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NSA and GCHQ use Google's cookies to identify targets | 2013-12-11 20:16:42
According to documents released by Edward Snowden, NSA and GCHQ (UK version of NSA) use Google's cookies, primarily designed for interest-based ad-targeting, to identify their targets.

U.S. Marines Website hacked and defaced | 2013-09-03 12:00:00
The official Website of U.S. Marines got hacked today by the hacktivist group Syrian Electronic Army following President Obama's announcement that he would seek congressional approvement for a military strike against Syria.

Facebook Virus Masked as Video! | 2013-08-28 17:00:00
A new virus which is masquerading as a video message can hijack Facebook accounts and Google Chrome browsers.

Google Palestine hacked! NOT! | 2013-08-27 01:00:00
News is spreading that google.ps was hacked by a Palestinian hacker group. The apparent google.ps hack actually consisted of posioning root DNS servers of the .ps TLD system. The DNS attack of course had political motives.

APT 12 returns with new tools | 2013-08-08 00:00:00
Chinese hacker group known for their work on The New York Times website, returns with new tools after months of inactivity. Believed to be linked with the People's Republic of China, APT 12 is probably the most famous hacker group out there.

Hacking HTTPS in under 30 seconds | 2013-08-06 20:00:00
Department of Homeland Security issued an on Friday (02 Aug) following a vulnerability disclosure in all versions of the transport layer security (TLS) and secure sockets layer (SSL).

ATM hacking scams: Thailand becoming top target | 2013-08-06 18:00:00
It seems more and more foreigners do their ATM hacking in Thailand. In the last 18 months over 10 groups of various nationalities have been arrested across Thailand for stealing.

Using Fake GPS Signals to Hijack $80m Yacht | 2013-07-29 11:43:00
Students from University of Texas at Austin were successful in spoofing GPS signals and steering $80m worth yacht off course. The experiment took place 30 miles off the coast of Italy while the yacht was sailing in international waters.

Crytek websites hacked | 2013-07-24 10:00:00
The famous German video game company Crytek recently took down 4 of it's websites. Apart from the usual "please change your password when you login", there's a chance the impact may be a bit further than just Crytek's websites.

Fix for the recent Skype Crash | 2011-05-26 14:52:01
Skype went down. Again. The blackhats out there would like to say it was a disaster waiting to happen after Microsoft bought Skype. In any case, here is the fix for the recent platform-independent crash.

Hacking Facebook as Easy as 1,2,3! | 2010-10-26 13:52:58
Anybody can do it. You'll just need to follow this idiot-proof tutorial; in which I'm gonna try to explain what should be happening from 2 points of view. n00b and wannabe.

Unreleased 'Hackers Wanted' Movie Leaks To BitTorrent | 2010-05-22 00:11:18
Historically, hackers have accounted for mankind's greatest inventions and discoveries and yet have repeatedly been persecuted for their new ideas by the powerful and fearful.

Hack Attack: Get Windows XP SP3 Through Windows Update | 2007-11-29 14:28:39
Well here is how you can download SP3 straight from Microsoft. Follow the instructions carefully and you'll be running Windows XP SP3 in no time.

TPB files charges against media companies | 2007-09-22 20:41:36
The Pirate Bay (TPB), a well known torrent tracker presumably has the proof that big record and movie labels are hiring professional hackers, saboteurs and DDoSers to destroy their trackers.

Storm worm: again. | 2007-08-07 18:50:02
Remember January? "Storm worm" ... rings a bell? There's a new variant of it in the wild. Johannes Ullrich of the SANS Institute said "This is potentially a huge problem, It's basically impossible to shut this thing down...

Onslaught on .ORGs | 2007-02-07 09:34:22
Hackers briefly overwhelmed at least three of the 13 computers that help manage global computer traffic Tuesday in one of the most significant attacks against the Internet since 2002.

OpenOffice.org insecure | 2006-08-12 22:01:27
Researchers state that OpenOffice.org, a free alternative to Microsoft Office suite, is suffering from at least four major vulnerabilities.

Leave your laptop at home | 2006-08-11 21:11:20
Following the newest terrorist threats, all passengers on board of British airplanes or boarding planes in the UK are forbidden from taking their laptops, iPods and mobile phones with them to the passenger cabin.

Hack in the Box - Capture the Flag | 2006-08-09 15:54:50
The most famous security conference in the region has issued a press release about the anticipated Capture the Flag competition.

35% of pay-per-click fraud? | 2006-08-08 23:37:44
Google warns that recent announcements about almost 35% of pay-per-clicks being fraudulent is an exaggerated number.

New variant mobile worm | 2006-08-07 23:49:45
F-Secure reports of a Russian made mobile worm which seems to employ new techniques and is suspected to be very aggressive.

Google will help users surf safely | 2006-08-07 23:18:56
Becoming a part of the Stop Badware Coalition, Google will start to warn users when they click on a link to a website found through Google search which presents a security risk.

Microsoft employs hackers again | 2006-08-06 02:28:31
To make sure Windows Vista will be the as secure as possible, Microsoft is paying a group of hackers to try to penetrate the system and find its vulnerabilities.

Xerox security vulnerability | 2006-08-05 02:27:48
With external appliances getting more sophisticated, it was only a matter of time when someone would use a printer to get to the sensitive network information.

FBI starts Operation Identity Shield | 2006-08-04 02:16:03
The FBI has launched it's new operation to help the online community as well as internet service providers, security vendors and technology producers to lower the rate of phishing and online fraud.

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