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Hacked Sites Spread Malware to Android Smartphones

Hacked Sites Spread Malware to Android Smartphones

Suzanne Choney Technolog @ MSNBC   Android phone users should be on guard for new malware that can spread to the phone from mobile websites. Meanwhile, a fresh batch of malicious apps has surfaced in the Google Play store.  “This appears to be the first time that compromised websites have …

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Japanese Bank Plans to Use Palm Reading ATMs

Japanese Bank Plans to Use Palm Reading ATMs

Jay Alabaster NetworkWorld   A Japanese bank will introduce ATMs that use palm scanners in place of cash cards, it said Wednesday. Ogaki Kyoristu Bank said the new machines will allow customers to withdraw or deposit cash and check their balances by placing their hand on a scanner and entering …

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Grocery Self-Service Checkout Lanes Hacked

Grocery Self-Service Checkout Lanes Hacked

Craig Blahia Technorati   Ever use the self-service lanes at the grocery store? 20 of the self-service credit card check-out kiosks in California based Save-Mart stores were reportedly tampered with, collecting credit card information from unsuspecting customers. According to the press release on the Save-Mart web site, the hacked credit card …

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Krypt3ia Sends A Quick Response to Th3J35t3r

Krypt3ia Sends A Quick Response to Th3J35t3r

  Krypt3ia   As many of you out there have likely seen, Jester got a bit upset when I tweeted to him this weekend pointing out the failure of his ways with removing sites (claimed by him) from the internet with his new tool. I responded to his self lauding …

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Let The Tweets Begin – Th3J35t3r vs Krypt3ia

Jester’s Court   ‘A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy.’  – Jean Baudrillard This was not the original post in the queue I was gonna post – that can wait. Let’s talk about butthurt, and grudges. You see about 2 and a half …

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92,204,248 Government Websites Hacked in Three Years

92,204,248 Government Websites Hacked in Three Years

  GovernanceNow   As many as 133 government websites fell prey to hackers in the first three months of 2012, Minister of State for Communications and IT Sachin Pilot has said. “As per incidents reported to and tracked by the Indian Computer Emergency Response team (CERT), a total number of …

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Operation Defense Phase II Response To CISPA

Zach Walton WebProNews   I told a friend last night that it wouldn’t be long before Anonymous reacted to the news of CISPA passing the House. I was right with Anonymous uploading a new video today that announces Operation Defense Phase II. If you weren’t around for the first phase of …

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