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Panera Bread Website Hack Likely Affects 37 Million Customers

04/03/2018, It’s not uncommon for popular retail chains to discover malware on their systems that’s meant to steal customer data. That’s precisely what has happened at Panera Bread. The bakery-cafe chain has confirmed that its website suffered a...

Forever 21 Breach Compromised Customers’ Credit Card Information

01/01/2018, Another major retailer was breached last year as Forever 21 has now confirmed that point of sale terminals at various stores across the country were breached for the most part of 2017. This resulted in the credit card information of countless customers...


Facebook Messenger Malware Secretly Mines Monero Digital Currency

12/24/2017, As if websites trying to hijack visitors’ CPUs to mine digital currency wasn’t enough, a new report suggests that hackers have created malware that targets Facebook Messenger users in order to secretly mine the Monero digital currency. The...

Imgur Hack Resulted In 1.7 Million Accounts Being Compromised

11/26/2017, Popular photo-sharing website Imgur has confirmed that it was notified of a potential security breach earlier this week that occurred in 2014. The site says that the hack resulted in 1.7 million Imgur accounts being compromised. The leaked data includes...

Google Patches Krack Wi-Fi Vulnerability In November Security Patch

11/07/2017, Google today released its Android security patch for the month of November. Aside from bringing fixes for countless bugs discovered in its operating system, the patch also brings the fix for the widespread Wi-Fi vulnerability known as Krack. It’s a...

KRACK Exploit Can Breach Your Wi-Fi Security

10/16/2017, The vast majority of internet users don’t really worry about Wi-Fi security even though they should, it’s critical in this day and age. Security researchers have discovered a new exploit called KRACK that can take advantage of weaknesses in...

Hackers Shut Down A School District With Ominous Threats

09/19/2017, You don’t get to hear about school districts getting hacked often but that did happen recently. An entire school district in Montana was shut down for three days after hackers breached into servers and gained access to student and faculty records....

Personal Details Of Game Of Thrones Stars Leaked

08/08/2017, HBO was hacked recently, it was proved by leaks which included the script of an unaired Game of Thrones season 7 episode as well as other content. Reports suggest that hackers managed to steal 1.5TB of data from HBO which includes scripts for more GoT...

HBO Hack Feared To Be Seven Times Larger Than Sony

08/03/2017, You may remember that a couple of years ago, Sony was the victim of a devastating cyberattack that led to the leak of one of its new movies and also shut down the company’s entire email network. It was disastrous for Sony and it took months for the...

U.S. Voting Machines Hacked In Just 90 Minutes

07/30/2017, This is certainly not going to inspire confidence in the country’s election infrastructure, particularly during a time when glaring questions about election meddling have yet to be answered. White hat hackers at the annual DEF CON conference in Las...

Hungarian Teen Discovers Major Security Flaw, Gets Arrested

07/25/2017, You’d think that an ethical hacker who discovers a vulnerability before the bad guys do and reports it to the authorities would not end up behind bars. Sure enough, countless companies run bounty programs to encourage ethical hackers to test their...

A Major Global Cyberattack Could Cause Damages Worth $53 Billion

07/17/2017, There has been a wave of global cyberattacks over the past few months and even though they were launched on a global scale, significant devastation was avoided. Nevertheless, one has to think about the possibility of that happening at some point in the...

New Russian Cyberweapon Can Disrupt Power Grids

06/12/2017, U.S. researchers claim that hackers allied with the government of Russia have developed a new cyberweapon that can disrupt power grids. If the information is correct, the cyberweapon has the potential to be the most disruptive weapon of its kind as it...