We’ve just run a blog about the Adobe hack stating that 38 million personal records had been hacked. This was the figure the company gave. However, this appears to be incorrect and the true number is closer to a staggering 153 million or to be precise 153,004,874.
It’s a distressing subject and one that understandably most people want to turn their heads away from, but just a few days ago it was revealed that Terre des Hommes, a Swiss-based campaigning group, had snared 20,000 predators in an online honey trap.
Spooks, ghouls and creepy things are set to ascend into the world of the living as Halloween is celebrated the world over. Never mind that the original meaning of the celebration was intended to honour the Christian faithful who had left this world of dense matter, it’s much more fun to dress up and pretend to be an incarnation of evil, while bagging some sticky, sickly sweets at the same time.
Dropbox is an extremely popular online file sharing service with something like 175 million users. And it’s now being targeted by cyber criminals who are using well-known malware to try and steal financial details.
There must be something in the stars. Just recently, the FBI nabbed Ross Ulbricht the founder of the dark web ‘drugs ‘n’ guns’ Silk Road web site when he was hunched over a computer in a San Francisco library.