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Hyatt Confirms 250 Hotels Hit By Payments Malware

01/15/2016, Last month it was announced that Hyatt Hotels was hit by a payments malware, in which it was suggested that information about their customers could have been stolen as a result of said malware. The hotel claimed that they would be launching an...

eBay Vulnerability Exposed Millions To Potential Phishing Attacks

01/12/2016, It’s not uncommon to hear of software vulnerabilites at major online services, what people really want to see how the companies that run those services react to such a situation and how quickly they’re able to patch things up. Reports suggest...

Turkish Hacker Sentenced To 334 Years In Prison

01/12/2016, We have heard and read stories of hackers committing crimes and being sent to jail, or in some cases like in the movies, given a second chance by using their skills for good by sniffing out security flaws and loopholes so that companies can close them...

Microsoft Will Warn Users If They Are Targeted By Government Hackers

12/30/2015, As if it wasn’t bad enough the regular hackers are trying to break into our systems and steal our information, there are also state-sponsored hackers who are out targeting systems as well, although in the case of the latter it is presumably done for the...

Livestream Hacked, Users Advised To Reset Passwords

12/24/2015, Livestream, a popular broadcasting service, revealed to its users via email today that it believes it may have been hacked. As a precautionary measure it’s not advising all users to reset their passwords. User account information that may have been...

Hyatt Hotels’ Payment Processing Systems Contain Malware

12/23/2015, There is the age old saying that goes like this, “better late than never”, but sometimes, discovering a particular issue might have caused untold damage already. Still, this is where firefighting skills in any situation come into play, and for Hyatt...

Hello Kitty Hack

12/21/2015, Hello Kitty is definitely a cute character, being a cat with no mouth, while the other famous robotic cat, Doraemon, happens to be a kitty with no ears. Having said that, both of them have their fair share of fans, but this time around it would be Hello...

Suspected Man Behind VTech Toy Hack Arrested

12/15/2015, It was sometime last month that we brought you word on how a hacker successfully compromised the security of toymaker VTech’s servers, gaining access to the personal information of millions of VTech toy owners – that would mean children and adults...

UK Cops Scare Teen Hackers With House Calls

12/14/2015, Hacking is a crime and what most hackers try to do is cover their tracks. However when you’re young and think you’re invincible, sometimes arrogance gets the better of you and you start leaving traces of your identity, or maybe you don’t even bother...

Islamic Cyber Army Responds To “ISIS Day Of Trolling”

12/11/2015, It has been said many times that in the land of the blind, the one eyed man is king. Hence, if we were to carry out the rule of “an eye for an eye”, the whole world would end up blind eventually. Still, there are times in life when difficult decisions...

Anonymous Announced Their Next Target: Donald Trump

12/11/2015, The hacking collective Anonymous has not been shy when it comes to going after big fish. In the past the group has hacked targets like North Korea’s social networking websites, and recently they even attempted to cripple ISIS by targeting social media...

Valve: 77,000 Steam Accounts Hijacked Each Month

12/10/2015, Last month in a bid to cut down on scams, Valve introduced a waiting period for gamers who wanted to trade items with each idea. The reason behind this is because hackers who steal Steam accounts try to get rid of the inventory as fast as possible before...