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5 Million Gmail Usernames, Passwords Hacked And Posted To Russian Bitcoin Forum: Report

[caption id="attachment_2768" align="alignnone" width="770"] Nearly 5 million Google users are named in a recent hack that appears to have originated in Russia[/caption] Hackers appear to have dumped nearly 5 million Gmail usernames and passwords to a Russian bitcoin forum. Word first spread of the still-unconfirmed hack when a user posted a link to the log-in credentials in a security-centric corner of Reddit frequented by hackers, professional

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JPMorgan Chase among US companies ‘targeted by Russian hackers’

At least five firms hit by coordinated attacks earlier this month in possible retaliation for sanctions on Kremlin, Bloomberg says   The hacking attacks siphoned off huge amounts of account data from JPMorgan and at least four other companies, the New York Times reported. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images The FBI is investigating a hacking attack on JPMorgan Chase and at least one other bank, according to reports. Bloomberg.com said the

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Researchers develop defense against Cyber Attacks

Today, a group of journalists has reported the existence of the "Hacienda" spy program. According to this report, five western intelligence agencies are using the Hacienda software to identify vulnerable servers across the world in order to control them and use them for their own purposes. Scientists at the Technische Universität München (TUM) have developed free software that can help prevent this kind of identification and thus the subsequent

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Gmail App is Vulnerable, Amazon App is Secured by University of California.

Malicious apps are a popular way for scammers to gain control of your phone, but what about data housed within the supposedly secure apps on your device? A team of researchers from the universities of Michigan and California Riverside have found that just one malware-ridden app on a device can infiltrate other apps on the phone, regardless of their levels of security. The weakness allowed researchers to access apps like Gmail, Chase Bank, and H&R

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iPhone 6 Facebook Scams, Android Ransomware, And Other Security News

Looks likes the news of iPhone 6 release has got online scammers to work. Let’s read about this, and other news and incidents in the world of IT security. Beware of Facebook Posts offering you Tools to Hack Facebook Accounts A new Facebook scam is on the rise. Facebook users are receiving phishing emails that claim to provide steps on how to hack the account of any Facebook user. The steps may look benign to a normal user, but their main purpose

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Miss Teen USA Was ‘In Tears And Shock’ After A Hacker Took Nude Photos Through Her Bedroom Webcam

For one year, a hacker spied on Miss Teen USA Cassidy Wolf through her computer's webcam. The man, who went to high school with Wolf, downloaded software for about $40, "creepware," that let him manipulate her web camera without her knowing. He listened to private conversations she had in her bedroom with her family, and took nude photos of her changing clothes. Wolf is one of half-a-million people who have been victims of creepware. Ninety-seven

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Cyber Crime Awareness Society in Collaboration with MTV presenting Webbed season 2

According to MTV India associate vice president, head - content & programming Vikas Gupta, all MTV Webbed stories are based on true incidents that have happened with real people. With India ranking third in terms of prevalence of cyber abuse, it wasn’t difficult finding stories. “In fact, we are working together with the Cyber Crime Awareness Society (CCAS), which is helping us with the research. As the name suggests, the CCAS is an entity

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Job Frauds: Jaipur students and workers are vulnerable

Cyber Crime Awareness Society had received 9 cases from 1st Jan 2014 - 22nd Jan 2014 at Jaipur only. essay writing Total loss ~ Rs 4Lakhs. Job Fraud: Students or Workers are receiving calls from various career counseling companies, who promise them to provide the job. 1. They will contact you via phone or email. 2. They will make you to sign up on there website so that they can have your personal details. 3. Now, after having your resume and other

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Spurned Delhi youth puts up Mumbai student’s profile on porn site

Mumbai cyber crime investigation cell (CCIC) detained a 21-year-old computer engineering student from New Delhi last week for allegedly posting a girl’s photos, personal details and mobile number on a porn website.write an essay

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High tech monitoring system to check cyber crime in Thiruvananthapuram.

This news is straight away coming from THIRUVANANTHAPURAM. Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala said that aiming to combat cyber crime in an effective way, Kerala government has planned to set up a high tech monitoring system.Ramesh Chennithala told that this system would be set up with the assistance of state run Keltron Company. This system has been planned to be installed as a part of the 'Nirbhaya Keralam' which is a project to ensure security

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