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Pwn2Own web browser

No one is safe: All 4 major web browsers hacked at Pwn2Own

March 23rd, 2015

Given the myriad of security mechanisms and technologies tech companies have developed, it’s easy to fall into a sense of complacency and think that what you’re doing is safe from prying eyes. Truth be told, if skilled attackers really want to see what you’re up to online, there’s not really much you can do to stop …

Worst Passwords 2014

These are the 25 best passwords you can use… if you want to be hacked

January 20th, 2015

Malicious hackers spend much of their time developing sophisticated attacks and complex new ways to steal people’s credit card numbers, bank account information and other private data. It’s getting more and more difficult to protect ourselves from these hacks, especially when just about anyone can go online and hire a hacker these days. But for many people, …

Internet Spying

This is what it’s like to be an Internet spy

June 11th, 2014

Nefarious hackers are lurking around every corner of the Internet, constantly working on new ways to beat Web security and steal our data. Some methods they employ involve remote digital attacks that utilize security flaws to steal data from corporate servers. And sometimes they perpetrate physical breaches, as was the case with the major Target attack we …

FBI Target Malware Attacks

FBI: More Target-like malware attacks are coming

January 24th, 2014

In a confidential report for retailers that was seen by Reuters, the FBI is warning companies to prepare for Target-like malware attacks in the future, as the agency has discovered about 20 similar hacks that used the same software in the past year. 

Snapchat Hack Phone Numbers

Your phone number is at risk in latest Snapchat hack

December 26th, 2013

Snapchat now has to deal with yet another potentially large security vulnerability as Gibson Security released a new report reiterating that it is possible for hackers to obtain Snapchat users’ phone numbers. They initially revealed this hack four months ago and it went ignored by Snapchat. Now, after multiple app updates, Gibson Security says the …

Facebook Google Twitter Yahoo Passwords Stolen

Hackers steal 2 million Facebook, Google, Twitter, Yahoo passwords

December 4th, 2013

It looks as though hackers have managed to swipe user names and passwords from some of the world’s biggest social networking and email platforms… again. Per CNN, security firm Trustwave claims that hackers have stolen more than 2 million Facebook, Google, Twitter and Yahoo user names and passwords through malicious keylogging software that’s been installed …