Equifax used 'admin' as username and password for sensitive data: lawsuit

Equifax used ‘admin’ as username and password for sensitive data: lawsuit

Equifax (EFX) used the word “admin” as both password and username for a portal that contained sensitive information, according to a class-action lawsuit filed in…

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Imperva: Data Breach Caused by Cloud Misconfiguration

Imperva: Data Breach Caused by Cloud Misconfiguration

Imperva, the security vendor, said this week that a misconfiguration of an Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud instance allowed hackers to exfiltrate information on customers…

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Microsoft Says Iranian Hackers Tried To Hack A US Presidential Campaign

Microsoft Says Iranian Hackers Tried To Hack A US Presidential Campaign

Hackers backed by the Iranian government recently tried to hack email accounts used by the campaign of a US presidential candidate, a Microsoft official said…

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Here's What Hackers Do With All Your Stolen Passwords

Here’s What Hackers Do With All Your Stolen Passwords

Hackers are constantly scouring the Internet for their next target. One of their favorite things to attack is a vulnerable database server. That’s because such…

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LastPass Fixes Bug That Leaks Credentials

LastPass Fixes Bug That Leaks Credentials

LastPass has patched a bug that could potentially allow malicious websites to access a web user’s credentials from a previously visited site. Tavis Ormandy, a…

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The NetCAT is out of the bag: Intel chipset exploited to sniff SSH passwords as they're typed over the network

The NetCAT is out of the bag: Intel chipset exploited to sniff SSH passwords as they’re typed over the network

It is possible to discern someone’s SSH password as they type it into a terminal over the network by exploiting an interesting side-channel vulnerability in…

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Attention Facebook Users: Here’s What You Need to Know About the Recent Breach

Attention Facebook Users: Here’s What You Need to Know About the Recent Breach

With over 2.4 billion monthly active users, Facebook is the biggest social network worldwide. And with so many users come tons of data, including some…

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14 Million Customers Affected By Hostinger Breach: How to Secure Your Data

14 Million Customers Affected By Hostinger Breach: How to Secure Your Data

Whether you’re a small business owner or a blogger, having an accessible website is a must. That’s why many users look to web hosting companies…

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Imperva Breach Hits Cloud Customers

Imperva Breach Hits Cloud Customers

Security vendor Imperva has revealed an “incident” which exposed sensitive data on some of its customers including API keys and SSL certificates. The California-headquartered firm,…

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First Half Of 2019 Sees 4,000 Data Breaches Exposing 4B Records

First Half Of 2019 Sees 4,000 Data Breaches Exposing 4B Records

The number of data breaches reported and records exposed both increased by more than 50 percent during the first half of 2019 compared to the…

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