23 Jun 2011

Hackers break into Arizona police computers

“Computer hackers who previously broke into a U.S. Senate server and brought down the CIA web site struck an Arizona police web site on Thursday, releasing dozens of internal documents over the Internet. Lulz Security, saying it opposed a tough anti-immigration law in Arizona, said it was releasing documents that

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23 Jun 2011

Brazilian Government, Energy Company Latest LulzSec Victims

“Websites belonging to the Brazilian government and energy giant Petrobras were knocked offline Wednesday in a series of cyberattacks. The LulzSec hacking group credited its “Brazilian arm,” for the attacks, which are the latest in a series of anti-government cyberassaults launched by the anarchic hacking group. LulzSec has also hit

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20 Jun 2011

Dropbox Left User Accounts Unlocked for 4 Hours Sunday

“At a time when hackers are on a tear looting information willy-nilly from insecure sites on the Web, Dropbox did the unthinkable Sunday — it allowed anyone in the world to access any one of its 25 million customers’ online storage lockers — simply by typing in any password.” (Dropbox

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20 Jun 2011

LulzSec teams up with Anonymous; announces ‘Operation Anti-Security’

“Maybe we have seen just the tip of the iceberg. Leaving behind some rather bitter moments between other hacker groups, including Anonymous, LulzSec announced its decision to team up with Anonymous. ‘To increase efforts, we are now teaming up with the Anonymous collective and all affiliated battleships.’ The hacker group

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19 Jun 2011

Customer’s personal information stolen from Sega database

“Hackers have stolen personal information from over 1.2 million customers of the Japanese gaming company SEGA, according to a company statement. The breach occurred Friday and targeted user data from subsidiary “SEGA Pass”, which is operated by Britain-based SEGA Europe Limited (SEL).” Source: Customer’s personal information stolen from Sega database

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17 Jun 2011

Deputy Secretary Lynn Details Anti-Cyber Threat Strategy

” The world is at a crossroads in the development of threats in the cyber realm, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III said here today. More destructive attack capabilities are being developed but haven’t yet been used, Lynn told participants in the Center for Strategic Decision Research’s 28th International

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17 Jun 2011

China military paper urges steps against U.S. cyber war threat

“China must boost its cyber-warfare strength to counter a Pentagon push, the country’s top military newspaper said on Thursday after weeks of friction over accusations that Beijing may have launched a string of Internet hacking attacks. The accusations against China have centered on an intrusion into the security networks of

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16 Jun 2011

New Malware Steals Your Bitcoin

“In a sure sign that the virtual currency Bitcoin has hit the mainstream, a new Trojan horse program discovered in the wild Thursday seeks out and steals victims’ Bitcoin wallets, the same way other malware goes for their banking passwords or credit card numbers. The malware, Infostealer.Coinbit, is fairly simple:

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16 Jun 2011

Hackers attack Malaysian government websites

“Hackers have disrupted Malaysian government websites, authorities said Thursday, following threats by anti-censorship “Anonymous” activists and a cyberattack on the CIA by an allied group. The strike against 51 government websites, which disrupted at least 41 of them according to Malaysia’s Internet watchdog, came after the Anonymous group sabotaged Turkish

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15 Jun 2011

Citigroup latest to report data breach

“Citigroup’s acknowledgment Thursday of a major data breach of customer account information is the latest in a string of reported cyberattacks on companies, schools and government agencies that could match or exceed last year’s record 597 disclosures.” Source: Citigroup latest to report data breach – USATODAY.com

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