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Firefox, Chrome, IE, Safari exploited at Pwn2Own contest

Again, the appointment of security has allowed experts to show new vulnerabilities in web browsers Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Safari did not resist receiving updatesAt...

Over 1800 Minecraft usernames and passwords leaked online

A list containing more than 1800 IDs of Minecraft accounts has been published online Passwords were cleary visible as wellNew leak identifiers to report This time, it concerns the...

Xbox One SDK leaked by hackers

Should we expect to see the arrival of the first software solutions hacking the Xbox One Pirates have released the SDK for the Microsoft console on the canvas, leaving the field...

PlayStation Network down following Lizard Squad cyber-attack

Users could not connect to PSN Sony has acknowledged a problem while hackers Lizard Squad have promptly claimed an attackThe Japanese giant Sony has seen the end of November the...

Denuvo anti-piracy DRM System has been cracked PC

A Chinese hackers team recently announced that it had managed to crack-down Denuvo, the latest DRM that protects some recent PC games from piracy However, this solution also...

iPhone/iPad: 350,000 users affected by malware

Many iPhone smartphones and iPad tablet PCs are a victim of malware An unofficial shop is responsible for the spreadIt is in fact not less than 350,000 iPhone or iPad which have...

7 million DropBox credentials hacked

A massive hacking of nearly 7 million email addresses and passwords in clear text associated with Dropbox accounts is leakedIs this new case of massive piracy On Pastebin, a...

Low cost Chinese Galaxy S4 clone comes with a trojan

STAR N9500 ​​has an almost perfect copy of the Samsung Galaxy S4 offered at an unbeatable price And yet, to save money, it is often exposed to risksChinese Manufacturers are...

Microsoft starts to block annoying adware by default

From 1 July, Microsoft delivers flat definitions and treatment of adware Its security products will block adware by defaultMicrosoft talks about a new approach Currently, when its...

Hackers use speech recognition in Chrome to spy on you

A design flaw identified in the latest version of the Chrome browser by a developer would start a sound recording to the PC host without noticingIn February, Chrome took advantage...

Thousands of Yahoo users attacked by Malware

A warning about malware attack that affected users logging to yahoocom since at least December 30, involving the distribution of malicious advertising has been reportedSecurity...

Windows Error Reporting sends Reports of 1 Billion PCs at Risk

Windows error reports are sent in the clear Websense represents a risk to more than one billion Windows computers worldwide NSA knows about a prior advantageWindows Error...

Vulnerability in Samsung’s Knox security app found on Galaxy S4

An Israeli university claims to have found a vulnerability on the Samsung Galaxy S4 to potentially intercept data despite securing the Samsung Knox solutionSamsung is trying to...

Google Nexus phones vulnerable to rebooting through SMS related DoS attack

Ice Cream Sandwich and KitKat, including Nexus smartphones may be forced to restart via an attack of sending thirty SMS class 0 or flash SMSSystem Administrator at Dutch society...

New FBI Ransomware malware now targeting Mac OS X Users

New Malware now targets users of Safari on OS X A ransomware which requires the payment of a fine because of the consultation or distribution of prohibited pornography,...

SMS Hack Bug Fixed by Facebook

Jack Whitten, a hacker known by the pseudonym name fin1te indicates that the social network is to correct a security flaw that was discovered The vulnerability allowed to take...

FakeAV demands ransom on an Android Device

Symantec has uncovered a ransomware on Android device Identified as Fakedefender, it pretends to be an antivirus and hijacks the infected machine After targeting computers...

Microsoft freed 2 millions computers from Citadel Botnets

The joint operation by the FBI and Microsoft to fight against the spreading of Citadel botnet would bear fruit in significant ways: according to the Redmond company, two million...

The Pirate Bay database hacked by group of hackers from Argentina

Because of security vulnerabilities, the Pirate Bay site has compromised the personal data of some 4 million users The famous site links torrents again about him, but once it...

Sophos warns against Facebook’s Farm Town scareware attack

IT security and data protection firm Sophos is warning players of the popular Facebook game "Farm Town" to scan their computers after it was revealed that the site has...

BitDefender warns of a Google Chrom extension Trojan horse

BitDefender warns that a Trojan horse posing as an extension of Google Chrome This is probably not a first and probably not last with cybercriminals who will ride the growing...

China News from U.S. Hit by Denial of Service Cyber Attack

Concurrent with the Chinese cyber attack on Google's gmail, VerticalNews China was the subject of a denial of service (DoS) attack on Wednesday that originated from China...

Chinese Attacks on Google Show Need for Internet Giant to Focus on Security

Google acted correctly in ending self-censorship of its Chinese search engine, Googlecn, but the cyber attacks that prompted the decision demonstrate the company must give...

Hackers break Amazon’s Kindle DRM

Christmas Sale for Amazon An Israeli hacker has announced that he has managed to break the system of digital rights management, or DRM, associated with its electronic book...

BitDefender’s security predictions for 2010

Threats to social networking sites, operating systems, and cloud computing technologies are predicted to increase; botnets will remain popular in 2010 Botnets, malicious...
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