Tag: corporate

Romanian Hackers Guilty in Subway POS Credit Card Theft

Romanian Hackers Guilty in Subway POS Credit Card Theft

| September 27, 2012 | 3 Replies

George L. Koroneos Vertical Systems Reseller   Romanian Hackers Guilty in Huge U.S. Credit Card Theft A pair of Romanian hackers will serve lengthy prison terms for their part in a global point-of-sale hacking scheme that netted them approximately 146,000 credit cards with losses exceeding $10 million. Iulian Dolan and Cezar Butu pleaded guilty to […]

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Apple IDs Stolen From Tech Company Not FBI

Apple IDs Stolen From Tech Company Not FBI

| September 11, 2012 | 3 Replies

Mike DiBattista/QMI Agency Sun News   Apple IDs Stolen From Tech Company Not FBI A small US tech company said the million Apple IDs released by hackers last week came from its servers, not an FBI laptop as the culprits claimed. Last week, AntiSec, a group associated with the notorious hacker collective Anonymous, claimed to […]

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Anonymous Hacker Group Attacks GoDaddy.com

Anonymous Hacker Group Attacks GoDaddy.com

| September 11, 2012 | 1 Reply

Chris Dougherty Virtual Threat Contributing Writer   A member of the Anonymous hacker group claimed responsibility for an attack on sites hosted by GoDaddy.com early Monday morning.  The hacking group claimed that the service provider was targeted because of their support for internet censorship. GoDaddy is responsible for website hosting and DNS services for millions […]

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Anonymous May Attack Energy Companies

Anonymous May Attack Energy Companies

| August 28, 2012 | 3 Replies

Greg Quinn, Bloomber Business Insider   Canadian security agencies have warned energy companies such as Imperial Oil Ltd. their computers may be attacked by the Anonymous hacker group because of the industry’s work developing Alberta’s oil sands, government documents show. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, public safety department and Communications Security Establishment Canada all investigated […]

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6000 Aussie Users Caught in DNSChanger Shutdown

6000 Aussie Users Caught in DNSChanger Shutdown

| July 9, 2012 | Reply

James Hutchinson Secure Business Magazine   6000 Aussie Users Caught in DNSChanger Shutdown. The Australian Communications and Media Authority estimates 6000 Australian internet users could face disconnection when US authorities shut down rogue DNS servers on Monday. Up to four million users are believed to have been infected at the height of the DNSChanger advertising […]

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DOJ Asks Court To Keep Google NSA Partnership Secret

DOJ Asks Court To Keep Google NSA Partnership Secret

| July 5, 2012 | 13 Replies

LegalTimes   DOJ Asks Court To Keep Google NSA Partnership Secret The Justice Department is defending the government’s refusal to discuss—or even acknowledge the existence of—any cooperative research and development agreement between Google and the National Security Agency. The Washington based advocacy group Electronic Privacy Information Center sued in federal district court here to obtain […]

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TeaMp0isoN Hacker Hex00010 Offers AtMail Email Exploit

TeaMp0isoN Hacker Hex00010 Offers AtMail Email Exploit

| June 14, 2012 | 1 Reply

Darren Pauli SC Magazine   AtMail email exploit found? A recent member of the prominent hacking group Team Poison (TeaMp0isoN) is hawking what they claim is an exploit for the webmail system used by several prominent blue chip companies. The former group member, known as Hex00010, said the undisclosed exploit allegedly in AtMail “allows  full root access to the […]

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Secret Document Warns of Cyber Attack on Canada

Secret Document Warns of Cyber Attack on Canada

| June 10, 2012 | Reply

Andrew Mayeda and Hugo Miller Bloomberg News   A cyber attack on Canada may be on the horizon. Cyber attacks pose a greater risk to Canada’s economic prosperity than the government previously believed and the country lacks the tools to fight hackers, officials warn in internal documents obtained by Bloomberg News. “All new knowledge obtained […]

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SwaggSec Hackers Leak China Telecom and Warner Brothers Data

SwaggSec Hackers Leak China Telecom and Warner Brothers Data

| June 10, 2012 | 1 Reply

Jeremy Kirk ComputerWorld    A hacking group is claiming to have breached the networks of Warner Bros. and China Telecom, releasing documents and publishing login credentials. Swagger Security, or “SwaggSec,” announced the breach Sunday on Pastebin, providing a link to the files on The Pirate Bay. The group has been active since early this year when it […]

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