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John McAfee Reveals his Twitter Account was Hacked

John McAfee Reveals his Twitter Account was Hacked

The cyber security pioneer John McAfee just revealed that his Twitter account had been subject to a cyber attack. According to a tweet from McAfee, his account had been hacked for running the “coin of the day” series in order to promote less popular cryptocurrencies. In addition to the social... Read More »

Hacking Group ‘MoneyTaker’ Attacks Banks in USA, UK and Russia

Hacking Group ‘MoneyTaker’ Attacks Banks in USA, UK and Russia

A team of researchers from cybersecurity firm Group-IB discovered that a hacking group that was previously undetected was behind a bank theft totaling to about $10 million. The theft involved at least 20 banks from the United Kingdom, the United States and Russia. The research firm, which is based in... Read More »

Man Lost Bitcoins Worth Over $100K via Public WiFi Network

Man Lost Bitcoins Worth Over $100K via Public WiFi Network

Recently, a man lost over 100,000 Bitcoins while having his dinner in a local restaurant. The incident reportedly took place in Innsbruck, Austria where nearby hackers managed to steal Bitcoins worth around $117,000 from the man’s digital wallet while he used the restaurant’s public wireless network. By hacking into the... Read More »

Crunchyroll Anime Website Hit by Hackers

Crunchyroll Anime Website Hit by Hackers

The popular anime site Crunchyroll has just been hacked. The timing of the attack was unfortunate, as visitors who attempted to play Attack on Titan on the morning of November 4 were in for a rude shock. The hackers had created and placed a fake page on the site, offering... Read More »

Hacking Group Targets Banks with ‘Silence’ Trojan Malware

Hacking Group Targets Banks with ‘Silence’ Trojan Malware

A new Trojan malware known as “Silence” has been spotted by security analysts, and the teams confirmed that a group of highly trained and organized hackers is taking control of multiple bank accounts to steal millions of dollars. The attack has been confirmed to be a widespread occurrence in countries... Read More »

Pizza Hut Victim of Hacking

Pizza Hut Victim of Hacking

The Pizza Hut restaurant chain is warning customers that hackers might have accessed the company’s data in what they classify as a “temporary security intrusion.” The data breach lasted for 28 hours and was carried out from the morning of October 1 to mid-day October 2. However, officials at the... Read More »

All 3 Billion Accounts Likely Compromised in 2013 Yahoo Hack

All 3 Billion Accounts Likely Compromised in 2013 Yahoo Hack

Yahoo revealed in December 2016 that about one billion accounts were breached in the August attack of 2013. But now, the numbers have been corrected and publicized to fit a more realistic count. The latest revelation is much more shocking than the original. The company has now made a statement... Read More »

Etherparty ICO Website Got Hacked

Etherparty ICO Website Got Hacked

In another not-so-surprising turn of events, the website Etherparty confirmed that it has been hacked and the funds that investors sent to the platform are being redirected to the hacker’s account. In recent months, scammers and hackers are increasingly targeting the world of cryptocurrency and projects related to it. The... Read More »

Over Half a Million Car Tracking Device Passwords Leaked Online

Over Half a Million Car Tracking Device Passwords Leaked Online

The last few years have been an insane roller-coaster ride as far as online security is concerned. From malware campaigns to ransomware, almost every single part of the globe has been affected by these attacks. Now, a new data breach has just occurred with nearly 540,642 vehicle records leaked online.... Read More »

Equifax Hack Potentially Exposes 143 Million US Consumers’ Data

Equifax Hack Potentially Exposes 143 Million US Consumers’ Data

This year, cyber attacks are happening with such regularity that it becomes difficult to even keep track. And in each incident, the victims are just ordinary citizens whose privacy and personal data becomes exposed to hackers. The latest such hack has dominated Equifax, one of top credit reporting services firms... Read More »