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10-Year Old ‘FREAK’ Security Flaw Discovered

03/04/2015, In this day and age, security in the digital realm is of utmost importance, especially when you take into consideration the number of hacking incidents that have happened in the past. Whatever security holes discovered ought to be patched up as soon as...

Google Vietnam Hacked Briefly By Lizard Squad

02/23/2015, The hacking consortium known as Lizard Squad definitely holds a rather high profile, where they have had their fair share of run-ins in the past with high profile targets. This time around, it looks as though folks over at Google Vietnam were the ones to...

Anthem Hack Compromises Millions Of Records

02/05/2015, Another day, another hack. The second largest health insurer in the country has confirmed that it has been hacked. Tens of millions of customer and employee records are said to be have been compromised in this hack. Anthem’s database contains...

Taylor Swift Twitter And Instagram Accounts Hacked

01/27/2015, The Lizard Squad has struck again it seems. This is the group that claimed responsibility for knocking down PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live over Christmas 2014 and recently it broke into the Malaysia Airlines website. Lizard Squad’s latest victim...

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...

U.S. Central Command Twitter Account Hacked

01/12/2015, Earlier today the official U.S. Central Command Twitter account was hacked. Apparently this was done by a group claiming to represent ISIS. The compromised account was then used to spread military data but most of it didn’t seem to be sensitive...