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Worst Password Of 2013 Isn’t ‘Password’

01/20/2014, It is unsurprising to see that even in this day and age, people secure their online accounts with very weak passwords, ones that can easily be guessed if someone with malicious intent really put their minds to work. Every year SplashData compiles various...

Target Malware Presumably Developed By A Russian Teenager

01/19/2014, By now most of you might have heard about what happened to Target’s point-of-sale registers during the holiday season. They were infected with malware, which ended up compromising personal information of more than 70 million people. It was initially...

Citi To Replace All Debit Cards Affected By Target Hack

01/16/2014, By now you have probably heard about the massive Target hack. Personal as well as credit and debit card information of more than 70 million users was stolen as a result of this hack, which took place during the holiday season, a time when customer...

Target Offers Credit Monitoring To Customers After Massive Hack

01/16/2014, Major retailer Target didn’t exactly have a great start to the new year. Earlier this month the retailer acknowledged that it had been the victim of a massive hack that saw personal information, including credit and debit card information, of more...

Target Reveals Malware Was Installed On Its PoS Registers

01/13/2014, A few days back we reported that Target had been the victim of a massive security breach, one that lead to personal information of more than 40 million users being compromised. The retailer confirmed recently that the initial number doesn’t even...

Hacker Tried Selling Access To BBC Server On Christmas Day

12/30/2013, A new report reveals how a hacker covertly took over a server at the BBC and tried selling access to it on Christmas. It isn’t known if the hacker was able to find any buyers who might have paid to gain access to BBC’s server, but the British...

Marines Website Hacked By Syrian Electronic Army

09/02/2013, The Syrian Electronic Army has struck again. It has been been in the news numerous times over the past few months as it took down various high profile Twitter accounts, such as those belonging to the Associated Press, Thomson Reuters and CBS. It also...