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Internet Explorer Exploit Lets Hackers Track Your Mouse Movements

With Windows 8, Microsoft promises that Internet Explorer is good again. The latest release, IE10, is being promoted through a self-deprecating ad campaign that encourages good will through humor. It’s looking like Microsoft is starting to take its browser seriously, but a recent exploit shows that that might not be the case. Spider.io, a Web analytics platform, reports that they …

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Team GhostShell Ends 2012 With A Bang, Dumps 1.6 Million Public Agency Records

Christmas is the season of giving, and infamous hacker collective Team GhostShell apparently wanted to celebrate by leaking over a million public agency records. It’s all a part of #ProjectWhiteFox, a movement to promote freedom of information on the Internet. Team GhostShell linked to a pastebin press release on its Twitter account yesterday announcing its last hack of the year. …

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Tumblr Invaded By Worm Affecting Thousands Of Blogs

Reports have been rampant today about a worm spreading on Tumblr, taking over thousands of accounts. Tumblr addressed the issue twice on Twitter: once to let everyone know they were aware of the issue, and a second time to say that the issue had been resolved: Follow @tumblr Tumblr @tumblr We are aware that there is a viral post circulating …

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Private BitTorrent Tracker Hacked, Passwords Leaked By Afghani Hackers

Hackers generally view BitTorrent trackers as friendly entities. Members of Anonymous are constantly extolling the virtues of The Pirate Bay and other trackers. Some hackers, however, are proving to be not as friendly. It was revealed this morning that RevolutionTT, a private BitTorrent tracker, had been hacked. A group simply calling themselves “Afghanistan Hackers” uploaded a text file containing 19,000 …

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Anonymous Own3r Continues To Mess With GoDaddy, Links To Anonymous Message [Updated]

In case you haven’t been following, GoDaddy suffered a major outage on Monday, temporarily shutting down numerous sites across the web. Anonymous member Anonymous Own3r claimed responsibility for an attack on GoDaddy early on, and has been tweeting about the ordeal ever since. This morning, GoDaddy put out a statement saying that it had not been hacked, and blamed the …

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Anonymous Own3r: I May Have To Bring Down GoDaddy “Again”

The GoDaddy saga continues… To recap, on Monday, the company experienced a major outage. Many sites were down as a result. For hours, the company would not give any details about what happened, other than to basically say it was aware of the problem and was working on it. A member of Anonymous going by the handle Anonymous Own3r took …

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GoDaddy: Service Is Fully Restored, And It Was Not A Hack

On Monday, GoDaddy experienced a big outage, as you probably know by now. The company is now saying that service is fully restored, and that despite one Anonymous member’s claim that he was responsible, GoDaddy is saying that it was not a hack, nor was it caused by any external influences. Here’s the full statement from interim CEO Scott Wagner: …

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Hacker Taking Credit For GoDaddy Outage Says He Can Bring Down Google Too

Update: GoDaddy says service is completely restored, and that the outage was not the result of a hack. Full statement here. On Monday, GoDaddy suffered a major outage, taking many sites offline for hours. It appears that the company is still dealing with getting everything back in order, though it says the majority of its affected customers are back online. …

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Here’s The Latest From GoDaddy (And Anonymous Own3r)

Update: GoDaddy says service is completely restored, and that the outage was not the result of a hack. Full statement here. As you may know, GoDaddy experienced a major outage on Monday, affecting a number of sites somewhere between a reported “thousands” and a reported “millions”. Regardless of the number, a simple Twitter search has been able to make it …

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GoDaddy Could Be Down From One Hour To One Month, Anonymous Own3r Says

Update: GoDaddy says service is completely restored, and that the outage was not the result of a hack. Full statement here. As previously reported, GoDaddy is experiencing some downtime, and a member of Anonymous is taking credit (though only on behalf of himself). More on this developing story here. When asked on Twitter how long he plans for this to …

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GoDaddy Down Thanks To Anonymous Member?

Update: GoDaddy says service is completely restored, and that the outage was not the result of a hack. Full statement here. As previously reported, GoDaddy is experiencing some major technical difficulties, apparently with DNS servers down. An anonymous member has taken credit for an attack, but not on behalf of the larger Anonymous entity, as the member corrected TechCrunch on …

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Apple IDs At The Center Of Major Security Story Again [Updated]

Apple IDs are back in the news, thanks to a big hacking story, courtesy of Anonymous. As previously reported, the AntiSec branch of Anonymous took to Pastebin to detail how it leaked a million Apple Device IDs (unique device identifier numbers – UDIDs) and other personal information by breaching an FBI notebook. They allegedly gained access to 12 million device …

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