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Your Yahoo Email Account May Bring Up 25000 Dollars
If your Yahoo email was breached before, you might get an email issued by a class action. It's a chance to bring you up to 25000 dollars under the current settlement for Yahoo mass accounts leakage. Although the maximum reimbursement for each person is up to $25,000, the claim time frame is relatively tight. If you are eligible for the account holder, you should file a claim by July 20, 2020, to receive settlement benefits...
By Jackson White  View Source  
Hackers spread ISIS propaganda by hijacking Twitter accounts
An investigation from TechCrunch found that the impacted accounts appear to have been overtaken in recent days and weeks after years of inactivity; Twitter is implying that it's email providers like Yahoo and Hotmail, which deactivate accounts and recycle email addresses, that are part of the problem...
By Christopher Carbone  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  
Texas Gunman Locked iPhone Renews Encryption Debate
When you heard FBI failed to unlock the cellphone of the Texas gunman, what do you think? Yahoo once leaked almost everyone's data to hackers, but Apple is fighting to protect privacy of murders like this shooter. Are they really so different? This sad story is reigniting the debate over encryption and government access to secured communications. It's just a blooding commerce chance for some companies and far away the nature: we must punish criminals either online or by gun...
Yahoo: All 3 Billion Accounts Breached in 2013
The secret is finally uncovered by Yahoo itself: its entire user base of 3 billion accounts was compromised by an August 2013 data breach. Back to that year and that moment, Yahoo said another tone: 1 billions accounts may be impacted. Although it's a large number, as a user of Yahoo, you and me, possibly think we aren't in the victim group. Now the truth isn't just triple the initial report, but the entire user base were compromised! So who do we trust to protect our privacy? The IT giant, or ourselves?
By Jeremy Kirk  View Source  
Reveals Easy Way to Hack Facebook Account
When you play with big guys, never give up protecting own privacy. Yahoo once offered some infamous examples. So did other information giants. Facebook is a target of hackers for a long time. It lets you add phone numbers or other contact ways - WhatsApp or Messenger or Snapchat or Hangouts or whatever - for social networks, but can it keep them safe? Unfortunately hackers indeed get them someway...
By James Martindale  View Source  
The 10 biggest hacks, breaches, and security stories of 2016
It's the year end and we usually summarize the big events of the year now. As for information security, Yahoo is a key word recently: It broke the record for allowing the largest hack in history—twice. Besides, webcams and DVRs took down the Internet in the United States. and Russia accused of "hacking the vote," many things took place we never heard before...
By Ian Paul  View Source  
Yahoo admits employees discovered hack
Today Yahoo admitted that some employees were aware of data leaking as early as 2014. Are you a Yahoo user? 500 million users’ data are stolen since 2014. Your data are in hackers' hard drive for three years and you never get a warning. Now Yahoo publicly acknowledged the hack. We don't comment why or how this happened, but recommend to encrypt your own data if you doubt Yahoo, or any other data services.
By Kate Conger  View Source  
Spotify Hacked, Android Owners Urged to Reboot
Music streaming service Spotify has warned Android device owners of a recent hack, urging them to look out for a patched version of the official Spotify app in the coming days. The Scandinavian-based service said in a blog post on the official site that although the breach was known to affect only one account, it felt action was necessary. ...
By Press Association  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  
UK, US spies hacked into webcam feeds of millions of Yahoo users
U.S. and British spy agencies intercepted and stored images from the webcams of millions of likely innocent Yahoo users, including “large quantities” of sexually explicit images, the Guardian reported Thursday -- a revelation the web giant described as “a whole new level of violation.” A secret program called Optic Nerve appears intended to...
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Facebook hacked, social media company says
Facebook Inc said on Friday hackers had infiltrated some of its employees' laptops in recent weeks, making the world's No.1 social network the latest victim of a wave of cyber attacks, many of which have been traced to China. It said none of its users' data was compromised in the attack, which occurred after a handful of employees visited a...
Oracle Corp to fix Java security flaw "shortly"
Oracle Corp said it is preparing an update to address a flaw in its widely used Java software after the U.S. Department of Homeland Security urged computer users to disable the program in web browsers because criminal hackers are exploiting a security bug to attack PCs. "A fix will be available shortly," the company said in a statement released...
By Jim Finkle  View Source