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43 million passwords hacked in Last.fm breach

Crikey: 43,570,999 user accounts were breached in a hack of Last.fm that occurred in March of 2012, according to a report from LeakedSource. Three months after the breach, in June of 2012, Last.fm

Opera says its service for syncing web browser data was hacked

Opera, which recently agreed to sell its browser business in a Chinese consortium, has reset user passwords for one of its services after it servers were breached by hackers.

The Analogue Nt mini console is a loving tribute to NES history

The Analogue Nt mini isn’t an NES – it’s better. The third-party system created by designer Christopher Taber is a work of art in its own right, crafted from a solid piece of aluminum an

Bitcoin drops 20% after $70M worth of bitcoin was stolen from Bitfinex exchange

Bitfinex, one of the most popular cryptocurrency exchanges online, has suffered a major hack. The company has posted a note on its website detailing the security breach, and while it doesn't mention a

Serious privacy flaws discovered in Glow fertility tracker app

There are scores of startups making fertility tracker and family planning apps today, but a Consumer Reports investigation has singled out Glow Inc. for serious security and privacy flaws. First, Cons

Passwords for 32M Twitter accounts may have been hacked and leaked

There is yet another hack for users of popular social media sites to worry about. Hackers may have used malware to collect more than 32 million Twitter login credentials that are now being sold on the

Zuckerberg’s Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn accounts hacked

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has been targeted by hackers who were yesterday able to briefly gain control of several of his social media accounts, some of which were defaced.

Recently confirmed Myspace hack could be the largest yet

You might not have thought of – much less visited – Myspace in years. (Yes, it’s still around. Time, Inc. acquired it and other properties when it bought Viant earlier this year.) Bu

Katy Perry’s Twitter account, the platform’s most followed, got hacked

Many of Katy Perry’s 89 million Twitter followers—the most on the platform—were probably intrigued and confused when the pop star tweeted supposed archnemesis Taylor Swift this morning. As it tu

117 million LinkedIn emails and passwords from a 2012 hack just got posted online

A LinkedIn hack from back in 2012 is still causing problems for its users. The company announced this morning that another data set from the hack, which contains over 100 million LinkedIn members&#821

Hundreds of Spotify credentials appear online – users report accounts hacked, emails changed

A list containing hundreds of Spotify account credentials – including emails, usernames, passwords, account type and other details – has popped up on the website Pastebin, in what appears

Uncle Sam wants you… to hack the Pentagon

My team, the Defense Digital Service (DDS) exists to bring in the best processes, talent, and technology from the private sector into the DoD. An offshoot from the United States Digital Service (USDS)

iMessage encryption isn’t perfect as researchers find a security hole

Encryption is a cat-and-mouse game, and Johns Hopkins University researchers have found a great way to prove it. In a new research that they <a target="_blank" href="https://www.washingtonpost.com/wor

Riff wants to replace YouTube for TV show reaction videos

YouTube is a beautifully weird world full of surprises. It turns out there’s a big community of TV show and movie reaction YouTubers out there. Some of them have hundreds of thousands of subscribers

This Teddy Bear Could Have Exposed Your Child’s Identity

Are smart toys worth the risk? That's a question parents are asking themselves these days as they weigh the usefulness and delight that comes from cloud-connected toys, with the potential for them to

Apple’s iOS 9.1 Shuts Down The Pangu Hacking Team’s Jailbreak

Well, that was fast! Only days after the first public jailbreak for iOS 9 devices hit the web, it appears that Apple has closed two of the exploits used by the Chinese hacking team Pangu, whose unteth

KeyRaider Malware Responsible For Possibly Largest Known Apple Account Theft To Date, Affecting 225,000 Users

Jailbreaking your iPhone has its downsides. In what’s being called the “largest known Apple account theft caused by malware,” security specialists Palo Alto Networks on Sunday rele

Ashley Madison Refutes Claims That Its Site Was Populated With Fake Female Accounts

Avid Life Media, the parent company behind hacked dating site Ashley Madison, says this morning that media reports claiming the site had very few active female users were inaccurate. That’s hard

Avid Life Media Says No Full Credit Card Numbers Stolen In Ashley Madison Hack

The company behind dating site Ashley Madision, Avid Life Media, has issued a statement putting to rest some of the issues its users have been afraid of.

Full Ashley Madison Hacked Data Apparently Dumped On Tor

Hacked data from online extramarital affairs website Ashley Madison has apparently been leaked online, after a threat by a group of hackers to do so earlier this summer if the service did not shut dow
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