Disaster struck yesterday for Apple users when they were unable to download or update content due to what is believed to have been caused by their own engineers. The fault affected users for over 11 hours, developing not long before 9am and finishing after 8pm on the evening.
Hi-jacked Snapchat accounts have reportedly been sending weight loss ads to user contacts, initially being identified on Twitter by users across several different countries. This time around, accounts aren’t being breached by a hack, or at least that’s what Snapchat is telling users.
Following the example of Google who added encryption to their email services a few months ago, Yahoo have now confirmed an increase to their user security that will become available to 600 million users by 2015. This increased security will arrive in the form of enterprise grade, end to end […]
The migration of over 7 million customer accounts over the weekend hit a brick wall during a changeover from Yahoo to BT’s own mailbox. The issue was identified by OpenWave Messaging – the company responsible for controlling the migration process, who discovered that some customers were having issues accessing their […]
The technology news website CNET has been hacked this week by a Russian hacker group who attained the usernames, encrypted passwords and email addresses of over 1 million users. But was this a malicious hack or a constructive one?
LinkedIn have fallen into a legal issue as a result of sending unwarranted emails to contacts in users’ address books in an attempt to attract more customers to sign up. Spam emails have reportedly been sent to individuals outside of the network, requesting them to connect with users in their […]
EBay, the online Marketplace with 128 million active users announced this week a cyber-hack that compromised their systems between late February and early March. Cyber attackers accessed the information after obtaining a small number of employee login credentials which was only discovered 2 weeks ago. The files accessed contained customer […]
Internet security threats have become very popular recently since the Heartbleed outbreak, however the most recent security threat involves Apple’s iOS 7. It has been reported that the new software holds a security risk for the use of emails on it’s devices due to attachments in email not encrypting. This […]
It’s been a hard weekend for AOL who are currently resolving a hacking crisis that occurred on Sunday. Whilst it is unclear as to how many users have been compromised at this point, it is believed that less than 1 percent of users have been affected however AOL aim to […]