Nearly everyone in Ecuador is the victim of a data breach

A massive data breach exposed sensitive data of nearly every individual in Ecuador. The breach impacted an estimated 20 million people -- for reference, Ecuador has a population of about 17 million. According to ZDNet, it exposed data on 6.7 million...

LastPass patched a bug that could have exposed your passwords

If you use LastPass to manage your passwords, now would be a good time to make sure you're running the latest version, 44.33.0. As Gizmodo reports, LastPass recently patched a bug that could have been used to compromise users' security credentials. T...

TrickBot malware may have hacked 250 million email accounts

TrickBot malware may have stolen as many as 250 million email accounts, including some belonging to governments in the US, UK and Canada. The malware isn't new. In fact, it's been circulating since 2016. But according to cybersecurity firm Deep Insti...

Samsung tweet suggests scanning your smart TV for malware every few weeks

This morning a Samsung customer support account tweeted an odd warning that, to prevent malicious software attacks on your smart TV, you should scan it for viruses every few weeks. It even included an instructional video to help you do so. The tweet,...

Russian hackers had hundreds of US targets in addition to the DNC

Various US agencies continue to look into the role Russia played in last year's presidential election, and targets of those investigations include interactions between Trump advisors and Russian officials, ads purchased by Russian agents through soci...

Google Buys Nest Just As Internet Of Things Suffers First Global Cyber Attack


Following this week’s announcement that Google has agreed to purchase connected home device maker Nest for $3.2 billion there has been a lot of speculation about whether Google can be trusted with...