Equifax Says Cyberattack May Have Affected 143 Million Customers

Hackers may have the names and social security numbers of 143 million Americans after a massive breach of credit-reporting agency Equifax, the company said Thursday. Read more

Israeli-British Man In Court For Cyber-Attack on UK Banks

LONDON — A dual Israeli-British citizen appeared in court on Thursday after being extradited from Germany for allegedly launching cyber attacks against two of Britain’s best known high-street banks and attempting to blackmail them. Read more

‘Outrageous and Despicable’: Lindsey Vonn Hits Out At Nude Photo Hacker

Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn has vowed to sue those responsible for hacking and leaking nude photos from her mobile phone. Read more

Hackers Demand Millions For Stolen HBO Data

HBO recently suffered a massive cyberattack, with hackers stealing 1.5 terabytes of data from inside its network, including upcoming episodes of shows such as Ballers and Room 104. Read more

Hacker Who Helped Stop Global Cyberattack Arrested In US

Marcus Hutchins, the 23-year-old British security researcher who was credited with stopping the WannaCry outbreak in its tracks by discovering a hidden “kill switch” for the malware, has been arrested by the FBI over his alleged involvement in another malicious software targeting bank accounts. Read more

Iranian Hackers Launch Virtual Honeypot Scheme

Mia Ash is an attractive 29-year-old freelance photographer living in London who listens to indie music and adores social media. Read more

Hacker Reveals How Anyone Can Fly Around The World In First Class

The sheer thrill of turning left when you board the aircraft and making your way into those dreamy first class cabins is enough to make anyone have a crack a chatting up the the check-in staff when they arrive at the airport. Read more

Why You Should Avoid Complimentary Hotel Wi-Fi

Just because your hotel offers complimentary Wi-Fi, it doesn’t mean you have to take it. Hackers may be lurking, looking to compromise your computer, especially if you’re a high-priority target staying at luxury hotels around the globe. Read more

Ashley Madison Owner To Pay $11.2M Settlement Over Data Breach

The owner of the Ashley Madison adultery website said on Friday it will pay $11.2 million to settle U.S. litigation brought on behalf of roughly 37 million users whose personal details were exposed in a July 2015 data breach. Read more

London – UK Student, 18, Arrested In International Cyberattack

An 18-year-old student in northwestern England has been charged in a series of cyberattacks on the websites of nearly a dozen multinational firms. Read more