Six million Instagram accounts hacked

A hack believed to target only celebrity accounts on Instagram has also accessed millions of users’ private data. The warning comes just days after singer, Selena Gomez, appeared to be one of the first celebrity accounts to have been compromised, after hackers used a bug in the application programming interface (API), to access phone numbers and email addresses. … More Six million Instagram accounts hacked

Hacker holds Netflix to ransom over ‘Orange is the New Black’

A hacker claims to have released the new series of the hit prison TV show “Orange is the New Black” onto the internet, after Netflix failed to agree to pay an undisclosed ransom. The hacker has also claimed to have stolen shows belonging to other broadcasters including Fox, National Geographic, and ABC. We’re back again. … More Hacker holds Netflix to ransom over ‘Orange is the New Black’

Young duo sentenced over role in TalkTalk data breach

Two men are facing a prison sentence after admitting their part in the recent TalkTalk data breach. The attack saw the details of thousands of customers compromised, at a cost of around £42 million. According to the BBC, Matthew Hanley, 22, pleaded guilty to compromising the security of the company’s website between October 18 and … More Young duo sentenced over role in TalkTalk data breach

Tesco Bank not alone in being targeted by Retefe malware

For clarification, this article is focused on providing information on the increased activity of the Retefe banking trojan, which has been targeting various banks, mostly in Switzerland, Austria, and the UK. While this is happening at the same time as news breaking that Tesco Bank suffered a major cyberattack, there is no concrete evidence that … More Tesco Bank not alone in being targeted by Retefe malware