Besides Timehop, another data breach was discovered last week that affects users of one of the largest web hosting companies in Germany, DomainFactory, owned by GoDaddy.
The breach initially happened back in last January this year and just emerged last Tuesday when an unknown attacker himself posted a breach note on the DomainFactory support forum.
It turns out that the attacker breached company servers to obtain the data of one of its customers who apparently owes him a seven-figure amount, according to Heise.
Later the attacker tried to report DomainFactory about the potential vulnerability using which he broke into its servers, but the hosting provider [...]
An activist has just leaked thousands of private messages of an organization that’s been known to publishing others’ secrets.
More than 11,000 direct messages from a Twitter group used by WikiLeaks and around 10 close supporters have been posted online by journalist and activist Emma Best, exposing private chats between 2015 and 2017.
The leaked chats have been referenced by American media outlets earlier this year, but for the very first time, all 11,000 messages have been published online, allowing anyone to scroll through and read messages themselves.
“The chat is presented nearly in its entirety, with less than a dozen redactions made to [...]
Another day, another significant data breach.
This time the victim is Reddit… seems someone is really pissed off with Reddit’s account ban policy or bias moderators.
Reddit social media network today announced that it suffered a security breach in June that exposed some of its users’ data, including their current email addresses and an old 2007 database backup containing usernames and hashed passwords.
According to Reddit, the unknown hacker(s) managed to gain read-only access to some of its systems that contained its users’ backup data, source code, internal logs, and other files.
In a post published to the platform Wednesday, [...]
The source code of the popular social media app Snapchat was recently surfaced online after a hacker leaked and posted it on the Microsoft-owned code repository GitHub.
A GitHub account under the name Khaled Alshehri with the handle i5xx, who claimed to be from Pakistan, created a GitHub repository called Source-Snapchat with a description “Source Code for SnapChat,” publishing the code of what purported to be Snapchat’s iOS app.
The underlying code could potentially expose the company’s extremely confidential information, like the entire design of the hugely-successful messaging app, how the app works and what future features are planned [...]