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Tunnel Bear Patches Their Heartbleed Bug

BY Keane J.

VPN application Tunnel Bear sent out an email to all of their users on Friday to ensure everyone that they had patched all Heartbleed issues with the program. Tunnel Bear says the patch should be automatically downloaded and installed but recommend double checking your system just in case. They also recommend a password change of…

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Twitter Continues to Censor Tweets From Turkey

BY Chris Stobing

The Turkish government will continue to move forward with its plans to manually censor and pixelate tweets which advertise “malicious content”, according to an announcement by the country’s Communications Minister Lufti Elvan released earlier today. “We have reached a consensus to ‘neutralize’ malicious content that is the object of court decisions by pixelating. [Twitter executives]…

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Michael's Suffers Massive Loss of Credit Card Data in Newest POS Heist

BY Chris Stobing

The national art supply chain Michael’s has provided an update to its ongoing investigation into the data security issue it previously reported earlier this week. The breach, which is said to have affected the credit cards of nearly three million customers, harkens back to the Target breach from last December, which claimed close to 40…

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New Attach-ception Style Malware Found in the Wild
BY Chris Stobing

This week, TrendMicro posted a blog which claimed they had stumbled across a new breed of malware distribution which attempts to duck standard scanning services by burying their program two layers deep. Instead of creating fake attachments that contain malware on their own, this new variant on the old attack vector decides to go one…

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Anonymous Launches Attacks on Israeli Sites
BY Keane J.

Anonymous are back at it again with #OpIsrael, a widespread attack on Israeli websites. The hacks were carried out throughout Monday and leaked information from different sites, including stealing passwords from Toyota’s Israeli site. The mysterious hacktivist outfit have spoken before in favor of Palestine. The group posted the passwords and other information in notices…

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Hackers Could Unlock Your Tesla Car
BY Keane J.

The Tesla Model S car needs more reinforced security technology or else it will be exploited. That’s according to Nitesh Dhanjani, a security consultant and author, that has drawn attention to flaws in the system that could allow a hacker to remotely locate the car and unlock the doors. While the attacker would not be…

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