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.
Steam Beefs up Security Measures After Learning that 77,000 Accounts are Hacked Monthly
Dec 11, 2015 In a startling report by Steam, the online digital distribution platform admitted that about 77,000 accounts get hacked every month. As a precaution, Valve, the developer of Steam, has implemented a new security measure to protect its users.
Google Highlights Security Flaws of Samsung’s Latest Android-Powered Flagship Smartphone
Nov 06, 2015 Within a week after Google launched an investigation on the Android platform that Samsung is using for its Galaxy S6 Edge device and other smartphone models, the tech giant discovered a total of 11 "high impact" security flaws with the South Korean firm's own version of the operating system.
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.
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.
LG Follows Samsung & Google, Company To Release Monthly Updates Against Stagefright Android Exploit
Aug 10, 2015 LG, one of the leading companies that provide Android-based smartphones, has announced that it will begin releasing regular firmware updates to protect users from the Stagefright exploit. The South Korean tech giant is the latest company to join Google and Samsung's efforts to protect Android users from being targeted by hackers.
iOS 9 Updates & News: iOS Flaw Could Leave iCloud Accounts Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks
Jun 14, 2015 A developer has discovered a serious flaw in Apple's iOS that could trick users into giving out their log-in credentials to hackers. Apple was already informed regarding the serious matter and is currently working on a software update to fix it