Hacker Craves Social Media Attention in Exchange for Hacked Data

Time to Change Your Password

Hacking has been one of the most interesting and damaging things on the internet. Some hacking attempts start out of curiosity and then we have those ingenious hackers who can cause a lot of damage to companies and individuals. Hold Security is a company which specializes in information security assessment, risk management as well as incident response. The company recently came across a Russian hacker who claims to have humongous amounts of data collected from different ...

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Pwn2Own 2016: Oses and Browsers Vulnerability Results

Pwn2Own 2016 has unabashedly left all tech giants in a state of abyss when it comes to desisting security threats. From operating systems to web browsers, everything was exploited by the researchers who competed against each other for the prize.

For the uninitiated, Pwn2Own is a competition that allows security researchers to exploit the vulnerabilities of web browsers for the past year. Winners are paid a substantial sum of money in the form of prize by tech blue chips like Google, ...

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VTech Hacking Probe Leads to Arrest of Man in UK

Hong Kong based toy maker, VTech had regretfully announced last month that its Learning Lodge app store database was breached. The cyber attack led to the exposure of data belonging to approximately 11.6 million people. 6.4 million of these were minors. There were more questions than answers related to the attack and VTech’s security was questioned by the millions of people whose accounts were compromised.

UK police said they arrested a 21 year old man who could be linked to ...

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