Vevo hacked, 3.12 TB of data leaked

There’s a good chance that you’ve watched a popular music video from Vevo, either via YouTube,  Vevo’s website or its mobile app. Most popular music artists release their videos through Vevo these days. Read full news article on Naked Security  

OurMine Claims Vevo Hack, Releases 3.12TB of Data

A massive security breach hit entertainment company Vevo, with approximately 3.12TB of its documents and files pilfered and posted online, according to Gizmodo. Vevo, a joint-venture comprised of Universal Music Group, Alphabet, Sony Music Entertainment, Abu Dhabi Media, and Warner Music Group, confirmed the breach and attributed it to a LinkedIn-related phishing scam, Gizmodo says. … Read more

Despite appearances, WikiLeaks wasn’t hacked

If you own a website, take advantage of the security features that your DNS registrar offers you – or find an alternative registrar who will do more to protect your account. And if you’re the administrator of the WikiLeaks website, just be grateful that OurMine was feeling more mischievous than malicious – as this attack … Read more

WikiLeaks suffer defacement at the hands of OurMine group

WikiLeaks’ whistleblowing website suffered an attack from the group known as OurMine on Thursday, when Julian Assange’s data-leaking site found itself on the receiving end of a ‘hack’. The incident took the form of a defacement of WikiLeaks.org and meant that visitors to the site were redirected (using a technique known as DNS poisoning) to … Read more