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5 Million Gmail Passwords Allegedly Leaked

New reports have surfaced that indicate about five million Gmail accounts have been compromised with hackers posting the usernames and passwords on a Russian bitcoin forum. The alleged hack has been brought to our attention by the netsec subreddit on Reddit. A number of websites have also popped up claiming to be “checker sites” that Read More

Playstation and Xbox Twitch.tv Accounts Caught by Gamescom Troll

Gamescom is always a tense time for the big game publishers and the companies who support their content, and as streaming services like Twitch.tv (of former Jusin.tv fame) continue to grow end over end in popularity, many of those same players in the industry are turning to the website to promote their latest content online. Read More

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GCHQ Claims Attackers Hit Internal Networks

This week in a speech held at the cybersecurity summit IA14, the UK’s Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude alluded to an attack that took place on the internal government networks of the United Kingdom and their spy affiliate the GCHQ just a few short months ago. Claiming that the internal networks of the government had Read More

Papua New Guinea Proposes Law That Could Shut Down Criticism

Papua New Guinea is said to be mimicking a law that was recently declared constitutional in the Philippines. With the growing cyber threats lurking these days, every government is doing their best to protect its people’s interest. Or are they? The Papua New Guinea government under the leadership of Prime Minister Peter O’Neill is reportedly Read More

Piracy Website Revealed as Elaborate Honeypot Scheme by Owner

We can’t even trust our own anymore. Earlier this morning, uploading and file-hosting forum UploaderTalk.com went permanently offline, leaving only this notice posted on the front page: “UT is now closed. UT was set up for a number of reasons. But mostly to be a sounding board, proof of concept.[.].and to collect data,” WDF said Read More