Part 1 How Do Passwords Get Hacked?

A Hack Here. A Hack There. A Hack Everywhere. Monster, 2007 – 1.6 Million Accounts Compromised Personal information was hacked and used to exploit account holders and extort them for money. Phishing emails that appeared to come directly from Monster contained specific account details and encouraged users to download a malicious program. For those that […]

Apparently to Facebook “private” only meant that third parties and hackers could see it.

You’ve probably heard by now that over 50 million Facebook users’ private data had been stolen by Cambridge Analytica during the 2016 presidential campaign. Here’s a summary of the story: Data firm Cambridge Analytica accessed data from 50 million Facebook users during the 2016 US presidential campaign without the users’ permission. Facebook suspended the firm from its […]