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Data including usernames, passwords, and e-mail addresses belonging to customers of China's official online train ticketing site, 12306.cn, have been leaked, according to an IT security vendor.
From drug cartels to passwords, security expert Brian Krebs weighs in on how to keep your personal data and bank account safe.
UPDATED. I ran the numbers and vulnerabilities in browsers are up this year, as is their severity. We know more about this for Internet Explorer because Microsoft provides the most data.
Much like the back-end infrastructure for the Open Graph to constructing data centers around the globe, Facebook's preventative measures and protocols have made from scratch in-house.
Grounded in open source and energy efficient designs, the world's largest social network shared its latest updates for cost and power savings attributed to its cutting-edge datacenters.
Australian daily deals website Catch of the Day announced a three-year-old data breach compromising credit cards and passwords to its customers on Friday evening.
As virtualisation technology spreads through the datacentre, the race is on to develop ways of sharing out data to virtual servers and desktops in large numbers.
In last week's hack of Doge Vault, hackers not only stole Dogecoin, but exposed user account data.
If you're curious about which computing platforms are most popular, you can take your pick of two separate independent data sources. What's the difference between the two, and why are some of their numbers so far out of sync?
If you think just because you use different passwords for different services you're safe, think again
Adding numbers, reversing or using 'l33t speak' to differentiate passwords on different accounts does avoid password re-use, but it's an ineffective way of adding security to online accounts.
New Zealand’s Office of the Privacy Commissioner has published data breach numbers and categories in its annual report for the first time.
Facebook is mining the leaked Adobe file containing over 100 million email and password combinations to improve its users' password security.
A report claiming that data is being leaked from the government's eHealth records system is being denied by the Department of Health on the basis that it never sends out passwords, and certainly never in plain text.
If these numbers were reported in a corporate situation, they would be considered an absolute triumph of big data management and implementation. UPDATE: Response/corrections/clarifications from Washington Post reporter.
Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu operating system, has suffered a massive data breach on its forums. All usernames, passwords, and email addresses were stolen.
Presidential office says personal information of approximately 100,000 people was leaked in last week's attack on its Web site, but user passwords and identification numbers were not stolen.
A vulnerability in a third-party application used on Drupal's servers have allowed attackers to access customer data, prompting the CMS developer to reset user passwords.
An unauthorized attempt to access the administrative system was detected, but leaked information does not include passwords and identity verification data.
Hackers used Adobe software to stage a data breach that left up to 160,000 Social Security numbers exposed.
Hortonworks' chief talks about the run on Hadoop distributions, an "open core" strategy and crunching the big data numbers.
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