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Hacker Leaks Details Of 9,000 DHS Employees

02/08/2016, A hacker claims to have access to names, email addresses, phone numbers and job titles of more than 20,000 Federal Bureau of Investigation employees as well as similar details of more than 9,000 Department of Homeland Security employees. The same hacker...

eBay Bug Lets Hackers Install Malicious Code Into Pages

02/04/2016, We’re sure many of you guys have come across various eBay auction pages in the past. Usually these pages have been designed by the seller in such a way that it captures your attention, or at least in a way that highlights some of the key points of the...

Mac Firmware Virus Creators Hired By Apple

02/03/2016, Abraham Lincoln had a very great idea when it comes to enemies – he insists that if one were to be able to win an enemy over, he would not only have “killed” the enemy in the process, but also gain a friend in the process. I suppose this is what...

AnonSec Claims To Have Controlled Drone After Stealing NASA Data

02/02/2016, It looks like hacktivist group AnonSec is back under the spotlight once again, where they tout to have gotten control of a drone in addition to leaked data from NASA computers, and the reason behind this act is to prove a chemtrail conspiracy theory....

Wendy’s Investigating Fraudulent Credit/Debit Card Charges

01/28/2016, If you have ever used a credit or debit card at Wendy’s, you might want to start paying closer attention to your credit card bills. According to a report from Krebs On Security, it seems that the fast food chain might have recently suffered from a...

Innocent TorMail Users Might Have Been Hacked By The FBI

01/21/2016, If one were to rewind the clock by three years back to the time when the FBI got hold of TorMail, which happened to be one of the most popular dark web email services around, then surely there would be some innocent TorMail users who might have been...

Hyatt Confirms 250 Hotels Hit By Payments Malware

01/15/2016, Last month it was announced that Hyatt Hotels was hit by a payments malware, in which it was suggested that information about their customers could have been stolen as a result of said malware. The hotel claimed that they would be launching an...

eBay Vulnerability Exposed Millions To Potential Phishing Attacks

01/12/2016, It’s not uncommon to hear of software vulnerabilites at major online services, what people really want to see how the companies that run those services react to such a situation and how quickly they’re able to patch things up. Reports suggest...

Turkish Hacker Sentenced To 334 Years In Prison

01/12/2016, We have heard and read stories of hackers committing crimes and being sent to jail, or in some cases like in the movies, given a second chance by using their skills for good by sniffing out security flaws and loopholes so that companies can close them...

Microsoft Will Warn Users If They Are Targeted By Government Hackers

12/30/2015, As if it wasn’t bad enough the regular hackers are trying to break into our systems and steal our information, there are also state-sponsored hackers who are out targeting systems as well, although in the case of the latter it is presumably done for the...

Livestream Hacked, Users Advised To Reset Passwords

12/24/2015, Livestream, a popular broadcasting service, revealed to its users via email today that it believes it may have been hacked. As a precautionary measure it’s not advising all users to reset their passwords. User account information that may have been...

Hyatt Hotels’ Payment Processing Systems Contain Malware

12/23/2015, There is the age old saying that goes like this, “better late than never”, but sometimes, discovering a particular issue might have caused untold damage already. Still, this is where firefighting skills in any situation come into play, and for Hyatt...

Hello Kitty Hack

12/21/2015, Hello Kitty is definitely a cute character, being a cat with no mouth, while the other famous robotic cat, Doraemon, happens to be a kitty with no ears. Having said that, both of them have their fair share of fans, but this time around it would be Hello...