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Viator Data Breach Аffects 1.4 Million Customers

Posted on September 25, 2014 by SlimboCA.

The credit card details of 880 000 customers plus the email addresses and passwords of 560 000 customers may have been compromised. Viator, a travel website that was recently purchased by TripAdvisor for $200million, reported a data breach that may have compromised customer payment card and contact information, alongside with encrypted passwords. On September 2nd, [...] Continue Reading

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Can You Feel the iPhone 6 Plus Bending in Your Pocket?

Posted on September 25, 2014 by SlimboCA.

There is a new Apple scandal on the horizon – Apparently the new iPhone 6 Plus has the bends, but they are not quite enthusiastically accepted by the public. Obviously the new iPhone 6 Plus can bend a lot easier than most users would have ever expected. The apparent reason for its “flexibility” lies in [...] Continue Reading

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DDoS Attacks – Short-Lived, but More Powerful

Posted on September 25, 2014 by SlimboCA.

DDoS (Distributed-Denial-of-Service) attacks still present major problems to big companies. According to a report released recently by NSfocus’ research team, the DDoS attacks have become relatively shorter compared to before, but way more powerful. The results of the remediation company’s research are based on information from real cases of DDoS attacks throughout the first half [...] Continue Reading

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Black Energy’s New Targets – Ukraine, Poland, Brussels

Posted on September 24, 2014 by SlimboCA.

Current malware campaigns in Ukraine, Brussels and Poland are most likely to target information, not cash. BlackEnergy Strikes Again in a New Manner The security firm ESET discovered a newer version of the BlackEnergy malware that has been targeting over a hundred industry and security organizations in the Ukraine and Poland currently. BlackEnergy has been [...] Continue Reading

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20,000 Unique URLs Redirect Facebook Victims to Trojan-Carrying, Fake YouTube Video

Posted on July 23, 2014 by MegaLexame.

Facebook users are facing yet another threat. Among the countless tragedies the cybercrooks use to gain profit, there is a new approach cybercrooks are trying, and it’s rather hilarious in its nature. The Trojan, known as Trojan.Agent.BDYV, spreads through a funny video of a woman taking her clothes off that enjoys increasing popularity on the [...] Continue Reading

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BlackEnergy – Simple to Control and Hard to Detect

Posted on July 16, 2014 by SlimboCA.

BlackEnergy is a web-based DDoS (distributed denial of service) bot, which was created in the mid-90′s by Russian hackers. BlackEnergy provides the attackers with an easily controlled web-based bot that can target more than one IP address per hostname and due to the runtime encrypter, the author has used, BlackEnergy botnet can prevent antivirus detection. [...] Continue Reading

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