Mark Zuckerberg Accounts’ Hacks Reveal a Fundamental Security Error

Top 3 Security Threats to Watch Out

Where does it say that even a multi-billionaire cannot have his accounts breached? Mark Zuckerberg, the founder, and CEO of Facebook and one of the most outstanding tech personas of the world, has had a major data breach following the leaks of his accounts on Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest. The stolen passwords from LinkedIn had …

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Creating Strong Passwords: Which Password Strategy is the Best?

We always use passwords, since they pretty much define our online existence. This means that wherever we wish to enter, we have to think of the proper password credentials. Social media accounts, emails, bank accounts and many other sites request a strong password of yours. However, the actual nature of the password has been under …

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Anonymous hacks ESA and exposes private data of thousands of people

Man With anonymous association mask working on the laptop

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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Re-examining the Security of Personal Cloud Apps

Female hand using smartphone with financial tracking concept illustrated by graphs and symbols

Although the idea of security in the cloud is most frequently discussed in terms of business/enterprise settings, the protection of personal files increasingly becomes a concern for end-users, as well. We saw this after the infamous Sony and iCloud hacks last year, when more people (even celebrities) realized how easily their files could be compromised …

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Writers community, Wattpad, have been hacked

Wattpad, have been hacked

Wattpad, a social publishing platform, a website where writers can share their content and connect with their readers, have been compromised and hacked few months ago. Users been kept in dark for two months! On Thursday, Wattpad started sending out messages and emails to consumers, cautioning them that private data (passwords) may have been hacked …

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Steam Has Been Hacked and Accounts Compromised

Valve is one of the most famous companies in the gaming industry and its Steam is the most robust platform in the PC gaming market. Millions of people from across the world own Steam accounts and some of these people have invested thousands of dollars on their personal accounts. That is basically the reason why …

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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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Europol and Eurojust in massive joint operation against cybercriminals

Europol and Eurojust in massive joint operation against cybercriminals

The police has captured lots of suspects in a global investigation into a cybercrime group that tapped millions of Euros from targets’ accounts in an identity theft scam. Tripwire reported that, 49 suspects were arrested by Europol European Cybercrime Center in a combined worldwide investigation targeting the shutdown of a main cybercrime ring. The group …

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12 Easy Steps to Dramatically Improve your LinkedIn Security and Privacy

LinkedIn Security and Privacy

Social media have become a substantial part of our everyday life, due to their ease of use and the multiple benefits that they offer to every user. More and more people turn to social media like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and of course LinkedIn, in order to promote their business or catch up with friends and …

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US and UK Users Vulnerable to Hacking due to Their Password Practices, Survey

Security Issues in Passwords from US and UK

Based on a recent survey by Siber Systems, there is still a lot that can be done for raising awareness on Internet users from the US and UK (and the world), as to the importance of handling their passwords prudently. The password practices of Internet users from US and UK are vulnerable! Although there is …

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