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The desktop version of the security and privacy-focused, end-to-end encrypted messaging app, Telegram, has been found leaking both users’ private and public IP addresses by default during voice calls. With 200 million monthly active users as of March 2018, Telegram promotes itself as an ultra-secure instant messaging service that lets its users make end-to-end encrypted …

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An activist has just leaked thousands of private messages of an organization that’s been known to publishing others’ secrets. More than 11,000 direct messages from a Twitter group used by WikiLeaks and around 10 close supporters have been posted online by journalist and activist Emma Best, exposing private chats between 2015 and 2017. The leaked …

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Facebook pays millions of dollars every year to researchers and bug hunters to stamp out security holes in its products and infrastructure, but following Cambridge Analytica scandal, the company today launched a bounty program to reward users for reporting “data abuse” on its platform. The move comes as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg prepares to testify …

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If you follow us on Twitter, you must be aware that since yesterday we have been warning Mac and Linux users of the Tor anonymity browser about a critical vulnerability that could leak their real IP addresses to potential attackers when they visit certain types of web pages. Discovered by Italian security researcher Filippo Cavallarin, …

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The Shadow Brokers, a notorious hacking group that leaked several hacking tools from the NSA, is once again making headlines for releasing another NSA exploit—but only to its “monthly dump service” subscribers. Dubbed UNITEDRAKE, the implant is a “fully extensible remote collection system” that comes with a number of “plug-ins,” enabling attackers to remotely take …

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Hackers who recently hacked into HBO network and stole scripts, shows, and employee information documents, have now provided an email in which the United States cable channel offered them $250,000. The company offered the payment as a “bounty payment” reward in which companies reward white-hat hackers for discovering cyber security vulnerabilities in their computer networks. …

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Reportedly, at least one senior cyber security analyst working with Mandiant, a Virginia-based cybersecurity firm owned by the FireEye, appears to have had its system compromised by hackers, exposing his sensitive information on the Internet. On Sunday, an anonymous group of hackers posted some sensitive details allegedly belonged to Adi Peretz, a ‎Senior Threat Intelligence …

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Lionsgate/Netflix An individual or group going by the name “thedarkoverlord” has posted much of the upcoming season of Netflix’s series Orange is the New Black, apparently as punishment for not paying an extortion demand. According to information obtained by Databreaches.net, the episodes were stolen from a post-production studio along with episodes from dozens of other television …

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After releasing 10 back-to-back episodes of the Season 5 premiere of Netflix’s “Orange Is the New Black,” a hacking group calling itself The Dark Overlord is threatening to leak a trove of other unreleased TV shows and movies. The Dark Overlord (TDO) posted links to the first 10 episodes of the upcoming season of “Orange …

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Image: CloudPets A recent data breach of CloudPets, makers of connected teddy bears, left more than 2 million voice recordings of children and their parents exposed online. The culprit? A poorly-secured MongoDB database. The breach was first reported in a blog post from Troy Hunt, a Microsoft MVP who specializes in online security and cloud, …