Quora.com hacked. Hackers steal 100 million users worth of data

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More specifically, password data. Along with that, hackers also managed to steal personal data belonging to users of the popular question answer site which included direct messages, email addresses, and names. It is safe to say that Quora users should probably brace themselves again for (you guessed it) another huge and devastating data breach. As …

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Over 60 Million Account Details Stolen in DropBox Hack

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Hack According to reports, hackers have stolen password details of over 60 million accounts of DropBox users, the cloud storage platform. The accounts were purportedly stolen during a hack that took place in 2012. However, company sources said that they have forcibly reset user passwords. Though they claimed that they did not know how many …

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DNC Creates Cyber Security Board To Prevent Future Attacks

DNC Creates Cyber Security Board

Following the data breach at the Democratic National Committee (DNC), the committee has decided to create a board which will oversee all cyber security related issues. The board will act as an advisory unit to the committee on all matters pertaining to the security of its computer network. The board will constitute former Department of Homeland …

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Anonymous hacks ESA and exposes private data of thousands of people

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Anonymous, a famous hacking group, claims compromising European Space Agency (aka ESA). According to them, the hack exposed personal information including emails, names and passwords. The group performed the hack as a ‘prank’ ahead of the Christmas holiday. The group hacked ESA’s sub-domains. This hack should be a warning to the 8,000 folks whose personal …

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Online dating website Ashley Madison hacked by Impact Team

Online Dating Website Ashley Madison Hacked by Impact Team

Cheating network and website Ashley Madison with the tagline: “Life is short. Have an affair.” that enables married people to cheat has been compromised. The hackers are threatening to release private data of millions of customers. Ashley Madison, which inspires married people to cheat on their partners and advertises thirty-seven million users, had its system …

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OPM chief Katherine Archuleta resigns over huge data breach

OPM chief Katherine Archuleta resigns over huge data breach

Director of the OPM, Kathrine Archuleta, submitted her letter of resignation to American President Barack Obama after 21.5 million folks was compromised in the biggest hacking incident in the history of American government. The hacked data included fingerprints, background records, login credentials and social security numbers. As stated by the press secretary of White House, …

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Hacking Team got hit by cyber attack, 400GB of private data breached

Hacking Team hit by cyber attack

Even hackers can get hacked. The Italian hacking and spyware tool provider offering surveillance software to organizations – mainly for law enforcement, has seemingly suffered a huge data breach over the weekend. The lawful interruption equipment developed by the firm have been connected to many cases of privacy attack by experts and the mass media. …

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GhostShell hackers return: Breached over 300 websites within 24 hours

GhostShell hackers return

A group of hackers identified as Team GhostShell is exposing the snippets of private information allegedly hacked from the databases of a number of hacked websites in the last 24 hours. A sting of high-profile hacking attacks were linked with Team GhostShell in the past. The group went silent but now reverted with mass database …

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LastPass hacked, users requested to change master passwords immediately

LastPass just got hacked, change you Master Password now

LastPass, widely used password manager officially disclosed on Monday that it was breached. The hackers were able to get their hands on LastPass users’ Email addresses, master passwords and other private data. While the encrypted vaults on LastPass, cloud based password manager, don’t seem to be accessed by intruders – password reminders, email addresses, authentication …

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Chinese Cyber attack hits 4 million current and former US federal workers

Chinese Cyber attack hits 4 million federal workers

On Thursday US officials said, attackers broke into American government PCs, possibly hacking the private information of almost 4 million former and current government employees. Researchers seem to be positive that the hackers were based in China. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) said in a statement on Thursday that it is inspecting the attack. …

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