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Is Anonymous Dead, or Just Preparing to Rise Again?  10 June 2014 
Source: Wired - Posted by Alex   
The hacker collective Anonymous and its factions LulzSec and AntiSec drew widespread attention between 2008 and 2012 as they tore loudly through the internet ruthlessly hacking websites, raiding email spools, exposing corporate secrets and joining the fight of the 99 percent.
 
The man behind the ‘Swiss Army knife’ for hackers – GameOver Zeus  05 June 2014 
Source: Geoff White on Technology - Posted by Dave Wreski   
“Cybercrime royalty” – that’s how one security researcher described Evgeny Bogachev, the man the US Government accused on Monday of being behind the world’s most advanced computer crime network.
 
Chinese Hacking of the US  02 June 2014 
Source: Schneier on Security - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Chinese hacking of American computer networks is old news. For years we've known about their attacks against U.S. government and corporate targets. We've seen detailed reports of how they hacked The New York Times. Google has detected them going after Gmail accounts of dissidents.
 
Hackers put security tool that finds payment card data into their arsenal  30 May 2014 
Source: CSO Online - Posted by Alex   
Like a crowbar, security software tools can be used for good and evil. Bootleg versions of a powerful tool called "Card Recon" from Ground Labs, which searches for payment card data stored in the nooks and crannies of networks, have been appropriated by cybercriminals.
 
New attack methods can 'brick' systems, defeat Secure Boot  30 May 2014 
Source: Network World - Posted by Dave Wreski   
The Secure Boot security mechanism of the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) can be bypassed on around half of computers that have the feature enabled in order to install bootkits, according to a security researcher.
 
Tens of thousands of 'Watch Dogs' pirates ENSLAVED by Bitcoin botmaster  28 May 2014 
Source: The Register UK - Posted by Alex   
Tens of thousands of pirate gamers have been enslaved in a Bitcoin botnet after downloading a cracked copy of popular game Watch Dogs.
 
A Hacker Is Using Find My iPhone To Hold iPhones, iPads, And Mac Devices Hostage  28 May 2014 
Source: Business Insider - Posted by Alex   
Mac, iPhone, and iPad owners across Australia are reporting that their devices have been digitally held hostage by a hacker, according to The Sydney Morning Herald.
 
Apple too late to stop massive iCloud breach, hackers claim  23 May 2014 
Source: Cult Of Mac - Posted by Dave Wreski   
An anonymous hacker who has exploited an iCloud security flaw that lets anyone unlock a lost or stolen iPhone says Apple contacted him about the matter today, but he deleted the email.
 
Historic hacker attack on EBay happened 3 months ago  23 May 2014 
Source: NY Post - Posted by Dave Wreski   
EBay Inc. said that hackers raided its network three months ago, accessing some 145 million user records in what is poised to go down as one of the biggest data breaches in history, based on the number of accounts compromised.
 
Hackers raid eBay in historic breach, access 145 million records  22 May 2014 
Source: Reuters - Posted by Alex   
EBay Inc said that hackers raided its network three months ago, accessing some 145 million user records in what is poised to go down as one of the biggest data breaches in history, based on the number of accounts compromised.
 
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