Topic: Security

Russian Hackers Leak 5 Million Gmail Logins
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Russian Hackers Leak 5 Million Gmail Logins

It’s happened again: another security breach has hit the Internet, and your data could have been compromised. Yesterday, news hit that about 5 million usernames and passwords were posted to a Russian Bitcoin forum by … [Read more...]

Apple Improving iCloud Security Amid Denials of Blame for Recent Hacks
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Apple Improving iCloud Security Amid Denials of Blame for Recent Hacks

Unless you’ve been living under a rock recently, you probably heard that last weekend some lousy crumb-bums hacked into the iCloud accounts of several celebrities and leaked sensitive photos they had stored there all … [Read more...]

Celeb Photo Hack Points to Cloud Storage Insecurities
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Celeb Photo Hack Points to Cloud Storage Insecurities

This weekend, a subject that’s usually reserved for the fevered dreams of adolescent boys hitting Google – that of nude celebrity photos – made national headlines. It seems that sensitive photos of celebrities like … [Read more...]

Sony PSN Hit with Massive DDOS Attack
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Sony PSN Hit with Massive DDOS Attack

If you, like me, tried to jump onto your PlayStation 4 yesterday and spin up some games, you might’ve noticed some issues with that. As it happens, Sony’s PlayStation Network (PSN) was targeted by a hacker group … [Read more...]

Mimesis Aegis, An Invisible Android Shield That Encrypts Communication
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Mimesis Aegis, An Invisible Android Shield That Encrypts Communication

A team at the Georgia Institute of Technology has been developing a new app called Mimesis Aegis––roughly “imitation shield” in Latin––that provides end-to-end encryption for Android communication apps. It … [Read more...]

Russian Hackers Steal 1.2 B Usernames and Passwords
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Russian Hackers Steal 1.2 B Usernames and Passwords

Yesterday, news broke about a brand new Internet security threat. A post from cybersecurity firm Hold Security claims that a Russian “cybergang” of hackers has managed to illicitly gain access to over 1.2 billion … [Read more...]

Bleep, A Communication App That Leaves No Tracks
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Bleep, A Communication App That Leaves No Tracks

BitTorrent––the company that invented the BitTorrent protocol and specializes in central server-less products––has opened the doors to their Pre-Alpha app Bleep. Bleep allows users to communicate through text or … [Read more...]

Google Launches Project Zero to Protect Users From Zero-Day Vulnerabilities
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Google Launches Project Zero to Protect Users From Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

Google is making it’s next move in becoming either a superhero or supervillian organization. Under the title Project Zero, Google is hiring a team of elite hackers to locate vulnerabilities in the software of the … [Read more...]

Feedly, Evernote Hit with DDoS Attacks
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Feedly, Evernote Hit with DDoS Attacks

It seems every day we hear about a new hack or security breach hitting one of the sites we like to use every day. Just last month, two high profile sites – Spotify and eBay – were subject to security breaches, with … [Read more...]

Spotify Hacked! Android Users Take Note
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Spotify Hacked! Android Users Take Note

Hot on the heels of news that eBay fell victim to a massive security breach, a new post on Spotify’s blog says that the music streaming service has likewise been hit. According to the post, the company has “become … [Read more...]