Dailymotion, a widely used video sharing platform, has confirmed over the weekend that it was hit by a credential stuffing attack. This is a form of cyberattack where hackers use combinations of usernames and passwords that have leaked in earlier breaches and try to gain access through them on other websites.
There are a lot of online video streaming sites but no one comes close to YouTube, which Google picked up for almost a billion dollars back in 2006. Since then, YouTube has grown to be the behemoth it is today, and even though Dailymotion and Vimeo are some of the better known competitors, YouTube is in a league of its own. Last year there were rumors floating about that Yahoo […]
Back in 2006, Google announced that they had acquired YouTube for a little over a billion dollars. Given YouTube’s popularity, safe to say that Google has pretty much the monopoly when it comes to online video watching. Of course there are alternatives such as DailyMotion and Vimeo, and if the rumors are to be believed, it seems that Microsoft could be interested in purchasing some stake in DailyMotion. In fact […]