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Hack Attack! Anonymous strikes at Israeli govt over Gaza
Hacker collective Anonymous has taken down key Israeli government websites in a “retaliatory” attack against Israel and in solidarity with the people of Gaza. Israel Defense Forces, Bank of Israel, and the Israeli PM’s Office were among the targets.

25.08.2014 03:47

Cyber attack on government contractor exposes undercover agents
Multiple undercover investigators had their personal data exposed to hackers after a cyber attack struck a key contractor of the Department of Homeland Security in early August.

23.08.2014 03:32

​User beware: Researchers have 92% success rate hacking into Gmail app
Your smartphone may be far less secure than you think. A group of computer scientists say they’ve found a way to hack into six out of seven popular apps like Gmail on Android, Windows and iOS platforms, with a success rate of up to 92 percent.

22.08.2014 12:35

UPS Store franchise outlets hacked
Local networks of 51 UPS Store outlets in 24 states have been infected with a virus which steals customers’ credit and debit card numbers and personal data. The perpetrators could have been collecting information for over six months.

21.08.2014 04:42

​Hackers stole secret MH370-related documents from Malaysian officials – report
A targeted phishing attack on a handful of Malaysian officials involved in investigating the disappearance of flight MH370 in March reportedly gave the perpetrators, presumably of Chinese origin, access to a trove of classified material.

20.08.2014 05:47

US government refuses to release info on HealthCare.gov site security
Despite ongoing questions about the security of data on the beleaguered HealthCare.gov, the Obama administration refused a request to release information about the computer systems and security software used for the federal website.

19.08.2014 19:28

Hackers steal 4.5 million patient records from multi-state hospital network
About 4.5 million patients at any of the 206 Community Health Systems-operated hospitals around the United States have had their records stolen by hackers, the company announced Monday. The stolen data includes very sensitive information.

18.08.2014 19:45

Masters of the Internet: GCHQ scanned entire countries for vulnerabilities
GCHQ is scanning servers in multiple foreign countries for vulnerable ports, according to German newspaper Heise. Using a tool called Hacienda, the intelligence agency seeks to ‘master the internet’ for sources of espionage.

18.08.2014 14:07

Russian MP’s son to remain in custody in Seattle until hacking trial
A US federal judge in Seattle has refused to release on a $1 million bond Russian citizen Roman Seleznyov, who is accused of hacking credit cards’ data. A son of a prominent Russian lawmaker, Seleznyov will remain in custody until trial.

16.08.2014 06:04

Turnabout’s fair play? Germany intercepts Hillary Clinton phone call
Germany's foreign intelligence agency intercepted at least one phone call made by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, according to German media reports. Her phone was tapped “accidentally” while she was on a US government plane.

15.08.2014 20:43

Anonymous claim they've identified the cop who killed Mike Brown in Ferguson
Hacktivists say they’ve identified the Ferguson, Missouri law enforcement officer responsible for the shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager killed on Saturday following an alleged altercation with the police.

14.08.2014 14:31

​Elite US hackers shut down Syrian internet trying to snoop on traffic – Snowden
An elite team of US government hackers left Syria without internet, when they tried to hack one of the cores routers but instead crashed it, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden said.

14.08.2014 12:17

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