Can Data Protection Systems Prevent Data At Rest Leakage?

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By: The Hacker News Protection against insider risks works when the process involves controlling the data transfer channels or examining data sources. One approach involves preventing USB flash drives from being...

3.2 Billion Leaked Passwords Contain 1.5 Million Records with Government Emails

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By: Ravie Lakshmanan A staggering number of 3.28 billion passwords linked to 2.18 billion unique email addresses were exposed in what's one of the largest data dumps of breached usernames...

Indian Brokerage Firm Upstox Suffers Data Breach Leaking 2.5 Millions Users’ Data

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By: Ravie Lakshmanan Online trading and discount brokerage platform Upstox has become the latest Indian company to suffer a security breach of its systems, resulting in the exposure of sensitive...

533 Million Facebook Users’ Phone Numbers and Personal Data Leaked Online

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By: Ravie Lakshmanan In what's likely to be a goldmine for bad actors, personal information associated with approximately 533 million Facebook users worldwide has been leaked on a popular cybercrime...

PHP Site’s User Database Was Hacked In Recent Source Code Backdoor Attack

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By: Ravie Lakshmanan The maintainers of the PHP programming language have issued an update regarding the security incident that came to light late last month, stating that the actors may...

Report: Call Center Provider Exposed Robocall Database

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By: Jeremiah Fowler The Exposure Provides a Look Behind the Scenes of the Controversial Business of Autodialing. 1,481,280 calls made in 24 hours that included logs, exposing outgoing call data, and...

Data Breach Exposes 1.6 Million Jobless Claims Filed in the Washington State

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By: Ravie Lakshmanan The Office of the Washington State Auditor (SAO) on Monday said it's investigating a security incident that resulted in the compromise of personal information of more than...

Police Arrest 21 WeLeakInfo Customers Who Bought Breached Personal Data

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By: Ravie Lakshmanan 21 people have been arrested across the UK as part of a nationwide cyber crackdown targeting customers of WeLeakInfocom, a now-defunct online service that had been previously...

Cybersecurity Firm FireEye Got Hacked; Red-Team Pentest Tools Stolen

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By: Ravie Lakshmanan FireEye, one of the largest cybersecurity firms in the world, said on Tuesday it became a victim of a state-sponsored attack by a "highly sophisticated threat actor"...

Russian Who Hacked LinkedIn, Dropbox Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison

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By: Swati Khandelwal A Russian hacker who was found guilty of hacking LinkedIn, Dropbox, and Formspring over eight years ago has finally been sentenced to 88 months in United States...