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Hackers exploited an Instagram bug to get celebrity phone numbers and email addresses

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An Instagram bug allowed hackers to access contact phone numbers and email addresses for high-profile users, the company said today. The bug was discovered recently in Instagram’s application programming interface, or API, which the service uses to communicate with other apps. Instagram declined to specify which users had been targeted,…

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Millions of LinkedIn passwords and email addresses published online

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Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. LinkedIn has revealed millions of its users’ email addresses and passwords have been published online from a security breach that occurred in 2012. The leak could affect more than 100 […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

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ACS frames cybersecurity imperative as Victoria addresses ICT, security disasters

dreamstime_xl_59705849Government support great but proactive investments needed to close skills gap The Australian Computer Society (ACS) is pushing for renewed investment in cybersecurity skills as newly announced ICT-strategy commitments by the NSW and Victoria governments put additional pressure on cybersecurity skills that are already lagging demand and are expected to further outpace overall ICT-skills growth […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

ISIS Twitter Accounts, IP Addresses Connected To British Government, Hackers Claim

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ISIS Twitter Accounts, IP Addresses Connected To British Government, Hackers Claim

At least three social media accounts belonging to supporters of the Islamic State group have been traced back to the British government, according to the hacking group VandaSec. The group, which is comprised of four male teenagers, says it discovered that the United Kingdom’s Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) owns Internet protocol (IP) addresses used by at least three jihadists to access Twitter accounts and conduct online recruitment and propaganda campaigns, reported the Mirror. The IP addresses, a type of unique identification number that is associated with every computer and mobile phone that logs onto the Internet, appeared to be based in Saudi Arabia, but upon further inspection, the hackers were able to trace them back to DWP’s London offices. The IP addresses, a type of unique identification number that is associated with every computer and mobile phone that logs onto the Internet, appeared to be based in Saudi Arabia, but upon further inspection, the hackers were able to trace them back to DWP’s London offices. “Don’t you think that’s strange?” one of the hackers asked the Mirror. “We traced these accounts back to London, the home of the British intelligence services.” Some have suggested that British officials could […]

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CMC talk addresses challenge of cyber-security and warfare

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The United States is vulnerable to cyber-attacks of every ilk, from theft to all-out war. This was the message delivered Tuesday evening at Claremont McKenna’s Athenaeum by Richard Clarke, CEO of the Good Harbor Security Risk Management company. Mr. Clarke, whose talk was called “Cybersecurity in 2015: from Theft to Destruction,” brings a lot of experience to bear on the subject. Among his accomplishments are a decade as a White House official, during which time he counseled three consecutive presidents on national security in the information age. The ways corporate and governmental security can be breached via computer are myriad, and their execution technical. Mr. Clarke sought to simplify things by breaking down the four main types of digital attacks. They can be remembered via the acronym CHEW, which stands for cyber-crime, cyber-hacktivism, cyber-espionage and cyber-war. Cyber-crime represents basic theft, in which an individual or individuals reach into peoples’ accounts and remove money, and is a pretty well-known problem. Cyber-hacktivism is when a group, unhappy with the actions of another group, hacks into their system in order to embarrass or sabotage them. In a way, the Sony Pictures Entertainment Hack, which took place last November, is a case of cyber-hacktivism, […]

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Sul Ross Symposium addresses cyber-security

Sul Ross Symposium addresses cyber-security

ALPINE – Sul Ross State University’s CSI – Computer Science Initiative – addressed cyber-security during a Nov. 13 symposium at the Gallego Center. The symposium, which featured experts from Washington, D.C. and California, addressed the “Center of Academic Excellence in […]

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Home Depot: Hackers also stole 53M email addresses

Home Depot: Hackers also stole 53M email addresses

NEW YORK (AP) — Hackers stole 53 million email addresses in addition to customers’ card data, Home Depot said Thursday. The nation’s largest home improvement chain had disclosed the massive, months-long breach of 56 million debit and credit cards in […]

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LinkedIn flaw helps hackers uncover email addresses

LinkedIn flaw helps hackers uncover email addresses

A pair of self proclaimed “ethical hackers” have discovered what they call a “logic flaw” with the social networking site LinkedIn. The flaw could allow anyone with just a basic grasp of navigating a website to authenticate email address using […]

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Hacker Publishes 5 Million Gmail Addresses, Passwords

Hacker Publishes 5 Million Gmail Addresses, Passwords

On September 9, 2014, a user named tvskit published a link to 4,929,090 Gmail addresses and passwords on the Russian Bitcoin Security forum. In his post, tvskit claimed that at least 60 percent of the passwords were still valid. The […]

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