My Social Network Has Been Hacked – What Do I Do ?

OK – so you have been informed that your usual / favourite social media site or app has been hacked. Firstly, lets not believe everything you hear – just... Read more »

Uber’s 57 Million User Hack Coverup

Uber has not only hacked, suffered a massive data breach impacting over 57 million users, hid it for over a year – but paid the hackers $100,000 to keep... Read more »

T-Mobile alerts hundreds customers of SIM card hijack attempts

T-Mobile has been contacting hundreds of customers since 10th October after a bug on their website leaked personal data (email address, account number and IMSI number). Hackers had known... Read more »

Linkedin Passwords Leaked

FIRST THINGS FIRST THIS MORNING, if you use the business networking site linkedin, before you read any further – log in and change your password now. Last night it... Read more »

TicketWeb Customer Database Hacked

Customers of UK ticketing agency TicketWeb, a subsidiary of TicketMaster, received phishing emails from the company over the weekend after its direct email marketing system was hacked. Users received... Read more »

Saudi Group Hack 400,000 Israelis

A Saudi Arabian hacking group claims it has leaked information on up to 400,000 Israelis, including names, addresses and credit card details. The data dump follows a reported attack... Read more »

Valve Confirms Steam Hack

The recent Steam hack may have compromised users’ credit card numbers and other personal information, according to a message sent to Steam users from Gabe Newell, head of Valve.... Read more »

“socialbots” Steal 250Gb of Facebook Data

A small array of scripts programmed to pass themselves off as real people stole 250 gigabytes worth of personal information from Facebook users in just eight weeks, researchers said... Read more »

Osama bin Laden Dead Pictures Are Virus Trap

This just in from the FBI’s department of the bleedin’ obvious: if someone emails you with pictures of Osama bin Laden’s bullet-riddled corpse, this is probably an attempt to... Read more »

WordPress.com hack exposes confidential code

The company that maintains the WordPress.com blogging platform said hackers gained root access to its servers and made off with sensitive code belonging to it and its partners. Wednesday’s... Read more »