Category: Hack News


Three Mobile data breach: 6 million customers’ personal data at risk

Three Mobile, one of Britain’s biggest mobile operators has admitted that hackers have managed to successfully access its customer upgrade database. It has been reported that the data accessed included names, phone numbers, addresses and dates of birth of some 6 million ‘Three Mobile’ customers. Luckily, sensitive financial data were not exposed, according to Telegraph report. It has been revealed that cyber criminals used...

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5 major Russian banks hit by a wave of powerful DDoS attacks

It is reported that at least five major Russian Banks, including Sberbank and Alfabank were hit by a wave of powerful DDoS attacks. According to a source close to Russia’s Central Bank, the attacks began Tuesday afternoon and continued for two days. Sberbank and Alfabank confirmed the DDoS attacks. ‘We registered a first attack early in the morning … the next attack in...

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Payment company recommends banks to block over 100.000 Danish-issued debit cards due to increasing abuse

Last week, several banks in India, including SBI, HDFC Bank, ICICI, YES Bank and Axis, started procedures to block and reissue over 3.2 million payment cards due to malware infection on the system of a local payment processor. It has been discovered that attackers managed to infect malware on Hitachi Payment services (which provides ATM, PoS and other services)  and collected credit card...

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Over 43 million Weebly accounts leaked. FourSquare breach claimed.

Unfortunately data breach news keeps coming every week. After LinkedIn, Dropbox, Tumblr, MySpace and record-breaking Yahoo data breach (500 million accounts was compromised), now popular web-hosting company Weebly confirmed that more than 43 million user’s account information including usernames, passwords, email and ip addresses obtained by an unauthorized party. According to Weebly, this data breach affects customers who registered before March...

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