Data Breach

Pierluigi Paganini June 11, 2016
More Fallout from the LinkedIn Breach in new Targeted Attacks on Banking

CERT-Bund released a warning that corporate executives may be being targeted with malicious emails using data from the LinkedIn data breach. The cascading effects of the 2012 LinkedIn breach are still being felt throughout the business world.  On Monday, CERT-Bund, Germany’s Computer Emergency Response Team for federal agencies, released a warning that corporate executives may […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 10, 2016
Twitter resets account login credentials for exposed accounts

Twitter investigated account login credentials recently offered for sale on the dark web, locked the accounts and reset their passwords. This week a Russian hacker offered for sale more than 32 million Twitter account credentials on the Dark Web. The alleged Russian hacker offered Twitter account credentials for 10 Bitcoins (over $5,800). In response to the […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 09, 2016
32 Million Twitter account credentials offered for sale

A hacker is offering for sale more than 32 million Twitter account credentials with plans to sell the account details on the Dark Web. Recent news of massive data breaches suffered by IT giants LinkedIn, MySpace, Tumblr, and VK.com shocked  the security industry. Millions of login credentials are available for sale in the principal black markets, […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 08, 2016
It’s official, ÎŒTorrent Forum Hacked!

The ÎŒTorrent team announced its community ÎŒTorrent forum has been hacked. Hundreds of thousand records belonging its users have been exposed. Are you a Torrent user? Are you one of the users of the popular ΌTorrent Forum? You might be in trouble because the ÎŒTorrent Forum was hacked. ÎŒTorrent is one of the most popular BitTorrent clients, […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 06, 2016
100 million credentials from the Russian Facebook VK.com go on sale

100 million login credentials belonging to the users of the Russian social networking platform VK.com (VKontakte) are available for sale on the Dark Web. Another day another data breach, this time 100 million login credentials belonging to the users of the Russian social networking platform VK.com (VKontakte) are available for sale. Some experts estimate that the number of […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 05, 2016
Sh0ping.su hacked, stolen card data and accounts available for sale

The notorious crime forum Sh0ping[.]su has been hacked by unknowns that leaked online credit card data and stolen accounts. Data breaches are a common problem also for bad actors, in many cases cyber criminals hack websites of competitors to damage their reputation and push out them from the business. Recently we discussed the hacks of […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 02, 2016
TeamViewer hacked? The company officially denies it

Many TeamViewer users reported that their systems were accessed by hackers via the popular support tool, but the company denies any incident. Many TeamViewer users reported that their systems were accessed by hackers via the popular support tool, but the company denies any security breach. First claims appeared on Reddit, several users reported that unauthorized parties remotely accessed […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 28, 2016
Hundred Million Stolen MySpace Passwords for sale in the darkweb

The hacker Peace is offering for sale hundred Million stolen MySpace Passwords on the black marketplace. This is one of the greatest leaks of ever. A few days ago a hacker with the nickname “Peace” offered for sale on the black market 117 million LinkedIn account credentials. The same hacker is offering for sale 360 million emails and […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 25, 2016
LinkedIn breach from 2012 still haunting the security community

A data breach suffered by LinkedIn back in 2012 is still haunting the security community. In 2012, LinkedIn suffered an attack heard around the professional world.  The social networking site that caters to professionals and their social peer groups suffered and breach of nearly 6.5 million users.  The attack was attributed to Russian hackers who […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 18, 2016
117 Million LinkedIn credentials offered for sale

A hacker who goes by the name “Peace,” is offering 117 million LinkedIn credentials for 5 bitcoin, the precious data come from the 2012 hack. According to Motherboard, a hacker who goes by the name “Peace,” is offering personal details of 117 million LinkedIn users for 5 bitcoin (around $2,200). The hacker is offering the data in […]