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Hacked Twitter data includes phone numbers, personal emails for celebrities, prominent politicians

Private information such as email addresses and phone numbers are present in the leak.

On Nov 29, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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Rogue New York Post employee blamed for tweeting ‘We must assassinate AOC’ (updated)

It is 'currently investigating the cause.'

On Oct 27, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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A pro-China disinfo campaign is doing a terrible job trying to influence the 2022 midterms

Despite its lack of success, experts warn that the campaign shows a growing agressiveness.

On Oct 26, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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Student loan debt relief program maybe the next target for scammers, FBI warns

Beware of 'fraudulent websites, e-mails, texts, or phone scams.'

On Oct 19, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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Meta warns at least 400 apps are stealing your Facebook login

Meta plans to notify about one million users that their accounts may be at risk.

On Oct 7, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Hackers blast ‘obscene, racist’ notifications across Apple News after breaching media company

The hacker is now reportedly planning to release data on the company's employees.

On Sep 28, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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Inside Qatar’s hacking campaign to silence digital dissidents before the World Cup

A digital crackdown is underway in the nation.

On Sep 27, 2022 by Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

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Parking apps can let anyone track your car—this hacker wants to stop it

Data from parking apps, even if you don't use them, can be utilized to keep tabs on your location.

On Sep 26, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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‘Anonymous’-affiliated hackers claim to take down Iranian websites in support of protests

The death of a 22-year-old has led to widespread protests in Iran.

On Sep 21, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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‘Well f*ck’: Kiwi Farms users freak after owner says site hacked, emails may leak

The scope of the breach is currently unknown.

On Sep 19, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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A tech startup with a wildly successful GoFundMe is now at the mercy of PayPal, which is holding over $1.3 million in sales hostage

PayPal is making Flipper jump through hoops.

On Sep 12, 2022 by Chris Stokel-Walker

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The claim of a big TikTok ‘hack’ may just be internet bluster

'The code in question is completely unrelated to TikTok's backend source code.'

On Sep 6, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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TikTok vulnerability could have let hackers take over your account with just one click

The bug affected at least 1.5 billion TikTok users across the globe.

On Sep 1, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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‘If you’re seeing this, please delete your Etsy account’: Etsy seller criticizes site’s security

'Etsy continues to give my account back to a known hacker, putting me at risk, my identity, my customers.'

On Aug 26, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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A cybersecurity expert on TikTok flagged the biggest mistakes average people make online

Jess offers advice on preserving data, protecting passwords, and where security cameras should and shouldn't be.

On Aug 3, 2022 by Claire Goforth