Karim Baratov, a 22-year-old Canadian national, pleaded guilty to charges related to the FBI's investigation into the Yahoo 2014 data breach.
Ten days after an Amazon S3 server exposed data from the US Army's CENTCOM and PACOM divisions, security researchers have identified another S3 server instance that leaked files from INSCOM, a joint US Army and NSA agency tasked with conducting intelligence, security, and information operations.
Late Friday night, Imgur came clean about a security breach that took place in 2014. During the incident, Imgur says an unknown attacker managed to steal details on 1.7 million users, representing about 1.13% of Imgur's total 150 million users.
Mozilla engineers are working on a notifications system for Firefox that shows a security warning to users visiting sites that have suffered data breaches.
Uber confirmed that hackers breached some part of its network in October 2016 and made off with personal data for 50 million users and 7 million drivers.
The FBI and the US Department of Justice (DOJ) will announce official charges later today against Behzad Mesri, an Iranian national, for allegedly hacking HBO, attempting to extort the company into paying a ransom, and leaking then-unreleased episodes and scripts for HBO TV series, including Game of Thrones.
A security researcher revealed today he found three misconfigured Amazon S3 servers belonging to the US Department of Defense (DOD) containing 1.8 billion social media and forum posts made by users from all over the world, including many by Americans.
Malaysian authorities announced today they had identified the possible authors of a massive data breach that took place a month ago and during which the personal details of 46.2 million Malaysians were put up for sale on the Dark Web and various forums.
During an earnings call detailing the Q3 2017 financial results, Equifax execs said the company incurred $87.5 million in expenses related to the massive data breach it suffered earlier in the year and which it publicly disclosed in September 2017.
Research carried out by Google engineers and academics from the University of California, Berkeley and the International Computer Science Institute has revealed that phishing attacks pose a more significant threat to users losing access to their Google accounts when compared to keyloggers or password reuse.
Extortion can also be funny when it happens to the bad guys, and there's one extortion attempt going on right now that will put a big smile on your face.
Appleby, a Bermuda law firm that handles the finances for some of the world's richest people, admitted yesterday to a security breach that took place last year.
The Asia-Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC), the organization that manages domain name information for the Asia-Pacific region, fixed on Monday an error that exposed password hashes needed to access and edit domain ownership details.
Five former employees told Reuters that Microsoft quietly dealt with a hack of its vulnerabilities and bug reports database back in 2013 without telling anyone.
Pizza Hut has suffered a data breach, and a hacker has stolen payment card details for a small number of clients, the company admitted on Saturday in an email sent to affected customers.
For the second time since it fessed up to suffering a data breach last month, Equifax has issued a correction, acknowledging today in a press release that hackers stole details on over 15.2 million UK citizens.
Forrester, one of the world's leading market research and investment advisory firms, admitted late Friday afternoon to a security breach that took place during the past week.
Earlier today, on a late Friday evening, Disqus confirmed a data breach that appears to have taken place in the summer of 2012, and during which an unknown attacker(s) made off with details for at least 17.5 million user accounts.
In a statement posted online today, Yahoo — now rebranded as Oath and part of Verizon — corrected the estimation on a security breach announced last year from the initial assessment of one billion to "all Yahoo user accounts."
Security researchers, and what appears to be at least one hacker, have found an ElasticSearch server left exposed online that was hosting information about 1,133 National Football League (NFL) players and agents.