Tag: account takeover


HackerOne breach lets outside hacker read customers’ private bug reports

December 4, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

As a leading vulnerability reporting platform, HackerOne has paid hackers more than $23 million on behalf of more than 100 customers, including Twitter, Slack, and the US Pentagon. The company’s position also gives it access to unimaginable amounts of sensitive […]

Hardware & Software, Tech

Forgotten passwords are bane of the Internet. Facebook wants to fix that

January 31, 2017

Via: ArsTechnica

Facebook is unveiling a new service that remedies one of the biggest headaches facing online users today—the forgotten password. Starting Tuesday, Facebook will offer a service that allows users who lose their GitHub login credentials to securely regain access to […]


Google warns journalists and professors: Your account is under attack

November 24, 2016

Via: ArsTechnica

Google is warning prominent journalists and professors that nation-sponsored hackers have recently targeted their accounts, according to reports delivered in the past 24 hours over social media. The people reportedly receiving the warnings include Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York […]