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Disqus & Kickstarter Hacker Tells How to Against Password Reuse
After any data breached, they will be traded quickly in dark web or even public domain, and are available to cybercriminals all over the world. These privacy data are organized records to sell, showing passwords, email, name, address, and etc. It any victim reuses the same password, he or she will become a potential target. The past hacker is telling how the attacks take place...
By Catalin Cimpanu  View Source  
Keep Your Passwords, Financial & Personal Information Safe in 2019
You as an individual, have a lot at stake when it comes to data privacy. Here are some inexpensive steps you can take to help protect your data: shred documents, make sure to secure your home WIFI network, don't automatically provide your Social Security number, use strong, unique passwords, regularly assess the privacy settings on your social media accounts, and so on. A useful list is here...
By Nate Lord  View Source  
Staffer Accused of Sneaking Into Computers of Senator Office
A Democratic staffer was accused to enter Republican senators' office and tried to use one of their computers, police said in an affidavit made public Thursday. This guy stands accused of a number of federal and local crimes for posted personal information of senators, like addresses and telephone, to their Wikipedia pages over the last couple of weeks. This privacy leak wasn't done high technology hackers, but a junior staff. A simper password or screen protection may stop the leaking...
By Stephen Dinan  View Source  
2018 Data Breach Investigations Report
In reality, nearly 81% of data breaches are facilitated by weak, reused or stolen passwords. When we talk about data secure, the key point should be how to make a strong password and how to keep it safe. This report uncover some new investigation 2018. If you once doubted the importance of password, the key role of data secure. The report may be deserved to have a look. If you leave a password on a sticky note, it gives attackers the chance to take keys and it’s an entirely avoidable risk with devastating cost.
By Verizon Enterprise  View Source  
Did You Update Twitter Password That May Be Leaked
Twitter masks passwords through a process called hashing using a function known as bcrypt, which replaces the actual password with a random set of numbers and letters that are stored in Twitter’s system. Due to a bug, passwords were written to an internal log before completing the hashing process. Twitter itself found this error, removed the passwords & are implementing plans to prevent this bug from happening again. In the meantime, Twitter is asking 300+ Million users to change their passwords. Did you do it?
By Chaim Gartenberg  View Source  
Lastpass - The Best Way to Manage Online Passwords
As a leading password manager, its first priority is safeguarding your data. It relies on strong encryption algorithms, AES-256 bit encryption with PBKDF2 SHA-256, to ensure complete security in the cloud. You create an account with an email address and a strong master password to locally-generate a unique encryption key. Your data is encrypted and decrypted at the device level. In other words your master password and the keys are never sent to LastPass’ servers. It also offers Two-factor authentication ...
By Anne Yang  View Source  
Traditional, but not so secure way to login to your bank accounts: enter your username and familiar password for most of your online accounts. Not so fast! If you're one of the folks, who use five or fewer passwords online, you are in hacker's dish because they easily take down multiple accounts just by cracking one password. There's a new and handy way to better protect you data with multi-factor authentication (MFA). You can view step-by-step instructions for enabling it for all your accounts...
By Kim Trump  View Source  
Confessions of Former Hacker: 5 Techniques to Make More Secure Online
We spend money and time on privacy secret in this or that way, but do we know how the hackers think about? The guy, who was on the US government’s “Most Wanted” list and finally served 5 years in prison for hacking mobile phones, recently gave some suggestions to to safeguard personal information online: The first one is to use a password manager. Is is a good idea, especially which is from a hacker? At least, I dislike password manager because it hints hackers what is the gateway of my privacy...
By Jeanie Ahn  View Source  
Top 10 Passwords Deciphered Less Than A SECOND
When you choose own password, either simple or complex, you usually don't have extra payment. So, why do select a simpler one? The top 10 commonest passwords can be deciphered in less than a SECOND in hacker world. It means totally useless in front of security attack. Complex passwords, however, show us another story. A security expert reveals how to create one that will take 227 MILLION years to crack...
By SIOFRA BRENNAN  View Source  
Cameras IoT Brings New Hacker Risk
IoT, Internet of Things, is officially part of modern Internet. Cameras, DVRs, and things attached on Internet are objects of hackers too. The recent massive Internet Outage are suggested to be a DDOS attack from millions of CCTV video cameras, these online cameras are really independent computers so they can be as source to such attack as long as their password leaded...
By Brian Krebs  View Source  
33 million Twitter passwords leaded: 120000 used 123456
Not use 123456 as passwords! Hacker leaks passwords for 33 million Twitter accounts, 120000 accounts used 123456.
By Sarah Frier  View Source  
Mark Zuckerberg social media accounts get hijacked
Billionaire founder of Facebook's password is still just a password. It isn’t definitely safe as ours. This is a story about how his social media accounts was hacked.
By ALFRED NG  View Source  
Trend Micro flaw may leak all your passwords
A discovery by a well-known Google security researcher provides further proof how antivirus programs designed to shield computers from attacks can sometimes provide a doorway for hackers. Tavis Ormandy, an information security engineer with Google, wrote he found bugs in Trend Micro's antivirus product that could allow remote code execution by...
By Jeremy Kirk  View Source  
Password Manager LastPass Hacked, Exposing Encrypted Master Passwords
Password manager LastPass said Monday that email addresses and encrypted master passwords were compromised in a breach. LastPass CEO Joe Siegrist wrote in a blog post that the company does not believe user accounts were accessed in the attack, but the company recommended that users change the master password they use to access their account. ...
By Kate Vinton  View Source  
Breaking: Dropbox user accounts appear to have been compromised, with hackers proclaiming that up to ‘seven million’ user passwords are now available. Hackers posted the accounts with plain text passwords onto, in what appear to be working logins according to a significant number of social media reports and Reddit users confirming...
By Tristan Rayner  View Source  
5 Million Gmail Usernames, Passwords Hacked And Posted To Russian Bitcoin Forum: Report
Hackers appear to have dumped nearly 5 million Gmail usernames and passwords to a Russian bitcoin forum. Word first spread of the still-unconfirmed hack when a user posted a link to the log-in credentials in a security-centric corner of Reddit frequented by hackers, professional and aspiring. The database (which International Business Times will...
By Jeff Stone  View Source  
Everything You Need to Know About the Massive Russian Hack
Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion Internet user credentials. Here's what you need to know A Billion Passwords Have Been Stolen. Here’s What to Do Now News broke late Tuesday that Russian hackers have acquired over one billion username and password combinations, the largest known collection of stolen Internet credentials. It’s a massive...
By Sam Frizell  View Source  
Usernames and passwords stolen as CNET is hacked
Technology website CNET has become the latest high-profile victim of hacking, with more than a million users’ usernames and passwords stolen. The CBS Interactive owned website – which recorded 27.1 million unique users in the US alone last month – has been the target of the Russian hacker group w0rm. Although CNET was originally informed about...
By TrustedReviews  View Source  
eBay Hacked, Urges All Members to Change Passwords Immediately
The online auction and sales giant eBay posted a message Wednesday morning saying that it had been hacked, urging all of its members to change their passwords. The company said in a statement that a database containing encrypted passwords had been breached, but that financial data, including credit card information, was stored separately and was...
By Jason O. Gilbert  View Source  
Over 453,492 email addresses and passwords of Yahoo users leaked
Hackers have pushed Yahoo Inc into an embarrassing position by revealing usernames and passwords of over 400,000 of its users. The hackers, who called themselves D33Ds Co., claimed that they broke into Yahoo's database and retrieved the information of its users. The group posted over 453,492 email addresses and passwords of Yahoo users on a...
By Raymond Ronamai  View Source