Security experts are reporting popular adult website Adult FriendFinder has been compromised by hackers who have gained access to the site’s backend servers.
When hackers infiltrated Dropbox in 2012 they made off with credentials for roughly 68 million users.
Online storage service Dropbox began notifying users over the weekend that if they haven’t updated their password since 2012, they’ll be prompted to update it the next time they log in.
Canonical’s CEO claims a SQL injection vulnerability led to the hack of Ubuntu’s Two million user strong forums.
Password reuse strikes GitHub users, some of whom will have to reset their credentials after unauthorized attempts were made to access a large number of GitHub accounts.
The news from the week is discussed, including how recent data breaches have fed off password reuse and how a university paid $20K after a ransomware attack.
Hackers infiltrated the European social network VK.com at some point over the last several years and made off with credentials for 100 million of its users.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including the back and forth around whether or not TeamViewer was hacked, the fallout around the years-old MySpace and Tumblr breaches, and a 90K Windows zero day.
PwnedList’s decision to shut down its free credential monitoring service had nothing to do with a recent vulnerability that exposed its collection of 866 compromised credentials.
The UK government should make ‘malicious data breaches’ a criminal offence, according to a new report from the Science and Technology Committee.
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