News tagged with hacker attack

Team Prosecco dismantles security tokens

(Phys.org) -- As password systems alone prove inadequate to protect information on computers against hackers, security customers have taken the advice of vendors to step up to tokens, those online security ...

Jun 27, 2012 report
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Al-Qaeda site says 'enemies of Allah' took it down

One of Al-Qaeda's main Internet sites has accused "enemies of Allah" of taking it down for several days, but said it was now back up stronger than ever, according to a US monitoring service Thursday. ...

Apr 05, 2012
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Hacking suspect a 'genius,' but often in trouble

At the time of his latest arrest, Jeremy Hammond was living on Chicago's South Side, about three dozen miles and an entire political spectrum away from the conservative Illinois community in which he grew up.

Mar 09, 2012
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The trustworthy cloud

Not a week goes by without reports on security gaps, data theft or hacker attacks. Both businesses and private users are becoming increasingly uneasy. However, when it comes to technologies like cloud computing, trust and ...

Mar 07, 2012
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Hacker thieves targeted Anonymous allies: Symantec

Anonymous on Monday gave mixed reactions to a US computer security firm's report that backers of the notorious hacker group were suckered into downloading software that steals online banking information.

Mar 05, 2012
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'Iran Cyber Army' hits Azerbaijan state TV site

Hackers calling themselves the 'Iranian Cyber Army' have attacked the website of mainly Muslim neighbour Azerbaijan's state television station, the communications ministry said on Thursday.

Feb 23, 2012
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