Yahoo said in its latest SEC filing that executives and legal reps failed to act sufficiently on the information they had about breaches that exposed more than 1 billion account records.
Ukraine has once again been a target of a potential hacking attack that infected computer systems from dozens of Ukrainian businesses with highly sophisticated malware, allowing hackers to exfiltrate sensitive data and eavesdrop on their network.
Late last year, the country also suffered a power outage caused by the same group of hackers that targeted Ukraine’s power grid with the BlackEnergy
The same group of hackers that caused the power outage across several regions in Ukraine last Christmas holidays might have once again shut down power supply in northern Ukraine during the weekend.
According to Ukrainian energy provider Ukrenergo, a cyber attack on Kyiv’s power grid may have caused the power outages in the country on Saturday, December 17, near midnight.
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
500 million accounts — that’s half a Billion users!
That’s how many Yahoo accounts were compromised in a massive data breach dating back to 2014 by what was believed to be a “state sponsored” hacking group.
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Over a month ago, a hacker was found to be selling login information related to 200 million Yahoo accounts on the Dark Web, although Yahoo acknowledged that the breach was
Another day, another bad news for Bitcoin users.
A leading Bitcoin information site is warning users that an upcoming version of the Blockchain consolidation software and Bitcoin wallets could most likely be targeted by “state-sponsored attackers.”
Recently, one of the world’s most popular cryptocurrency exchanges, Bitfinex, suffered a major hack that resulted in a loss of around $72 Million
On Friday, just three days prior to the start of the party’s national convention, WikiLeaks released almost 20,000 e-mails with more than 8,000 stolen from the US Democratic National Committee (DNC) following a cyber attack in June.
Two days later, on Sunday, DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced her resignation and now had no major role on the party’s convention stage.
Following in the footsteps of Twitter, Facebook and Google, Microsoft promises to notify users of its e-mail (Outlook) and cloud storage (OneDrive) services if government hackers may have targeted their accounts.
The company already notifies users if an unauthorized person tries to access their Outlook or OneDrive accounts. But from now on, the company will also inform if it suspects
Some Twitter users are being warned that their accounts may be involved in state-sponsored hacks.