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How To Check If Your Google Account Is Among 5 Million Usernames, Passwords Leaked To Russian Bitcoin Site

Nearly five million Google usernames and passwords have been posted to a Russian website, according to a number of published reports.

09/10/2014

A customer pushes a cart with supplies at a Home Depot store. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Home Depot Confirms Data Breach In US, Canada Stores, May Be Largest In History

Home Depot confirmed on Monday that its payment systems have been hacked in a data breach that could affect millions of shoppers who used credit and debit cards at its more than 2,000 U.S. and Canadian stores.

09/08/2014

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After Hacking Of Nude Celebrity Photos, Apple CEO Announces New iCloud Security Features

Several days after hackers flooded the internet with nude photos stolen from dozens of celebrities, Apple CEO Tim Cook said it plans to add new features to keep hackers out of iCloud accounts.

09/05/2014

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Singer Jill Scott Tweets Response To Nude Photo Leak

Soul singer took to Twitter to address whether the naked pics making the rounds are authentic…

09/04/2014

Actress Jennifer Lawrence attends the 18th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards held at Barker Hangar on January 10, 2013 in Santa Monica, California.  (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for BFCA)

Porn Site Operator Offers Reward For Identity Of Hacker Who Leaked Celebrity Nude Photos

A porn site operator is offering a cash reward for the identity of the person who hacked into the Apple accounts of celebrities such as Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, and Kim Kardashian and leaked more than 100 of their private, nude photos onto the Internet.

09/03/2014

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Uber Quickly Shuts Down Hack That Showed Secret Passenger Rating

Uber quickly shut down a hack Sunday night that allowed Uber passengers to find out how drivers secretly rated them.

07/28/2014

A man tries out Google Glass.

Researchers Warn Google Glass Users Could Steal Passwords From Afar

Researchers at University of Massachusetts Lowell recently discovered a way would-be hackers could use video from wearable tech products like Google Glass to detect passwords typed onto a tablet from 10 feet away.

06/24/2014

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TweetDeck Security Flaw Allows Coded Tweet To Hijack Twitter Accounts

User accounts of Twitter platform Tweetdeck were hacked Wednesday morning by an unidentified third party source which allowed it to post comments remotely.

06/11/2014

The Facebook website is displayed on a laptop computer. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Iranian Hackers Created Fake Social Network Profiles To Spy On US

The firm iSight Partners uncovered an espionage campaign which targeted more than 2,000 U.S. military and political leaders.

05/30/2014

eBay headquarters in San Jose, California.  (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Jose-Based EBay Asks Users To Change Password Following Cyberattack

The company says a database was compromised in late February or early March, though there is no evidence financial or credit card information were accessed.

05/21/2014

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