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Evernote does global password reset after hack attack
Evernote does global password reset after hack attack
Evernote, the popular multi-platform online note-taking service has announced this weekend that following an attack by hackers they have performed ...... 03 Mar 2013 - 2 comments
Myanmar: We did not hack reporter's emails
Myanmar: We did not hack reporter's emails
The government of Myanmar denied today that they were behind attempts on hacking emails of journalists around the world. Google had warned ...... 12 Feb 2013
Kids now using code to steal virtual currency in games, social networks
Kids now using code to steal virtual currency in games, social networks
According to a new report from anti-virus firm AVG, young children have begun writing malicious code to hack accounts of friends and others. ...... 10 Feb 2013 - 5 comments
Chinese hackers repeatedly attacked New York Times
Chinese hackers repeatedly attacked New York Times
Over the past four months, Chinese hackers have brutalized the New York Times' computer systems, following the company's investigation into ...... 01 Feb 2013 - 1 comment
Swedish prosecutor hopes to bring charges against Pirate Bay founder within month
Swedish prosecutor hopes to bring charges against Pirate Bay founder within month
Incarcerated Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svarholm will likely face charges over hacking in the coming month. Svarholm was deported from ...... 30 Jan 2013 - 4 comments
French accuse U.S. of hacking former president Sarkozy's PCs
French accuse U.S. of hacking former president Sarkozy's PCs
The French cyber-warfare agency has accused the U.S. of hacking into former president Nicolas Sarkozy's PCs. Computers of the president and ...... 22 Nov 2012 - 3 comments
Pirate Bay founder sees new charges
Pirate Bay founder sees new charges
Gottfrid Svartholm, one of the founders of infamous torrent site The Pirate Bay, has been in prison in Sweden for over a month, after hiding ...... 12 Nov 2012 - 5 comments
NBC sites temporarily defaced by hackers
NBC sites temporarily defaced by hackers
Earlier today, NBC was hit by a broad attack online, with many of its sites being defaced. The company's mobile landing, its main Saturday ...... 04 Nov 2012 - 8 comments
French Euromillions site hacked, Koran passage shown
French Euromillions site hacked, Koran passage shown
Religion inspired defacing hits French Euromillions website. The website was defaced on Sunday and replaced with a passage from the Koran. ...... 30 Oct 2012 - 5 comments
Cyber attack leaves 3.6 million social security numbers exposed
Cyber attack leaves 3.6 million social security numbers exposed
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has confirmed that foreign hackers attacked the South Carolina Department of Revenue, stealing 3.6 million ...... 27 Oct 2012 - 7 comments
Canada hit by two cyber attacks
Canada hit by two cyber attacks
Canada confirmed that there were two attempts by hackers to target Canadian firms. Reports suggested the attacks came from China, but the ...... 30 Sep 2012 - 7 comments
U.S. official: Other nations engaging in 'reckless' cyber attacks
U.S. official: Other nations engaging in 'reckless' cyber attacks
According to a top U.S. cybersecurity official, other nations have been employing 'reckless' cyber attacks without 'any sense of restraint.' ...... 09 Sep 2012 - 5 comments
Hackers leak 1 million Apple device IDs stolen from FBI notebook
Hackers leak 1 million Apple device IDs stolen from FBI notebook
The hacking group AntiSec has released 1,000,001 Apple Unique Device Identifiers (UDIDs) they say were taken from a hacked FBI notebook. ...... 04 Sep 2012 - 36 comments
Blizzard is the latest company to have data compromised
Blizzard is the latest company to have data compromised
Earlier this week, Blizzard saw its Battle.net platform hacked, with data compromised. In a blog post, the company's security team explained ...... 11 Aug 2012 - 2 comments
South Korean wireless carrier hacked
South Korean wireless carrier hacked
KT, the second largest wireless carrier in South Korea, has confirmed and apologized to its users that it was hacked. The personal data of ...... 30 Jul 2012
Nokia and Samsung devices hacked due to NFC flaw
Nokia and Samsung devices hacked due to NFC flaw
During the Black Hat security conference this week, both Nokia and Samsung devices were hacked due to an NFC vulnerability. NFC, which is ...... 27 Jul 2012 - 2 comments
Angry mom hacks school's system, changes kid's grade
Angry mom hacks school's system, changes kid's grade
Catherine Venusto of Pennsylvania has been charged with hacking into the computer system of the Northwestern Lehigh School District and changing ...... 23 Jul 2012 - 20 comments
AT&T to sponsor DefCon Kids
AT&T to sponsor DefCon Kids
AT&T has announced it will be sponsor DefCon Kids, a competition for kids to find the most zero-day bugs in mobile apps. The carrier has ...... 18 Jul 2012 - 2 comments
Australian government to allow police to hack your PC for info?
Australian government to allow police to hack your PC for info?
The Australian government has released a new paper that details a potential (and scary) new legislation. According to ZeroPaid, the legislation ...... 17 Jul 2012 - 3 comments
Nvidia forum was shut down due to hack attack
Nvidia forum was shut down due to hack attack
Last week, Nvidia shut down its forums while citing a "system issue." Today, the company has more details, claiming that they were in fact ...... 13 Jul 2012 - 1 comment
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