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Anonymous Threatens To Wipe U.S “Off The Cybermap”

05/07/2013, The hacking collective Anonymous was in the news last month for “Operation Free Korea,” in which it hacked North Korea’s Flicker and Twitter account as well as launched an attack on a number of North Korean websites. Their next target...

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...

Samsung KNOX Provides Privacy To BYOD Users

02/25/2013, Samsung has just announced KNOX, a security solution for its Android smartphones that provides a secure container that completely separates data from work and life, giving the user complete control over his/her “private” data, while letting...

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...

DNA Bullet Marks Suspects For Arrest

01/23/2013, SelectDNA, a UK company, has created a non-lethal high-velocity projectile that will leave a DNA marker on a suspect so that he or she can be identified at a later time. At first, it may sound like the projectile marks the suspect’s DNA, but...

Bottles Equipped With GPS Used To Track Drug Thieves In New York

01/15/2013, OxyContin, a morphine-like opioid that is used to treat moderate to severe pain, is one of the leading causes of prescription drug abuse. In New York City alone, violence driven by pill addiction is growing, with numerous robberies and homicides reported...

FBI Launches New Website That Uses Google Maps To Locate Crimes

01/11/2013, What if we had the technology that will allow us to view locations of the latest crime scenes through a map? Well, the FBI has been thinking about that for a long time. In fact, the FBI has just launched a new website that will show visitors the location...

Hackers Found Guilty Of Stealing Unreleased Michael Jackson Music

01/11/2013, Two hackers from U.K. are sentenced to 100 hours of community service after officials found them guilty of stealing unreleased Michael Jackson tracks from Sony Music Entertainment. 27-year old James Marks and 26-year old James McCormick were arrested in...