Selena Gomez’s Email Hacked!

Susan Atrach, a 21-year-old New Jersey woman, was charged with hacking into the email account of pop star and actress Selena Gomez.  Atrach hacked into her personal photos and leaked them all over the Internet. How?! By searching the web for Selena Gomez’s personal information to answer security questions. And just like that, the hacker gained access to Selena Gomez’s Yahoo email and photos from the Apple iCloud.  This is a prime example of why password security is so crucial.Continue Reading…

Ticketmaster Site Suffers From Credit Card Skimming

A recent breach at Ticketmaster was just “the tip of the iceberg” of a wider, massive credit card skimming operation, new research has found.  At least 800 e-commerce sites are said to be affected, after they included code developed by third-party companies and later altered by hackers, according to security firm RiskIQ. About 40,000 customers in the UK were directly affected. Continue Reading…

112 Vulnerabilities Found! Update Adobe’s Security Patch Today!

Adobe has released security patches for a total 112 vulnerabilities in its products, most of which have a higher risk of being exploited. The vulnerabilities addressed in this month’s patch Tuesday affect Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Experience Manager, Adobe Connect, Adobe Acrobat, and Reader.  None of the security vulnerabilities patched this month were either publicly disclosed or found being actively exploited in the wild.
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Exactis Data Breach Leaves 230 Million Records Exposed!

You may have not heard of Exactis, but they may know you! On June 27, 2018, Exactis had a data breach that exposed 230 million consumer records and 110 million business contacts.  A database with about every US citizen.  Phone numbers, home addresses, and email addresses, as well as purchasing habits, marriage status, and political affiliations, were contained in these records. Continue Reading…

Adidas Breach May Have Esposed Millions of Customers’ Personal Info

Adidas warned late on Thursday that hackers may have lifted customer data from its US website. The sportswear maker said personal data, including contact information (addresses and email addresses), and encrypted passwords may have fallen into the hands of criminals, but was able to reassure customers that neither financial nor fitness information was at risk.Continue Reading…