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Adobe says attack exposed customer financial info

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Adobe Systems Inc. said a cyberattack on its systems has exposed credit-card information of 2.9 million customers.

Posted: October 4th, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Dutchman arrested in Spain for ‘biggest ever’ cyberattack

Computer security specialists made this homemade drone aircraft, capable of launching airborne cyber attacks, hijacking mobile phone calls, or even delivering a dirty bomb, displays during DefCon hacker gathering at a hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, August 5. AFP

A Dutchman has been arrested in Spain in connection with last month’s unprecedented cyberattack that reportedly slowed down the Internet, the Dutch prosecution service said.

Posted: April 27th, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

NKorea denies cyberattack on SKorean companies

In this photo released by Korean Broadcasting System, KBS employees try to recover a computer server a day after a cyberattack caused computer networks at the company to crash, in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 21, 2013. Investigators have traced a coordinated cyberattack that paralyzed tens of thousands of computers at six South Korean banks and media companies to a Chinese Internet Protocol address, but it was not yet clear who orchestrated the attack, authorities in Seoul said Thursday. The discovery did not erase suspicions that North Korea was to blame. IP addresses are unique to each computer connected to the Internet, but they can easily be manipulated by hackers operating Error! Hyperlink reference not valid.anywhere in the world. AP

North Korea has denied involvement in a cyberattack that shut down nearly 50,000 computers and servers at South Korean broadcasters and banks last month.

Posted: April 13th, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

South Korea says North Korea behind computer crash in March

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South Korea says an initial investigation has found that North Korean government agents were behind a March cyberattack that shut down about 32,000 computers and servers at South Korean broadcasters and banks.

Posted: April 10th, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

South Korea: Chinese address source of attack

Employees of Korea Internet Security Center work after computer networks at two major South Korean banks and three top TV broadcasters went into shutdown mode en masse, at a monitoring room in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, March 20, 2013. Police and South Korean officials investigating the shutdown said the cause was not immediately clear. But speculation centered on North Korea, with experts saying a cyberattack orchestrated by Pyongyang was likely to blame. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Han Jong-chan) Korea Out

South Korea says an initial investigation shows a Chinese Internet address was the source of a cyberattack on one of the companies shut down by computer crashes.

Posted: March 21st, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Experts suspect North behind SKorea computer crash

Employees of Korea Internet Security Center work after computer networks at two major South Korean banks and three top TV broadcasters went into shutdown mode en masse, at a monitoring room in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, March 20, 2013. Police and South Korean officials investigating the shutdown said the cause was not immediately clear. But speculation centered on North Korea, with experts saying a cyberattack orchestrated by Pyongyang was likely to blame. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Han Jong-chan) Korea Out

A cyberattack caused computer networks at major South Korean banks and top TV broadcasters to crash simultaneously Wednesday, paralyzing bank machines across the country and prompting speculation of North Korean involvement.

Posted: March 21st, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

South Korean banks, media report network crash

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Computer networks of several major South Korea broadcasters and banks have been paralyzed. Police and government agencies are investigating what appears to be a cyberattack.

Posted: March 20th, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Sony fined in UK over PlayStation cyberattack

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Britain’s Data Regulator has fined Sony 250,000 pounds ($396,100) for having insufficient security measures to prevent a cyberattack on its PlayStation Network.

Posted: January 24th, 2013 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Reuters says blogging platform hacked

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The Reuters news agency said Friday that one of its websites had been hacked and used to disseminate fake stories about Syria’s rebel movement, the latest cyberattack to strike a media organization covering the country’s civil war.

Posted: August 4th, 2012 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

WikiLeaks faces cyberattack over more leaked diplomatic cables

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SAN FRANCISCO – Controversial anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks said Tuesday it was fending off a cyberattack after being lambasted for releasing more supposedly confidential US diplomatic cables. “WikiLeaks.org is presently under cyberattack,” the organization said in a terse message on microblogging service Twitter. The message provided a link to a cablegatesearch.net website where digital copies of the political [...]

Posted: August 31st, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Sony PlayStation network users face password change

TOKYO—Users of Sony’s PlayStation Network will have to change their passwords, the Japanese entertainment and technology giant said Sunday as it looks to boost security after its system was hacked. Sony apologized for a security breach that compromised millions of users, and said that while it had no evidence that credit card information was stolen [...]

Posted: May 2nd, 2011 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

US Senate panel to weigh cybercrime costs

WASHINGTON—A key US Senate panel announced Tuesday it will hold a March 29 hearing on the economic costs of cyberattacks and cyber crimes like identity theft and hacker strikes on government computers. The US Senate Commerce Committee said it “will explore how cyber attacks imperil America’s economy, as well as examine the private sector’s role [...]

Posted: March 23rd, 2011 in Columnists,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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