By now, you might have heard that there has been a leak of a nearly 5 million username and password combinations associated with Google accounts.
The Home Depot, a popular American home improvement and construction retailer that boasts of 2,200 stores in the US and 287 abroad, has apparently suffered a data breach that compromised customer credit cards.
As the FBI confirmed that they are investigating the leaking of nude photographs (some real, some fake) of a hundred female celebrities, the hunt for the person(s?) behind it is also on online, as 4chan users are trying to ferret out the identity of the leaker.
It seems that there is a leaker following in the footsteps of Edward Snowden, and US government officials are trying to discover his or her identity, as they confirmed for the CNN on Tuesday.
An infosec consultant looking to book a hotel via HotelHippo.com, owned by HotelStayUK, has ultimately discovered that the website is definitely not to be trusted with private and card information, even though it sports the “COMODO – Authentic & Secure” trust seal.