The most popular passwords, proven by hacked accounts

So apparently, every year SplashData compiles a list of passwords and rates them according to occurrence. These passwords are from accounts that have been stolen and made public. There are millions of these accounts and the similarities in the passwords show the unoriginal ideas people come up with to secure their information. Due to the

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Companies who have been breached are still confident in their defenses

There has been a lot of articles and news covering companies and businesses who have security breaches and had people’s vulnerable information out in the hands of some hackers. Despite this news, APAC organisations are still confident in their online security measures, and feel like they don’t need to change or enhance those measures. Fortinet

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Follow up information on the Uber data breach

Earlier today, it was made public the specifics that were stolen during the Uber data breach. Uber gives a more in-depth idea of the information accessed by the hackers, giving customers and drivers a stronger understanding of their vulnerability. Some U.S. senators have been hounding Uber for more information on their security breach and what

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HP laptops pre-installed with keyloggers

Recently made public by a security researcher by the name of ZwClose, is the unfortunate mishap affecting some of the HP laptops. Supposedly in the past there have been complaints about HP leaving key loggers installed on laptops, posing a potential danger to those whose laptops are involved. Key loggers that could allow hackers to

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Breaking news! Everything keeps breaking! Here we go again…

Another day another security breach! But where at this time you may ask? A cryptocurrency company known as NiceHash. Early Wednesday, it was discovered that hackers had breached the bank of NiceHash and stolen potentially millions of dollars in bitcoins. It was made known that most of the funds stolen belonged to the customers of NiceHash.

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PayPal acquires TIO networks but with a cost

Just hours ago, it was made public that PayPal has had a security breach due to their newly acquired networks company TIO. Back in February, Paypal had acquired TIO Networks in hopes of introducing the TIO customers to PayPal’s services. This attempt at bolstering their user numbers has actually backfired. Thus far it is estimated

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Morrisons supermarket data breach

Just hours ago, it was made public that Morrisons, a super market, is being held liable for the breach of information involving their workers. Workers of Morrisons recently made a claim against the company after another employee named Andrew Skelton, stole data from the company that includes working salary, bank details, names and addresses of

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Reddit user discloses some major issues with Mac OS root login

Recently, a user on Reddit gave information on a huge Mac OS High Sierra vulnerability. Access to “root” permissions is as easy as an empty password, potentially leaving users extremely vulnerable. If someone has physical access to a Mac OS High Sierra system, they can access personal files and change anything without any admin credentials.

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Imgur suffers a data breach, millions of accounts compromised

Recently reported, Imgur,  the image-sharing website has been victim to a data breach. Millions of accounts are suspected to have been compromised. A security researcher recently discovered back in 2014 Imgur had suffered a massive data breach, putting millions of accounts in a state of vulnerability. The affected information consisted of emails and passwords for

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Data breach at the Department of Social Services

This just in, the department of Social Services credit card system has been breached, as of yesterday. This isn’t something to be thankful for that’s for sure. 8,500 people have received warnings that their personal data held by a contractor has been breached. Past and current employees alike are vulnerable. The breach included employee names,

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