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South Korea – Virus to infect enemies

South Korea is looking to expand a Stuxnet-like virus in order to do just what that earlier cyberweapon did in 2010: attack an enemy’s nuclear facilities. Stuxnet is widely believed to have been formed by the US and Israel to … Continue reading

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Tesco.com user passwords leaked in online

UK retailer Tesco has been forced to suspend 2,239 customer accounts after a list of email addresses, passwords and Clubcard voucher balances was posted online. The list of user information, dumped on a popular text sharing site on Tuesday evening, … Continue reading

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Comcast servers compromised by similar attackers as Bell Canada

Hacker group NullCrew claims to have broken into Comcast’s servers today, exploiting a vulnerability reported in December 2013, but not patched.Over the weekend of 01 February 2014 the hacker group also claimed credit for performing a SQL injection attack against … Continue reading

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At least 67 million Facebook accounts are false

Facebook. Image courtesy of ShutterstockSocial networking behemoth Facebook revealed last week that it had 757 million every day active users (DAUs) during December 2013, a year-on-year increase of 22%. New figures from the company’s fourth quarter earnings report show 1.23 … Continue reading

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Responsible claim for SpyEye banking malware author

The FBI has announced that one of the most important creators of the SpyEye banking malware kit has pled guilty in an Atlanta, Georgia court. Aleksandr Andreevich Panin, a Russian national, admitted to being one of the main developers and … Continue reading

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Marketers, IT service provider arrested in theft of 20 million South Korean credit cards

At least 40% of South Korea’s entire population – some 20 million people – have hadtheir names, social protection numbers and credit card details ripped off and sold to advertising firms in the nation’s biggest-ever theft of personal information. It’s … Continue reading

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Cyberpunk hi-jacked YouTube programs to dairy AdSense for money

A US man, Matthew A. Buchanan, has confessed that he and his accomplices jimmied start YouTube records via Google password-reset procedure of restoration and then set the YouTube programs up with AdSense to dairy them of at least $55,897 (£33,891). … Continue reading

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Spammers take over Tweets Styles with attractive hashtags

Twas the week before Christmas, when all through Tweetland, London saw some odd hashtags, sent out from spam brands. According to the Guardian, Londoners awoke on Friday morning to find their automatically generated trending topics lists stuffed with sexy tags.Namely, … Continue reading

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LinkedIn users sue more than service’s “hacking”

Brian Guan, a Principal Software Engineer at Linkedln (currently on sabbatical) said it all when he described his part on the site. Creating crack techniques to create plenty of $$$ with Coffee, Cool and clever at Group Money! Mind you, … Continue reading

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