It’s been released that hackers stole £130bn from consumers in 2017, and that number is only predicted to rise in 2018. Hackers wasted no time and were off to a quick start in the new year, especially following their success in 2017. Let’s recap what hackers have been up to in January.
Recent research confirms that a third of the internet is under attack, with millions of network addresses subjected to DDoS attacks over a two year period (source). And as I write these monthly hacks and breaches reviews, this statement comes as no surprise. Just because it’s officially the holiday season, it doesn’t mean that hackers
Another month, another absurd amount of data breached. The start of October saw an update in one of the most notorious data breaches of all time: Yahoo said in a statement that all 3 billion of its accounts were hacked in data breach which occurred in 2013. This tripled the original number of thought accounts
New research shows that at the end of 2016, predictions were being made that the amount of cyberattacks are set to double in 2017 – as we are inching towards the end of 2017, those predictions were made true. And then some. August proved to be a busy month, with cyberattacks hitting every sector and
With July being the official halfway mark in the year, it’s safe to say that 2017 is giving us both the expected and not-expected hacks and breaches, hitting every industry and affecting just about every country in our world. And this is coming at a pretty high cost. According to a report released by Lloyd’s
The Pokemon GO craze has blown up since it was released on July 6th, with the number of daily users topping Tinder, Snapchat, Instagram and Facebook. Video after video depicts people you never thought would be into Pokemon roaming around public parks and stores with their phone in their hand, on the hunt for Jigglypuffs
In mid March, the advanced software researchers at NorthBit released a video and detailed research PDF demonstrating proof of concept of a notorious exploit that can essentially offer hackers control over device hardware and data of certain Android phones. This latest exploit of Android’s Stagefright is referred to as “Metaphor.”