Tens of Millions of Neopets Accounts Hacked

Tens of millions of user accounts from virtual pets community Neopets have allegedly been hacked and traded on the criminal underground.

Neopets, owned by games company JumpStart, is a website that allows players to care for digital “pets,” and buy items for them with virtual currency. Users signup with an email address, and provide a limited amount of personal information, such as their gender, country, state, and date of birth.

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Fraudsters Steal Tax, Salary Data From ADP

Payroll giant ADP has suffered a security breach in which hackers have stolen tax and salary information, according to a report from Krebs on Security.

The hackers reportedly registered accounts using employees’ names at its customer firms, which ADP claims occurred after those companies inadvertently released sensitive data on ADP accounts. This made it easier for fraudsters to gain access to the information, according to the report.

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Cyberbullying- Prevention and Reporting

Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place using electronic technology, and it’s increasing every day.  Electronic technology includes devices and equipment such as cell phones, computers, and tablets as well as communication tools including social media sites, text messages, chat, and websites. Examples of cyberbullying include mean text messages or emails, rumors sent by email or posted on social networking sites, and embarrassing pictures, videos, websites, or fake profiles.

There is no better time than now  to prevent and report this disturbing trend.

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6 Ways Hackers Crack Your Password

If your bank account or online accounts like Gmail, Yahoo, Facebook or Twitter has ever been hacked, you should know that the cyber criminals use specific trick to get into your account. With passwords being the central theme of almost all your accounts, hackers prefer to go after your password to hack into your financial as well as online accounts.

If your account is hacked, the criminals probably used one of the 6 below given ways to crack your account. If you study these methods you can prepare yourself better to repel such hacks and control your accounts easily.

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