Troy Hunt

Hacking

Hackers Breach Forum Of Popular Webcomic ‘XKCD’

The data breach affected 560,000 users.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.3.19
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
6.11.19
Internet Insecurity

Hacker Stole 26 Million Email And Home Addresses Of Ticketfly Users

The data breach of the ticket and event company Ticketfly exposed the email addresses and other personal data of more than 26 million people, according to an analysis by Troy Hunt, of HaveIBeenPwned.com.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.4.18
Another Day Another Hack

Popular Teen Quiz App Wishbone Has Been Hacked, Exposing Tons of User Information

Hackers have stolen 2.2 million email addresses and 287,000 cellphone numbers from Wishbone users, many of whom are young women under the age of 18.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.15.17
porn

Nearly 800,000 Brazzers Porn Site Accounts Exposed in Forum Hack

Another day, another hack originating from poorly maintained vBulletin software.
Joseph Cox
9.5.16
The Hacks We Can't See

Are Data Breaches Becoming More Common?

Numbers from breach notification site Vigilante.pw indicates that data breaches really are becoming more frequent.
Joseph Cox
7.28.16
The Hacks We Can't See

What I’ve Learned About the Brokers Who Trade Passwords by the Millions

The shadowy world of data brokers.
Troy Hunt
7.27.16
Hacking

Hacked: Private Messages From Dating Site ‘Muslim Match’

Joseph Cox
6.29.16
security

Hackers Steal BitTorrent Forum Users' Emails, Passwords, IP Addresses

The data includes email addresses, usernames, IP addresses, and hashed passwords.
Joseph Cox
6.8.16
News

Hackers Stole 65 Million Passwords From Tumblr, New Analysis Reveals

Two weeks after Tumblr disclosed a 2013 data breach, we finally know how big it was.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.30.16
News

Another Day, Another Hack: 117 Million LinkedIn Emails And Passwords

Four years later, the 2012 LinkedIn breach just got way worse.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.18.16
Another Day Another Hack

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.
Joseph Cox
5.10.16
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