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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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LulzSec Reborn Leaks 10,000 Twitter Accounts

LulzSec Reborn Leaks 10,000 Twitter Accounts

  Kevin Parrish Tom’s Guide   Use TweetGif? LulzSec Reborn leak may have your number. PC Magazine reports that LulzSec Reborn has leaked around 10,000 Twitter usernames and passwords of members who use TweetGif, an animated Gif-sharing application. Currently the motivation behind the leak is unknown at this point, as the group’s Pastebin …

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Secret Document Warns of Cyber Attack on Canada

Secret Document Warns of Cyber Attack on Canada

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 …

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SwaggSec Hackers Leak China Telecom and Warner Brothers Data

SwaggSec Hackers Leak China Telecom and Warner Brothers Data

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 …

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Hackers Are Playing The Game For Big Money Jackpots

Hackers Are Playing The Game For Big Money Jackpots

Tomer Teller CNBC   Back in 2010, the FBI joined law enforcement agencies across the globe in shutting down a criminal operation that stole some $70 million from U.S. banks. The gang’s weapon of choice was not a machine gun or a set of safe-cracking tools. Instead, the gang relied …

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Hackers Have Backdoor Access US Weapons Systems Via Microchip

Hackers Have Backdoor Access US Weapons Systems Via Microchip

Mark Clayton Christian Science Monitor   A secret nanoscale “backdoor” etched into the silicon of a supposedly secure programmable chip could give cyberattackers access to classified US weapons systems, including guidance, flight control, networking, and communications systems, according to a new report by cybersecurity researchers in Britain. The Cambridge University study is …

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End Of The World As We Know It – Cyber Terror Apocalypse Coming

End Of The World As We Know It - Cyber Terror Apocalypse Coming

BeforeItsNews.com   After his eponymously-named lab discovered Flame, “the most sophisticated cyber weapon yet unleashed,” Eugene Kaspersky believes that the evolving threat of “cyber terrorism” could spell the end of life on Earth as we know it. Doomsday scenarios are a common occurrence in 2012, but coming from a steely-eyed …

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FBI Investigating Classified Stuxnet Cyberattack Leak

FBI Investigating Classified Stuxnet Cyberattack Leak

Ms. Smith NetworkWorld   The FBI is investigating who spilled national security secrets, this time about Stuxnet and the classified cyberattack program the U.S. launched against Iran nuclear facilities. Senator Feinstein has called for Capitol Hill hearings into the leak since ‘disclosures of this type endanger American lives and undermine …

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