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Untouchables shut down hacker records site
Published in News
Tuesday, 21 January 2020 11:01

Untouchables shut down hacker records site


WeLeakInfo.com provided huge amount of hacked data

The FBI has shut down a website that offered hackers easy access to 12 billion records stolen in thousands of data breaches.

Don’t access your bank account from Windows 7 machines
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NCSC warning

From today Windows 7 is officially deader than Pliny the Elder and the UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is warning people of using online banking or accessing sensitive accounts using the OS.

Hackers hit UK political parties
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Wednesday, 13 November 2019 12:21

Hackers hit UK political parties


Russian into western politics again

Hackers have been hitting Britain’s two main political parties attempting to force political websites offline with a flood of malicious traffic just weeks ahead of a national election.

Uber made hackers sign an NDA
Published in News
Friday, 01 November 2019 11:10

Uber made hackers sign an NDA


Before paying them $100,000

Uber paid hackers $100,000 to delete 57 million user files but bizarrely got them to sign an NDA first.

Russian hackers hacked
Published in News
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 10:43

Russian hackers hacked


Russia’s Federal Security Service loses 7.5 terabytes of data.

Russia's Federal Security Service, which is no stranger to stealing data itself, has found itself subject to a huge hack.

US prosecutors hacked lawyers emails
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Monday, 20 May 2019 11:58

US prosecutors hacked lawyers emails


Desperate to find leakers

Military prosecutors in the case of a US Navy Seal charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 installed tracking software in emails sent to defence lawyers and a reporter in an apparent attempt to discover who was leaking information to the media.

Boffins claim to have invented unhackable chip
Published in PC Hardware


Good luck with that

University of Michigan boffins have developed what they claim is an 'unhackable' self-encrypting processor based on the RISC-V instruction set architecture (ISA).

United Arab Emirates' Amerian hackers spying on everyone
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Project raven getting annoying

American hackers who once worked for US intelligence agencies helped the United Arab Emirates spy on a BBC host, the chairman of Al Jazeera and other prominent Arab media figures.

Chinese hackers crack Norwegian software firm Visma
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“Potentially catastrophic attack”

Hackers working on behalf of Chinese intelligence breached the network of Norwegian software firm Visma to steal secrets from its clients, cyber security researchers said.

Russian hackers tried to discredit Mueller probe
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Stole evidence and then edited it

Russian hackers attempted to gather evidence to discredit the investigation into the involvement of President Putin in getting Donald (Prince of Orange) elected in 2016.