From The Wintarsons' Archive

Spying tools website taken down after UK raids

A website selling hacking tools that let attackers take over victims' computers has been closed down after an international investigation.

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Netflix 'reactivated' users without permission

Some former Netflix customers are being charged subscription fees, months after closing their accounts. One customer said, 'It turns out that criminals had changed my login details completely and has signed me up for the most expensive service.'

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Protect Your Login Information from the Top Hacked Sites

Protect Your Login Information from the Top Hacked Sites

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French hospital hit by ransomware

The University Hospital in Rouen says it will not pay the ransom and has taken steps to contain the attack.

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Thousands of Disney customers details hacked

Thousands of Disney customers say they have been hacked after signing up to its online streaming service. But the firm says it does not believe its systems have been compromised.

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Scam advice from Halifax Bank

Check out the latest scam information as provided by Halifax bank.

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Google accesses huge trove of US patient data

Google has gained access to a huge trove of US patient data - without the need to notify those patients - thanks to a deal with a major health firm.

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Email addresses exposed in council data breach

A council has shared more than 1,000 people's email addresses in a data breach. West Berkshire Council sent a leisure survey on Friday to 1,107 recipients who could all see each other's email addresses.

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Students' details shared in data breach

Students' details shared in data breach. A university is investigating after mistakenly sharing the personal details of about 2,000 students in an email promoting a lecture.

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Degree-educated savers 'at risk of fraud'

Degree-educated savers 'at risk of fraud'. Fraudsters often target those with larger pension pots, but also find a route to their victims by offering 'free pension reviews'. Actual pension scam victims lost an average of ??82,000 last year.

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Rogue working sold user data to scam

Cyber-security company Trend Micro says the personal data of thousands of its customers has been exposed by a rogue member of staff. Trend Micro said it believed approximately 70,000 of its 12 million customers had been affected.

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On the inside of a hacking catastrophe

In September 2017 Equifax, one of the world's biggest credit score agencies, was hacked. Cyber-criminals had accessed customer data such as social security numbers, birth dates and credit card details.

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