Leaky server exposes users of dating site network

Leaky server exposes users of dating site network

An online database left exposed online without a password has leaked the personal details of hundreds of thousands of users who signed up for online…

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Companies' 'Anonymized' Data May Violate GDPR, Privacy Regs

Companies’ ‘Anonymized’ Data May Violate GDPR, Privacy Regs

A new study found that any database containing 15 pieces of demographic data could be used to identify individuals. For more than two decades, researchers…

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Cyberattacks force Louisiana to declare state of emergency

Cyberattacks force Louisiana to declare state of emergency

Ransomware and cyberattacks continue to multiply and hit local governments in a scary, escalating pattern such that, now for the second time since 2018, a…

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Hackers Leak Alleged Internal Files Of Chinese Social Media Monitoring Firms

Hackers Leak Alleged Internal Files Of Chinese Social Media Monitoring Firms

A group of hackers says they have obtained internal files from three Chinese social media monitoring companies. After leaking some of the documents, the group…

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School of Cyberthreats: 3 Attacks Impacting Today’s Schools

School of Cyberthreats: 3 Attacks Impacting Today’s Schools

Educational institutions are data-rich gold mines. From student and employee records to sensitive financial information, schools contain a plethora of data that can be obtained…

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Attackers Exploit 0-Day Code Execution Flaw In The Sophos Firewall

Attackers Exploit 0-Day Code Execution Flaw In The Sophos Firewall

Users of a widely used firewall from Sophos have been under a zero-day attack that was designed to steal usernames, cryptographically protected passwords, and other…

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Facebook Sued By Australian Information Watchdog Over Cambridge Analytica-Linked Data Breach

Facebook Sued By Australian Information Watchdog Over Cambridge Analytica-Linked Data Breach

Australia’s information commissioner is suing Facebook over allegedly breaching the privacy of over 300,000 Australians caught up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In a case…

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'Malware-free' attacks now most popular tactic amongst cybercriminals

‘Malware-free’ attacks now most popular tactic amongst cybercriminals

More than half of attacks last year leveraged fileless or “malware-free” techniques, as hackers increasingly turn to stolen credentials in their efforts to breach corporate…

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Email Validation Service Verifications.io Leaks Personal Records of 2 Billion Users

Email Validation Service Verifications.io Leaks Personal Records of 2 Billion Users

Yet again, there is another data leak exposing personal data and business intelligence information from an unsecured source. Once again, researchers have uncovered yet another…

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You Can Now Stop Facebook From Tracking Your Activity on Other Websites. Here's How

You Can Now Stop Facebook From Tracking Your Activity on Other Websites. Here’s How

As of Tuesday, you can now turn off the collection and sharing of data that sites and apps send to Facebook. You might have had some idea that…

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