Hackers leak nearly 10 billion credentials in largest leak in history

The largest collection of stolen passwords ever has been leaked to a notorious crime marketplace, according to cybersecurity researchers at Cybernews.  This leak, dubbed RockYou2024 by its original poster “ObamaCare,” holds a file containing nearly 10 billion unique plaintext passwords. Allegedly gathered from a series of data breaches and hacks accumulated over several years, …

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Microsoft Will Switch Off Recall by Default After Security Backlash

When Microsoft named its new Windows feature Recall, the company intended the word to refer to a kind of perfect, AI-enabled memory for your device. Today, the other, unintended definition of “recall”—a company’s admission that a product is too dangerous or defective to be left on the market in its current form—seems more appropriate. On …

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Apex Legends hacker said he hacked tournament games ‘for fun’

Image Credits: Apex Legends/Respawn/Electronic Arts On Sunday, the world of video games was shaken by a hacking and cheating scandal. During a competitive esports tournament of Apex Legends, a free-to-play shooter video game played by hundreds of thousands of players daily, hackers appeared to insert cheats into the games of two well-known streamers — effectively …

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iPhone users beware! THIS Trojan can empty your bank accounts: How to stay safe

In a concerning turn of events for iPhone users worldwide, iOS security has been rattled by the emergence of the first-ever banking Trojan tailored specifically for Apple devices. Dubbed GoldPickaxe, this malicious software, originally known as the Android Trojan GoldDigger, has evolved with advanced features designed to facilitate the unauthorized draining of bank accounts of …

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Govt issues high severity warning for Google Chrome users, asks them to update their browser immediately

The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (Cert-In) has issued a high risk warning regarding multiple vulnerabilities in Google Chrome OS. In its recent security note dated February 08, 2024, designated as CIVN-2024-0031 the government research team has revealed that the flagged vulnerabilities are at high risk and pose significant risks to users of Google Chrome …

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The Top 10 Highest Paying IT Jobs In 2024: Robert Half Report

Want a good tech job this year? According to human resources consulting firm Robert Half, IT job salaries ranging from an average of $95,000 to $201,000 a year can be found in a variety of positions from network security engineer to senior web developer. Even in a job market filled with a steady stream of …

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iPhone users on alert! Reports indicate data breaches through in-app ads and push notifications

In a shocking revelation, reports have emerged suggesting that iPhone users may be at risk of having their data and activities spied on through in-app ads and push notifications. A recent 9to5Mac report highlights that certain in-app ads are being exploited to gather sensitive information from iPhone users, which is then allegedly sent to security …

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