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773M Credentials Dumped on the Dark Web

Thousands of individual breaches make up the database, one of the largest troves of stolen credentials ever seen. A database of breached emails totaling 773 million unique addresses has turned up on a...

Fortnite Hacked Via Insecure Single Sign-On Leaky Fortnite single sign-on mechanism could have allowed hackers to access game accounts. Epic Games patched a bug that could have allowed hackers to brea...

Data Exposed in OXO, Amazon and MongoDB Leaks

Dual data exposures and a wide-scale data leak due to a vulnerable MongoDB database have kicked off 2019 so far. 2019 has so far been making good on security experts’ predictions that there will be no...

NSA to release its GHIDRA reverse engineering tool for free

The United States’ National Security Agency (NSA) is planning to release its internally developed reverse engineering tool for free at the upcoming RSA security conference 2019 that will be held...

Zerodium Offers to Buy Zero-Day Exploits at Higher Prices Than Ever

Well, there’s some good news for hackers and vulnerability hunters, though terrible news for tech manufacturers! Exploit vendor Zerodium is now willing to offer significantly higher payouts for ...

Ryuk Ransomware Suspected in U.S. Newspaper Attack

The recent cyberattack that disrupted the delivery of several major newspapers in the United States may have involved Ryuk, a piece of ransomware that has typically been used in targeted ope...

U.S. Government Shutdown Leaves Dozens of .Gov Websites Vulnerable

As the shutdown continues into its 21st day, dozens of .gov websites haven’t renewed their TLS certificates. As the U.S. federal shutdown continues, dozens of U.S. government websites have been render...

‘Unprecedented’ DNS Hijacking Attacks Linked to Iran

The attacks, targeting several countries to redirect traffic and harvest credentials, have been linked to Iran. A wave of DNS hijacking attacks targeting victims in North America, Europe, Middle East ...