Unfortunately like every other month, we have an extensive list of hacks, data attacks, security breaches and exposed flaws to report on. A short recap and rundown of what you might have missed in consumer personal data leaked and exposed. Read on for the latest May hacks & breaches of the month.
Google announced it had stored G Suite enterprise users’ passwords in plain text since 2005 in a Google Cloud blog post. Google has notified the G suite administrators to change the impacted passwords. The company has reset the accounts of the affected, yet they have not specified how many users were affected. Below describes how it happened and what we recommend to secure your G Suite Enterprise accounts.
The last major Windows update broke PCs with certain antivirus programs installed. This affects PCs running Windows 7, 8.1, Server 2008 R2, Server 2012, and Server 2012 R2 —not windows 10, this time.
Facebook has fixed a bug that the platform mistakenly kept a copy of passwords of many of its users that were stored in plain text and were visible to the social network’s employees. “We...
Google Plus a social networking site from Google meant to compete with Facebook didn’t quite take off as expected. This prompted a shutdown of the social media network. The shutdown was then pushed ahead of schedule after two security incidents found by Google. For the users still using the social media network say goodbye to the 7 year-old and consider exporting or download your data.