Articles about Troy Hunt

#BugAlert: Dating app Grindr risked private user information

04 Oct 2020

Technology
#BugAlert: Dating app Grindr risked private user information

Popular gay dating app Grindr is drawing flak for a rather careless vulnerability in its service, an issue that risked the privacy and security of millions of people using the platform.

World's most hacked passwords revealed: Check if yours is there

21 Apr 2019

Technology
World's most hacked passwords revealed: Check if yours is there

With data breaches on the rise, the only thing that can protect your identity from being compromised is a strong password.

Over 2 billion emails, passwords stolen: Check if you're safe

03 Feb 2019

Technology
Over 2 billion emails, passwords stolen: Check if you're safe

Just a few days back, 'Have I Been Pwned' founder Troy Hunt discovered 773 million usernames and passwords in a leaked data dump known as 'Collection #1'.

#MegaBreachAlert: Over 2 billion emails, passwords found on 'hacking' forum

17 Jan 2019

Technology
#MegaBreachAlert: Over 2 billion emails, passwords found on 'hacking' forum

In a shocking development, Troy Hunt from 'Have I Been Pwned' has found more than two billion emails and passwords online.

711 million email accounts susceptible to malignant spambot

31 Aug 2017

Technology
711 million email accounts susceptible to malignant spambot

One of the biggest spamming operations of its kind, involving 711.5 million email addresses, has been discovered by a malware researcher.

Sachin tweets asking for phone numbers, fans respond, spammers rejoice

11 Jul 2017

India
Sachin tweets asking for phone numbers, fans respond, spammers rejoice

It started with a tweet. Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar posted on the social media platform on Monday, "Have friends with many excuses to not get fit? Tag them using #NoExcuses with their cities & mobile no & I may call to give them a pep talk!" as part of his promotional campaign.