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.
You may have heard of the Adobe hack which was declared at the beginning of October. At the time Adobe estimated that almost 3 million personal details had been compromised. Just a few days ago the company said that hackers had gained access to 38 million encrypted accounts including credit and debit card details.
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.
New web domains were launched last week, but what on earth does that mean for you and why should you care? Well, first off let’s start with what a web domain actually is – the letters that reside at the end of a web address, the most common one that we all use would be ‘.com’.
Researchers at the UK’s University of Sussex have discovered how to hack into contactless payment cards, also known as near field communications. The process, known as skimming, was carried out with off-the-shelf equipment bought from a hardware store.