Equifax could make money from its own breach; 2.4 million more are exposed

A double-whammy for Equifax: Senator Elizabeth Warren claims the company could make money from the breach, the credit-rating agency revealed another 2.4 million people were exposed in the 2017 hack.

2018 Winter Olympic Games have been hacked, organizers confirm

It has now been confirmed that the 2018 Winter Olympics was the subject of a cyberattack. On Sunday, game organizers verified rumors that the Olympics were hacked during Friday's opening ceremony.
Smart Home

Add the Teksta Toucan to the list of toys that can spy on your kids

You may want to avoid buying a Teksta Toucan for the youngsters in your life this holiday season. Reportedly, the robotic bird can be used to spy on your kids (or on you), as its microphone and speaker can both be hacked. 

Another 2.5 million Americans may have been affected by the Equifax breach

Equifax, a large credit reporting agency possessing a massive cache of sensitive private information, was recently hacked, putting millions of Americans at risk. The company has confirmed the theft of 209,000 credit card numbers.

Apple 'Find My' service is helping hackers ransom users' systems

The "Find My X" service for Apple's various devices is being co-opted by hackers to lock various systems and handsets in order to demand a Bitcoin ransom payment for their unlocking.

You might be among those hit by the Equifax hack. How will you protect yourself?

As you've probably heard by now, the recent Equifax hack has jeopardized the personal information of some 143 million Americans. What kind of steps are you taking to protect yourself?

Want to sue Equifax over the hack? Chatbot can help you do so for up to $25,000

Do you feel like Equifax did a poor job of protecting your data in the lead up to its recent data breach? If so, you may be able to sue the credit agency and this chatbot will help you do it.

Are you a victim of the Equifax hack? Here’s what to do

The Equifax hack is one of the worst in recent memory, affecting tens of millions of people and leaking deeply personal information about them. Here's how to find out if you were affected.

Instagram suffers a hack on some of its most high-profile users

Instagram revealed that "at least one hacker" managed to steal personal information from a number of "high-profile" user accounts. Apparently, the breach was caused by a bug in the system, which Instagram says has now been addressed.

Beware of hotel Wi-Fi — Russian hackers are stealing information from it

As per a new report from security firm FireEye, a Russian hacker group called APT28 or Fancy Bear has been targeting hotel Wi-Fi networks to spy on guests. The group has reportedly begun to use a leaked NSA hacking tool.

Malware cleverly weaponizes Discord to steal game currency from Roblox players

The Discord chat app is being used to transfer player login credentials for the blocky MMO Roblox. Robux in-game currency can then be funneled into a separate account and cashed out.
Movies & TV

How did HBO get hacked? A cyber security expert has two theories

A massive HBO hack resulted in high profile episodes from Game of Thrones, Ballers, and Insecure being leaked. Cybersecruity expert Roderick Jones details two theories that explain how HBO could have been hacked and the ramifications.