A breach of major porn provider Brazzers’ forum has resulted in the leaking of around 800,000 user accounts.
This year will go down as the year of the personal data breach. Consumers all over the world are learning their personal information is not safe with businesses, health insurers, financial institutions, the government, and even the educational sphere. Estimates of the number of personal records exposed in 2015 range from 176 million to more than 193 million from about 730 breaches.
Research indicates hackers are concentrating on medical and health care sectors that store patient data that cannot be replicated like credit card data.
The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) data breach report tracks seven types of data losses: hacking, data on the move, insider theft, [...]
Scammers are taking advantage of the Ashley Madison hack earlier this year and are now threatening to “expose” people as cheaters if they don’t make bitcoin payments, according to South Australia police, ABC News reported.
South Australia police have fielded more than a dozen reports of spam email targeting both customers and non-customers of the cheaters website. The email threatens to expose customers if they don’t make a bitcoin payment. The police have characterized the scammers as among South Australia’s top swindlers.Customers And Non-Customers Targeted
Barry Blundell, a detective senior sergeant, said the email has been sent to a wide range of individuals, some [...]
Anonymity while surfing on the internet is not easy to maintain. Attackers and government agencies alike keep a track of your web activity and identity, with the former trying to infiltrate your system and violate your privacy. A lot has been going on recently to ring people’s minds with the fact that nobody is safe on the internet these days. Recently, the Ashley Madison Hack compromised over 37 million users. Now that is a staggering amount. It only goes to show how little people do to protect their identity and be anonymous while surfing on the internet.
Cyber terrorism is one of the biggest threats of the 21st century not because it can target entire economies, but because [...]