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By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 29th, 2015
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Russia blamed for IRS ‘hack’ as details emerge

The Internal Revenue Service reportedly believes that the recent major cyber breach which allowed criminals to steal the tax returns of more than 100,000 people originated in Russia, Rep. Peter Roskam confirmed More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, May 9th, 2015
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Manual Penetration Testing A Vital Component of Intelligent App Development

It is a common misconception that because of the prevalence of automated security testing, a manual penetration test will not be necessary for the development of any given app. However, this is not the case. Even More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 21st, 2015
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Hacker group Anonymous takes on ISIS, releasing twitter, Facebook and email details

Hacker group Anonymous is fighting back at the Islamic State by releasing details of 9,200 Twitter accounts belonging to the terrorist group’s supporters. Joined by other “hacker groups” GhostSec More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015
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What Did We Learn From The Jennifer Lawrence Nude Photo Hack?

In case you were not aware of this (which would be weird since everyone talks about this lately), the cloud accounts of dozens of Hollywood celebrities were hacked. This led to various different celebrities that More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
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Hillary Clinton press conference on email scandal

Hillary Clinton used a private e-mail account to conduct State Department business for “convenience” but has since released all e-mails related to her work as secretary of State, she said Tuesday at More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 6th, 2015
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Florida cashing in on cybersecurity with new schools

USF in Tampa is the latest to open a brand new school for training students on cybersecurity, according to a Feb. 6 report on Florida News Daily. The White House proposed spending $14 billion on cybersecurity, and More...

By Adam Lee On Sunday, January 18th, 2015
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President Obama Proposes New Laws for Data Hacking Disclosure

Corporations are notorious for holding on to information they believe could be potentially threatening to their sales and reputations. This is especially prevalent when the corporation has become a victim of cyber-crime, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
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ISIS hacks Centcom Twitter, YouTube accounts

Islamic State hackers took control of the social media accounts of the U.S. military’s Central Command on Monday, posting threatening messages and propaganda videos, along with some military documents. The command’s More...

By Guest Author On Friday, December 19th, 2014
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8 Steps to Keep Cyberfraud From Ruining Your Holidays

With stories continually popping up in the news regarding yet another big box store or corporation being hacked, it seems like no one’s safe from the fraudulent ways of the nimble cybercriminal. Whether you shop More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
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Hackers steal over 4.5 million patient records from Community Health Systems

About 4.5 million patients at any of the 206 Community Health Systems-operated hospitals around the United States have had their records stolen by hackers, the company announced Monday. The stolen data includes More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
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Leading by Example: A Report Card on Russia’s Anti-Piracy Law

You wouldn’t expect a country like Russia to support strong copyright laws, but the former U.S.S.R. has started to turn over a new leaf. There’s a long way for this quasi-communist country to go, but More...

By Robert On Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
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‘Anonymous Philippines’ claims credit for hacking Chinese websites, Malacanang says there could be legal consequences

Anonymous Philippines, a group with a known history of hacking and defacing government websites, has claimed credit for hacking some 195 Chinese government and commercial websites Monday. Public domain photo/ Bergsten The More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 9th, 2014
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Nicholas Knight, former Navy officer hacking government websites ‘did dumb things’

The former US sailor accused of infiltrating government networks using the Navy’s own computers and posting links to his group’s findings on Twitter says he and his associates “did dumb things.” Public domain More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
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Richard Higbie, State Department whistleblower, has gmail account hacked and 4 years of emails deleted

State Department whis­tle­­blower Richard Higbie’s personal Gmail account was hacked and roughly four years’ worth of emails were deleted, the New York Post is reporting.   “They took all of his emails More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 19th, 2013
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40 million customers at risk as Target confirms they were hacked

Target confirmed Thursday that previous reports about the unauthorized access of customers’ credit card data were true and was have impacted customers from the Black Friday weekend. In a press release posted More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Wednesday, November 6th, 2013
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‘Socialist’ Russell Brand joins hacker group Anonymous in ‘Million Mask March’

Russell Brand has joined protesters from hacker “activist” group Anonymous during their Million Mask March in London. As part of a worldwide protest against corruption, austerity cuts and surveillance, the comedian More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
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Syrian ‘Electronic Army’ hacks twitter domains, HuffPo UK, brings down New York Times website

The Syrian Electronic Army has claimed access to a number of Twitter’s international domains shortly after bringing down the New York Times’ website. The attack was apparently made through Melbourne IT. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 8th, 2013
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Obamacare exchanges may open with security flaws, vulnerable to hackers and identity theft

The federal government is confessing that they are months behind in testing data security for the major component of Obamacare: allowing Americans to buy health insurance on state exchanges due to open by October More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 29th, 2013
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Video confirms the conspiracy theory: Your vehicle can be hacked

The conspiracy theory that hackers can take control of your car was put to the test in a recent YouTube videos. The experiment was organized by Forbes reporter Andy Greenberg, who wanted to see just how vulnerable More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, April 24th, 2013
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AP twitter hoax, hacking, blamed for Wall Street drop as FBI begins investigation

Hackers took control of the Associated Press Twitter account on Tuesday and sent a false tweet of two explosions in the White House that briefly shook US financial markets. Anonymous hackers may be behind the AP More...

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