Topic: Security

Russian Hackers Leak 5 Million Gmail Logins

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

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...]

Dropbox Revamps Pro Service: 1TB for $10 a Month

Dropbox Revamps Pro Service: 1TB for $10 a Month

Cloud storage is the new webmail: companies keep offering more space for less money. In its ongoing efforts to hold your important files on its servers, Dropbox has offered up a new, revamped Dropbox Pro plan that … [Read more...]

Feedly, Evernote Hit with DDoS Attacks

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

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...]

Three States Launch Investigations into eBay Breach

Three States Launch Investigations into eBay Breach

Yesterday’s news of a major security breach of online auction house eBay brought plenty of trouble for the company in the form of annoyed customers, all of whom have been forced to change their passwords. But it seems … [Read more...]

Facebook Changes Default Privacy Settings to “Friends Only” Instead of “Public,” And More

Facebook Changes Default Privacy Settings to “Friends Only” Instead of “Public,” And More

Facebook is rolling back one of their long-standing privacy policies on its network. Starting today, your default privacy settings on Facebook (when you launch a new account) will be set to share with “Friends Only,” … [Read more...]

eBay Hacked, Users Urged to Change Passwords

eBay Hacked, Users Urged to Change Passwords

This morning, news spread that eBay had been the victim of a cyber attack – though, the exact nature of that attack is still something of a mystery. One thing is clear: eBay account holders will soon be urged to change … [Read more...]

Chinese Gov’t Sticking with Windows XP Since Win 8 Costs Too Much

Chinese Gov’t Sticking with Windows XP Since Win 8 Costs Too Much

Over the last few weeks, we’ve heard about how the British government had to sign a deal with Microsoft to extend support for Windows XP for another year while organizations throughout the UK switched to newer … [Read more...]

Obama Proposes Plan to End NSA Metadata Collection

Obama Proposes Plan to End NSA Metadata Collection

This week, President Barack Obama has outlined his proposal to put a stop to the bulk collection of phone metadata. According to a post on the Verge, the president’s proposal will ultimately end the NSA’s routine … [Read more...]