Email Credentials Stolen, Here’s What You Can Do

Andrew Orr In the News

In a stunning leak, a Russian hacker known as “the Collector” has published millions of stolen e accounts for G, Yahoo and Microsoft. The total amount of records reaches 1.17 billion. Further Reading InfoSec 101: How To Set Up Two-Factor Authentication InfoSec 101: How To Create a Secure Password Security Breach A report by Hold Security says its cyber security team loed at over 272 million accounts so far. Of that, the team had never seen 42.5 million of these before. A large number of accounts came from , Russia’s most …

PSA: Cover Your Camera’s Lens

Mathew Sayer Informative Internet Guides

In 2011, Kyle McDonald visited two Apple Stores in Manhattan and installed some software that would take selfies of people using the shiny, shiny toys and upload them to his (now defunct) . Kyle was later awen by the Secret Service and had his computers confiscated. However, his work was prescient. We stare dumbly at our screens without acknowledging the camera inches from our heads. “We have this expression on our face [when we use computers] that basically says that we’re not interacting with anybody, we’re interacting with the machine.” …

360 Million Credentials Stolen in February 2014

The Freedom Hacker In the News

360 Million Credentials Stolen in February 2014 With cyber crime always on the rise stolen credentials on are nothing new. Cyber Security firm, Hold Security, has identified that in the first three weeks of February 2014, 360 million credentials were found stolen. Along with the large amount of credentials obtained, they also found over 1.25 billion e addresses for sale on. Such credentials could be useful for spamming or malicious purposes. While these credentials remain in the dark corners of the internet, Hold Security is unsure how these records were …