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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14 Jun 2011

Cyber attack: LulzSec go for twofer hacking U.S. Senate and Bethesda Softworks

“The loose-knit hacking collective LulzSec, which is responsible for numerous recent attacks on several big-name games developers including Sony and Nintendo, yesterday released two statements on its website claiming responsibility for successful cyber attacks against the U.S. Senate and Bethesda Softworks.” Source: Cyber attack: LulzSec go for twofer hacking U.S.

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09 Jun 2011

Citi credit card security breach discovered

“Citigroup says it has discovered a security breach in which a hacker accessed personal information from hundreds of thousands of accounts. Citigroup said the breach occurred last month and affected about 200,000 customers.” Source: Citi credit card security breach discovered – Jun. 9, 2011

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07 Jun 2011

Bank Not Responsible for Letting Hackers Steal $300K From Customer

“A judge in Maine has ruled that a bank that allowed hackers to steal more than $300,000 from a customer’s online account isn’t responsible for the lost money, saying the customer should have done more to protect the account credentials. “ Source: Bank Not Responsible for Letting Hackers Steal $300K

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