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6.14.17

Hackers Steal 6 Million User Accounts for Cash-for-Surveys Site

The data includes email addresses, passwords and physical addresses.

5.10.16

Another Day, Another Hack: Is Your Fisting Site Updating Its Forum Software?

Security researcher Troy Hunt says he was provided with over a hundred thousand accounts for Rosebuttboard.com.

4.26.16

Another Day, Another Hack: 7 Million Accounts for Minecraft Community ‘Lifeboat’

Security researcher Troy Hunt obtained data containing email addresses and passwords hashed with the weak MD5 algorithm.

12.1.15

How VTech's App Failed Miserably to Protect the Data of Kids and Parents

A security researcher describes the weak cryptography and sloppy practices that led to the toy maker's epic breach.

9.10.15

Change Your Ashley Madison Password, 'Cause It Might Not Be All That Uncrackable

Despite strong encryption, one group claims to have cracked over 11 million of the leaked passwords already.

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