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The T-Mobile Hack: At Least 49 Million Accounts Compromised...

By Carl Keyser on Aug 19, 2021 2:56:51 PM

Telecom giant T-Mobile has been hacked. AT LEAST 49 million accounts have been compromised. The leaked data includes things like:

Topics: Hacked PII PII Data Data Breach Social Security Numbers T-Mobile
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RockYou2021: 8.4 Billion Passwords Leaked

By Carl Keyser on Jun 8, 2021 10:14:32 AM

Ugh...

A 100GB text file has been leaked on the dark web and it contains 8.4 BILLION passwords.  I'll say again...ugh.

According to a report by Cybernews.com, the passwords included are all between 6-20 characters long with non-ASCII characters and white spaces removed.

Topics: Data Breach Password Security Leaked Credentials
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Halfway Through 2021: 30 Cybersecurity Breaches of Note

By Carl Keyser on Jun 1, 2021 10:20:18 AM

As we enter the second half of 2021, I thought it'd be good to summarize 30 of the most noteworthy security breaches we've seen so far this year. 30...THIRTY.  I'd love to say it's unbelievable but really...it's not.

Topics: Hacked PII Data Data Breach Breached
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The April 3rd Facebook Hack: What You Need to Know...

By Carl Keyser on Apr 8, 2021 11:52:46 AM

Late last week the news broke regarding a massive PII leak, impacting close to 553,000,000 Facebook users across 106 countries...including 32 million Americans (one of whom is Facebook CEO and creator, Mark Zuckerberg).

Topics: Hacked PII PII Data Data Breach
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The DealerLeads Breach: What You Need to Know...

By Carl Keyser on Sep 16, 2019 2:44:18 PM

198 million people who were looking for a new car just had their PII data stolen by hackers. The breached database belonged to DealerLeads, an online company that focuses on helping people find their next car.

Topics: Hacked Data Breach
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Facebook Security Lapse Exposes Millions of Phone Numbers...

By Carl Keyser on Sep 5, 2019 7:16:45 PM

We've said it before and we'll say it again: you really shouldn't be using Facebook. You can read what we've had to say in the past here (as well as what other people have had to say about it: Facebook Security Breach Exposes 50 Million Accounts,How Cambridge Analytica Leveraged Facebook and Exploited 87 Million Users' Data,Feds Launch Investigation Regarding Facebook's Data Deals)

Topics: Facebook Data Breach
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Imperva Breached: What You Need to Know

By Carl Keyser on Aug 29, 2019 1:42:42 PM

One of the world's leading providers of Internet firewall services, has been breached. Imperva announced yesterday that a 2017 database, made up of customers who use their Incapsula WAF product, was compromised.

Topics: Data Breach Incaspsula Imperva

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