Posts Tagged ‘Data breach’

Hackers selling 100 million stolen Russian social media accounts on the dark web

(Media Release) Russia’s most popular social media website VK was hacked and around 100m user accounts are now up for sale on the dark web. The stolen database posted online includes critical personal information such as names, email addresses, passwords, geolocations and in some cases, even phone numbers. The pseudonymous hacker Peace listed the stolen […]

eBay faces investigations over massive data breach

(Media Release) The UK’s information commissioner is working with European data authorities with a view to taking action against eBay over its recent data breach. Three US states are also investigating the theft of names, email addresses and other personal data, which affected up to 145 million eBay customers. The online marketplace has begun the […]

LinkedIn passwords leaked online

Business networking website admits some users’ security details “compromised” after scrambled passwords found online. Business networking website LinkedIn has admitted that a data breach has compromised the passwords of some of its users. In a post on the California-based website’s blog on Wednesday, Vicente Silveira, director at LinkedIn, said some passwords had been “compromised” and the situation […]

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