The dealer behind the Collection #1 data dump has been circulating six other databases with almost 1TB of data. But opinions vary on whether they contain data from previously reported hacks or newly released information.
Whether Amazon can sell its controversial facial recognition technology to government groups and police departments may be determined by a shareholders' vote later this spring.
Apple's CEO calls on the US Federal Trade Commission to set up a 'data-broker clearinghouse,' where consumers can track and delete the information companies have mined from their internet activities.
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The massive trove of leaked data, which was posted to a hacking forum, also includes 21,222,975 unique passwords. Here's how to see if your data was exposed.
The hack itself targets people who've signed into the game through third-party services such as Facebook, Google, or Nintendo by stealing the special access token used to sign into the popular online game.
Eight individuals from Ukraine, Russia, and the US have been charged for their roles in a conspiracy to hack the US Securities Exchange Commission, steal nonpublic information, and use it for illegal trading.
Over half of companies still can't detect Internet of Things breaches, and a majority of consumers fear a lack of privacy with IoT devices, according to Gemalto's State of IoT Security report.
Security researcher Paulos Yibelo uncovered several vulnerabilities in Bluehost, DreamHost, HostGator, OVH and iPage that could've been used to steal website owners' personal information or take over their accounts.
As well as being able to drive home in a Model 3, Tesla is offering a total of $915,000 in cash prizes for hacking the car in different ways. Even successfully attacking the infotainment system will earn a security...
Last month, 30-year-old hacker Daniel Kaye pleaded guilty to disrupting internet access in Liberia through the use of a Mirai botnet, which can launch powerful DDoS attacks.
A database that contained 854GB of personal data and required no password or login authentication to be viewed has been online for up to three years containing the resumes of over 202 million job seekers in China.
The $5.99 monthly xFi Advanced Security service 'automatically protects' any device connected to your home internet via the Xfinity Advanced Gateway, Comcast said. It uses AI and machine-learning technology to monitor Wi-Fi traffic, and blocks suspicious activity in real...
The UK is 'very underprepared in matters of cyber security,' according to Dr. Mark Briers, Programme Director at The Alan Turing Institute. Here's what he plans to do about it.
LA city attorneys say The Weather Channel app, operated by an IBM subsidiary, collects users' location data in order to make money off it, without properly informing consumers.
German media reports that the leaked information covers politicians across every political party, except those under the far-right Alternative for Germany or AfD.
The Marriott breach affected fewer people than the hotel chain originally thought. But hackers stole more than 25.5 million passport numbers, 5.25 million of which were unencrypted.
'With Project Bali, we propose a new personal data bank which puts users in control of all data collected about them,' the project's website says. 'It will allow the user to visualize, manage, control, share and monetize the data.'
Our first Readers' Choice survey that asks you to rate the software that keeps you safe includes a few surprises we can't keep in quarantine any longer.
Printing operations at the Los Angeles Times, the San Diego Union-Tribune, and all Tribune Publishing newspapers were disrupted over the weekend by a widespread cyberattack, reportedly traced back to the Ryuk ransomware.