The hacker copied information from backup that contained basic customer account information and related metadata, including company names, end-user names, billing addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers, and the IP addresses from which customers were accessing the LastPass service. The threat actor was also able to copy a backup of customer vault data from the encrypted […]
The American crypto exchange Gemini has leaked the private data of 5.3 million users, which has subsequently been used for targeted phishing attacks. It concerns e-mail addresses and partial telephone numbers. According to Gemini, the data was stolen from an unnamed “third-party” supplier. No further details about the data breach have been provided. Gemini does […]
Everyone is annoyed when coming up with, remembering and entering hard-to-guess passwords as shown in this video. 77.6% of people find passwords difficult to remember, while 89.2% have an easy-to-guess or retrieve password, with 8% of all passwords already leaked. ID Control helps you manage your usernames, passwords and other secrets (e.g. credit card details) […]
A compiation of many breaches with 3.2 billion email-and-password pairs was posted online with existing data that had been stolen as part of previous breaches and leaks from companies like Netflix and LinkedIn. Read more about this topic: https://bgr.com/2021/02/05/data-breach-email-and-passwords-leaked-compilation-of-many-breaches/
Comparitech researchers analyzed 40+ dark web marketplaces to find out how much your credit card, Paypal, and Social Security Numbers are worth to cybercriminals. Read more about this article here: https://www.comparitech.com/blog/vpn-privacy/dark-web-prices/
Researchers have discovered hundreds of thousands of stolen Spotify passwords in an unsecured database accessible to anyone on the Internet. The credentials had been stolen from other websites and then used to log in to Spotify accounts of users who reuse their passwords. The total 72 gigabyte Elasticsearch database contained more than 380 million records. […]
To protect accounts related to the US presidential election, Twitter will require a strong password for these accounts. These users are also recommended to set up two-factor authentication. The microblogging service has announced this on its own website. In this way, Twitter wants to protect so-called “high-profile accounts” during the upcoming presidential elections. These include […]
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People rarely change their passwords after a data breach of their online service and if they do, the new passwords are often no stronger than the old ones, according to research by researchers at two American universities. 33% of the persons thanged their password on a compromised website had an average of thirty accounts with […]