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5 Essential Online Security Tips For Your Family

5 Essential Online Security Tips For Your Family

| November 6, 2013 | 8 Replies

Chris Dougherty VirtualThreat Contributing Writer   If you are the most technical person in your neighborhood, then chances are you have become the local unofficial tech support rep for your circle of friends and family. It doesn’t matter how much, or how little, you know…as long as you are more technically capable than the rest […]

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NSA Hacks Google, You Need To See The Bigger Picture

NSA Hacks Google, You Need To See The Bigger Picture

| November 1, 2013 | 24 Replies

Chris Dougherty VirtualThreat, Contributing Writer   NSA Hacks Google. How could it affect you? Emails? Online searches? Think bigger… Recently it was leaked that the National Security Agency tapped into primary overseas communication links that connect Yahoo and Google data centers around the world. According to former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, the agency has access […]

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SNOPA Bill Reintroduced To Protect Your Privacy Online [VIDEO]

SNOPA Bill Reintroduced To Protect Your Privacy Online [VIDEO]

| February 6, 2013 | 1 Reply

Chris Dougherty VirtualThreat Contributing Writer   You may soon have legal recourse in the fight to protect your privacy online.  If a new bill finds its way into law, social networking users might soon be able to make a federal case out of employers asking to snoop through their online accounts. Members of Congress, Rep. Jan Schakowsky […]

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3 Ways Facebook Hackers Target Your Account

3 Ways Facebook Hackers Target Your Account

| January 18, 2013 | 7 Replies

Chris Dougherty Virtual Threat Contributing Writer   Facebook accounts are an often overlooked gateway into an individual’s personal life.   We, as social networking users, have few reservations about posting our photos, location, plans to travel, private outbursts, and information regarding friends, family and work.  We include names, phone numbers, email addresses, GPS coordinates and […]

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Chinese Hack White House Military Network Holding Nuclear Codes

Chinese Hack White House Military Network Holding Nuclear Codes

| October 2, 2012 | 1 Reply

Chris Dougherty VirtualThreat Contributing Writer   Sources within the White House and U.S. military partially confirmed that Chinese attackers hacked the White House Military network.  The White House Military Office (WHMO), is in charge of the network that holds the commands for the President’s nuclear “Football”. A White House national security official stated the security breach […]

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Anonymous #OpVendetta Starts November 5th in London

Anonymous #OpVendetta Starts November 5th in London

| October 2, 2012 | 2 Replies

  Infosecurity Magazine   Anonymous #OpVendetta Starts November 5th in London – This weekend saw a leaflet paperstorm in London, with masked anons handing out flyers proclaiming #OpVendetta slated for 5th November in London. Led by Anonymous UK and Ireland, it is, we are told, “the biggest Anonymous protest in the UK” yet seen. The name […]

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Anonymous Hactivists Spokesman Barrett Brown – Letter From Prison

Anonymous Hactivists Spokesman Barrett Brown – Letter From Prison

| September 29, 2012 | 1 Reply

Barrett Brown iNewp   Anonymous Hactivists Spokesman Barrett Brown – Letter From Prison It is hard for me to express how much I appreciate your letter, which is the first I have received here, along with the support I’ve reportedly gotten from others so far. Before I forget, let me request that you also send a tweet […]

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Meet A Cyber Spec Ops Warrior: th3j35t3r

Meet A Cyber Spec Ops Warrior: th3j35t3r

| June 15, 2012 | 3 Replies

Laura Walker SOFREP   The Jester is a lone-wolf patriot hacker who has been successfully waging a campaign of asymmetrical offensive cyber warfare in support of the United States for two and a half years. Among his known targeted attacks are numerous takedowns of jihadi recruiting websites, Wikileaks, the Westboro Baptist Church, (dragging 20 sites of theirs down […]

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UGNazi Hacktivists Attack 4chan, CloudFlare, Wounded Warrior Project

UGNazi Hacktivists Attack 4chan, CloudFlare, Wounded Warrior Project

| June 14, 2012 | 1 Reply

Ms. Smith NetworkWorld   After the FBI arrested Cosmo, the alleged leader of the UGNazi hacking group, the hackers attacked CloudFlare via a flaw in Google’s two-factor authentication system. The CloudFlare hack allowed UGNazi to change the DNS for 4chan, so visitors to the site were redirected to a UGNazis Twitter account. The attack on […]

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NSA Utah Data Center Largest Spy Compound Ever – Part 2

NSA Utah Data Center Largest Spy Compound Ever – Part 2

| June 2, 2012 | 8 Replies

James Bamford Wired.com (Threat Level)   Continued from: NSA Utah Data Center Largest Spy Compound Ever – Part 1 For the first time, a former NSA official has gone on the record to describe the program, codenamed Stellar Wind, in detail. William Binney was a senior NSA crypto-mathematician largely responsible for automating the agency’s worldwide eavesdropping […]

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