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Dropbox Hacked Accounts are now available for Download!

68 Million Drop Box accounts that were hacked in 2012, are leaked iin 2016 and went for sale on Darknet Last month. It is now available for free download. Dropbox, the online storage platform has suffered a massive blow back in August when the company learned that over 60 million of its user accounts got [...]

October 4th, 2016|Cyber Crime, Security NEWS|

How to know if you’re at risk in Yahoo hack

If you're wondering what to do after hearing about the massive data breach, follow these steps to make sure you're safe. Yahoo on Thursday revealed a hack that compromised 500 million user accounts, and yours might be among them. It's the largest-ever publicly disclosed data breach, and it could affect a lot more than your [...]

September 22nd, 2016|Cyber Crime, Cyber Security, Security NEWS|

Myspace, victim of a major data breach: 360M accounts potentially affected

Myspace has revealed in an official announcement that it was the victim of a major data breach. The incident took place a few years ago and is thought to have affected close to 360 million accounts. Myspace’s technical security team confirmed that information that was being offered on an online forum is genuine. Myspace, which is a Time [...]

June 1st, 2016|Cyber Crime, Security NEWS|

Qatar National Bank hit by cyber attack; 1.4GB file archive leaked online

Qatar National Bank, the largest lender in the Middle East and Africa by assets, is investigating an alleged security breach of data posted online this week that revealed the names and passwords of a large number of customers. Qatar National Bank is probing reports of an online leak of confidential data of a large number [...]

April 28th, 2016|Cyber Security, Security NEWS|

It looks like Spotify was hacked – change your password ASAP, if you still can

If you’re one of the millions of people around the world who count themselves as Spotify users, we have some troubling news: it looks like Spotify recently suffered a security breach. A list containing hundreds of sets of account credentials was published late last week to popular anonymous text file sharing site Pastebin, and several of [...]

CBS Sports App, Mobile Site Left Millions of Users’ Personal Data Exposed

CBS recently fixed a vulnerability in its popular Sports application that could have exposed users to man-in-the-middle attacks and inadvertently leaked personal data. According to researchers, upon registration, users’ names, email addresses, account passwords, dates of birth, and zip codes were all sent over an unencrypted connection, in cleartext, to the app’s servers. Both the Android [...]

FBI Cyber Warning: Ignore Your CEO’s E-Mail And Phone Her Back — Or Your Company May Pay For It

The FBI is warning people about a business email scheme which has resulted in huge losses to companies in Phoenix and other U.S. cities. Here’s how the scam works: A CEO seemingly emails an employee — typically in a finance or administrative role — instructing them to perform a wire transfer. The employee follows directions [...]

Mobile App Leads to Speeding Ticket Email Scam

A clever scam that involves a “free mobility or traffic app” is duping users by tracking their whereabouts and then sending a fake speeding ticket. Police in Pennsylvania detailed a scam that involves a mobile app, which may have been used to target people by sending them legitimate-looking speeding tickets via email. The app includes [...]