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Gemalto: ‘Worldwide, 17,460 records are stolen per minute’.

Gemalto: ‘Worldwide, 17,460 records are stolen per minute’.

Worldwide, 4.5 billion records were affected by 945 data breaches in the first half of 2018. This is shown by the new Breach Level Index of security company Gemalto. The number of lost, stolen or degraded records increased by 133 percent compared to the same period in 2017. The number of total infri... Read more

date6 years ago
Consumer version Google+ is closed after discovery vulnerability

Consumer version Google+ is closed after discovery vulnerability

The consumer version of Google+ is closed. Google's Facebook competitor appears to have had a vulnerability for years, so that user data could easily be viewed by third parties. Many people had expected that the service would stop with a sigh, but now it turns out that it would happen with a bang. Y... Read more

date6 years ago
“Hundreds of Dutch routers hacked to generate cryptic currency.

“Hundreds of Dutch routers hacked to generate cryptic currency.

Dutch routers are used by hackers to generate cryptographic currency monero. Hundreds of routers would have been hacked. These are MikroTik brand routers, which have a vulnerability that has been known for months. A patch was released last April, but many have not yet installed it. Today, RTL News r... Read more

date6 years ago
New attack wave focuses on takeover WhatsApp accounts

New attack wave focuses on takeover WhatsApp accounts

Israeli authorities report that there is a new wave of hacks targeting WhatsApp accounts. That would be linked to voicemail hacking. The Israel National Cyber Security Authority has distributed a report in which it writes about this. The alert, which was discovered by ZDNet and can be found on the S... Read more

date6 years ago
British government: Russian secret service distributed ransomware

British government: Russian secret service distributed ransomware

The British National Cyber Security Centre reports after investigation that the Russian military secret service - the GROe - is behind a series of cyber attacks. According to the British Government, this is an attempt by the Russian Government to undermine the democratic process of Western countries... Read more

date6 years ago
Hackers focus again on developers of Google Chrome extensions

Hackers focus again on developers of Google Chrome extensions

Developers of extensions for Google Chrome are the newest target of hackers. It seems that hackers are trying to get developers to surf to a phishing site, where they can then steal their login details. The ZDNet site reports this today on the basis of its own research. The hackers want the login c... Read more

date6 years ago

Facebook may be fined billions for data breach

It looks like Facebook is going to get a hefty fine for the data breach earlier this week. Possibly the social network would have to pay a fine of $1.63 billion for the leak that may have hacked fifty million accounts. Earlier this week Facebook reported that the accounts of up to fifty million peop... Read more

date6 years ago
American Secret Service: ATMs are being tapped more and more often

American Secret Service: ATMs are being tapped more and more often

The US Secret Service warns banks of a new series of incidents when it comes to ATMs. According to the secret service, more and more ATMs are being tapped. Malicious parties have to follow a number of steps, which can still be quite complicated. Krebs on Security received a copy of the letter that t... Read more

date6 years ago
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