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WikiLeaks: The CIA is using popular TVs, smartphones and cars to spy on their owners

WikiLeaks: The CIA

The latest revelations about U.S. government’s powerful hacking tools potentially takes surveillance right into the homes and hip pockets of billions of users worldwide, showing how a remarkable variety of every day devices can be turned to spy on their owners. Televisions, smartphones and even anti-virus software are all vulnerable …

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Hacking Facebook pages possible, but not probable, experts say

Hacking Facebook pages

This content was originally published by RegisterNewDomain. Original publishers retain all rights. James Lang, a selectman candidate before he was eliminated in February’s preliminary election, was caught with Facebook posts disparaging Muslims. He apologized, told The Sun Chronicle he would quit the race, and shut down his Facebook page. Two …

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Your child’s teddy bear could now be vulnerable to hacking

vulnerable to hacking

This content was originally published by MarketWatch. Original publishers retain all rights. Two million recordings between parents and children were exposed to potential hackers. Wi-Fi connected teddy bears are plush, huggable, talkative — and, in some cases, hackable. Advertised as “a message you can hug,” CloudPets toy company allows parents …

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Indian Ministry of Home Affairs website hacked

Ministry of Home Affairs website

The Ministry of Home Affairs website was hacked today, prompting authorities to temporarily block it, an official said. The MHA website was immediately blocked by the National Informatics Centre after hacking was noticed. Computer emergency response teams are looking into the incident, the official said. Further details were awaited. Last …

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Saudi Arabia again hit with disk-wiping malware Shamoon 2

malware Shamoon 2

Saudi Arabia has issued a warning to local organizations that the Shamoon virus that had hit state-held oil giant Saudi Aramco in 2012 has resurfaced in a new variant, Reuters reports, quoting an alert by the telecoms authority it had seen. The Shamoon 2, which completely wipes out computer disks, …

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Google Bangladesh hacked by Pakistani hackers

Google Bangladesh hacked

Google’s Bangladesh domain came under attack by some Pakistani hackers. The said hackers altered the domain address in BTCL’s DNS entry to redirect users to a custom page. Google Bangladesh hacked. Pakistan-based hackers, going by the name Team Pak Cyber Attackers, allegedly hacked and defaced Google’s Bangladesh domain with a …

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North Korea hacks South’s military cyber command

North Korea hacks

According to news released by BBC, South Korea’s military cyber command, set up to guard against hacking, appears to have been breached by North Korea, the military has said. A spokesman told the BBC that classified information was thought to have been stolen, although it is not clear exactly what …

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DailyMotion Allegedly Hacked, 85 Million User Accounts Stolen

daily motion hacked

This time one of the World’s leading video sharing platform Daily Motion is targeted by an unknown hacker. According to Bleeping Computer unknown hacker has supposedly breached video sharing platform DailyMotion and stolen details for 87.6 million accounts, belonging to approximately 85 million users, according to data breach index website …

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US Government wants you to hack US Military and Pentagon

US Government wants you to hack US Military and Pentagon

Usually you won’t see any organization or institution allowing you to hack their internal system for any cause but this time without getting into any trouble the US Military is allowing hackers a chance to point out vulnerabilities in their online systems. The permission is granted through a military-wide applicable, …

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U.S. Govt. Hackers Ready to Hit Back If Russia Tries to Disrupt Election

U.S. Govt. Hackers

According to NBCnews, U.S. military hackers have penetrated Russia’s electric grid, telecommunications networks and the Kremlin’s command systems, making them vulnerable to attack by secret American cyber weapons should the U.S. deem it necessary, according to a senior intelligence official and top-secret documents reviewed by NBC News. Russia no longer …

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Massive DDOS attack against Dyn DNS knocked out Popular Websites

ddos attack

According to krebsonsecurity, criminals this morning massively attacked Dyn, a company that provides core Internet services for Twitter, SoundCloud, Spotify, Reddit and a host of other sites, causing outages and slowness for many of Dyn’s customers. A widespread cyber-attack was carried out against some of the world’s biggest websites on …

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Czech police arrest Russian hacker tied to 2012 LinkedIn hack

Police in the Czech Republic have detained a Russian man suspected of participating in the breach of LinkedIn user information in 2012, the company said Wednesday. Czech police said the Russian was arrested in cooperation with the FBI within 12 hours, thanks to a rapid exchange of information with American …

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Russia no longer denies hacking DNC

russia no longer denies hacking dnc

WASHINGTON — U.S. officials blame hackers guided by the Russian government for the attacks on DNC servers earlier this year that resulted in WikiLeaks publishing about 20,000 private emails just before Hillary Clinton’s nominating convention in July. Russia no longer denies hacking DNC. Vladimir Putin said the hacking of thousands …

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Earn $1.5 million for hacking iPhone

hacking iPhone

One of the high marketplace private exploit seller Zerodium has tripled the price of iOS rewards. The engineers and penetration testers of Zerodium (a premium exploit platform) who purchases zero-day vulnerabilities and exploits decided to pay heavy rewards to researchers who are showing interest that ultimately results in discovering unknown …

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Police arrested a man over Pippa Middleton iCloud hacking

Pippa Middleton iCloud hacking

Investigators have found out Pippa Middleton iCloud hacking was claimed by a 35 years old man. Pippa Middleton is an English socialite, author, columnist, and the younger sister of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. The man was arrested on suspicious account of computer misuse. Special team of investigators are still finding …

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