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Thomson Reuters Twitter Account Gets Hacked

07/30/2013, Thomson Reuters is a well known and respected media firm. Unfortunately, they too have been victim of a cyberattack. Over the past few months Twitter accounts of various media outlets have been hacked, including that of the Associated Press. On Monday,...

Twitter Reportedly Testing Two Factor Authentication

04/24/2013, It is being reported that Twitter is internally testing a two factor authentication security system which will be incrementally rolled out to users in the near future. Two factor or two step authentication safeguard accounts from hacking attempts in a...

U.S. To Form Working Group With China On Cybersecurity

04/14/2013, In recent months we have heard both U.S. and China bicker back and forth on cyber attacks originating from the other’s homeland, but now both of them will be collectively working on cybersecurity. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, during a visit...

Cyberattack alert! Car and candy companies are not spared

03/11/2013, Over the last few months, 40 known companies have been identified as victims of cyberattacks. As more details are being revealed, it turns out that these attacks are not only targeted at tech companies such as Apple or Twitter but other industries as...

Website Used To Hack Apple And Facebook Found

02/20/2013, Yesterday we reported that Apple has been the target of Hackers. Apple claimed that the source of the hack was the same as used to hack Facebook. The malware used in both these cases came from a popular forum of iPhone developers called iPhoneDevSDK. Ian...

Jawbone MyTalk Experiences Limited Hack

02/13/2013, Jawbone has announced that a small number of accounts had been compromised by cyber-attacks. The company did not mention how many, but did use the word “limited” to describe the scope of the attack. In any case, some user data (email,...

Twitter Hacked! 250,000 Accounts At Risk

02/01/2013, Twitter has confirmed that approximately 250,000 users are affected in the recent hack but denied that the hack is related to the outage yesterday. As security measure, Twitter did reset all affected passwords and revoked all session tokens from affected...

Teen hacker sentenced to six years of supervised Internet access

11/09/2012, A hacker from a group called UG Nazi was sentence in Long Beach, California on Wednesday. Going under the moniker “Cosmo” or “Cosmo the God,” the 15-year old pleaded guilty to multiple felonies including credit card fraud, identity...

Russian cybercrime market is well-established, says report

11/05/2012, In a report entitled “Russian Underground 101,” Japanese security software company Trend Micro claims that the cybercrime market in Russia is getting more commercial than ever, with hackers offering services for a price. Using data gathered...