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September 22, 2016

Breaking: Yahoo Admits to Data Breach of 500 Million(!) User Accounts

Yahoo has revealed that information related to at least 500 million user accounts were stolen from its network in a 2014 incident. The perpetrator, the company believes, was a state-sponsored hacker.

In a significant announcement, Yahoo has revealed that the information of some 500 million user accounts have been impacted and stolen from a 2014 data breach, contrary to earlier indicators that the breach impacted 200 million user accounts from a 2012 cyberattack.

The stolen account information includes:

Names Email addresses Telephone numbers Dates of birth Hashed passwords (a significant majority which bcrypt hash) Encrypted or unencrypted security questions and [...]
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September 6, 2016

Russian Mega-Breach: 100 Million Plaintext Passwords Leaked

This particular case will figure among the biggest breaches involving plain-text passwords, of all time.

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August 31, 2016

68 Million Dropbox User Accounts Breached by Hackers

Hackers have stolen over 68 million account details from popular cloud storage platform Dropbox, a report has revealed.

The latest entry to the roster of mega-breaches sees the revelation of a massive compromise of Dropbox user accounts. Altogether, over 68 million user account details were compromised, stemming from a 2012 breach. Late last week, Dropbox announced a mandatory password reset for a number of user accounts, specifically those created during or before mid-2012, when the breach occurred. While Dropbox did not reveal the number of accounts facing mandatory resets, the decision to reset passwords was taken out of precaution, Dropbox wrote recently.

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June 10, 2016

32 Million Twitter Account Credentials Leaked; Twitter Denies Breach

 A stolen resource of 32 million Twitter account credentials was discovered after it was put up for sale on the dark web. Twitter has assured users that its systems weren’t breached, adding that it is working to secure the compromised accounts.

Leaked login credentials search engine LeakedSource revealed that it gained a copy of some of the Twitter credentials data being sold by a malicious hacker on the dark web. In a blog post, the source of the data was revealed to be the username [email protected] The alias is the same used by the individual who also revealed breached data from Russian social network VK recently.

The cache, LeakedSource says, contains 32,888,300 [...]

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