DefCon posters

Y0ur P@ssw0rd S*cks: Testing the O.MG Cable at DefCon

What if you couldn’t even trust your own charging cord?

On Sep 26, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

TikToker mocked for attempting to link hacker conference to Las Vegas cyberattack

‘Why let facts get in the way’: TikToker dragged for linking MGM cyberattack to hacker conference held last month in Las Vegas

'This is total nonsense. Watch the creation of a conspiracy theory happen in real-time!'

On Sep 14, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

TikToker shares spice packet hack to save money

‘I never had taco seasoning. Then I found this’: TikToker shares spice packet hack to save money on Old Bay, Lowry’s Seasoned Salt, and more

'Now I don't buy premixed blends ever.'

On Aug 17, 2023 by Braden Bjella

A person typing on a computer, with different dots connected to it representing a botnet. The Your Password Sucks logo for the web_crawlr newsletter is in the upper right corner.

Y0ur P@ssw0rd S*cks: What is a botnet?

Should you be worried about botnets and how can you protect against them?

On Aug 15, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

Flipper portable multi-tool device with circuits around on grey surface

EXCLUSIVE: Hacking tool Flipper Zero tracked by intelligence agencies, which fear white nationalists may deploy it against power grid

'Racially and ethnically motivated violent extremists may seek to exploit the hacking capabilities of a new cyber penetration tester.'

On Aug 2, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

Hack of far-right social media site

Data leak from far-right forum Poast reveals daycare owner with Nazi avatar

Current and former employees from Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Tesla are present.

On Jul 31, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

Estee Lauder interior with products on display and signs with glitch cyber overlay

Cosmetics maker Estée Lauder hit by 2 ransomware gangs at the same time

The makeup manufacturer admitted to a 'cybersecurity incident' on Tuesday.

On Jul 20, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

plastic surgeon at desk with red data leak overlay

‘Vulnerable, horrible pictures’: Another Beverly Hills plastic surgery clinic hit by ransomware attack

Photos, names, birthdates, email addresses, phone numbers, and financial data hit the dark web.

On Jul 13, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

Nickelodeon Air Balloon Logo

Nickelodeon says viral data leak is old content, refuses to discuss DCMA claims

'Some of it appears to be decades old.'

On Jul 10, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

top view of pug or brabancon dog with laptop on white

‘Gay furries’ hacking spree against anti-trans movement expands to 5 states

South Dakota, Nebraska, Texas, South Carolina, and Pennsylvania have been targeted.

On Jun 28, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

Hacker in a dark hoody sitting in front of a notebook with digital us flag and binary streams background cybersecurity concept

Hackers target Texas, leak data in response to state law on gender-affirming care

'We have made Texas our target.'

On Jun 26, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

Hackers blackmail Reddit over third-party app plans; An open security lock and key on the background of the Reddit discussion platform logo in the mirror reflection.

Ransomware hackers use price hike outrage to blackmail Reddit

'We expect to leak the data.'

On Jun 19, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

Sephora customer gets hacked and loses 4,000 rewards points

‘INSIDE JOB’: Sephora customer gets hacked and loses 4,000 rewards points

‘This happened to me.’

On Jun 11, 2023 by Brooke Sjoberg

TicketMaster customer with caption 'Someone just hacked into my Ticket Master account and transferred both of my Taylor Swift tickets to them selfs. The concert is less than a month away and I've had the tickets since November. Please make this go viral so Ticketmaster will see this and help me get my tickets back' (l) TicketMaster on phone screen (c) TicketMaster customer with caption '3 days out from the concert and our tix are now gone :(' (r)

‘That’s why you download your tickets immediately and put them into your Apple Wallet’: Taylor Swift tickets stolen from Ticketmaster account

‘The way I ran to check my tickets.’

On May 25, 2023 by Maya Wray

Marlboro Cigarettes package zoomed in on PM USA logo

Leaked data from tobacco giant Philip Morris posted to 4chan

The data appears to have been dumped by an anonymous user.

On May 11, 2023 by Mikael Thalen