Are You on the List of Recently Breached Email Addresses and Passwords, How to Check

A massive database containing 772,904,991 unique email addresses and more than 21 million unique passwords was recently posted to an online hacking forum, according to Wired. The hack was first reported by Troy Hunt of the hack-security site Have I Been Pwned, which lets you check whether your email and passwords have been compromised and which sites your information was … Continue reading

Rapidly Replicating Botnet Infected Millions of Devices

In a very short time, new rapidly expanding loT botnet malware, more complex and dangerous than the 2016 malicious Mirai bot that caused widespread outages in the US and beyond, has already compromised over a million devices. In 2016, an Internet of Things (IoT) worm named Mirai infected some 2.5 million gadgets worldwide, building botnets that sent unstoppable floods of … Continue reading

Hackers Gain Access to Millions of Social Security Numbers, 10 States Affected

A security breach in the Kansas Department of Commerce has exposed millions of Social Security numbers from people across 10 states to hackers. Many other accounts were also attacked. Identifying information of millions of people in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Maine, Oklahoma and Vermont are in the hands of hackers, according to an open records request by a … Continue reading

CIA Can Watch You While You Browse; How the CIA Can Hack Your Router

Wi-Fi routers typically sit in dusty corners of homes and offices, quietly transmitting internet accessibility to computers, tablets and phones in its immediate vicinity. However, these unpretentious devices are a goldmine for hackers – and were specifically targeted by the US Central Intelligence Agency, the latest Wikileaks release has revealed. The release is the latest instalment of Wikileaks’ “Vault7” series, … Continue reading

With Claims of C.I.A. Hacking, How to Protect Your Devices

Want to protect against surveillance through your iPhones, Android devices, Wi-Fi routers and Samsung televisions? Update, update, update. WikiLeaks this week published a trove of documents that appears to detail how the Central Intelligence Agency successfully hacked a wide variety of tech products, including iPhones, Android devices, Wi-Fi routers and Samsung televisions. That’s just about every major category of consumer … Continue reading

Anonymous Has a Message For Famous Bilderberg Group: “We’re Watching You”

Since May 1954, a mysterious group of global elites has gathered annually for meetings to discuss world affairs. Known as the Bilderbergers, a name derived from the location of the group’s first meeting, the Hotel de Bilderberg in Oosterbeek, Netherlands, this organization has for decades met to discuss integral world affairs and, more broadly, the move toward a “globalist” ideology … Continue reading

Supreme Court Gives FBI More Hacking Power

Jenna McLaughlin, TheIntercept_May 2016 The Supreme Court on Thursday approved changes that would make it easier for the FBI to hack into computers, including those belonging to victims of cybercrime. The changes will take effect in December, unless Congress adopts competing legislation. Previously, under the federal rules on criminal procedures, a magistrate judge couldn’t approve a warrant request to search … Continue reading