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  • Breaches expose 552 million identities in 2013

    10.04.2014

    After lurking in the shadows for the first ten months of 2013, cybercriminals unleashed the most damaging series of cyberattacks in history.

  • Universities are a rich target for hackers

    09.04.2014

    In 2013, HALOCK Security Labs noted information security vulnerabilities at colleges and universities along with numerous challenges that plague these institutions across the United States.

  • Passwords, messages of 158k+ Boxee.tv users leaked

    02.04.2014

    The forum database of Web TV service Boxee.tv has been ransacked and the attacker made off with - and has subsequently made available for download - a dump containing personal and account information of over 158,000 of its users.

  • Google: We didn't access Arrington's Gmail account to identify leaker

    27.03.2014

    In the wake of the revelation that Microsoft has accessed a blogger's Hotmail account in order to discover the identity of an employee who leaked company trade secrets, TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington took to his blog and stated that he was "nearly certain" that, a few years ago, Google accessed his Gmail account for the same purpose.

  • Microsoft accessed Hotmail account to uncover internal leaker

    21.03.2014

    This week's charging of a former Microsoft employee for stealing the company's trade secrets could have passed almost unnoticed were it not for an important detail revealed in the court filing: in order to discover his identity, Microsoft has resorted to rifling through another person's private Hotmail account.




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Attackers use reflection techniques for larger DDoS attacks

Posted on 17 April 2014.  |  Instead of using a network of zombie computers, newer DDoS toolkits abuse Internet protocols that are available on open or vulnerable servers and devices. This approach can lead to the Internet becoming a ready-to-use botnet for malicious actors.


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