Onliner Spambot – 711,477,622 breached accounts

In August 2017, a spambot by the name of <a href="" 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

Read More – 3,402 breached accounts

In December 2016, the forum for the biohacking website <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener"> 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="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Bin Weevils suffered a data breach</a>. Whilst originally stating that only usernames and passwords had been exposed, <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">a subsequent story on 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="" 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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