Tagged: breach

70% of the entire US population is now on Facebook

In 2016, shocking research about Facebook revealed that by 2098, the social media giant will be the biggest virtual graveyard. Yet, for now, when it comes to Facebook, despite non-stop data and privacy breaches, people in the United...

2.7 billion email addresses & plain-text passwords exposed online

Comparitech along with IT security researcher Bob Diachenko, have discovered a massive trove of login credentials that were exposed to public access without any authentication or security.  In 2017, HackRead exclusively reported about DoubleFlag,...

Hackers now use web skimmers to steal credit card data

People often make a great effort to protect their credit/debit card details against fraudulent transactions. This has been further helped by banks implementing increased security with the help of two-factor authentication( 2FA). However, there’s...

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