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Pakistani Hackers Allegedly Deface Official Indian Sites

A team of Pakistani hackers have allegedly hacked and defaced the websites of Indian regional governments with offensive remarks on Indian PM Narendra Modi. Of the websites defaced were two governmental portals for the Gujarat state – Commissionerate of Higher Education and the Agricultural Produce Market Committee of Ahmedabad (APMC). The sites were also posted Read More

Google Threatened With Lawsuit Over Nude Celebrity Pics

Google could be facing a hefty $100 million lawsuit over failing to remove links to nude celebrity photos leaked through iCloud. Lawyer Marty Singer is representing over a dozen celebrities, according to Hollywood Reporter, and has sent a scathing letter to Google over failing to remove the sensitive content from platforms like YouTube and Blogger. Read More

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Family Falls Victim to “Social Engineering” on Xbox

Is there a new Xbox vulnerability on the horizon? According to one family in Florida there may very well be with father Bryan Reid claiming his 12-year-old son’s Xbox account was hacked and credit card information was stolen. Speaking with local news outlet News4Jax, Reid claimed that a hacker posed as another gamer and charged Read More

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Open Source Projects Receive Funding Boost

Members of the Linux Foundation have announced a fresh pledge of just under $4 million to the OpenSSL encryption standard along with several other notable open source programs, far exceeding its previous budget in an effort to shore up defenses from another attack like the massive Heartbleed bug which sent shockwaves through the security community Read More

CIA Caught Snooping on Senate in Spying Scandal

This Wednesday, the New York Times reported that the CIA had allegedly hacked its way into the computers and internal networks of the US Senate Intelligence committee, in an effort to find out just how much they knew about the agency’s questionable treatment and detention practices of known terror suspects in Cuba. “The committee determined Read More

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