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Linkedin Passwords Leaked

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FIRST THINGS FIRST THIS MORNING, if you use the business networking site linkedin, before you read any further – log in and change your password now. Last night it was reported that an “encrypted” copy (actually a hashed version) of  [ Read More ]

TicketWeb Customer Database Hacked

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Customers of UK ticketing agency TicketWeb, a subsidiary of TicketMaster, received phishing emails from the company over the weekend after its direct email marketing system was hacked. Users received an email that told them their current version of Adobe Acrobat  [ Read More ]

Saudi Group Hack 400,000 Israelis

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A Saudi Arabian hacking group claims it has leaked information on up to 400,000 Israelis, including names, addresses and credit card details. The data dump follows a reported attack on Israeli websites and has already led to fraudulent use of  [ Read More ]

Valve Confirms Steam Hack

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The recent Steam hack may have compromised users’ credit card numbers and other personal information, according to a message sent to Steam users from Gabe Newell, head of Valve. The company is certain the hackers gained access to a database  [ Read More ]

A small array of scripts programmed to pass themselves off as real people stole 250 gigabytes worth of personal information from Facebook users in just eight weeks, researchers said in an academic report to be presented next month. The 102  [ Read More ]

This just in from the FBI’s department of the bleedin’ obvious: if someone emails you with pictures of Osama bin Laden’s bullet-riddled corpse, this is probably an attempt to compromise your computer with viruses rather than a public-spirited effort intended  [ Read More ]

The company that maintains the WordPress.com blogging platform said hackers gained root access to its servers and made off with sensitive code belonging to it and its partners. Wednesday’s advisory from Automattic is the latest to detail a breach on  [ Read More ]

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