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2-M web accounts compromised in massive hack

In this June 19, 2013 photo, an Indonesian youth browse his Facebook page at an internet cafe in Jakarta, Indonesia. The use of social networking to groom potential attackers is posing a new challenge to authorities in the world's most populous Muslim country that has been struggling to eradicate militant groups. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)

Nearly two million usernames and passwords from Facebook, Twitter and Gmail have been stolen by a massive hack this week, a report said.

Posted: December 5th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

‘Hacktivist’ tagged in defacing gov’t websites during DAP protests falls

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The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) arrested a suspected member of a hacktivist group who defaced government websites recently, Justice Secretary Leila De Lima said Thursday.

Posted: November 14th, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Hackers attack New Zealand PM’s website

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key AP FILE PHOTO

The “hacktivist” group Anonymous on Tuesday briefly crashed New Zealand Prime Minister John Key’s website in protest at plans to allow the country’s intelligence agency to spy on local residents.

Posted: July 30th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Online sharing helps hackers sharpen ‘spears’

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Sharing on social media helps hackers sharpen “spear phishing” attacks they use to trick their way into computers, security experts said Monday.

Posted: July 30th, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Hacked DepEd website still down

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The website of the Department of Education is still down after a cyber attack by hackers believed to be sympathetic with Taiwan in its row with the Manila government over the killing by the Philippine Coast Guard on Thursday last week of a Taiwanese fisherman in the Balintang Channel.

Posted: May 17th, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Hackers use US alert system for zombie warnings

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Warnings about the zombie apocalypse may seem pretty amusing, but officials say they’re dead serious about figuring out who hacked into the U.S. public warning system to broadcast such messages in a handful of states.

Posted: February 14th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Twitter says hackers compromise 250K accounts

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Twitter confirmed Friday that it had become the latest victim in a number of high-profile cyber-attacks against media companies, saying that hackers may have gained access to information on 250,000 of its more than 200 million active users.

Posted: February 2nd, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Hundreds of thousands may lose Internet in July

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For computer users, a few mouse clicks could mean the difference between staying online and losing Internet connections this summer.

Posted: April 21st, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

UP site hacked over Scarborough Shoal

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Hackers attacked the official website of the University of the Philippines System, forcing the state university to temporarily bring down the site.

Posted: April 20th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Hundreds of hackers linked to telco fraud

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Local telecom firms lose millions of pesos in revenues annually to hundreds of illegal operators that bypass global payment systems to convert long-distance calls to domestic.

Posted: April 4th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Hackers violate user privacy at porn website

Online porn venue Digital Playground was recovering on Monday after hackers looted credit card numbers, email addresses and other sensitive member information.

Posted: March 13th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Law enforcement websites under attack by hackers

HACKED The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) headquarters in Washington Friday, Feb. 3, 2012. Hackers claim to have intercepted and leaked a sensitive conference call between cyber crime investigators at the FBI and Scotland Yard. The hacker group Anonymous has released a roughly 15-minute-long recording of what appears to be a Jan. 17 conference call devoted to tracking and prosecuting members of the loose-knit hacking group. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Saboteurs stole passwords and sensitive information on tipsters while hacking into the websites of several law enforcement agencies worldwide in attacks attributed to the collective known as Anonymous.

Posted: February 4th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Anonymous attack Mexico websites to protest copyright law

The shadowy online hackers group Anonymous blocked access to the websites of the Mexican Senate and the Interior Ministry Friday to protest a proposed law to fine people who violate copyright online.

Posted: January 28th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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