“Rootpipe” Vulnerability

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A new critical vulnerability titled “Rootpipe” affecting the Apple Mac OS X operating system has been discovered courtesy of Swedish security researcher and consultant Emil Kvarnhammar (@emilkvarnhammar).

Half of American adults hacked this year

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Half of American adults hacked this year

‘Blackshades’ Trojan Users Had It Coming

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‘Blackshades’ Trojan Users Had It Coming

EC-Council Statement to Recent Security Breach

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On February 22nd, 2014 at approximately 8PM EST, the domain www.eccouncil.org was redirected to an ISP in Finland. Immediately EC Council's Internal Security Response team initiated a comprehensive investigation.

EC-Council Site Hacked, But There is a Bigger Issue Now…

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Over the weekend, and as of today at 11:00am EST, EC-Council, the organization famous for administering the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) as well as the Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) got hacked by an individual who claims to be a “certified unethical software security professional” going by the alias Eugene Belford. Eugene Belford was actually a character in the movie “Hackers” which came out in 1995 directed by Iain Softley as well as staring Angelina Jolie.

Yahoo Email Account Passwords Stolen

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Usernames and passwords of some of Yahoo's email customers have been stolen and used to gather personal information about people those Yahoo mail users have recently corresponded with, the company said Thursday.

A First Look at the Target Intrusion, Malware

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A First Look at the Target Intrusion, Malware

Update on Target Breach: 70 Million Additional Records & Malware

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Between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15 of 2013, Target reported it sustained a breech that consisted of 40,000,000 payment card records by cybercriminals. Not as big as the T. J. Max, Adobe and Sony breeches which surpassed 100,000,000 records, but notable enough to cause a buzz.

Costco Phishing Scam

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Phishing is a technique used to gain personal information for purposes of identity theft, using fraudulent e-mail messages that appear to come from legitimate businesses. These authentic-looking messages are designed to fool recipients into divulging personal data such as account numbers and passwords, credit card numbers and Social Security numbers.