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Ashley Madison Adultery Website Targeted in Hack

According to the KrebsOnSecurity blog, the famous adultery website,, has been hacked. Along with the hack they threatened to leak details including credit cards, sexual fantasies, and nude photos. There are as many as 37 million customers on the website. The dating website’s Canadian parent, Avid Life Media, confirmed the breach on its […]

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GitHub Attacked By Government-Backed Chinese Hackers, Sources Claim

GitHub, the largest online code repository used by millions around the world has reported that it is still facing distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks and the website is on ‘high alert’. Last week, GitHub went down after massive hacking attacks were launched on the largest coding repo. GitHub accepted that the recent attack is […]

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Slack Confirms Its Servers Are Hacked

Slack, the most famous communication app that is raising millions in venture funding has announced that its database servers have been hacked. The company’s statement confirmed that hackers were able to beach in the app’s servers. However, the statement didn’t confirm that the encrypted passwords were compromised or not. “We were recently able to confirm […]

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Lethal malware infecting external hard drives of Samsung, Toshiba, Seagate for 20 Years

Kaspersky, the famous security company has claimed that a group called ‘Equation’ has been infecting external hard drives with a firmware resident malware for no less than 20 years. This malware is so lethal that it can never be detected nor destroyed. Perhaps the only way to get rid of this malware is to physically […]

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Facebook Removing Restrictions on Teen Photo and Content Posting

Facebook recently announced provocative changes to their underage privacy policies that could have serious implications for child safety. In mid-October of this year, the social networking site began allowing underage teens to post text and pictures publicly for the first time. According to Facebook, these changes are being implemented to allow youth’s freedom of expression […]

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Facebook Giraffe Riddle – Why your friends are now giraffes

Over the past few days there has been a viral riddle circulating the internet called “the Great Giraffe Challenge”.  The Facebook Giraffe Riddle has been an internet phenomenon, leading some to think the riddle may be linked to a virus by hackers who want to steal Facebook accounts.  The riddle goes like this: “3:00am, the […]

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Barack Obama’s Twitter Account Hacked by Syrians

At first it was thought that Obama’s Twitter account was hacked after a shortened link sent users to a Syrian account, however it was found to be the URL shortened software that was hijacked instead.  By hijacking the URL shortener, they were able to redirect user’s to the link of their choice! Obama campaign group […]