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How to Survive a Zombie Hack Attack

How to Survive a Zombie Hack Attack

Stephanie McGrath The Chronicle Herald   How to Survive a Zombie Hack Attack I was sitting at my parents’ cottage checking my iPhone when digital disaster struck. First, I couldn’t sign into my email. Next, my husband’s phone made that annoying “You’ve got mail” Apple sound. “Did you just send …

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DOJ Asks Court To Keep Google NSA Partnership Secret

DOJ Asks Court To Keep Google NSA Partnership Secret

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 …

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UK Facebook Hacker Targets Teen Star Selena Gomez

UK Facebook Hacker Targets Teen Star Selena Gomez

Chris Dougherty Virtual Threat Contributing Writer   Gareth Crosskey, Facebook hacker and former fast food employee from the UK, hacked into the Facebook account of the popular teen star Selena Gomez.  He then went on to threaten to leak emails between Gomez and her boyfriend Justin Bieber. On July 4th, 2012 …

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13 Ways To Improve Security of Your Facebook Account

13 Ways To Improve Security of Your Facebook Account

Jing Castañeda ABS-CBN News   This article includes 13 Ways To Improve Security of Your Facebook Account. MANILA, Philippines — The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Thursday warned against Facebook accounts being used by hackers by to dupe people. One 17-year-old user of the social media site, identified only as …

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Meet A Cyber Spec Ops Warrior: th3j35t3r

Meet A Cyber Spec Ops Warrior: th3j35t3r ( The Jester )

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 …

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New Hacker Crews Spawned By Anonymous, LulzSec

New Hacker Crews Spawned By Anonymous, LulzSec

Elinor Mills CNET   With names like “LulzSec Reborn,” “MalSec,” and “SpexSec,” new hacking crews are cropping up in the wake of LulzSec arrests and Anonymous dissatisfaction. It’s been three months since the arrest of a handful of people accused of conducting denial-of-service and other attacks on police and corporate …

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Facebook Account Hacked By Spammer Selling Sneakers

Facebook Account Hacked By Spammer Selling Sneakers

David Segal New York Times   Facebook Account Hacked, legitimate account holder suffers. FACEBOOK’S initial public stock offering caused a lot of well-publicized agita. But if you think investors were the only ones fuming at the company, read on. Q. In mid-April, my Facebook profile was hijacked. I could not sign …

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TeaMp0isoN Hacker Hex00010 Offers AtMail Email Exploit

TeaMp0isoN Hacker Hex00010 Offers AtMail Email Exploit

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 …

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