Tagged: Security

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Apple Working to Fix Lockscreen Bypass Issue on iOS 6.1

Apple followed up with the iPhone Lockscreen glitch that allows you to bypass the passcode screen on an iPhone running iOS 6.1.¬†AllThingsD reports that Apple is “hard at work on a fix”, and users...

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Microsoft India Store Hacked – Passwords In Plain Text

Patrons of the Microsoft Store in India were greeted by a black screen with Guy Fawkes with "Hacked" plastered all over. Several brute force attacks by a group called "Evil Shadow Team", where it was...

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Google Wallet Disables Prepaid Cards After Exploit

Google has disabled provisioning new prepaid cards on their payment system, Google Wallet, after an exploit was discovered with both rooted and non-rooted Android phones. Put away your aluminum foil hats… your account is...

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Zappos.com Gets Breached: 24 Million Users Affected

Zappos.com, a popular shoes and clothing online store, was recently the victim of a cyber attack in which most of their customers information was gathered by the hackers, including full names, home and email addresses,...

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Fake Facebook Friends Can Compromise Your Account

If you are one of the 500+ million users on Facebook, you have likely received friend requests on your account. If you are unfamiliar with the security settings Facebook has, there is a lot...

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Steam Accounts Hacked

Gabe Newell announced a few hours ago that account information from the Steam was hacked earlier this week. Hackers obtained access to the Steam database, which contained hashed user account info, billing adresses, and...

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Imported Hardware & Software Comes Pre-infected

A top Homeland Security official, Greg Schaffer, states that computer software and hardware are being imported into the US infected with spyware, malware, and trojan horses. These comments were at at a hearing of House...