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Amazon’s Ring Fires Employees For Improperly Accessing User Videos
In the wake of reports of Ring devices being hacked, Amazon has informed senators of four incidents where employees improperly accessed user videos, a...
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CES 2020: Ring Adds Privacy Control Center In Wake Of Hacks
In the wake of multiple hacks and a subsequent lawsuit, Ring is off to a promising start at CES 2020, unveiling a new privacy Control Center, accordin...
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Ashley Madison Head Noel Biderman Has Resigned
Noel Biderman, the CEO of Ashley Madison parent company Avid Life Media, is resigning. According to a statement from Avid Life Media, senior managemen...
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Ashley Madison Hack Has Been Cleaned Up, Says Company
Online dating site for married people Ashley Madison fell victim to a hack over the weekend, putting the personal information of over 37 million users...
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Dating Site Hack Exposes Users’ Sexual Preferences, Account Data
Data breaches that reveal email address, usernames, passwords, and other account information are common and pretty serious in their own right – but ...
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Starbucks: Bad Passwords, Not Hackers to Blame for App Thefts
If you use the Starbucks app to pay for your morning coffee, you might want to check your bank account. And then strengthen your password. After repor...
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Florida Sheriff Charging Teen with ‘Hacking’: Change the Law If You’re Mad
Sheriff Chris Nocco of the Pasco County, Florida, Sheriff’s office isn’t all that concerned that his department is being mocked across the...
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Google Maps Exposes Snowden’s Snow Den Inside the White House
One minute he’s in Russia – the next he’s set up shop inside The White House. This Edward Snowden sure is a character. If you check out ...
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14-Year-Old Hacker Mastermind Infiltrated School Network, Charged with Felony
A Florida eighth-grader is facing felony charges after accessing his middle school’s computer network and changing a teacher’s background....
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Uber Denies Breach After User Info Goes Up for Sale
Uber says that it has found no evidence of a security breach following reports that user data has popped up for sale on dark web sites. Motherboard re...
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Target OKs $10M Settlement over Massive Data Breach
Target has agreed to pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by victims of the company’s 2013 data breach – a massive hack th...
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Ramen Noodles Hacks: the Ultimate Frugal Food Reinvented
Ramen Noodles may not be the most healthful thing to survive on when you’re in college — or otherwise strapped for cash — but they s...
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Three Men Charged in Biggest Email Data Breach in History
An unsealed indictment reveals that the US Justice Department has charged three men in what it is calling “one of the largest reported data brea...
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Obama Creates New Cyber Intelligence Agency
It’s official – the US has a new agency to help combat cyber attacks. Through a new memorandum, President Obama has established the Cyber Thre...
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Newsweek Twitter Account Hacked, Posts Obama Threats
Newsweek is the latest major publication to fall victim to a Twitter hack. It appears that a group calling itself Cyber Caliphate took over the magazi...
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The US Is Getting a New Anti-Cyberattack Agency
Today, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Lisa Monaco will give a speech at the Wilson Center at an event on cyber ...
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Madonna Hacker Arrested: Israeli Man Allegedly Leaked Tracks from Upcoming Album
Israeli police have confirmed that they have arrested a man in connection with several computer hacks and data leaks – the most notable of which inv...
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Florida Man Posts Stolen Nude Photos to Victim’s Mom’s Facebook Page
Florida Man, the world’s worst superhero, is at it again. This time he’s engaging in some real top-shelf creepster activity, “hackin...
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Crayola Facebook Hacked, Company Apologizes for Non-Family-Friendly Posts
Crayola has been forced to apologize after its Facebook page was compromised earlier this week. The hack resulted in a handful of not-quite-family-fri...
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Sharyl Attkisson Sues DOJ Over Alleged Hacking
Former CBS News correspondent Sharyl Attkisson has made her accusations against the Obama administration official, as she has sued the Justice Departm...
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