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SpyEye hacker toolkit might be cause of cyberattack increase

08/22/2011, The premier hacker’s toolkit known as SpyEye has recently been made available to all aspiring cybercriminals, and in view of this, security analysts have sounded the alarms – although it is a sad thing to look forward to an uptick in SpyEye...

Student hacker penetrated Facebook

08/18/2011, Is Facebook really that hack-proof? Apparently, a student hacker was said to have successfully “penetrated” Facebook after performing repeated attempts to illegally access the social networking site’s programmes – at least according to a court...

Bethesda forums hacked again?

08/15/2011, Uh oh, it looks like the hack-fest that happened over the past few months might be starting up again. Back in June we reported about Bethesda’s forums getting hacked, and now the company has reported about another possible security breach that...

RIM’s website gets hacked over London riots

08/09/2011, If you have been following the news regarding the London riots, you’re probably aware that RIM has offered to help the London police by giving them the names of the people who were using BBM during the riots, which helped to organize groups of looters....

Hackers can help inmates break out of prison

08/09/2011,   Just when we thought that hackers freeing prisoners only happened in the movies, at the recent DefCon hacker conference in Las Vegas, researchers revealed that it is possible for hackers to help prisoners escape from prison. They realized this was...

Zero-day flaw in games discovered by 10-year old

08/08/2011, You are never too young to hack – and that applies to CyFi, the handle for a 10-year-old hacker who graced DefCon 19 by revealing a zero-day exploit in games which are available on both iOS and Android-powered devices, and independent researchers...

#Antisec hackers release 10GB of law enforcement data

08/07/2011, After releasing the details of over 7,000 law enforcement officers last week, it looks like Anonymous is back again, this time with the help of Lulzsec. In their latest Antisec move: the two hacking groups have hacked over 70 law enforcement agencies and...

Google Chrome OS successfully hacked

08/05/2011, One of Google’s Chrome OS strongest selling points was the fact that it had much better built-in security than other operating systems. The OS split up between different hard drive partitions: one swap partition, one encrypted user partition and one...

Insulin pumps and blood-sugar monitors aren’t safe from hackers

08/04/2011, If you’re a diabetic living with the aid of an insulin pump and a blood-sugar monitor, running out of batteries with no replacements handy might be your worst nightmare, but a recent report from a security researcher states tells us we might have...

Hackers break into thousands of company computer networks

08/04/2011, Security experts could be part of what they deem to be the largest coordinated attack launched to date by hackers, and to make matters more grave, this has been happening for at least five years – where said hackers have wormed their way into...

Anonymous leaks details of 7,000 law enforcement officers

08/01/2011, Anonymous has announced that it has managed to hack over 70 US law enforcement websites and steal 10GB of data. It promised a leak and the first one was released yesterday – over 7,000 law enforcement officials’ private information including their...

PayPal hands over 1,000 Anonymous IP addresses to the FBI

07/30/2011, Remember last year when PayPal was attacked by Anonymous after it froze Wikileaks’ account? Well, it looks like PayPal has finally decided to strike back against the hacking coalition. Apparently the hackers left behind enough information to be...