Data on 167 million accounts for sale Original 2012 hack bigger than thought THE login details of around 167 million LinkedIn accounts are now for sale online by someone who is asking for US $2,200 for the whole lot, a security researcher said.
The Sony Pictures Entertainment hack was an incident that one could only be described as the 'perfect Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) story,' according to Juraj Malcho, the chief research officer for ESET.
Following the disclosure by online marketplace eBay this week that hackers had gained access to the personal data of customers, offers to sell the data have surfaced with a sample of 10,000 Malaysian accounts as proof, but the company denied this information was authentic.
Contrary to media reports, the official website of the Singapore Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) had not been hacked, although a vulnerability within the site was exploited to give that impression.
Recent developments in the online world have involved the compromise of various online accounts and web service providers. What can we do about it? Are we even the least bit concerned about such things? Well Edwin Yapp thinks we should, and here's why.