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Here's How Much Your Social Security Number Is Worth on the Dark Web

If you’ve ever wondered how much your Social Security number is worth, here’s a hint: About as much as your password to a pornographic …

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A hacker claiming responsibility for the DNC hack has released new documents and is promising even more leaks

This is the second such post by the alleged hacker known as Guccifer 2.0— who is not to be confused with "Guccifer," the Romanian-born hacker responsible for breaching a number of politicians' networks in 2013.<p>After an apparent opposition file containing research on Donald Trump leaked earlier this …

Guccifer

Note claiming to be from cryptocurrency hacker says stolen $53 million is legally his

One day after $53 million abruptly disappeared from an experimental cryptocurrency project, a note claiming to be from the attacker has surfaced on PasteBin, claiming that the money drained from the system is now legally his. The attacker withdrew the money by exploiting a contract bug in the code …

Phishing remains a data breach weapon of choice, says Verizon

Verizon's Data Breach Investigations Report highlights how phishing fits into the broader data breach landscape. Why? People still keep …

What Is SHAttered? SHA-1 Collision Attacks, Explained

On the first day of 2016, Mozilla terminated support for a weakening security technology called SHA-1 in the Firefox web browser. Almost immediately, …

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Your Router May Be Vulnerable to Hackers

The wireless routers people use to connect to the Internet in their homes are becoming an increasingly popular target for hackers.<p>An analysis of 20 …

£20 million stolen from British bank accounts in malware attack

LONDON — Cyber criminals have stolen some £20 million ($30 million) from UK bank accounts using Dridex malware, according to the National Crime …