breaches

Hacking

The Biggest Data Breach Archive on the Internet Is for Sale

Troy Hunt, the owner and founder of the site, announced that he’s actively looking for a buyer.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5 days ago
tech

Massive Data Leaks Keep Happening Because Big Companies Can Afford to Lose Your Data

When criminal hackers keep breaking into big company networks to grab consumer data, the reason comes down to dollars and nonsense.
Erik Sherman
11.15.18
porn

Hackers Are Trading Hundreds of Thousands of xHamster Porn Account Details

The data includes usernames, email addresses, and what appear to be poorly-hashed passwords.
Joseph Cox
11.28.16
Hacking

How 'Kind of Everything Went Wrong' With the Turkey Data Dump

The incident highlights the nuances and differing morality of those who dump or spread hacked data.
Joseph Cox
7.28.16
Features

The Data Hoarders

In an era of mega-breaches, digital packrats are amassing, swapping, and sourcing leaked passwords and other personal information like any other collectible.
Joseph Cox
6.23.16
short circuit

Class Action Lawsuits Are Now Piling Up Following Breach of T-Mobile Data

Hackers managed to break into the servers of a data processor that T-Mobile used, exposing 15 million people’s private data.
Nicholas Deleon
11.10.15
short circuit

The IRS Vastly Underestimated How Many Tax Forms Hackers Accessed

An additional 390,000 taxpayers were affected.
Clinton Nguyen
8.17.15
video

Here’s How to Break Open a Master Lock In Two Minutes

But don't panic yet.
Jordan Valinsky
4.29.15
Motherboard Blog

Facebook Is Refusing to Pay a Bug Bounty to the Researcher Who Hacked Zuck

The white hat community says he was robbed.
Meghan Neal
8.20.13