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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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Cryptic’s Account Database Hacked – Warnings Issued

Cryptic’s Account Database Hacked – Warnings Issued

William Usher CinemaBlend   Over the past few days you may have seen news skimming over something to do with user accounts, hacks and Cryptic Studios. Well, much like with Sony, SOE and Steam before them, Cryptic has suffered unauthorized access into their user account database, and has issued warnings …

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Cyber Safety Measures for Online Shopping

Cyber Safety Measures for Online Shopping

With the popularity of online shopping today, the importance of cyber security becomes essential to everyone. Shopping, even in the real world, involves money and where there is money, there go the criminals. And since much shopping is now happening in cyber space, these criminals lost no time in following …

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What is Cyber Security All About?

What is Cyber Security All About?

In this age of technology and communication convergence, you cannot help but be involved in technologies and innovations that revolve around computers, cellular phones and the World Wide Web. But as we go around our daily lives with these technologies and what not, there are times that we begin to …

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Hacker Grandpa ‘Th3Raptor’ Shuts Down Al Qaeda

Hacker Grandpa 'Th3Raptor' Shuts Down Al Qaeda

Jana Winter Fox News   The hacker who calls himself “The Raptor” has a new flock of tech-savvy, eager veterans — including another military grandpa — ready to sign on to his campaign to disrupt the websites and online forums where Al Qaeda sympathizers congregate to push their hateful, anti-American propaganda. After …

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