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This Is Why New Software Comes With Old Flaws

You are probably wondering why we hear that legacy flaws are still present in new software. Well, the answer is simple. Developers have a habit of reusing old code for most of ...

June 24, 2015 at 7:58 am by

Government Looking for Exploits in Anti-Virus Software to Use Against You

Snowden’s latest leaked documents point to government agencies such as the NSA and GCHQ taking an interest in tracking user activity and spying on networks. However, to do ...

June 23, 2015 at 5:28 am by

OPM Hack Believed To Be Worse Than First Revealed

publically exposed hacks are almost an everyday occurrences in modern times, with everything from cloud storage hacks revealing personal pictures to large time security ...

June 13, 2015 at 2:58 pm by

Security Giant Kaspersky Lab Just Got Hacked

One of the best security experts in the field, the guys over at Kaspersky Lab, got hacked this Wednesday. They say that the method employed was so complex and stealthy that ...

June 12, 2015 at 9:58 am by

China May Have Hacked the US Government Again

Hacking is something we see on a regular basis, but news about such events start cropping up more and more lately. But since we do have constant leaks from Edward Snowden, it ...

June 5, 2015 at 10:55 pm by

Credentials May Become Compromised via Old Windows Vulnerability from the ’90s

Nobody wants their private information shared on the internet, but we live in an era where everything that’s connected to the internet may eventually become public. This ...

April 14, 2015 at 10:44 am by

Pro-ISIS Hackers Take Down French TV Station

TV5Monde, a French TV station that broadcasts around the world, was attacked by ISIS and taken down for around three hours before it could get its stations broadcasting again. ...

April 9, 2015 at 6:43 pm by

Intelligence Agencies Point to Russian Involvement in Recent White House Hacking

The recent White House power outage has turned into being something more than that. CNN reports that US officials have admitted that the White House’s network has been ...

April 8, 2015 at 2:28 pm by

Dyre Wolf Attack Reels in over $1 Million in Wire Transfers

IBM’s Security division has been researching a malware attack they have named ‘The Dyre Wolf’ which is said to have been responsible for stealing over $1 ...

April 5, 2015 at 12:58 am by

Anonymous Threatens Israel with Electronic Holocaust

Anonymous has been fighting Israel for a couple of years now, and while their attacks have gotten more sophisticated over time, the damage they’re causing is said to be ...

March 31, 2015 at 2:19 pm by

Attack at NSA Headquarters: One Dead, Two Injured

This morning at the NSA’s Fort Meade headquarters an unidentified car attempted to ram the entrance gate. Shots were fired after the gate was rammed, authorities are ...

March 30, 2015 at 5:01 pm by

GitHub Gets Hit by the Biggest DDoS Attack in Site’s History

GitHub, the popular website used for projects spanning from game engines to security applications and even web app frameworks, is apparently suffering the biggest DDoS attack ...

March 30, 2015 at 9:09 am by

Greatfire.org Under Attack After Wall Street Journal Story

Greatfire.org is a site that collects data on the Great Firewall of China and shares real-time and historical information about blocked web sites and searches, with a ...

March 20, 2015 at 2:28 pm by

Femsplain Blog Targeted with DDoS Attack on Women’s Day

According to Amber Gordon, the founder of Femsplain, the blog has been taken down Sunday by a DDoS attack for a period of 3 hours, when the services came back online. The ...

March 10, 2015 at 4:58 am by

Hackers Using New Phishing Technique to Exploit Router Flaws

There have been a number of unusual hacking techniques employed in Brazil recently. A group of hackers have used a “novel approach” to pull off a pharming attack ...

February 28, 2015 at 2:58 pm by

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