Catalonian Politician’s Phone Targeted by Spyware

One of Catalonia’s most senior politicians has been warned his mobile phone was targeted using spyware its makers say is only sold to governments to track criminals and terrorists. WhatsApp believes the attacks occurred over a two week period in April to May 2019, when a total of 1,400 of its users were allegedly targeted […]

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WhatsApp hackers can ruin your life by sending fake messages to your contacts

Whatsapp hackers could use a scary ‘vulnerability’ to crack into people’s accounts and send fake messages. This could prove devastating, as attackers could destroy people’s relationships or careers by sending false texts. The vulnerability was discovered by a team of security experts at Check Point Research. Investigators alerted WhatsApp to the existence of three bugs […]

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How My Instagram Account Got Hacked

In an article posted today by security researcher Matt Broddy, there’s a very good walkthrough of how on an Instagram user figured out that his profile was hacked and how. It’s definitely worth a read and some sound advice at the end too on how to prevent it happening to you. Read the article here. […]

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Dailymotion Suffers Attack

Dailymotion announced that some of its users accounts were the target of a credential stuffing attack. Their security team discovered the unauthorized access attempts and stopped them. After the discovery, the French video upload site Dailymotion started logging users out and initiated the password reset procedure. The email to users includes a link that allows them to […]

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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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DATA BREACH: Marriott Hacked – 500 Million Records

Marriott’s Starwood Members database has been breached, exposing details of over 500 million members. Marriott confirms that it has found that hackers had unauthorised access to the entire database and had copied data continuously since 2014. Data stolen includes: Name Mailing address Phone number Email address Passport number Starwood Preferred Guest account information Date of […]

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WordPress GDPR Plugin Compromised

Vulnerabilities in the popular WordPress GDPR Compliance plugin, which has over 100,000 active installations have been exploited compromising thousands of websites. The plugin is designed to help websites and online shops become compliant with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). It supports plugins such as Contact Form, Gravity Forms, WordPress Comments, and WooCommerce. The vulnerability allows […]

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