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Hacker puts 26 million new accounts up for sale on dark web

A hacker who was selling details of nearly 890m online accounts stolen from 32 popular websites in 3 separate rounds has now put up a fourth batch of millions of records originating from 6 other sites for sale on the darkweb.

Security researcher received a new email from the Pakistani hacker (online alias Gnosticplayers) who previously claimed to have hacked dozens of popular websites from companies which, according to him, probably had no idea that they were compromised.

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Microsoft tech support scammer pleads guilty to defrauding victims of $3 million

Man pleads guilty to a "tech support scam" that defrauded US citizens of more than $3 million over the course of four years. According to court documents, Bishap Mittal, a 24 yr old, had set up a company named Capstone Technologies LLC, together with an unnamed co-conspirator, through which the two managed multiple websites and operations.

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Database with 2 billion records leaked

Email validation service verification(dot)io recently leaked a huge database containing personal and sensitive records of more than 2 billion individuals around the world.

It all happened on March 7, 2019, when Security researcher published a blog post reporting that he discovered an unsecured 150GB MongoDB database tracked back to verification(dot)io containing more than 800 million (808,539,939) records.

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Bitcoin private team accuses crypto exchange HitBTC of fraud after de-listing

Bitcoin Private BTCP developers have accused cryptocurrency exchange HitBTC of acting in a fraudulent manner in regards to their de-listing from the exchange following a planned coinburn.

The accusations are portrayed in a letter written on Feb. 26 to the exchange by the Petros Law Group on behalf of the BTCP community, developers and contributors.

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Facebook Messenger bug revealed who you had conversations with

Facebook is making a big shift to private messages, but it's not immune to security vulnerabilities. Imperva recently detailed a flaw with Facebook Messenger that allowed potential attackers to learn who you were talking with on the chatting service.

The security bug didn't show the content of the messages, but security researcher is warning users to ensure that they know who they are in touch, since they have the potential to harm your privacy.

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Huawei to sue US government to overturn its ban as unconstitutional

Huawei has filed a suit against the government of the US's as it seeks to overturn its ban through the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

Filed in the US Federal Court, Huawei rotating chair Guo Ping said in Shenzhen on Thursday that the company is seeking a declaratory judgment that the NDAA restrictions were unconstitutional, as well as a permanent injunction against the restrictions.

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