On Friday, officials at the University of California Berkeley have revealed that they are alerting up to 80,000 people about the possibility of a cyber attack that targeted a system storing social security and bank account numbers.
UC Berkeley officials has today revealed that they are reaching out to 80,000 individuals including current and former students, university faculty and vendors to notify them about the possibility of their social security numbers and bank account data being breached.
As reported by Berkeley News, the alert is a precautionary measure as there is no evidence of the attackers actually breaching the system to siphon away personal information. [...]
Here are the top 10 tech fails from this past year. From Mt. Gox to the Icloud nude photo leaks and the more recent Sony hacks, there have been several serious tech fails in 2014: here are the highlights in no particular order.
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Nude photos of celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence, Kirsten Dunst, Scarlet Johansson, Ariana Grande, Kate Upton and more than 100 others. Hackers were able to obtain access to celebrities accounts through their ICloud accounts through a phishing scheme. By taking advantage of a security flaw in ICloud that allowed unlimited password guesses, the [...]