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Security

15 February 2013

11 Arrested Over Malware Scam

A complex cybercrime network designed to extort money through spreading ransomware has been shut down.

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11 January 2013

European Cybercrime Centre Launched

European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) opens its doors today - with the Netherlands-based facility aiming to defend individuals and businesses from cyber attacks by pooling intelligence resources from across Europe.

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25 November 2011

Black Friday Malware Warning Issued

Today is Black Friday, a day that is now reviewed by many retailers, particularly in the US, as the start of the Christmas shopping season.

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27 October 2011

Top Journalists' Email Passwords Made Public

In what is arguably the largest-scale security breach so far in Sweden, a leak of 93,678 password-email combinations became public.

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26 October 2011

"Massive" Security Flaws in Cloud Architectures

Researchers in Germany claim to have found flaws in Amazon Web Services (AWS) that they believe will exist in many cloud architectures.

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21 October 2011

US Government in Anonymous Warning

The US government has warned that Anonymous could be planning to launch attacks on industrial control systems (ICS) that are vital to the safe operation of key facilities including water, chemical and energy plants.

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21 October 2011

DDoS and SQL Injection Dominate Hacking Forums

Distributed denial of service and SQL injection are the main types of attack discussed on hacking forums, according to new research from security vendor Imperva.

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29 September 2011

Microsoft Takes Down Botnet

Microsoft has shut down the Kelihos botnet, billed as the successor to Waledec.

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05 August 2011

No Malware, but Chrome OS not Secure

Google touts the Chrome OS as being free from traditional security concerns like malware, but it's still vulnerable to entirely different kinds of attacks, two researchers from the firm WhiteHat Security told Black Hat attendees here today.

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05 August 2011

$250,000 for Security Defence Research from Microsoft

Microsoft today announced that it will give out $250,000 in BlueHat Prize rewards for innovative research on computer security defence.

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29 July 2011

Web Sites Under Attack 25,000 Times per Hour

Some web applications are being attacked as often as 25,000 times in one hour, as organised criminal gangs take advantage of automated, botnet-based technology to compromise systems, according to the latest research from database and app security firm Imperva.

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20 July 2011

Infected Computer Warning on Google Search Results

Google announced today it is inplementing a malware warning system on its search results pages to alert users to the possibility that their computer is infected.

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20 July 2011

No Flimsy Passwords on Hotmail

Hotmail is banning passwords such as 'password', '123456', 'ilovecats' and 'gogiants', in an attempt to make it harder for spammers to hijack users' email accounts.

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30 June 2011

Security Researchers Discover 'Indestructible' Botnet

More than four million PCs have been enrolled in a botnet security experts say is almost 'indestructible'

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30 June 2011

Sony Style Hacks Avoidable

The hacker group LulzSec made headlines recently with its data breaches against Sony, the U.S.

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27 June 2011

LulzSec Shuts Down, Ends Hacking Campaign

LulzSec, the hacker group that has hacked the CIA, U.S.

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23 June 2011

FBI Halts $74m Scareware Scams

The FBI has cracked a pair of international scareware rings that stole as much as $74 million.

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20 June 2011

Citigroup Reveals More Compromised Accounts

Citigroup has revealed the details of a recent hack, admitting that about 360,000 customers details were compromised, and not 200,000 as initially reported.

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14 June 2011

Senate Site Hacked

US officials said they have ordered a security review after hackers managed to break into the Senate website at the weekend.

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02 June 2011

Google 'disrupts' Gmail Phishing Scheme in China

Google today said that it's "detected and disrupted" a plan to gain access to hundreds of Gmail accounts through phishing attacks.

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10 May 2011

Most Businesses Unequipped to Handle DDoS Attacks

Internet infrastructure service provider Verisign issued the results of two commissioned studies on the impact of DDoS attacks among companies with significant online operations this week, indicating that "a significant percentage" of those organizations are poorly equipped to prevent and respond to