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Hackers Ramp-Up Production At Foxconn Hackers Ramp-Up Production At Foxconn

Hackers calling themselves Swagg Security have infiltrated Foxconn’s computer systems and created havoc with production schedules and quotas. Taking advantage of an internet vulnerability, the group was able to gain access to usernames and passwords for many people within the …

Hackers On Your Home Security Cameras? Hackers On Your Home Security Cameras?
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Some users of home security Cameras made by Trendnet could have been exposed to malicious activity by hackers. Using the Shodan search engine users can locate internet connected devices using very simple search terms. Apparently the way these Trendnet cameras …

Symantec Confirms Extortion Attempt Symantec Confirms Extortion Attempt
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Hackers using the Twitter Handle @YamaTouigh have been tweeting about Symantec and its Norton antivirus product throughout January claiming that they will be releasing the source codes for the security product. Earlier this week Symantec confirmed that they have been …

Security Software Aims To Trick Hackers Security Software Aims To Trick Hackers

Hacker attacks are increasing and Web sites need new defenses to protect their data. That’s where Mykonos comes in, a security company that protects Web sites from attacks by wasting a hacker’s time instead of using an easily breakable wall. …

Hacker “Yama Tough” To Release Norton Antivirus Source Code? Hacker “Yama Tough” To Release Norton Antivirus Source Code?

A Hacker that goes by “Yama Tough” has been tweeting bout Symantec and its Norton antivirus product. YamaTough said on Twitter that he (or she) plans to release the full source code of the product on Tuesday. @YamaToughYama ToughThis comming …

[Exclusive] Can Hackers Create a SOPA-Proof Internet? [Exclusive] Can Hackers Create a SOPA-Proof Internet?
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What’s the shortest distance between two points? If you said a straight line, then you just earned a self-high five. We here at WebProNews we have already given you a guide on how to navigate the post-SOPA Internet, but suppose …

Gene Simmons Hacker Arrested, Linked To Anonymous Gene Simmons Hacker Arrested, Linked To Anonymous

The FBI has arrested a hacker linked to Anonymous for a DDoS attack last year against Gene Simmons’ website. The 24-year-old Kevin George Poe was apprehended in Connecticut. He has reportedly been ordered to appear before a Los Angeles court …

Is Anonymous Waging A War Against Child Pornography? Is Anonymous Waging A War Against Child Pornography?
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Tracking the actions of a group like Anonymous can be a tricky proposition, mainly because Anonymous is less like a “group” and more like a loose coalition of like-minded hackers. But according to the claims of some internet denizens identifying …

Sesame Street YouTube Channel Hacked, Showed Porn For 20 Minutes Sesame Street YouTube Channel Hacked, Showed Porn For 20 Minutes
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It was a big deal when Sesame Street came to YouTube (it came to Hulu and iTunes at the same time). These online channels provide worldwide access for children everywhere to enjoy Sesame Street content that many of us grown-ups …

PlayStation Network Hacked Again, 93,000 Affected PlayStation Network Hacked Again, 93,000 Affected
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I’m sure you are saying, “Oh God, not again…” Sony has announced on the PlayStation Blog that thousands of user IDs and passwords have been compromised, about two-thirds of which are from the Sony Entertainment Network and PlayStation Network and …

NBC News Twitter Gets Hacked, Spreads False Terrorist Attack Information NBC News Twitter Gets Hacked, Spreads False Terrorist Attack Information

With the significance of the weekend quickly building into its emotional crescendo, people are sensitive to any mention of an attack on the United States. So when a prominent television channel finds that their Twitter feed has been hacked and …

Anonymous Launches URGE, A Twitter Hijacking Tool Anonymous Launches URGE, A Twitter Hijacking Tool
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Apparently, Anonymous is sick of everyone on Twitter talking about Justin Bieber and Bernie Mac. More specifically, they seem to blame Twitter for choosing to trend those hashtags instead of other hashtags that the group feels are more important. Their …

Nokia Developer Forum Hacked, User Records Breached Nokia Developer Forum Hacked, User Records Breached
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The AntiSec movement has just claimed another victim – mobile manufacturing giant Nokia was hit with an SQL Injection attack that exposed a “significant” number of user records. The Nokia Developer Forum site suffered the breach, the credit for which …

Guy Fawkes Day Facebook Takedown: Does Anonymous Agree With Itself? Guy Fawkes Day Facebook Takedown: Does Anonymous Agree With Itself?

Yesterday, the internet community became aware of a video and press release that claimed to be straight from hacktivist group Anonymous. The release outlined their new operation, #OpFacebook, which plans to taken down Facebook once and for all on November …

Creep Takes Woman’s Facebook Account Hostage For Nude Pics Creep Takes Woman’s Facebook Account Hostage For Nude Pics
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On one side you have Anonymous hacking into government sites and corporations under the stated purpose of social change, and then you’ve got this guy. John Joaquim III has been charged with first-degree criminal attempt to commit larceny by extortion …

Will Facebook Be Destroyed on November 5th? Will Facebook Be Destroyed on November 5th?
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What would you do if Facebook was no more? Tweet more? I bet Google+ would open up invites even more in the event of a total Facebook collapse. We all might be faced with that reality, says hacktivist group Anonymous. …

Is This The Face of Anonymous and LulzSec? Is This The Face of Anonymous and LulzSec?
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A British teenager, who prosecutors say is a top member of hacktivist groups Anonymous and LulzSec, was released today on bail. The 18-year-old Jake Davis has no criminal record. Davis, known as “Topiary” on the web, is being charged in …

Anonymous Hacks Government Contractors IRC Federal, Claim Today #F*ckFBIFriday Anonymous Hacks Government Contractors IRC Federal, Claim Today #F*ckFBIFriday
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Today another target was hit in the #AntiSec movement, as IT company IRC Federal was attacked by hacktivist group Anonymous. IRC Federal is a government-contracted IT firm that, according to the Anonymous release, boats ties with the FBI, Army, Navy, …

Fox News’ Twitter Account Hacked, Reports Obama Assassination Fox News’ Twitter Account Hacked, Reports Obama Assassination
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Early Monday morning the followers of Fox News’ political Twitter Account, @foxnewspolitics, were hit with a series of jarring tweets that reported the assassination of President Barack Obama. That particular Twitter account has over 38,000 followers. At around midnight some …

George Hotz, Facebook’s New Hacker George Hotz, Facebook’s New Hacker

George Hotz, famed iPhone hacker and target of Sony’s lawsuit machine, has apparently gotten a new job working for Facebook. The news first started as rumor reported on by TechUnwrapped but eventually was confirmed by Facebook to multiple sources. Facebook …

LulzSec Has Some Fun With Their 1000th Tweet LulzSec Has Some Fun With Their 1000th Tweet
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What, exactly, is the appeal of LulzSec? Here lately, just about every move the group has made gets large amounts of Internet media love, with rarely a dissenting look. This publication, including this author, is guilty of the same. In …