Posts Tagged ‘Password’

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 backlash on hack delays

(Media Release) Online marketplace eBay is facing questions over its handling of a hack attack that exposed millions of passwords and other data. A promised feature obliging members to r eset passwords when they next logged in has not yet been made available. Instead the auction site has added a notice to its homepage, simply […]

Heartbleed Bug: Public urged to reset all passwords

(Media Release) Several tech firms are urging people to change all their passwords after the discovery of a major security flaw. The Yahoo blogging platform Tumblr has advised the public to “change your passwords everywhere – especially your high-security services like email, file storage and banking”. Security advisers have given similar warnings about the Heartbleed Bug. It […]

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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