The vulnerability, now patched, is the latest in a series of bad news for Facebook. A now-patched Instagram vulnerability could have exposed users’ account data and phone numbers to cyberattackers, parent company Facebook confirmed in a new report from Forbes. The bug was discovered by an Israeli hacker who goes by the handle @ZHacker13. It
The last-June breach exposed data includes names, phone numbers, and account numbers. Sprint has been informing customers of a data breach discovered on June 22 that came by way of their account credentials via Samsung’s “add a line” website. The number of customers impacted has not been disclosed. Information exposed in the breach includes phone
Users on the dating website report hackers breaking into their accounts, changing email addresses, and resetting passwords. Dating is tough as it is, but some OkCupid users are reporting a new kind of challenge: Hackers are breaking into accounts, changing their email addresses and passwords, and locking them out. However, the dating website states it
Bots that can launch hundreds of attacks per second are making account takeover fraud more difficult to defend against. Modern malicious botnets can do far more than launch huge DDoS attacks: According to a new report, criminals participating in account takeover activities are using botnets to launch more than 100 of these attacks every second.
User lockouts, combined with requirements for new passwords, indicate an attack on accounts at the popular social media platform. Popular social media platform Reddit has notified users that some of them have been locked out of their accounts because of suspicious activity. It was most likely the users’ own fault, the company said, but engineers were