Blog Posts Tagged with "hackers"


Safeguarding Your Data From Hackers and Intruders

January 31, 2011 Added by:Brent Huston

Browsing the Internet is fun, entertaining, and often necessary. Web browsers are also a ripe playground for nefarious activity which means the more risky places you visit, the bigger the chance that you’ll face some sort of danger...

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Why the Cloud is a Security Nightmare

January 27, 2011 Added by:Dan Dieterle

Hackers will leverage the power of the cloud themselves to attack government and enterprise encrypted systems. Recently, it was shown that WPA encryption could be cracked using the computing power of the cloud...

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Breach May Have Exposed Millions of Client Accounts

January 24, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"Website owners should declare if they store your passwords using strong hashing. This is a simple process and not any more expensive to implement, however unfortunately websites not using this method of cryptography is something we see all too often..."

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Hackers Steal Millions in EU Carbon Trading Credits

January 20, 2011 Added by:Headlines

The EU Emissions Trading Scheme has suspended all carbon emissions trading until January 26th after hackers breached networks and pilfered millions in pollution credits. The credits stolen form the Czech accounts are estimated to be worth as much as seven million Euros, according to reports...

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Hacktivist Confirms Infecting Anonymous File

January 19, 2011 Added by:Headlines

The hacktivist known only as The Jester (th3j35t3r) has confirmed rumors that he had "infected" the latest version of the tool used by the Anonymous movement to perpetrate a series of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks...

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Trojan Utilizes TeamViewer Remote PC Control Software

January 17, 2011 Added by:Headlines

A popular remote PC control software has apparently been usurped for use in a banking Trojan that was recently used in an unauthorized transaction that affected a large un-named Russian company. The hacker can then execute command and control functions and erasing traces of the bot's presence...

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Medical Server Hacked by Call of Duty Gamers

January 14, 2011 Added by:Headlines

A network server at Seacoast Radiology was illegally accessed by hackers intent on using it to host "Call of Duty: Black Ops" gaming sessions. The server provides storage for records for over 230,000 individuals...

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Security Threats: Face the Danger

January 13, 2011 Added by:Roman Zeltser

Many professionals have revised the entire approach to security. The common denominator for all opinions is the fact that our commonly accepted approach to IT security is not working anymore due to the new and highly sophisticated penetration tools that were developed recently...

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IBM's DeveloperWorks Website Hacked

January 12, 2011 Added by:Headlines

IBM's DeveloperWorks website was breached by hackers over the weekend. The messages left by the hacker(s) read: "Defaced by Hmei7," and, "You have been Hacked !!!, not because of your stupidity That's because we love you, and we want to warn you That your web still has large of vulnerability."

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New Heist - Your Conversations and Text Messages

January 12, 2011 Added by:Theresa Payton

Two cybersecurity good-guy hackers worked on cell phone vulnerabilities for roughly a year designing ways to think like bad guys to see if they could steal text messages. They recently accomplished this feat and showed how they could steal text messages from any phone within 20 seconds...

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Anonymous Hacks Into Fine Gael Website

January 10, 2011 Added by:Headlines

The website of the second largest political party in Ireland, Fine Gael, has been breached by hackers associated with the international script-kiddie movement known as Anonymous. Fine Gail's recently launched website was defaced, and the following message was inserted...

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High-Frequency Stock Trading Networks Vulnerable

January 07, 2011 Added by:Headlines

A former IBM research fellow has identified vulnerabilities in high-frequency stock trading networks that could allow hackers to manipulate trades by inflecting minute latencies that could result in significant aberrations to real-time stock prices, netting millions...

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Six Cool Hacks from 2010

December 28, 2010 Added by:Headlines

Kelly Jackson Higgins has assembled an examination of six "cool" hacks from 2010. The list has a little of everything from the ethical to the not so ethical of hackers, many made headlines, and some are little known...

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