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cyber-attacks

US Gears Up For Pre-Emptive Action Against Cyber Attacks

In recent days, we have witnessed a number of cyber attacks on different entities, ranging from oil companies to governmental websites and corporate leaders. The attacks are primarily meant to wreck either financial havoc or send a message of retaliation. It now seems that the US government is planning to pre-emptively avert the possibility of…
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LulzSec Hacker “Ryan Cleary” Admits His Cyber Crimes

LulzSec is a well-known and rather notorious group of hackers. Whereas 'Anonymous' seems to stick to at least some kind of objectives and goals, LulzSec doesn't since the basic philosophy behind this group is to do hack for the sake of 'lulz', in other words for sheer fun and thrill. Now, a LulzSec hacker, Ryan Cleary, has pleased guilty to a…
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Most Cyber Attacks Are Not Revealed By U.S. Companies

Cyber attacks are increasingly becoming a norm in our world which is hooked to the digital realm. However, not many companies wish to report when they face a cyber attack, primarily because if such a cyber attack puts their data at risk, they wouldn't want their repute to be at stake by making that information public.
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U.S. And Israel Created Stuxnet To Target Iran

Iran has for long decried that a number of cyberattacks have been launched against it by Israel and US but so far, the latter two have always denied having done so. Iranian facilities and computers have been targeted in the past with some of the most sophisticated worms. Now, it has been revealed that U.S. was very actively involved in the whole…
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China Blamed For Military-Related Data Theft By NSA Director

China has long been accused of launching hack-attacks targeting a number of countries around the globe. While no definite proof has been able to connect the Chinese regime to the attacks originating from China, the director of National Security Agency, US, has now stated that China has been involved in a great deal of military-related data theft.
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Team Poison Launched Cyber Attacks Targeting Israeli Sites

An international group of pro Palestinian hackers, joined under the name of Poison Team announced a new series of attacks against Israeli citizens and websites. The Poison Team’s statement lets everyone know about the group’s determination: “IsraHell has been committing genocide, infanticide, and every day homicide since 1948 and the world and her…
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Booz Allen Hamilton Data Hacked

Hacker outfit Anonymous has published 90,000 military e-mail addresses and passwords as part of a project called Military Meltdown Monday, now they exposed Booz Allen Hamilton data. It released an approximately 190MB data torrent, which contained login information of personnel from US CENTCOM, SOCOM, the Marine Corps, Air Force facilities,…
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Sony Pictures Hacked

A hacking group called LulzSec has announced yet another successful attack on Sony, this time breaching Sony Pictures and compromising 1 million passwords, 75,000 music codes and 3.5 million music coupons. A portion of the group's exploit is posted online in a RAR file, which contains over 50,000 email / password combos of unfortunate users and the…
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