Over 3.3 Million User Accounts Compromised in Massive ‘Hello Kitty’ Hack
Dec 22, 2015 An Internet security researcher has revealed that details of around 3.3 million user accounts on various sites associated with the Hello Kitty brand have been illegally obtained and posted in public. As noted by various sources, given the target market of the popular Japanese-based brand, majority of the stolen personal details could belong to minors.
Samsung Says Samsung Pay Not Affected After LoopPay Hack
Oct 09, 2015 Almost immediately after a report about a security breach on LoopPay emerged, Samsung issued a statement to assure users that its premium payment service was not affected in the incident. The South Korean-tech giant also confirmed that its subsidiary has already taken the necessary steps to handle the cyber attack.
Crowdfunding Site Patreon Targeted by Hackers; Large Amount of User Data Leaked Online
Oct 05, 2015 Patreon, the crowdfunding site designed for artists and creators, was recently targeted in a massive cyber attack. The data breach led to around 15GB of users' information being stolen by the hackers and leaked online.
Information of 15 Million People Exposed to Hackers After Massive Cyber Attack on Carrier
Oct 02, 2015 T-Mobile, one of the four major network carriers in the country, announced that personal details of 15 million of its customers have been compromised due to a cyber attack. According company CEO John Legere, the attack targeted Experian, a credit bureau and T-Mobile's data vendor.
Apple’s App Store Targeted in Major Cyber Attack; Hundreds of Apps Infected with Malicious XcodeGhost Software
Sep 21, 2015 A cyber security firm has discovered that Apple's App Store has been targeted in its first ever large-scale cyber attack. In response, Apple has already begun removing iOS apps from the digital distribution platform that have been infected with the malware.
iOS Hack News: Over 200,000 Jailbreak iPhone Onwers Targeted in Cyber Attack; iTunes, App Store, Apple ID Account Details Stolen
Sep 02, 2015 About 225,000 iPhone and iPad users have been victimized by hackers through a malware known as KeyRaider. According to security experts who uncovered the cyber attack, those who were targeted were running jailbreak versions of Apple's iOS operating system.
Western Media Sites Attacked By Syrian Hackers
Nov 28, 2014 The Syrian Electronic Army launched a cyber attack on Thursday against various western websites including the Independent, the Daily Telegraph, New York Daily and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. During the hack, users were not able to access the sites and instead received a pop-up message which stated, “You’ve been hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA).”