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Russian hacker is trading email credentials for 272.3 million accounts

It may be time to update the password for your email. Usernames and passwords for more than 250 million stolen Yahoo Mail, Gmail, Hotmail, and other accounts are being swapped around in Russia’s criminal underworld, according to Reuters. These stolen accounts were discovered by Hold Security, where researchers found a Russian hacker, dubbed as “the

Goldman says client data leaked, wants Google to delete email

 Goldman Sachs Group Inc said a contractor emailed confidential client data to a stranger’s Gmail account by mistake, and the bank has asked a U.S. judge to order Google Inc to delete the email to avert a “needless and massive” breach of privacy. The breach occurred on June 23 and included “highly confidential brokerage account

Millions of Android Devices Vulnerable to Heartbleed Bug

Millions of smartphones and tablets running Google Inc. (GOOG)’s Android operating system have the Heartbleed software bug, in a sign of how broadly the flaw extends beyond the Internet and into consumer devices. While Google said in a blog post on April 9 that all versions of Android are immune to the flaw, it added

Restless Workers on the Hunt in U.S. Exploit Social Media

 When Mark Gozzo got a request from a stranger to connect on LinkedIn, he considered it just another chance to expand his professional network. In a month’s time, the invitation had turned into a new job. “I wasn’t super-actively looking, but somebody happened to reach out to me and I hopped over,” said 24-year-old Gozzo,