Marriott Hacked Again

The Marriott hotel group has been hacked again for the 2nd time in 2 years. Marriott’s rewards scheme company Bonvoy – which holds contact details (name, mailing address, email address, and phone number); loyalty account information; additional personal details; partnerships and affiliations; and preferences Hotels  that data was exposed. Marriott notified customers: “Marriott International announced […]

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GateHub and RuneScape Gaming Portals Hacked

“Password data and other personal information belonging to as many as 2.2 million users of two websites—one a cryptocurrency wallet service and the other a gaming bot provider—have been posted online, according to Troy Hunt, the security researcher behind the Have I Been Pwned breach notification service. One haul includes personal information for as many […]

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Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram Users Will Soon Be Able To Message Each Other

Facebook is planning to link Whatsapp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger together to allow users to message contacts across the three platforms. Facebook is planning to merge all these services together to build a larger collective user-base to rival that of Apple’s iMessage or Google’s messaging services. It’s long been a direction that Zuckerberg has wanted […]

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What Is Credential Stuffing ?

Definition Credential Stuffing (also known as Attack Takeover – ATO); is an automated brute force hacking technique where an attacker uses scripts to try to gain access to a website/service/database, using data gathered from historic data breaches and custom built word lists. Hackers are continually searching for or buying login information with decrypted passwords from […]

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Google+ Second Data Breach.

Google+ was scheduled to shut its doors in August 2019, but the second security breach in only a few months has caused the company to move its plan forward a few months to April. In that case, it might be a good idea to delete your account sooner rather than later. Google’s latest data breach […]

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After Mega-Breach, Marriott May Pay for New Passports

Victims of the massive Marriott International data breach, which exposed data for 500 million customers, including some passport numbers, may be able to claim for a new passport. Marriott made the statement to The Washington Post mirroring the GDPR stipulations that “if citizens can prove material or non-material damage” they can seek compensation. Out of […]

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