Caching Issue Lets Steam Users Log in to Other People’s Accounts
Dec 28, 2015 On Christmas day, several people were surprised after they were logged into the accounts of other Steam users. According to the online digital distribution platform, the problem was caused by a caching issue.
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.
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.