What Happens When a US Border Protection Contractor Gets Hacked?
The government wants all the data it can get from you at the border. But what happens when a hacker shows they can’t store it safely?
Here Are Images of Drivers Hacked From a U.S. Border Protection Contractor
A license plate scanning company was hacked, and now thousands of images of drivers are on the dark web.
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.
Hackers Breach Company That Makes License Plate Readers for U.S. Government
The hacker known as "Boris Bullet-Dodger" has published what appears to be internal data belonging to Perceptics, which provides license plate reader technology for the Mexico border.
Snapchat Employees Abused Data Access to Spy on Users
Multiple sources and emails also describe SnapLion, an internal tool used by various departments to access Snapchat user data.
AT&T Homepage Mistakenly Warns Users of a Non-Existent Data Breach
The boilerplate FAQ is an interesting peek behind the curtain at how companies prepare for data breaches, and at how they pre-plan their apologies.
Another Day Another Hack
Hackers Steal and Ransom Financial Data Related to Some of the World’s Largest Companies
The data was stolen from Citycomp, which provides internet infrastructure for dozens of companies including Oracle, Airbus, Toshiba, and Volkswagen.
Microsoft Outlook Email Breach Targeted Cryptocurrency Users
Earlier this month, Motherboard revealed that contents of Microsoft's email services were compromised. Multiple victims now say that hackers stole their cryptocurrency.
Hackers Breached a Programming Tool Used By Big Tech and Stole Private Keys and Tokens
Docker Hub lost keys and tokens for around 190,000 accounts, which could have downstream effects if hackers used them to access source code at big companies.
Hacker Finds He Can Remotely Kill Car Engines After Breaking Into GPS Tracking Apps
“I can absolutely make a big traffic problem all over the world,” the hacker said.
Another Day Another Hack
Third Parties Left 540 Million Facebook Records on the Public Internet
The exposures didn’t come from Facebook itself, but do show how data generated by one company can end up exposed thanks to another service.
Facebook Mistakenly Stored ‘Hundreds of Millions’ of User Passwords as Plaintext
The social network confirmed a massive mistake that exposed millions of passwords. But, the company said, no passwords were exposed to people outside of Facebook.