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Microsoft Outlook In China Hit With Man-In-The-Middle Attacks

01/19/2015, Man-in-the-middle attacks is when the attacker inserts themselves in the middle of their victims’ connections, thus being able to intercept messages sent back and forth. An example would be to direct users to fake websites set up to look like the actual...

French Websites Get Attacked After Warnings Issued

01/18/2015, Several French media websites have already experienced attacks, going down for a day after warnings were issued earlier on. Sites such as Le Parisien, Marianne and 20 Minutes were among those which were affected, although majority of them were restored...

iPod Nano Used It ATM Skimming Attempt

01/12/2015, The iPod nano is more or less an antiquated piece of technology, taking into consideration the functionality of smartphones these days that have long since doubled up as portable media players of choice for the masses. Having said that, is there any more...

Crayola’s Issues Apology For Facebook Page Hack

01/12/2015, Getting hacked is no fun at all, and the folks over at Crayola saw their Facebook Page get just such a treatment over the weekend – which resulted in some rather inappropriate content for the supposedly child-friendly brand, so much so that the...

iDict Tool Relies On Commonly Used Passwords To Hack Into iCloud

01/02/2015, Despite there being multiple warnings in the past about how one shouldn’t use easy to guess passwords like “password” or “12345678” or “abc123”, there are still users out there who choose to do so, thinking that the chances of them getting...

Chick-Fil-A Looking Into Possible Credit Card Breach

01/02/2015, Back in 2014 several big name retailers were hacked, such as Target and Home Depot in which during the process, the payment details of their customers were stolen, along with their personal information such as email addresses, names, home addresses, and...

Sony Pictures Hack Could Be Insider Job, According To Security Firm

12/29/2014, Many have speculated that the hacks on Sony Pictures had come from North Korea. This was later confirmed by the authorities, but despite those confirmations, there are some who are still a bit skeptical. In fact some believe that it could be the job of an...

Lizard Squad Says They Will Stop Hacking Xbox Live And PSN

12/28/2014, As many gamers who use Sony or Microsoft’s gaming services have noticed, both PSN and Xbox Live were taken offline during Christmas due to the attacks of a hacker group who call themselves the Lizard Squad. Now it appears that the hacks have stopped and...

Hack Turns Hobbit’s “Sting” Sword Into A WiFi Detector

12/26/2014, If you’ve read Lord of the Rings or The Hobbit, you’re probably aware of the sword called “Sting”. It is a sword used by Bilbo (and later Froddo) and it glows blue when it detects Orcs. Pretty handy, right? Well thankfully we are in a world in...

FBI Reportedly Foresaw Sony Pictures Hack Back In 2013

12/26/2014, We’re sure by now pretty much everyone has heard of the hack on Sony Pictures. Now the question is was Sony’s security inadequate to begin with, or were the hackers simply too good for Sony’s defenses? Well an earlier report had suggested that Sony...

Staples Confirms 1.16 Million Credit/Debit Cards Stolen In Hack

12/23/2014, Back in October, it was revealed that retailer Staples experienced a security breach that could have potentially compromised both credit and debit card information. Well exactly how many cards were affected in the hack? Well Staples has since confirmed...