Serial Hacker Returns, Puts Up 26 Million Users' Personal Data For Sale
Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 8:07 PM
The hacker, who earlier stole and posted personal-data of close to 843-million users of various popular-websites on Dark Web-marketplace, has now put-up the fourth-set of nearly 26-million hacked databases for sale. Hacker Gnosticplayers has put up the personal data of 26 million people using the services of six-different companies globally for a value of up to 1.4231-bitcoin, or around $4,940, ZDNet reported late Monday.
Google will shut down Google+ 4 months early after second data leak
Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 1:29 PM
Technology major Google announced it will be shutting down its social networking platform Google+ in April 2019, four months earlier than previously decided, over a second data leak. The internet giant in October had announced it would shut down the platform over the next 10 months. The new data leak has affected around 52.5 million users, Google said.
Massage-Booking App Leaks Database Of 3L Customers
Thursday, November 29, 2018, 12:19 PM
A London-based popular massage-booking app left its online database containing 309,000 customer profiles unsecured, the media reported. Urban, previously known as Urban Massage, left its Google-hosted ElasticSearch database online without a password. Among the records were allegations of sexual assault, linked to identifiable individuals, the BBC reported. The problem was discovered by researcher Oliver Hough, who shared the discovery with news site TechCrunch.