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Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Microsoft Again

Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Microsoft Again

By Chris Crum January 21, 2014

The Syrian Electronic Army has hacked a Microsoft blog again. You may recall earlier this month when the organization gained control of the company’s official Skype blog and Skype social media accounts. At the time, it advised readers against using …

LulzSec "Leader" Arrested By Australian Police LulzSec "Leader" Arrested By Australian Police
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Just last week, a member of LulzSec was sentenced for his part in the Sony Pictures hack in 2011 that saw information from the site being spread across the Internet. Now Australia says it’s nabbed another member of the notorious …

LulzSec Hacker Gets A Year In Prison LulzSec Hacker Gets A Year In Prison
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In 2011, LulzSec was a name that everybody knew. They were the hacking group behind the PlayStation Network hack of 2011 that brought the service down for more than a month. They were also responsible for a number of other …

Hacker Directs Wi-Fi Users to Infamous Meatspin Vid Hacker Directs Wi-Fi Users to Infamous Meatspin Vid
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A 26-year-old Florida State University student has been charged with “offenses against computer users,” a third-degree felony, for hacking the campus’ Wi-Fi network and directing users to an infamous shock site. Benjamin Blouin fully admits to hacking the network, but …

Anonymous Hacks State Department, Leaks Database Anonymous Hacks State Department, Leaks Database

#OpLastResort continues as a branch of Anonymous continues its war against the U.S. government in response to the death of Aaron Swartz. The last major offensive saw Anonymous hacking the Fed and releasing banker records on the net. In its …

Anonymous Hacks MIT In Honor Of Aaron Swartz Anonymous Hacks MIT In Honor Of Aaron Swartz
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As you are all probably aware of by now, noted online activist Aaron Swartz committed suicide this weekend. An investigation is underway, but his family and others are saying he did it to avoid a lengthy trial and possible prison …

Yet Another Java Exploit Discovered Yet Another Java Exploit Discovered

It’s been quite a hard month for Oracle’s Java. First, back in late August the Java browser plug-in was found to be vulnerable to an exploit that could make all PCs using browsers with the Java plug-in installed open to …

Google Maps Seen Running on iOS 6 iPhone Google Maps Seen Running on iOS 6 iPhone

Ever since the release of iOS 6, users have been complaining about the quality of the new Maps app. Apple decided that they could make a maps app just as good (or better) than Google, and replaced Google Maps with …

Apple IDs At Center Of Major Security Story Again Apple IDs At Center Of Major Security Story Again
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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 …

Oracle Knew About Current Java Exploits Since April Oracle Knew About Current Java Exploits Since April

We brought you news on Monday that hackers were using two big zero-day exploits in Java to install malware on victims’ PCs. Due to Oracle’s tiered update process, we won’t see a potential fix until October. As it turns out, …

LinkedIn Lawsuit Begins Over Password Leak LinkedIn Lawsuit Begins Over Password Leak

As expected for a security breach of this magnitude, a class action lawsuit has begun against LinkedIn regarding its recently leaked passwords. The action, which has been filed with the U.S. District Court in Northern California, claims LinkedIn failed to …

LinkedIn Summarizes Its Password Leak Response LinkedIn Summarizes Its Password Leak Response

It has been almost a week since over 6.4 million LinkedIn passwords were leaked to a hash-cracking website, and though it turned out that both eHarmony and Last.fm were also a part of the leak, the discussion has remained centered …

LinkedIn Defends Its Password Leak Response LinkedIn Defends Its Password Leak Response

Over 6.4 million LinkedIn member passwords were leaked to a hash-cracking forum last week, causing LinkedIn members to worry about the site’s security. As the week went on, the scope of the leak grew to encompass both eHarmony and Last.fm. …

Last.fm Responds to Password Leak Last.fm Responds to Password Leak

Earlier today it was reported that Last.fm has become the third website whose passwords were among those leaked online earlier this week. At that time, the website was simply recommending that users change their password. Now, Last.fm has announced the …

Last.fm Passwords Leaked Online Too Last.fm Passwords Leaked Online Too

[UPDATE] Last.fm has responded in more detail and is now notifying its members of the situation. Read the story here. [ORIGINAL STORY] Yet another site has had its passwords compromised in the wake of the LinkedIn password leak. Last.fm has …

LinkedIn Password Leak Caused No Unauthorized Access LinkedIn Password Leak Caused No Unauthorized Access

LinkedIn is trying hard to stay transparent in light of the LinkedIn password leak this week, in which more than 6.4 million passwords from the site were leaked to a online hash-cracking forum. The social network for professional networking responded …

Google Expands Hacking Detection To Deeper Pages Google Expands Hacking Detection To Deeper Pages
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Google has released its big list of algorithm changes for the month of May. There are plenty of interesting changes of note, but the first one on the list is: Deeper detection of hacked pages. [launch codename “GPGB”, project codename “Page …