Data – a healthy dilemma?

For years now, people have complained about being swamped by email (or tweets, messages etc) but this decade is clearly becoming an era of mass data of all kinds. We are finding ever new ways [...]

The dark web hacking forum trading in stolen data is under new leadership

The notorious underground hacker forum called Hell, which allows users to trade in everything from hacking techniques to massive data dumps of stolen information, has reportedly been taken over by a new set of administrators. [...]

WhatsApp enables end-to-end encryption but there may be a cloud loophole

Facebook-owned WhatsApp, the world's most widely used instant messaging service, has enabled a new end-to-end encryption feature that ensures that messages sent on its platform can be read only by the recipients. The security feature [...]

Panama Papers leak not an inside job as Mossack Fonseca claims servers were ‘hacked from abroad’

Mossack Fonseca, the law firm caught up in the so-called Panama Papers controversy, has denied the leak of information on over 11 million clients was an inside job and instead claimed that the company was [...]

Turkey data leak: Probe launched after hackers reveal election info of 50 million civilians

Turkey's chief public prosecutor has launched an official investigation after hackers claimed to have leaked the personal information of nearly 50 million Turkish citizens to the internet. The country's justice minister, Bekir Bozdağ, said the [...]

FBI begins briefing US senators on how it hacked the San Bernardino killer’s iPhone

The FBI has begun revealing its secrets on how it unlocked the San Bernardino killer's iPhone. After battling it out in the courts, the federal agency finally accessed the data from the killer's iPhone 5c, [...]

Italy’s Hacking Team loses licence to sell spy software outside of Europe

Italy has revoked the Hacking Team's licence to sell its spy and malware software outside of Europe. The Italian digital surveillance and security firm was previously awarded a "global authorisation" by the government, which allowed [...]

North Korea sees major internet outage following Panama Papers leaks

Internet access in North Korea suffered a mysterious outage for almost three hours on 6 April, only two days after the country's foreign bank, Daedong Credit, was implicated in the ongoing Panama Papers' revelations. The [...]

Hackers can break into your Gmail, Hotmail or Yahoo account for just $129, says Dell

Business is booming on the Dark Web according to Dell SecureWorks's annual report that examined current and emerging trends in the underground hacker marketplace. The cyber security company's third annual Underground Hacker Markets Report says, [...]