How to scan your PC for Meltdown & Spectre vulnerabilities

Microsoft released a guide and a powershell script which can scan your PC for the recent discovered Meltdown & Spectre attack. The Windows Client Guidance for IT Pros to protect against speculative execution side-channel vulnerabilities guide is now available for everyone and the script can be downloaded on the same site via it's given procedure - which... Continue Reading →

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Have you been pwned? Check if someone stole your online Identity

Check if your email has been compromised in a data breach - but how? With a small website this is now easier than ever, haveibeenpwned.com offers a quick check for free, basically it checks your eMail against a database and displays the result immediately. You can find their FAQ here. I think the service is really... Continue Reading →

123 million Americans exposed in misconfigured cloud database

Nope, we aren’t talking about the Equifax hack. UpGuard has revealed that records for 123 million Americans was left exposed in the cloud and it contained data from Alteryx, an Experian partner. This data file contains highly detailed personal, financial, and other details of private lives. Once again information collected for and used by third-parties... Continue Reading →

It’s big! 1.4 Billion Clear Text Credentials Discovered in a Single Database

While scanning the deep and dark web for stolen, leaked or lost data, 4iQ discovered a single file with a database of 1.4 billion clear text credentials — the largest aggregate database found in the dark web to date! The 41 GB dump was found on 5th December 2017 in an underground community forum. The database was recently updated with... Continue Reading →

Leak: Treasure Trove of AACS 2.0 UHD Blu-ray Keys

Christmas seems earlier this year! A massive list of 72 AACS 2.0 keys is circulating on the Internet, allowing people to rip previously well-protected UHD Blu-ray discs. The leak is a massive setback for Hollywood and the licensing company AACS LA, who have done everything in their power to keep UHD discs secure. The keys... Continue Reading →

Virtual Keyboard App Leaks 31 Million Users’ Personal Data

Personal data belonging to over 31 million customers of a popular virtual keyboard app has leaked online after the app's developer failed to secure the database's server, which wasn't protected with a password, allowing anyone to access the company's database of user records totaling more than 577 gigabytes of sensitive data. Ai.Type accidentally exposed their... Continue Reading →

Data breach: PayPal says personal data may be compromised for 1.6 million users!

PayPal Holdings Inc. said Friday that personally identifiable information for roughly 1.6 million users has potentially been compromised at a company it acquired earlier this year. Last month, the payments firm suspended operations, pending a security review, of its TIO Networks unit. That company makes digital bill-payment tools for utilities and other firms and also... Continue Reading →

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