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Onliner Spambot – 711,477,622 breached accounts

In August 2017, a spambot by the name of <a href="https://benkowlab.blogspot.com.au/2017/08/from-onliner-spambot-to-millions-of.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Onliner Spambot was identified by security researcher Benkow moʞuƎq</a>. The malicious software contained a server-based component located on an IP address in the Netherlands which exposed a large

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Biohack.me – 3,402 breached accounts

In December 2016, the forum for the biohacking website <a href="https://forum.biohack.me/index.php?p=/discussion/2101/critical-website-server-compromised-read-this-action-needed" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Biohack.me suffered a data breach</a> that exposed 3.4k accounts. The data included usernames, email addresses and hashed passwords along with the private messages of forum members. The data

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Bin Weevils – 1,287,073 breached accounts

In September 2014, the online game <a href="http://blog.binweevils.com/2014/09/important-security-update/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Bin Weevils suffered a data breach</a>. Whilst originally stating that only usernames and passwords had been exposed, <a href="https://www.databreaches.net/data-from-2014-hack-of-childrens-online-game-bin-weevils-leaked-online-hacker-claims-20m-records/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">a subsequent story on DataBreaches.net indicated that a more extensive set

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Dailymotion – 85,176,234 breached accounts

In October 2016, the video sharing platform <a href="http://thehackernews.com/2016/12/dailymotion-video-hacked.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Dailymotion suffered a data breach</a>. The attack led to the exposure of more than 85 million user accounts and included email addresses, usernames and bcrypt hashes of passwords.

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Don’t Swipe Your Credit Card Before You Read On…

The worst thing about a hi-tech world is that crime has gone hi-tech too. Credit card skimmers are a popular way for criminals to use tech-savviness to steal our financial freedom. The good thing is that some skimmers have limitations

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3 Shocking New Cyber Hacking Scams

Hackers seem to be at it again as these shocking new cyber hacks reveal the latest scams and how you can avoid becoming the next victim. Recent reports a couple falling prey to a Nigerian online lottery scam after the husband

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Amazon Delivery Reports Twitter Scam

Amazon customers warn others of a new phishing scam that’s targeting anyone who takes to Twitter to complain about delivery issues. Customers and Twitter users who tweeted abut deliveries not coming on time received a tweet from criminals posing as

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MCBans – 119,948 breached accounts

In October 2016, the Minecraft banning service known as <a href="https://www.mcbans.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">MCBans</a> suffered a data breach resulting in the exposure of 120k unique user records. The data contained email and IP addresses, usernames and password hashes of unknown format.

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Social Security Administration Warns Latest Scam Call Steals Checks

The Social Security Administration is warning that schemers are impersonating government agents and stealing people’s benefits. In a blog post Wednesday, the agency’s Office of the Inspector General said people have been receiving calls from a number with a 323

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Blue Cross Blue Shield Scam

Health care con artists are back again, this time targeting individuals looking for affordable health insurance with Blue Cross Blue Shield. The Con: People are calling, acting as if they are Blue Cross Blue Shield agents, offering low premiums for great

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