California passes law that bans default passwords in connected devices

Good news! California has passed a law banning default passwords like “admin,” “123456” and the old classic “password” in all new consumer electronics starting in 2020. Every new gadget built in the...

Sales engagement startup Apollo says its massive contacts database was stolen in a data...

Apollo, a sales engagement startup boasting a database of more than 200 million contact records, has been hacked. The YC Combinator-backed company, formerly known as ZenProspect, helps salespeople connect with prospective...

Facebook’s latest security breach leaves 50 million accounts compromised

The latest security breach may have left 50 million Facebook accounts compromised. Facebook revealed that it is only beginning to investigate the breach and that 90 million users were logged...

Uber agrees to pay $148 million for 2016 hack and cover-up

Uber has agreed to pay $148 million for failing to immediately come clean about a 2016 hack that resulted in the theft of personal data belonging to 57 million of...

DoorDash customers say their accounts have been hacked

Food delivery startup DoorDash has received dozens of complaints from customers who say their accounts have been hacked. Dozens of people have tweeted at @DoorDash with complaints that their accounts...

A new CSS-based web attack will crash and restart your iPhone

A security researcher has found a new way to crash and restart any iPhone — with just a few lines of code. Sabri Haddouche tweeted a proof-of-concept webpage with just 15...

British Airways data hack hits 380,000 recent customers

One of the world’s biggest airlines has been targeted by hackers. British Airways said the data breach involves around 380,000 customers who used its website or mobile app between August 21...

U.S. set to charge North Korean spy with Sony hack and WannaCry cyberattack

360b / ShutterstockThe United States Department of Justice is set to indict a North Korean spy connected to the 2014 cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment and the 2017 WannaCry...

Attack by hackers affects about 2 million T-Mobile customers

T-Mobile has announced that around 2 million of its customers may have had personal details stolen in an attack by hackers. While financial details were not compromised, other personal details...

Attempted DNC voter database hack was a false alarm, security chief says

An apparent hacking attempt on the Democratic National Committee’s voter database was a false alarm, the organization has said. CNN and the Associated Press reported on Wednesday, citing an unnamed party official, that...

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Apple iPad Pro (2018): News and rumors

At least one of Apple's 2018 iPad Pro range may share a look and several features with the new iPhone X, including minimal...