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Pakistani hackers defaced more than 2000 Indian websites on Republic Day


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On the Republic day of India ( Jan 26th), Pakistani hackers defaced a total of 2,118 Indian websites, including one of the major bank  Central Bank of India and the website of model Poonam. Ms. Pandey’s hacked website,  identified as “Team Madleets”, displayed messages like “Pakistan Zindabad.”  and raised the Kashmir issue as per TOI. The actual […]
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Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) hacks eBay and PayPal UK domains- Twitter shuts down SEA twitter


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Syrian Electronic Army targets ebay UK and Paypal – UK today for defacement. SEA provided the confirmation of hack on Twitter, with an example of what appeared to be PayPal.co.uk’s website followed up by a  tweet labeled “Internal Paypal communications confirming penetration” The purported of defacement on PayPal.co.uk read, “Hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army. Long live Syria. F*ck the United […]
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Undisclosed number of Yahoo Mail Accounts Hacked – Unclear Response from Yahoo keeps users in the dark


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Last Thursday Yahoo released a security notice saying unspecified number of Yahoo Mail users  got ( usernames and passwords) compromised. As per the yahoo press, the account compromised took place via third party database, and Yahoo has taken reactive steps of resetting the passwords of affected users. Its unclear from Yahoo that why they allowed third part […]
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Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Website Defaced With Image Of Bangladesh National Cricket Team


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      Since the start of 2014 some of major global sites like Microsoft’s blog  have been defaced. Now its turn of BCCI, the official website of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, BCCI.TV, has been defaced by a hacker claims from Bangladesh who goes by the name Ashik Iqbal Chy. After […]
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More than 16 million German User data compromised by a Massive Botnet


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As per The German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI), 16 Million user information was compromised by a major Botnet.  The theft was discovered by analyzing  a massive  botnet.  A website has been setup by The Federal Office of Information Security where people can check if their email accounts have been compromised. Any concerned  user can […]
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Credit Card Data of more than 40% South Koreans stolen


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Not long ago we heard about Target breach and Neiman marcus . This time its about massive data breach from South Korea. Credit card details from almost half of all South Koreans have been stolen and sold to marketing firms. As per the reports, the data was stolen by a contractor working for Korea Credit Bureau. Korean banks […]
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Bluetooth enabled Skimming Devices on Gas Station Pump Card Readers Stole more than 2 million


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A new hack has been discovered and thirteen suspects have been indicted in New York on a Bluetooth enabled skimming skimming scheme that netted them more than $2 million throughout southeastern United States. The skimming devices were placed on gas station pumps at Raceway and Racetrac gas stations throughout Texas, Georgia, and South Carolina recorded […]
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Microsoft blog hacked by Syrian Electronic Army as promised last week


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Its not a good time for Microsoft . SEA defaced Microsoft’s office blog as promised last week and Microsoft at its keens again. It appears that SEA has been trolling Microsoft by compromising much larger than people though. The compromised Microsoft twitter read :   “Dear @Microsoft, Changing CMS will not help you if your […]
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Televisions, Refrigerators (Thinkbots) sent more than 750,000 Phishing and SPAM emails – Proofpoint


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Can you imagine your home television becoming a  zombie ?  As scary as it sounds , the reality is in front of us.  Most of the current day televisions, refrigerators, surveillance devices  and temperature control devices( Internet of Things- IoT)  are all part of a home network, which in turn connects to the internet. None […]
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SEA Hackers’ Latest Victim – Microsoft’s Official Blog, Email and Twitter Accounts!


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Eleven days after hijacking Skype’s social media services, the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) has targeted Microsoft again by hacking the company’s official blog, employee emails and Twitter accounts. To prove the hack, SEA hackers left a bold message on Microsoft’s Official blog page that read “SEA Syrian Electronic Army Was Here… long live Syria!”. The […]
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