Category: Hacking

There’s an Android bot peeing on an Apple logo on Google Maps

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The image, is obviously not an actual feature of the Pakistani terrain, so how did it get there? At this point, we don’t know — it could be an inside joke by one of Google Maps developers, or some sort of hack. A Google spokesperson explained that the image is likely a result of a […]

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More to Heartbleed virus that you need to know about: Handshake Bug

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Computers and Web servers initiate secure conversations with one another in a process known as a “handshake.” But this week, security researchers discovered a flaw in the way they shake hands. The bug allows a hacker operating between you and a website — say, connected to the same public Wi-Fi network — to snoop in […]

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New Vulnerability Found in Internet Explorer

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A new zero day vulnerability has been found in Internet Explorer according to a confirmation by Microsoft, affecting every version of Internet Explorer which is used by a quarter of the entire browser market. Attacks taking advantage of the vulnerability are largely targeting IE versions 9, 10, and 11 in something called a “use after […]

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‘Heart Bleed’ Bug Imperils Web Encryption; Putting Passwords, Credit Cards at Risk

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An exploit known as “Heartbleed” Bug has shown up in the OpenSSL cryptographic library, and it could essentially allow attackers to gain access to highly sensitive information, including credit card numbers, usernames, passwords, and other sensitive data. “This weakness allows stealing the information protected, under normal conditions, by the SSL/TLS encryption used to secure the […]

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Confirmed: Snapchat Hack Not A Hoax, 4.6M Usernames And Numbers Published

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A site called SnapchatDB.info has saved usernames and phone numbers for 4.6 million accounts and made the information available for download. In a statement to us, SnapchatDB says that it got the information through a recently identified and patched Snapchat exploit and that it is making the data available in an effort to convince the […]

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Man Fined $183,000, for joining Anonymous attack for 1 minute.

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Eric J. Rosol, a 38-year-old man was sentenced to two years probation and a hefty fine for participating in a distributed denial-of-service attack using a popular DDoS tool against the webpage of Koch Industries in 2011. Rosol, however, says he was part of the attack for one minute. He pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count […]

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Opt out of Google’s new Ad system that shows your face

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If you haven’t read the updates, Google is planning on using your face and name for the sake of advertisement So here’s how to opt out of that and still keep some of your privacy Even though it’s easy, but finding the page to do that is quite deep inside your Google account and required some good […]

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Chinese hackers access U.S. weapon systems and steal blueprints to Australia’s new spy HQ months before it has even opened

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Hackers have ‘compromised’ U.S. designs for combat aircraft and ships They also accessed missile defenses vital for Europe, Asia and the Gulf Floorplans of Australia Security Intelligence Organisation’s new $630m headquarters have also been stolen – before it has even been opened China has dismissed claims it is connected to the latest cyber attacks Chinese hackers have […]

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