Hackers steal Bitcoin worth $750,000 by hacking Electrum wallets

This year we have seen an unprecedented rise in malware attacks against cryptocurrency wallets whereas cryptomining incidents have increased by 4,000%, reports McAfee. The latest attack on well-known Bitcoin wallet...

These people don’t exist – They were created by tech using Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence is increasingly advanced and has entered more and more areas, even in the most unexpected and sensitive issues for society such as the world’s first AI lawyer Ross. Now, tech...

School hackers steal personal data of half a million students & staff

A school district in the United States has suffered a cyber attack in which unknown hackers managed to steal a trove of personal data belonging to over 500,000 staff and...

Nokia exposes passwords & secret access keys to its internal systems

Another day, another data breach – This time, multinational tech giant Nokia has been caught exposing highly sensitive data of industrial nature that would have put its internal security at...

How to Market an Online Store

If you own an online store, then you, more than likely, already know how hard it can be at times to make those all-important sales. What with the sheer volume...

Amazon sent 1,700 audio recordings of Alexa user to a stranger

An Amazon customer in Germany under the European Union data protection law called GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) requested the company to send all the data it stored on him but...

Authorities seize 15 popular DDoS-for-hire websites

Authorities have seized and shut down 15 popular DDoS-for-hire websites used by cybercriminals for revenge and DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks on private individuals as well as businesses including...

New email extortion scam warns “Pay $4,000 or a hitman is coming for you”

In a new extortion scam, a cybercriminal is sending threatening emails to unsuspecting users asking them to pay a whopping $4,000 in Bitcoin or wait to be executed by a...

NASA suffers data breach – Staff’s personal data stolen

Another day, another data breach – This time, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has suffered a data breach in which personal data of the agency’s employees have been...

Here is a list of top 25 worst passwords of 2018

SplashData, Inc. a leading password management application developer including SplashID has released a list of the 100 worst passwords of 2018. The company established the ranking after evaluating more than 5...

Facebook gave Amazon, Netflix, Spotify & others access to private user data

Facebook allowed Netflix, Spotify, Amazon, Microsoft, Yandex and Royal Bank of Canada unprecedented access to its users’ private data.The social media giant Facebook has been making headlines for all the wrong reasons...

Pro-PewDiePie messages appear on hacked Wall Street Journal website

The official website of the Wall Street Journal was hacked earlier today after unknown hackers defaced it with messages in support of PewDiePie (Felix Kjellberg), the most widely followed YouTuber.The hackers...

Hacker found using Twitter memes to spread malware

Last year a shocking report revealed how Russian hackers were found spreading malware through Britney Spears’s Instagram posts. Now, the IT security researchers at Trend Micro have discovered a sophisticated...

Chinese hackers reportedly stole secret US Navy data

Hackers of Chinese origin have stolen data from US Navy contractors whose content includes highly confidential information on advanced military technologies.In June this year, it was reported that Chinese hackers stole...

Wicked scammers steal $1 million from Save the Children charity

Another day, another email scam – This time, wicked scammers have stolen over $1,000,000 from Save the Children, an international non-governmental organization based in London, United Kingdom.This happened after scammers compromised email...

PewDiePie fan hacker compromise 100,000 printers

A couple of weeks ago, a hacker going by the online handle of TheHackerGiraffe hacked over 50,000 printers for the sake of promoting PewDiePie’s YouTube channel and urging users to subscribe to...

Hackers bypassed Gmail & Yahoo’s 2FA to target US officials

The attack was carried out by Iran-backed charming kitten hackers and victims include dozens of US government officials.Private emails of US sanctions officials and nuclear scientists have been breached by Iranian...

Facebook bug exposed private photos of 6.8M users to third-party developers

Another day, another privacy breach – This time, the social media giant Facebook has announced that a bug in its Photo API exposed private photos of over 6.8 million users...

IT consultancy firm caught running ransomware decryption scam

Ransomware has become a persistent threat to users globally but for cybercriminals, it is a lucrative business. Recently, IT security researchers at Check Point unearthed a sophisticated ransomware decryption scam in...

Personal & banking data of 120 million Brazilians leaked online

The Cadastro de Pessoas Físicas (CPFs) is a taxpayer registry identification for Brazilians – In this case, 120 million CPFs were exposed online.The IT security researchers at InfoArmor’s Advanced Threat Intelligence team...

A critical bug in Microsoft left 400M accounts exposed

A bug bounty hunter from India, Sahad Nk who works forSafetyDetective, a cybersecurity firm, has received a reward from Microsoft for uncovering and reporting a series of critical vulnerabilities in...

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Facebook To Launch Its Own Smart Speaker

Several rumours suggest that the social network giant Facebook would present this year its first smart speaker that would simply allow video chats and...

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