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16 Million Email Accounts Hacked In Germany

01/21/2014, To have an organization or service hacked is no longer an extremely rare occurrence. No sir, it seems that this scourge happens all too frequently – making security of digital assets a paramount importance regardless of the organization that you...

Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Microsoft’s Office Blog

01/20/2014, Microsoft seems to be on the receiving end of the wrath of the Syrian Electronic Army recently, where their news Twitter accounts fell victim to. Apart from that, Microsoft’s Office Blog has been caught out by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) –...

Microsoft News Twitter Accounts Hacked By Syrian Electronic Army

01/12/2014, Getting hacked is no fun at all, especially when you are a corporate bigwig with plenty of user details in your database, as you have to answer to your customers as well. Having said that, the likes of Neiman Marcus was hacked recently over the holiday...

Skype Twitter Account Hacked, Group Posts Anti-Microsoft Sentiments

01/01/2014, It looks like 2014 is off to a series of hacks, with our report earlier claiming that Snapchat was hacked, compromising some 4.6 million user names and phone numbers in the process, and now it looks like Microsoft’s Skype Twitter and Facebook accounts...

ATM Hack Uses USB Drives To Steal Money

12/31/2013, We have all seen the warnings on ATMs in which banks advise their customers to avoid using the machine if it looks like it might have been tampered with. After all with 3D printers creating ATM skimmers with relative ease, anyone not aware could be easily...

Researchers Discover Vulnerability In Flash-Based Storage

12/31/2013, If you own a smartphone or a tablet that allows you to expand its storage via microSD cards, you might be interested to learn that it seems that your microSD card might not be as secure as you might think. Presenting their findings at the Chaos Computer...

Wii U GamePad Reverse Engineered To Stream PC Games

12/30/2013, One of the nifty features of the Nintendo Wii U system is its GamePad. This allows gamers to stream games from their Wii U onto the GamePad to keep playing if the main television is in use, basically transforming the living room console into something of...

Researchers Discover Method To Hack The MacBook’s iSight Camera

12/18/2013, One of the ways we would be able to tell that our webcams are active, regardless whether used as a microphone or as a webcam, would be a light on the device that basically lets us know that it is on. Unfortunately it would seem as though there are ways to...

Battlefield 4 PC Servers Experience DDOS Attacks This Weekend

11/17/2013, Any website owner will tell you that a DDOS attack is no fun at all. Heck, it is definitely one of the worse experiences that a website owner will be able to go through, and the situation can be more or less said to be amplified many times over if you...

Unencrypted Credit Card And CCV Numbers Stolen

11/13/2013, Security in the digital age can be quite a touchy subject, especially when you consider just how breaches in the past such as the debacle surrounding Adobe recently, leaking out information of approximately 3 million accounts. Apparently, those reports...