This Week in Breaches: The Mega Breaches Keep On Coming

Mega breaches have been one of the prominent stories of 2016, begging the question – will it ever stop? Vk.com, Russia’s version of Facebook, is another social media platform in less than two weeks to have an old data breach resurface. 100 million account credentials are now being traded on the dark web. LeakedSource obtained the database from a user who goes by “Tessa88@exploit.im”, the same identity associated with last week’s...

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Mark Zuckerberg’s Twitter and Pinterest accounts hacked, LinkedIn password dump most likely to blame

Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg understandably has social media accounts on other networks. And like most avid online users, he ignored to maintain standard security password practices. Over the weekend, Zuckerberg's Twitter and Pinterest accounts were hacked. The group responsible, OurMine Team, also claimed to have gained access to his zuck Instagram account. 'OurMine Team' claims the hacks were possible because of the LinkedIn dump last month, which carried leaked details of 167...

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