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Dropbox: We Were Not Hacked

According to reports, hundreds of Dropbox usernames and passwords were leaked online as a preview to a larger alleged leak of 7 million accounts. As The Next Web reports, a thread appeared on reddit pointing to files with the leaked account details, saying, “Here is another batch of Hacked Dropbox accounts from the massive hack of 7,000,000 accounts. To see …

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Skype Blog Hacked To Tell People Not To Use Microsoft Email

Microsoft’s Skype had its Twitter account, Facebook page and blog compromised on Wednesday, with the Syrian Electronic Army taking control of all three to spread its anti-spying/anti-Microsoft email message. Back in the summer, leaked slides from the NSA came out indicating that the government agency could wiretap Skype video calls thanks to a “backdoor” in the popular service. The Guardian …

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Target Discount Offered After Major Security Breach

After that big breach – the theft of credit and debit card data from more than 40 million of its customers,Target is scrambling to find a way to keep its customers coming back. Hackers obtained the credit and debit card numbers of millions of Target customers over the course of 19 days, beginning the day before Thanksgiving, according to Reuters. …

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Miss Teen USA Victim of Cyber-Crime

What would you do if someone sent you an e-mail threatening to release pictures that they stole, off of your computer, to the media if you didn’t cooperate and send them nude pictures of yourself? Would you go to the authorities, or simply send them the pictures that they asked for? 19-year-old Cassidy Wolf was forced to make this decision, …

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Chipotle’s Twitter Account Hacked By Someone Looking For Avocados

In the wake of all of these hacked Twitter accounts, it’s hard not to wonder what kind of weak passwords these social media managers are using. It’s really not that hard to create a string of characters others won’t be able to figure out. It really isn’t. If, however, you just can’t get the hang of creating a solid password …

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LinkedIn Blog Attacked by Syrian Hackers

[UPDATE] The blog is back up. [ORIGINAL] On the same day that LinkedIn has launched its new iPad app, the announcement of the app on the LinkedIn blog is unavailable. In fact, the entire blog is unavailable due to an attack on the site. The Next Web (TNW) is reporting that the blog has apparently been hacked by a group …

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Gaming News Site ‘Gamasutra’ Hacked?

Go the the Gaming site, Gamasutra and you will get the above warning from Google Chrome. A similar warning will appear on Safari, blocking access to the entire site. Gamasutra has Tweeted about the problem and are looking into a solution. They have not commented on the source of the problem, or if the malware threats are real or not. …

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Justin Bieber’s Twitter Account Hacked

Canadian Pop icon Justin Bieber had his Twitter account hacked into yesterday. The hacker unfollowed people and blocked some of Bieber’s followers. He also posted, “19 million my ass #biebermyballs” for Justin’s 19 million followers. The hacker chose to purvey this most heinous crime as Bieber reached 19 million followers yesterday. I guess that was a milestone the hacker couldn’t …

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Security Cameras From TRENDnet Hacked

If you have a TRENDnet security camera in your home, listen up. A coding flaw found in some of the cameras allows someone to bypass your password and look into your home. Hackers have found a small piece of code attached to the IP address of the camera will bypass the need for a password. Once the discovery was made, …

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Satellite Phones Hacked! – Eavesdropping On James Bond

Researchers at a university in Germany have used open-source software to crack the encryption key for satellite telephones in about an hour. The team bought two readily-available sat phones and downloaded firmware updates for them. The updates revealed the encryption on the sat phones was not much different from regular cell phone GSM encryption, which has been cracked in the …

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pcAnywhere Compromised: Disable Immediately!

On January 4, Anonymous tweeted that an Indian hacker group had posted Symantec source code to Pastebin. Symantec Norton Antivirus source code published by indian hackers pastebin.com/ciExRzr3“ — Anonymous (@YourAnonNews) January 4, 2012 In response to this warning, Symantec has issued a security white paper (pdf) recommending that all users of pcAnyhwere disable the software until further notice. “Upon investigation …

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