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Ubiquiti suffers security breach, customers asked to change their passwords

Ubiquiti suffers security breach, customers asked to change their passwords

While most of us make do with "normal" consumer networking hardware — like Netgear or ASUS-branded Wi-Fi access points or a modem-integrated router — others have more serious requirements. For them, Ubiquiti's nearly enterprise-grade prosumer hardware usually fits the bill. But unfortunately for Ubiquiti users, the company has just revealed it has suffered a security breach. While there's no indication of "unauthorized activity," the company is still telling customers it might be a good idea to change their passwords.

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Chrome 86 will automatically check if your passwords have leaked and help you change them

Chrome 86 will automatically check if your passwords have leaked and help you change them

These days, we have a plethora of tools at our disposal that help us keep our online accounts safe, but no system is 100% fool-proof. And sometimes, login credentials do get hacked or are leaked. That's why many password managers have built-in breach checkers, and following the desktop version, Google Chrome for Android and iOS has also finally gained that ability. Starting with Chrome 86, the browser will notify you when passwords saved to your Google Account are compromised and help you change them as fast as possible.

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Chrome lets you check for compromised passwords in recent Android Canary release

Chrome lets you check for compromised passwords in recent Android Canary release

Chrome has had its password check feature for a while, but it isn't quite the same across platforms. The Android version of Chrome is starting to approach parity with the desktop version when it comes to password security, though, as a couple of features spotted in testing on a recent Canary release bring the desktop "check passwords" feature and "safety check" to Android.

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T-Mobile is notifying some customers it suffered (another) data breach, financial data may be included

T-Mobile is notifying some customers it suffered (another) data breach, financial data may be included

In what sadly seems to be a yearly trend for the company, T-Mobile is announcing that it has suffered another data breach. The company was able to shut down the attack, seemingly while it was in process, and it is sending notifications to customers whose data may have been affected. Unfortunately, it isn't clear what customer information may have been leaked. One notice states that financial information wasn't affected, while another claims that it was.

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Slickwraps has been hacked, customer data is compromised (Update: Email notifications)

Slickwraps has been hacked, customer data is compromised (Update: Email notifications)

Slickwraps is one of the most well-known sellers of vinyl skins for computers, phones, tablets, game consoles, and other product categories. If you've ever bought something from Slickwraps (without PayPal or another similar service), now is the time to replace your credit card, because the company has suffered multiple data breaches impacting all customer data.

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OnePlus security breach exposes order info — payments and passwords reportedly safe

OnePlus security breach exposes order info — payments and passwords reportedly safe

OnePlus's security team has just announced that some of its customer information had been accessed by an unauthorized party. Name, phone, email, and shipping address data for some customers was exposed, and impacted users have been informed by the company of the security breach via email.

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Google+ reveals shutdown timeline for consumers — and it's coming fast

Google+ reveals shutdown timeline for consumers — and it's coming fast

Google announced its plans to sunset its Google+ social media network for consumers on a sour note in October. The platform, which has a small but dedicated user-base, decided to shut down following Google's acknowledgement of a data exposure that affected up to 500,000 Google+ profiles. Shortly after, in December, the shutdown timeline was expedited due to another, larger bug that had the potential to reveal private user information and impacted approximately 52.5 million users. Now, the company has detailed its shutdown timeline for the consumer version of Google+ — and it's not wasting any time.

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T-Mobile is notifying some customers about a recent security breach

T-Mobile is notifying some customers about a recent security breach

Some T-Mobile customers may be receiving a message in the coming days regarding a security incident which took place on August 20th. According to the notice received by some customers already, "certain information" including names, addresses, account numbers, and account types may have been accessed in the breach before unauthorized access was shut down. Affected customers will allegedly be contacted by SMS, phone, or mail (the last only for business and government accounts, or those with over 100 lines).

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MyFitnessPal from Under Armour suffers data breach affecting 150 million users

MyFitnessPal from Under Armour suffers data breach affecting 150 million users

According to American sportswear giant Under Armour, user data from its health app MyFitnessPal has been compromised. Data including the usernames, email addresses, and scrambled passwords from approximately 150 million accounts was stolen last month in one of the biggest attacks of its kind.

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Opera reports server breach, fears saved passwords and other user data may have been compromised

Opera reports server breach, fears saved passwords and other user data may have been compromised

Opera users who utilized the browser's cloud sync option may have had that synchronized data taken by hackers, according to the company. While the full extent of the breach isn't yet known, Opera fears that passwords saved in the browser's manager may have been exposed.

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