Checkout
Cart: $0.00 - (0 items )

Capital One replaces security chief after data breach

Capital One replaces security chief after data breach Capital One has replaced its cybersecurity chief, four months after the company disclosed a massive data breach involving the theft of sensitive data on more than 100 million customers. A spokesperson for Capital One confirmed the news in an email to TechCrunch. “Michael Johnson […]

Read More

A network of ‘camgirl’ sites exposed millions of users and sex workers

A network of ‘camgirl’ sites exposed millions of users and sex workers A number of popular “camgirl” sites have exposed millions of sex workers and users after the company running the sites left the back-end database unprotected. The sites, run by Barcelona-based VTS Media, include amateur.tv, webcampornoxxx.net, and placercams.com. Most of the […]

Read More

6 tips founders need to know about securing their startup

6 tips founders need to know about securing their startup If you’ve read anything of mine in the past year, you know just how complicated security can be. Every day it seems there’s a new security lapse, a breach, a hack, or an inadvertent exposure, such as leaving a cloud storage server […]

Read More

Twitter admits it used two-factor phone numbers and emails for targeted advertising

Twitter admits it used two-factor phone numbers and emails for targeted advertising Twitter has said it may have “inadvertently” used phone numbers and email addresses that users provided to secure their accounts to serve targeted advertisements. In a disclosure Tuesday, the social media giant said it did not know how many users […]

Read More

Thinkful confirms data breach days after Chegg’s $80M acquisition

Thinkful confirms data breach days after Chegg’s M acquisition Thinkful, an online education site for developers, has confirmed a data breach, just days after it confirmed it would be acquired. “We recently discovered that an unauthorized party may have gained access to certain Thinkful company credentials so, out of an abundance of […]

Read More

Federal grand jury indicts Paige Thompson on two counts related to the Capital One data breach

Federal grand jury indicts Paige Thompson on two counts related to the Capital One data breach The Department of Justice said today that a federal grand jury has indicted software engineer Paige Thompson on two counts related to the Capital One data breach that affected over 100 million customers. The charges in […]

Read More

Web host Hostinger says data breach may affect 14 million customers

Web host Hostinger says data breach may affect 14 million customers Hostinger said it has reset user passwords as a “precautionary measure” after it detected unauthorized access to a database containing information on millions of its customers. The breach is said to have happened on Thursday. The company said in a blog […]

Read More

MoviePass exposed thousands of unencrypted customer card numbers

MoviePass exposed thousands of unencrypted customer card numbers Movie ticket subscription service MoviePass has exposed tens of thousands of customer card numbers and personal credit cards because a critical server was not protected with a password. Mossab Hussein, a security researcher at Dubai-based cybersecurity firm SpiderSilk, found an exposed database on one […]

Read More

Credit Karma glitch exposed users to other people’s accounts

Credit Karma glitch exposed users to other people’s accounts Several users of credit monitoring site Credit Karmas have complained that they were served other people’s account information when they logged in. Many took to a Reddit thread and complained on Twitter about the apparent security lapse. “First time logging in it gave […]

Read More

StockX was hacked, exposing millions of customers’ data

StockX was hacked, exposing millions of customers’ data It wasn’t “system updates” as it claimed. StockX was mopping up after a data breach, TechCrunch can confirm. The fashion and sneaker trading platform pushed out a password reset email to its users on Thursday citing “system updates,” but left users confused and scrambling […]

Read More

Back to top