With the recently discovered hacking of 1 billion accounts on Yahoo, there is no saying that webmail sites are still safe. However affected sites speak up on how they would avoid the hacking to spread more.
The data associated with at least 500 million user accounts stolen could be ranked as the largest security breach ever from a single organization. The tech giant said that the attack was done by a "state-sponsored actor" because of its resemblance to previous massive hacks.
Spotify users have recently complained of strange activities in their accounts, but the music streaming service rejects the idea that the site was hacked and that users’ account details were compromised.
The FBI has not yet decided if it will share its secrets in hacking the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone with Apple. It also revealed that it was only able to hack the iPhone 5c and not any other gadget.
With its success in hacking the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone, the Federal Bureau of Investigations is trying its newfound skills in unlocking more iPhone models. However, it could take the agency many more months to decide the best thing to do with their newly discovered hacking ability.
An online security firm, Endgame, has recently discovered a new version of the old “typo squatting” scam. This is the method of buying domain names that look like legitimate websites. Hackers hope that your small keyboard snafu could let them access your computer.
The deadline for filing of income tax returns is on Apr. 18, 2016 and once again, thieves will be busy hacking and scamming those who will be filing for tax refunds. You can prevent these criminals from stealing your tax refunds by doing some effective preventive measures.
Law-abiding hackers are wanted at the Pentagon. The agency has recently issued invitations to computer and software hackers living in the United States in its bid to toughen its defenses against cyber criminals.
Hackers broke into Experian’s network and stole T-Mobile’s data, compromising the personal information of millions of their customers. Whether or not this incident puts their relationship at stake remains to be seen, but for now, both companies are focusing on implementing protective actions as quickly as possible.