Tag Archives: Stolen

Facial Recognition Company Clearview AI Got Its Entire Client List Stolen

Facial recognition startup, Clearview AI, works with approximately 600 law enforcement agencies across North America. So, you would assume that Clearview has robust security. However, according to The Daily Beast, some intruder was able to gain “unauthorized access” to its entire list of customers. The notification sent by Clearview AI to its customers said that the intruder knows precisely… Read More »

Sodinokibi Ransomware Publishes Stolen Data For Unpaid Ransom Demands

Sodinokibi ransomware which made rounds this month after attacking several enterprises including Travelex and New York Airport System. Now, the ransomware has taken serious steps by publishing the stolen data of one of the victims as it failed to pay the ransom in time. The authors behind Sodinokibi ransomware were threatening companies for the past one month to… Read More »

Teenage Hacker’s Parents Sentenced For Transferring His Stolen Cryptocurrency

Elliot Gunton, a UK resident, was first convicted at the age of 16 for breaching the UK telecom giant TalkTalk. He was accused of hacking accounts of 150,000 customers and snooping on the financial details of users. Interestingly, TalkTalk was fined £400,00 for failing to put enough security measures for protecting user data and making it too easy… Read More »

Aadhaar Operator’s Credentials Stolen And Misused

It seems like India’s unique identity number Aadhaar has become habitual of occasional security lapses as another security breach case is raising more questions regarding the security of users’ data. According to a report by HuffPost India, an Aadhaar operator named Vikram Sheokhand has fallen prey to unauthorized access of his biometrics which has been misused several times. Vikram is an Aadhaar operator… Read More »

Hackers Threaten To Release Stolen Data Related to 9/11 Attacks

In an announcement posted on Pastebin, the hacker group TheDarkOverlord told that it has been successful in breaching law firms that handle cases related to 9/11 attacks. The group has threatened to release (archived Tweet link) the secret files that provide answers to 9/11 “conspiracies.” A spokesperson from Hiscox Syndicates, one of the firms overlooking the case, has confirmed… Read More »

Teenage Hackers Are Making Tons Of Money From Stolen Fortnite Accounts

Fortnite, the popular Battle Royale Game developed by Epic Games, is suffering from a serious issue of stolen accounts. The ‘Fortnite Cracking‘ problem is growing by the day with many users reporting that they are not able to login into their Fortnite account with the credentials. Teenage hackers are behind the stolen accounts and are making thousands of… Read More »

Data Of 100 Million Users Stolen

In an official blog post, Quora announced that on Friday it found that user data of about 100 million users was compromised. Some unauthorised third-party gained access to the company’s systems. If we talk about the specifics of the stolen user data, it might have included names, e-mail addresses, encrypted passwords, and data from other linked networks. Moreover,… Read More »