Hackers Release Millions of Twitter IDs and User Info for Free

Hackers Release Millions of Twitter IDs and User Info for Free

Twitter’s security flaw that allowed hackers to steal millions of user records had been patched in August this year, but that hasn’t stopped hackers from releasing that data for free online.Photo: Sergey Elagin (Shutterstock) Twitter’s API once held such an easily exploitable flaw that hackers managed to grab 5.4 million user details. Now, according to … Read more

The FBI Is Investigating a Cyberattack on Continental Tire

The FBI Is Investigating a Cyberattack on Continental Tire

Continental AG’s headquarters in Hannover, Germany Photo: Julian Stratenschulte/picture alliance (Getty Images) Earlier this month, tire manufacturer Continental revealed that it was the target of a cyberattack in August. The German company also announced that it was investigating the data breach. However, Continental has refused to comment on reports that the data is being sold … Read more

Uber Says It Was Likely Hacked by Teenage Hacker Gang LAPSUS$

Uber Says It Was Likely Hacked by Teenage Hacker Gang LAPSUS$

Photo: Matthew Horwood (Getty Images) Uber has published additional information about how it was hackedclaiming that it was targeted by LAPSUS$, a cybercriminal gang with a hefty track record that is thought to be composed largely of teenagers. Last week, someone broke into Uber’s network and used the access to cause all sorts of chaos. … Read more

China Censors What Could Be Biggest Data Hack in History

China Censors What Could Be Biggest Data Hack in History

Photo: NOEL CELIS/AFP (Getty Images) Chinese censors are working overtime to clamp down on news that the data they’ve siphoned from their citizens over the years is apparently out there and is being sold for less than the anticipated cost of a Tesla Roadster. On Monday, reports showed that a hacker only identified as “ChinaDan” … Read more