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Hacker Uses Facebook App For Phishing Attack And Hacking Facebook Pages

Hacker Uses Facebook App For Phishing Attack And Hacking Facebook Pages

It seems that hackers have devised some really interesting ways of phishing login credentials on Facebook. Apparently, this is being done with the help of a very authentic-looking Facebook app called ‘Verify Pages.’ The app is created by a hacker but with the Facebook Security logo on it, it looks very real and has led to the hacking of multiple Facebook pages.

By On March 9, 2013 Respond
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Evernote Reveals Plans Of Implementing Two-Step Authentication After Recent Hack

Evernote Reveals Plans Of Implementing Two-Step Authentication After Recent Hack

We recently reported that Evernote recently suffered a security breach in which the hackers were able to access the login credentials of its users. The company was quick to respond to this by resetting the passwords of all the users and now, it has expressed the intent of implementing two-step authentication soon.

By On March 6, 2013 Respond
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Jailed Hacker Breaks Into Prison Computers During IT Class

Jailed Hacker Breaks Into Prison Computers During IT Class

Hackers are rarely nabbed by the authorities but once they get caught, they usually end up in a jail, given the long list of charges against most of them. One such hacker, Nicholas Webber, was jailed for a hacker marketplace site ‘GhostMarket’ which he had created. In prison, he was invited to an IT class where he was able to hack into prison’s mainframe.

By On March 4, 2013 Respond
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Cyber Security Fail Again: Evernote Site Hacked, User Info Accessed

Cyber Security Fail Again: Evernote Site Hacked, User Info Accessed

It seems that no matter how efficient or security-conscious a company is, the hackers find some way to break into its systems. The latest in the list of fallen is Evernote’s website. Thankfully, the hackers didn’t access or modify payments information. However, they did lay their hands on users’ login credentials and other data.

By On March 3, 2013 Respond
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Hackers Take Down The Whistle Blower Website Cryptome

Hackers Take Down The Whistle Blower Website Cryptome

Crytpome came into the limelight when the website divulged the name of the CIA analyst who was able to track down Osama Bin Laden. In the past, the website has been hacked a number of times, apparently as a punishment for being a very vocal whistle blower. And now, it was recently hacked again.

By On February 23, 2013 Respond
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Twitter Includes Additional Security In Emails Sent To Users

Twitter Includes Additional Security In Emails Sent To Users

Over the past few days, we have witnessed a number of hacking attempts launched at the Twitter accounts of high-profile companies, including the likes of Burger King and Jeep. Apparently in this situation, Twitter has now rolled out an email security upgrade which would help users avoid responding to emails from hackers.

By On February 22, 2013 Respond
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Twitter Hacked Again, 250,000 Users Possibly Compromised

Twitter Hacked Again, 250,000 Users Possibly Compromised

Social media is a great tool for us to connect to our contacts in this digital era. But it is fraught with many risks, given the imminent danger of online hacks and security breaches. In such a security breach, Twitter has been hacked yet again and account credentials of some 250,000 may have been compromised as a result.

By On February 2, 2013 Respond
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[Tutorial] How To Bypass the Pattern Lock on Any Android Device

[Tutorial] How To Bypass the Pattern Lock on Any Android Device

As it happens for every protection some people have found ways to bypass them and the same thing happened with Pattern Lock. In this tutorial I will show you how to bypass Pattern Lock on your Android device in case you have forgotten it and need to access your phone.

By On December 29, 2012 1 Response
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Security Vulnerability Found On Website Of Virgin Mobile USA

Security Vulnerability Found On Website Of Virgin Mobile USA

Web security is a tricky thing and you have to take a lot of measures to secure your website, if you have one. Most prominent brands work diligently to keep their websites secure from any possible exploits. However, sadly this doesn’t seem to be the case with the site of Virgin Mobile USA.

By On September 18, 2012 Respond
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GoDaddy Says Crash Was Caused By Network Issues, Not Hack

GoDaddy Says Crash Was Caused By Network Issues, Not Hack

GoDaddy recently suffered a crash when the website went down, taking down millions of sites hosted by it down too. A member of the prominent online hacktivist group, Anonymous, was quick to claim responsibility for the attack. However, it seems that the reality was quite different.

By On September 12, 2012 Respond
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Texas University Students Could Hijack U.S. Military Drone From Midair

Texas University Students Could Hijack U.S. Military Drone From Midair

Till now you’ve heard that terrorists hijack planes. So, you won’t be astonished if you hear that terrorists have hijacked a military plane or a drone. But if you hear, some students have the ability to hijack (you can also say hacked) U.S. military drones then how do you feel? Yes, folks! you have heard right! Some students from the University of Texas at Austin Radionavigation Laboratory have hacked a UAV owned by the university and proved that U.S. Government’s drones can be hijacked from midair.

By On June 29, 2012 Respond
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Last.fm May Have Been Targeted In Yet Another Password Leak

Last.fm May Have Been Targeted In Yet Another Password Leak

The social media is still reeling from the after-effects of the hacking and leaking of some 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords, an incident that has really left users shaky regarding the security of social networks. And while the news is still fresh, here is yet another similar bit of news. This time, the well-known internet radio Last.fm has been targeted.

By On June 8, 2012 Respond
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TeaMp0ison Hacks Sites Of Panasonic, World Health Organization And Australian Government

TeaMp0ison Hacks Sites Of Panasonic, World Health Organization And Australian Government

Online hacktivists have been increasingly vigilant and active in responding to any actions taken against them. There are a number of such outfits online and one of the well-known ones is TeaMp0ison. The group has now claimed through its Twitter account that it has hacked the official websites of WHO, Panasonic and the Australian government.

By On May 6, 2012 2 Responses
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Simple Skype Hack May Reveal Your Computer’s Identity

Simple Skype Hack May Reveal Your Computer’s Identity

Your global and local IP addresses are quite important and are mostly hidden from other users. This is because if a hacker intends to misuse them, he can launch DDoS attacks and cause a lot of problems for you. Now, it has been revealed that a hacker can very easily nick off the local as well as global IP address of a Skype user through a simple hack.

By On May 1, 2012 Respond
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Home Office Website Attacked By Anonymous

Home Office Website Attacked By Anonymous

UK has been going down on online privacy and freedom list. It recently tabled a bill to that end and has also extradited a number of personnel to US recently. As a result of this, Anonymous has announced that it will be attacking UK government sites. The first target was the Home Office website.

By On April 9, 2012 Respond
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