Latest IT Security News and Alerts of the Week

AdultFriendFinder.com hacked, data leaked online

adultfriendfinder-database-620x350

About 4 million users of the dating site Adult Friend Finder has been leaked online following a hack. The leaked data include 3.6 million email addresses, sexual orientations, zip codes and other sensitive data that users have provided to the site. Read more about this here.

Popular music streaming site Gaana.com gets hacked

ganna.com-hacked

Popular music streaming website Gaana.com was reportedly hacked by a hacker based in Pakistan on Thursday. The hacker, who calls himself ‘Mak Man’, had access to the data of 10 million users of the site, as claimed by him. The data included email address, date of birth, social media profiles and even hashed passwords. It is strongly advised to Gaana.com users to have their password changed and ensure that the password is not being used for any other online profile. To read more of this story, click here.

If you use Facebook messenger, then you are traceable via the Marauders Map

Facebook_Marauder-Map-App-

Marauders Map is a Chrome extension that can be used to track and pinpoint the location of people who use the Facebook messenger. The extension has an accuracy of pinpointing a user’s location to within 3 feet. Using this extension, you can not only track your friend’s location on a map, but also any participant who is in the group which you are in, even though he/she is not your friend. The developer Aran Khanna, Harvard computer science and mathematics student A, expressed that his creation only proves how easily information is shared on Facebook. This tools works on those users who have not disabled ‘Location Sharing’ on their phone. Read the complete story here.

More IT security news:

– Researchers Find over 50 Security Flaws in D-Link NAS, NVR Devices – https://goo.gl/MUWqEk

– Spy Agencies Planned to Corrupt Google Play – https://www.technewsworld.com/story/82091.html

– Hola — A widely popular Free VPN service used as a Giant Botnet – https://thehackernews.com/2015/05/hola-widely-popular-free-vpn-service.html

 

 

Rajiv Singha

Rajiv Singha

Follow @Singha_Ra

Subscribe
Notify of
guest
4 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Sagar Agarwal
Sagar Agarwal
5 years ago

I’m not agree Security Guardian Anti virus

videsh bhatt
videsh bhatt
5 years ago

plz, infornation for ante virus

Kartik
Kartik
5 years ago

please tell us…how to stay safe and secure online?from being hacked.

4
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x