Data Leak

Facebook Data from 533 Million Users Leaked Online, Discovers Researcher

A database containing the leaked phone numbers (and other personal information) of some 533 million Facebook users has just been spotted online. The database was posted to a low-level hacking forum for free — reports Business Insider. The database also contains other personal information, including the users' Facebook IDs, full names, birth dates, locations, biographies,...

CRA Locks 800,000 Canadians Out of Online Accounts, Over Hacking Fears

According to CTV News, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has suspended 800,000 Canadian taxpayers' access to their online accounts as a precautionary measure against a potential data leak that may have landed their usernames and passwords in the wrong hands. This is not the first time the CRA has ran into a breach of their cybersecurity,...

MacKeeper Leaks Sensitive User Data of 13 Million Mac Customers

Germany based anti-virus provider MacKeeper has today leaked a database containing 13 million customer records, exposing sensitive information like customers' names, internet addresses and login credentials. According to Forbes, the database was discovered by security researcher Chris Vickery who uncovered four IP addresses that took him straight to the database, containing a range of personal information, as well...