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Latest celeb hacks: Christina Hendricks & Olivia Munn

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We’ve been warning about this for a while but it seems that celebs haven’t been careful enough.  Christina Hendricks and Olivia Munn are the latest to be hit by a hacker taking their photos from their phones.

Fox News has the story here.

 

 

Written by shnu48

03/05/2012 at 12:51 PM

Most websites don’t know how they were hacked

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A worrying report from Commtouch-StopBadware shows that many websites are told they are hacked by outside sources and then don’t know how it happened.  Of course this only leaves them vulnerable to the next hack.  Might want to invest in some pentesting and start taking this stuff seriously.

More from Globes.co.il here.

Written by shnu48

02/29/2012 at 2:40 PM

Posted in Hacks, Private Sector, Website

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Wikileaks and Anonymous go up against Stratfor

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A match made in Hades.  Probably inevitable though as they plan to publish emails stolen from Stratfor – 5 Million of them.

International Business Times has more here.

Written by shnu48

02/28/2012 at 2:52 PM

Corporations still not heeding cybersecurity warnings

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According to Marketwatch, corporate executives and boards are still not paying attention to the risks of a cybersecurity breach.  This seems to be pretty common in the world of risk – it will always happen to the other guy, not me.  That kind of thinking is allowing breaches to continue and gives comfort to “you-know-who”.  I guess it hasn’t reached critical mass yet.

Written by shnu48

02/28/2012 at 2:09 PM

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Two arrests in UK hacking scandal

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The Telegraph is reporting that two new suspects have been arrested in the UK hacking scandal.  Wow – amazing how this just continues to unfold over there.

Written by shnu48

02/27/2012 at 4:22 PM

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Church latest to settle in UK hacking for big bucks

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Charlotte Church settled with News International for ₤600,000 ($951,000) in the hacking scandal that continues in the UK.

More from philstar.com here.

Written by shnu48

02/27/2012 at 3:31 PM

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UK hacker unmasked

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The UK Independent has revealed the identity of the hacker in the News of the World hacking case.  Guy’s name is Philip Campbell Smith.

Read more here.

Written by shnu48

02/27/2012 at 2:02 PM

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