How Hackers Reportedly Side-Stepped Google's Two-Factor Authentication

Two-factor authentication is generally seen as the safest bet for protecting your Gmail account. But a harrowing tale from indie developer Grant Blakeman, whose Instagram was hacked through Gmail, reveals how not even two-factor authentication can beat every security threat. » 11/01/14 5:52pm 11/01/14 5:52pm

This List Reveals the Heartbleed-Affected Passwords to Change Now

By now you've probably heard about the massive Heartbleed security bug that may have compromised the majority of the world's web sites. Everyone should change their passwords on the affected sites—but only after those sites have patched the issue. Mashable is maintaining and updating a list of the most popular sites… » 4/10/14 6:41pm 4/10/14 6:41pm

Spammers and Gold Farmers are Trying to Hack Into Guild Wars 2

Hackers armed with email addresses and passwords stolen from other sources are probing Guild Wars 2 accounts to see if they can break in and use the accounts for botting or spamming gold sales, ArenaNet confirmed earlier today. The statement came after many users were notified of attempted logins to their account from… » 9/08/12 12:00pm 9/08/12 12:00pm

Sony Says No Malware Involved in Attack on Resistance Forums

A Nov. 11 breach of Resistance's official web site, including its forums, did not serve malware to visitors as some had alleged, Sony told Kotaku on Friday. Sony confirmed that an intrusion did take place, resulting in MyResistance.net's immediate closure. The site remains offline as Sony works to rebuild it and close… » 12/02/11 11:30am 12/02/11 11:30am