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Hackers Are Already Preparing New Attacks On iCloud Updated

🕔09:02, 2.Oct 2014

Soon after the iCloud celebrity photo leak, Apple unveiled a new security system designed to protect users from hackers who gain access to accounts by exploiting the company’s password recovery system and downloading your backup files. But hackers have already

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New Phishing and Malware Campaigns Use Ebola Virus Epidemic as Bait Updated

🕔08:55, 18.Aug 2014

Security researchers have identified multiple malicious campaigns leveraging mostly fake news or reports about the Ebola virus, in order to deliver malware or steer users to phishing websites. A phishing operation caught by researchers deom Symantec impersonates a communication from

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This Phony ‘Anonymous’ Site Was Set Up to Trap Ferguson Hacktivists

🕔20:09, 13.Aug 2014

As military police forces gather around Ferguson, trying to quell an angry, frustrated, and betrayed population, some people are taking their fight online. ‘OpFerguson’, being spear-headed by members of the hacktivism collective Anonymous, launched a couple of days ago. One site

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1,600+ Accounts for eBay’s StubHub Hacked in $1 Million (€743,000) Fraud

🕔07:42, 24.Jul 2014

Six individuals have been indicted in connection to a fraudulent scam that involved hacking into more than 1,600 StubHub accounts and purchasing electronic tickets to high-profile events, using the victims’ credit card.The fraud has been estimated to $1 million /

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17-Year-Old Behind Norway DDoS Attacks This Week Updated

🕔07:32, 11.Jul 2014

On Thursday, the Norwegian police have arrested and charged a 17-year-old in connection to the recent massive distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks directed at major financial institutions and other businesses in the country.The teen, from the city of Bergen, on Norway’s

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Banker Trojan Bypasses SSL Mechanism

🕔07:52, 17.Jun 2014

Security researchers appear to have bumped into a new remote access Trojan that manages to view encrypted traffic in plain text by routing the connection through the attacker’s domains.Naming it Dyre or Dyreza, security researchers point out that the Trojan

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Feedly and Evernote Servers Under DDoS Attack Updated

🕔09:10, 12.Jun 2014

In a post on the company’s blog, Feedly announces that their servers have suffered a distributed denial-of service (DDoS) attack.An update was published a short while ago saying that the infrastructure is modified so that the online service is restored.Using Twitter as

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Flash! We’ve only got 336 hours to save the world from a powerful computer attack! Updated

🕔08:14, 5.Jun 2014

Do we really have just two weeks before we’re hit by a powerful computer attack? According to Britain’s National Crime Agency (NCA), internet users have a fortnight before the world’s nastiest cybercriminals will be ready to strike back after suffering

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