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Rappler's latest stories on security breach


Facebook believes spammers behind hack – report

Oct 18, 2018 - 9:40 PM

People familiar with the company's internal investigation say Facebook doesn't think the hack was done by a nation-state

FACEBOOK. Facebook logos are pictured on the screens of a smartphone  and a laptop computer, in central London on November 21, 2016. File photo by Justin Tallis/AFP

User data of Donald Daters app for Trump supporters leak out

Oct 16, 2018 - 5:16 PM

The names, photos, personal messages, and access tokens for accounts using Donald Daters are exposed

Rappler Talk: Legal ramifications Facebook faces in PH for security breach

Oct 06, 2018 - 2:00 PM

Rappler talks to the National Privacy Commission's complaints and investigations chief, Francis Acero, about what penalties Facebook may face in light of the September 2018 hack

Irish data authority probes Facebook over breach of 50M accounts

Oct 04, 2018 - 11:51 AM

The Irish probe has been touted as the first major test of the reformed European regulation which came into effect in May

FACEBOOK. This illustration picture taken on April 19, 2018 in Paris shows the tablet and smartphone app for Facebook. Photo by Lionel Bonaventure/AFP

What we know: Facebook's September 2018 security breach

Oct 04, 2018 - 11:20 AM

So far, these are the things that Facebook has revealed about their security failure

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Alleged stolen Facebook accounts selling for $3 to $12 – report

Oct 03, 2018 - 1:52 PM

(UPDATED) If all 50 million of the affected Facebook accounts get sold on the dark web, the hackers would reel in anywhere from $150 million to $600 million

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Millions of Android devices have preloaded vulnerabilities – report

Aug 13, 2018 - 1:06 PM

The vulnerabilities are a byproduct of Android’s open operating system that allows third-party companies such as device manufacturers and carriers to tweak code, says the report by cybersecurity firm, Kryptowire

FBI interviewed ex-US national security adviser Flynn – report

Feb 15, 2017 - 7:00 AM

If Michael Flynn who resigned from his position as President Donald Trump s top national security aide February 13 had not been truthful with the agents about those conversations he could face charges

VTech hacked: Info on 4.8M parents, 200K kids at risk

Nov 30, 2015 - 3:24 PM

The cyber attack on VTech is said to be the 4th largest consumer data breach to date

Ashley Madison hack strikes fear in outed users

Aug 26, 2015 - 9:43 AM

The hack has so far triggered online extortion attempts and has been linked to at least two suicides

Ashley Madison hackers vow more attacks: report

Aug 22, 2015 - 6:26 AM

The hacking group behind the Ashley Madison breach compares the affair seeking website to a drug dealer abusing addicts in an email exchange threatening to carry out more attacks

‘NO SECURITY.’ A file picture taken on February 10, 2014 shows a man as he looks at a dating site on his computer in Washington, DC. Photo by Eva Hamback / AFP

US State Department network shut amid reports of cyber breach

Nov 17, 2014 - 7:18 PM

A senior official says the department detected activity of concern in portions of the system handling non classified emails

Bradley Manning: 'I am Chelsea... I am a female'

Aug 22, 2013 - 9:23 PM

I want everyone to know the real me said the US soldier sentenced to 35 years for leaking secret documents

CHELSEA. Bradley Manning, the US soldier sentenced to 35 years for leaking secret documents, said he now considers himself to be a woman. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP

Apple developer website attacked

Jul 22, 2013 - 9:01 AM

Apple sent out an email telling users of a potential security breach on their Apple developer website

DEV SITE DOWNTIME. Apple released an email telling users of a potential security breach on the Apple developer website

US weapons designs hacked by Chinese: report

May 28, 2013 - 9:14 PM

The Washinton Post reports that security breaches were part of a wider Chinese espionage campaign against the US

Evernote hacked, resets passwords

Mar 04, 2013 - 10:14 AM

Evernote has been hacked Users will want to change their passwords immediately

EVERNOTE HACKED. Evernote users will want to check their accounts and change their passwords. Screen shot from Evernote.