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10 Largest Hacker Attacks  07 July 2011 
Source: MSNBC - Posted by Alex   
We have entered a golden age for the nefarious world of hackers. According to a recent study published by Verizon and the U.S. Secret Service, incidents of data compromise climbed more than 400 percent in 2010 from the previous year to 761 breaches.
Stuxnet: Anatomy of a Computer Virus  16 June 2011 
Source: Short of the Week - Posted by Alex   
Stumbled across this today in my Vimeo inbox. A very cool motion graphics piece that is “An infographic dissecting the nature and ramifications of Stuxnet, the first weapon made entirely out of code.” Our Facebook fans seemed to respond well to it, so I thought I’d put it up as a Short of the Moment.
Hacker Liability: How at Risk is Your Company?  24 May 2011 
Source: Fox Business - Posted by Anthony Pell   
From MasterCard and Twitter to TJMaxx and Sony, companies of all sizes are under attack from hackers. The threat of these attacks has escalated to such a degree that many cybersecurity professionals will admit it is almost impossible to prevent them 100% of the time.
Google, VUPEN Spar Over Chrome Hack  12 May 2011 
Source: Dark Reading - Posted by Dave Wreski   
If bypass of Chrome's sandbox indeed used a new Flash vulnerability in the browser, then it's both a Flash bug and a Chrome hack, says security researcher Dan Kaminksy.
Security flaws in new WebGL technology put PCs and data at risk  09 May 2011 
Source: neodrum - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Research by Context Information Security shows design level security issues, which give potentially malicious web pages low level access to graphics cards that could provide a ‘back door’ for hackers and compromise data stored on internet-connected machines.
Understanding Permissions Under GNU/Linux Systems  21 March 2011 
Source: Muktware - Posted by Alex   
"Permission plays a vital role in everyday life, without permission we cannot achieve work in a swift manner. Thus understanding permission is a crucial task and one should be well adept with the rules of the permission. Today we unravel various aspects of the permission that has been implemented in the *Unix subsystem".
ClubHack Magazine - Issue 14, March 2011  13 March 2011 
Source: ClubHack Magazine - Posted by Administrator   
Thanks to ClubHack for sending this in. ClubHack Magazine's issue 14-March 2011 is out. ClubHACK Magazine,an e-zine and free to download, is focused on hacking security.
Software flaws don't negate "many eyes" in open source  22 December 2010 
Source: IT World - Posted by Alex   
The allegations from Greg Perry regarding backdoors allegedly placed within OpenBSD about a decade ago seem to be shifting more and more into the realm of fantasy as each day goes by. To date, Perry has not responded to my inquiry regarding his Dec. 11 e-mail to OpenBSD founder Theo de Raadt, nor to my knowledge has he responded publicly anywhere else.
Why Richard Stallman Takes No Shine to Chrome  16 December 2010 
Source: Tech News World - Posted by Alex   
Chrome, the new operating system Google is currently testing, will push users into careless computing habits and give them far less control over their data, according to Free Software Foundation President Richard Stallman. Though it may be based on Linux, "Google Chrome is not free software in the sense of free and open source software," the FSF's Matt Lee told TechNewsWorld.
Developing a 'hacker' culture of ideas, innovation  09 November 2010 
Source: ZDNet Asia - Posted by Alex   
One year since its inception, still aims to keep building a strong "hacker" culture that fosters idea-sharing and innovative problem-solving among individuals in a supportive environment.
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