force a user password. This article will help you understand what a strong password is, and what it means. You will then be able to pick a strong password that is...

Hacker Leaks Details Of 9,000 DHS Employees

02/08/2016, A hacker claims to have access to names, email addresses, phone numbers and job titles of more than 20,000 Federal Bureau of Investigation employees as well as similar details of more than 9,000 Department of Homeland Security employees. The same hacker...

eBay Bug Lets Hackers Install Malicious Code Into Pages

02/04/2016, We’re sure many of you guys have come across various eBay auction pages in the past. Usually these pages have been designed by the seller in such a way that it captures your attention, or at least in a way that highlights some of the key points of the...