The worst passwords of 2016 are as lazy as ever

Saturday, January 14th, 2017

It seems that password security simply doesn't work. Many of us rely on simple, easy-to-remember strings of characters and letters, including strings found on your keyboard such as "1234567" or "qwertyu." While these strings are easy for you to remember, they are also no trouble at all for attackers to brute-force hacking ...

Yahoo Built a Secret Tool to Scan Your Email Content for US Spy Agency

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

Users are still dealing with the Yahoo's massive data breach that exposed over 1 Billion Yahoo accounts and there’s another shocking news about the company that, I bet, will blow your mind. Yahoo might have provided your personal data to United States intelligence agency when required. Yahoo reportedly built a custom software ...

TeamViewer denies hack after PCs hijacked, PayPal accounts drained

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Updated TeamViewer users say their computers were hijacked and bank accounts emptied all while the software company's systems mysteriously fell offline. TeamViewer denies it has been hacked. In the past 24 hours, we've seen a spike in complaints from people who say their PCs, Macs and servers were taken over via ...

Zero-Day Attack Compromises a Half-Million Web Forum Accounts

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Forum software-makers vBulletin and Foxit Software may have been breached by a hacker claiming to have made off with personal data belonging to some 479,895 users between the two. “Coldzer0” said in a post co-authored with @Cyber_War_News that he exploited the same zero-day vulnerability for both domains, and was able to ...

LastPass Hacked: what this means for you

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Online security company LastPass published an announcement yesterday on the official company blog that it detected and blocked suspicious activity on the company network. According to the information posted on the blog, the company did not find evidence that LastPass user accounts were accessed or user vault data was downloaded. The ...

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