Tag: social

Phone Hacking Scandal Comes to the U.S.

Phone Hacking Scandal Comes to the U.S.

| April 12, 2012 | Reply

  The Daily Beast In an exclusive interview, a London lawyer reveals his plans to take on Murdoch on behalf of clients who believe their phones were hacked in America. Fleet Street lawyer Mark Lewis is coming to America this week—and he’s bringing the phone hacking scandal with him. Lewis has been Rupert Murdoch’s prime […]

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Anonymous Takes Out Boeing Website

Anonymous Takes Out Boeing Website

| April 12, 2012 | Reply

Matt Liebowitz MSNBC TechnoBlog   Anonymous is taking responsibility for launching a coordinated cyberattack on Boeing’s website, a high-profile takedown that’s part of the hacking collective’s campaign against what it believes is a stifling piece of federal legislation. Anonymous announced “Tango Down boeing.com by #Anonymous for #OpDefense” on its YourAnonNews Twitter feed at about 3:45 p.m. EDT […]

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Anonymous Hackers Plan More China Site Attacks

Anonymous Hackers Plan More China Site Attacks

| April 12, 2012 | Reply

Melanie Lee Huffington Post   SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The activist hacker group Anonymous plans to launch further attacks on Chinese government websites in a bid to uncover corruption and lobby for human rights, a member of the group said on Monday. Anonymous, a loosely knit group that has attacked financial and government websites around the […]

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CabinCr3w Hacker Identified By Twitter & Hot Bikini Girl

CabinCr3w Hacker Identified By Twitter & Hot Bikini Girl

| April 12, 2012 | Reply

Dan Oakes Brisbane Times   Summary: Photos of an Australian girl in a bikini led to the arrest of CabinCr3w hacker Higinio O. Ochoa III, who allegedly hacked government websites. PICTURES of a scantily clad woman taken in an outer-Melbourne suburb have led to the arrest of a man who allegedly hacked law enforcement and […]

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1.5 Million Credit Cards Hacked: Was Yours One of Them?

1.5 Million Credit Cards Hacked: Was Yours One of Them?

| April 7, 2012 | 5 Replies

WonderHowTo Business Insider   As hard as you try to protect your valuable information with strong passwords and anti-doxing measures, there’s nothing you can really do when someone else gives up your goods. And that is the case with the recent Global Payments breach. Global Payments is just one of the middlemen in charge of processing credit, debit and […]

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Anonymous Promises to Take Down the Internet

Anonymous Promises to Take Down the Internet

| March 23, 2012 | 1 Reply

Kurt Nimmo Infowars.com   They’re back. The FBI’s Lulzsec promises hijinks on April Fool’s Day. On Saturday, the supposed hacktivist group infiltrated – and we can presume created – by the U.S. government released a YouTube video promising more mayhem. “Lulzsec will start targeting governments, corporations, agencies, and quite possibly the people watching this video. We are […]

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The Virtual Threat: We Must Be Ready To Fight

The Virtual Threat: We Must Be Ready To Fight

| March 17, 2012 | 2 Replies

Amiya Kumar Mishra The Telegraph   We must be ready to fight against all kinds of cyber crimes The year 2011 has been a victim to some of the world’s biggest hacking attacks. The hacking of Sony Playstation, customers’ information breach of Citibank, Operations Payback are only a few to name among them. India is […]

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Curiosity Pwned the Cat

Curiosity Pwned the Cat

| March 10, 2012 | 6 Replies

th3 j35t3r   ‘Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret’.  – Ralph Waldo Emerson At the beginning of this week just hours before the news of Hector Monsegur’s arrest broke, many of you will have noticed that my twitter profile pic changed from the usual ‘Jester Mask’ to a QR-Code. The timing of this subtle change could not have been […]

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Firefox Addon Allows Clueless to Hack Facebook

Firefox Addon Allows Clueless to Hack Facebook

| March 9, 2012 | 2 Replies

Darlene Storm ComputerWorld    Even if you were drunk and surfing at a Wi-Fi hotspot, you probably wouldn’t stand up and shout your username and password for anyone who might want it. But an attacker does not need to find out your username and password. If you thought that capturing a user’s social media session […]

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