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Facebook rewards researchers who report security weaknesses

07/29/2011, Facebook has just launched a new bug bounty program where it rewards researchers who find security holes in the social network. The reward will be paid in dollars, which starts off at $500 and has no maximum set. However, they will have to follow...

Hacker claims he took down the websites of Anonymous and LulzSec

07/27/2011, As if the heat from the authorities wasn’t already enough, it looks like Anonymous and LulzSec have another adversary to deal with. A hacker who calls himself Jester has claimed responsibility for taking down the websites of two of the most prolific...

New software removes “naked” body scans (airport security)

07/20/2011, Airport security is never easy. Ever since the rise of aircraft-related crimes in recent years, the country has taken serious measures to ensure the safety of its flight crew and passengers on planes. One of the measures implemented to counter this...

Anonymous leaks 90,000 military emails

07/11/2011, While LulzSec has disappeared and sailed off into the sea, other hacking groups have picked up where they left off, wreaking havoc on the world. Another infamous hacking collective known as Anonymous, recently made an attack on the intelligence community...

Apple fixing potential iOS security threat

07/08/2011, On Wednesday, a German site reported about a serious flaw in iOS that if left unfixed, could leave the operating system vulnerable to malware without the user’s knowledge. The issue is due to the way iOS handles PDF files – even those that are...

LulzSec Trojan is a false alarm

06/29/2011, We all know that LulzSec decided to call it quits a few days ago and left the world with a final parting gift: a cache of stolen data, emails and more. However according to some folks who downloaded the collection ended up with more than they bargained...

iVigilo turns your Mac computer into a security camera

06/28/2011, Pretty much every laptop comes with a front facing camera these days, and while not everybody makes use of it for video calling, there are other ways to make use of the camera – namely as a surveillance devices. The folks over at Naboo have just...

A-Team posts details of LulzSec

06/27/2011, We all know LulzSec have decided to throw in the towel and give up its hacking activities but that doesn’t mean all the groups wrongdoings in the past have been absolved. And unfortunately for them, the authorities have been given a massive tip off...

Sony Pictures France hacked

06/21/2011, It’s been about 12 days since Sony’s last breach, and it looks like they’ll have to reset the intrusion counter. Sony has been reported as hacked again, this time it’s the Sony Picture’s French website. According to the...

LulzSec And Anonymous Team Up To Take Down Governments And Banks

06/20/2011, As if it wasn’t bad enough that LulzSec was out there hacking websites and bringing down systems like Sony and government websites belong to the US Senate and CIA and also leaking 62,000 username and passwords for unnamed websites, but now it looks...

Apple Files Patent For New Security Features For Find My iPhone

06/16/2011, Find My iPhone is an app developed by Apple that basically allows you to locate your iPhone in the event that you might have lost it or had it stolen. The current version of the app uses GPS to indicate its location, and should the thief be smart enough...