Hardly a day goes without headlines about any significant data breach. In past year, billions of accounts from popular sites and services, including LinkedIn, Tumblr, MySpace, Last.FM, Yahoo!, VK.com were exposed on the Internet.
Now, according to the recent news, login credentials and other personal data linked to more than one Million Yahoo and Gmail accounts are reportedly being offered
In this world of global mass surveillance by not the only US, but also intelligence agencies across the world, every other country wants tech companies including Google, Apple, and Microsoft to set-up and maintain their servers in their country to keep their citizen data within boundaries.
Last year, Microsoft won a case which ruled that the US government cannot force tech companies to hand
It seems like the new American President’s Twitter account could easily be hacked due to security blunders he made with the most powerful Twitter account in the world, experts warned.
Days after we got to know that the newly inaugurated President Donald Trump was still using his old, insecure Android smartphone, it has now been revealed that the official @POTUS Twitter account was linked to a
Security researchers have discovered a new phishing campaign targeting Gmail users, which is so convincing and highly effective that even tech-savvy people can be tricked into giving away their Google credentials to hackers.
The attackers first compromise a victim’s Gmail account, and once they are in, they start rifling through inboxes to launch secondary attacks in order to pass on the
In what believe to be the largest data breach in history, Yahoo is reporting a massive data breach that disclosed personal details associated with more than 1 Billion user accounts in August 2013.
…And it’s separate from the one disclosed by Yahoo! in September, in which hackers compromised as many as 500 Million user accounts in late 2014.
What’s troubling is that the company has not been
Yahoo has patched a critical security vulnerability in its Mail service that could have allowed an attacker to spy on any Yahoo user’s inbox.
Jouko Pynnönen, a Finnish Security researcher from security firm Klikki Oy, reported a DOM based persistent XSS (Cross-Site Scripting) in Yahoo mail, which if exploited, allows an attacker to send emails embedded with malicious code.
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When Hillary Clinton’s private email server was hacked earlier this year, she was criticized for her bad security practices that exposed top secret documents stored in emails on that private server. The FBI called her behavior ‘extremely careless.’
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and his supporters are continuously criticizing Clinton’s use of a private email server. And here’s
Yahoo! has disabled automatic email forwarding — a feature that lets its users forward a copy of incoming emails from one account to another.
The company has faced lots of bad news regarding its email service in past few weeks. Last month, the company admitted a massive 2014 data breach that exposed account details of over 500 Million Yahoo users.
If this wasn’t enough for users to quit the
Today Yahoo! is all over the Internet, but in a way the company would never have expected.
It all started days ago when Reuters cited some anonymous sources and reported that Yahoo built a secret software to scan the emails of hundreds of millions of its users at the request of a U.S. intelligence service.
At this point, we were not much clear about the intelligence agency: the National
The massive data breach that Yahoo! confirmed to the world last week is claimed by the company to have been carried out by a “state-sponsored actor” in 2014, which exposed the accounts of at least 500 Million Yahoo users.
But, now it seems that Yahoo has downplayed a mega data breach and triying to hide it’s own security blunder.
Recently the information security firm InfoArmor that analyzed