hacked Archive

NTP critical vulnerability, solved by OS X update

The myth which says that Apple’s operating system, OS X is more protected against hacker attacks than other operating systems was once again dismissed. A critical vulnerability that could affect Mac users proved so dangerous that led the Cupertino company to publish for the first time in

Avast forum hacked, 400 000 accounts affected

Avast announced today on it’s blog that the avast forum was hacked. The forum suffered a serious security breach and 0.2% of it’s 200 millions customer accounts were affected. Near 400 000 avast accounts were affected by this cyber attack. In this way the user nicknames, user

Crowd-Funding website Kickstarter Hacked, Customer Information Accessed by Hackers

According to Kickstarter’s blog post, on Wednesday night, law enforcement officials contacted Kickstarter and alerted them that hackers gained unauthorized access to some of it’s customers data. Kickstarter says that they took all the necessary security measures and they immediately closed the security breach. No credit card

Secret.ly App Hacked, they discovered First Security Issue

The anonymous sharing app, Secret, has been recently hacked. The hack is not so serious, it doesn’t expose who said what (maybe in the future someone will expose this too). What you can be sure about, is that nothing is anonymous on the internet (excepting the Anonymous

Yahoo Mail Hacked through Third Party

Yahoo announced on their blog that hackers accessed a number of its mail accounts through a third party and that the affected accounts must reset their passwords as soon as possible. Yahoo says that their servers are still safe, but according to the company, hackers used a

Worst passwords of 2013

The password “123456” was the most commonly used password of 2013, according to research conducted by SplashData, quoted by La Vangurdia. It is also the most insecure password that a user can have, say sources cited. The following positions are occupied all sequential combinations such as “password”,