Tag Archives: hacking

Deadly “Longline Phishing” Latest Hacking Technique

Mar 11, 2013
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Cyber criminals are one step ahead to beating detection, and they waste no time in doing so. Long time hacking tricks phishing and spear phishing have been successful in the past, but easy detection has encouraged them to develop a new technique combining the two called, “Longline Phishing“.   While …

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Chinese Cyber Spies Blend in Community

Feb 21, 2013
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The Chinese has been a hot topic on the latest cyber security attacks. The Associated Press reported a community of Internet warriors working from a white building in Shanghai, known as Unit 61398: RECRUITING THE SPIES: Supposedly run by China’s military, they have been recruits directly from universities targeting students with …

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Burger King Hacker is “Lovi’n it” on Twitter

Feb 19, 2013
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Burger King’s twitter account was reportedly hacked, telling followers that the chain was bought out by McDonald’s because “the whopper flopped.” The “i’m lov’in it” fast food hacker changed the @BurgerKing account name to “McDonalds” and changed the banner picture to the Golden Arches. After shutting down the site Burger …

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Zombie Hoax Hacks TV Emergency Broadcast System

Feb 13, 2013
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On Monday February 11, during Steve Wilkos talk show about “Teen cheaters take lie detectors”, hackers broke into KRTV’s emergency broadcast system alerting viewers that “dead bodies are rising from their graves and attacking the living. Follow the messages on screen, that will be updated as information becomes available.” Just another example …

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Former President Bush Family Hacked

Feb 12, 2013
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Not even the President is 100% completely safe from online hackers, when there’s motive. All it takes in an open window of opportunity and voila, all eyes are open to your personal life, as well as, other people who are close to you. At least 6 family members and close …

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“Mommy, I want to be a Hacker when I grow up”

Feb 11, 2013
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It won’t be long before children learn that digital technology is just as admiring of a profession, as say, a fireman or policeman. Kids as young as 11 years old are already writing malicious computer code to hack friends accounts on gaming sites and social networks. AVG recently confirmed that a boy from …

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Universal Plug ‘n Play Puts Millions at Risk

Jan 29, 2013
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It’s no surprise that the day would come when routers, networking equipment, printers and storage devices were now at risk of hacking. According to a recent report, common viruses currently have the ability to penetrate an estimated 40 to 50 million devices, thanks to vulnerabilities found in the standard networking …

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Sony PlayStation Network Hacked and Pays a Hefty Fine

Jan 24, 2013
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Busted! The IOC, (Information Commissioner’s Office), in the U.K. has fined Sony Computer Entertainment Europe in the amount of 250,000 pounds (US$395,775), after a crippling hacking attack of Sony’s PlayStation Network in 2011. Million of  consumers personal data was leaked, including addresses, e-mail addresses, identities, dates of birth, and account passwords. Credit …

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