(Guardian) - A member of the Anonymous collective claims responsibility for hacking the internet's largest domain registrarGoDaddy, the internet's largest domain registrar, was hacked on Monday morning by a member of the Anonymous hacking group. Although it was not clear how many websites were affected, 'DNS' or Domain Name System,
(Reuters) - One or more insiders with high-level access are suspected of assisting the hackers who damaged some 30,000 computers at Saudi Arabia's national oil company last month, sources familiar with the company's investigation say. The attack using a computer virus known as Shamoon against Saudi Aramco - the world's biggest oil company
(CNN) - The FBI on Tuesday said there is 'no evidence' to support claims by a hackers group that they accessed information about millions of Apple users on a bureau computer. The hackers have posted online what they claim are the IDs of more than 1 million iPhones and iPads. And they say that's just part of the more than 12 million IDs -
(CNET) - For the second time in two weeks a virus outbreak has been reported at an energy company in that region. Qatari liquified natural gas producer RasGas said its corporate network and Web site were down after getting hit by a virus on Monday. Earlier this week the Saudi Aramco oil company confirmed that its network was hit by a
(CNN) - What timing! Exactly one week before Amazon is expected to unveil a new Kindle line, the company announced on Thursday that its Kindle Fire tablet is sold out.
Amazon (AMZN, Fortune 500) sent out press invitations last week for a Sept. 6 event in California. While Amazon didn't reveal the subject of the event, it's
(BBC) - A man suspected of being a member of hacking group Lulzsec has been arrested in the US, the FBI has said. Raynaldo Rivera, 20, is accused of being involved in hacks on Sony Pictures in May and June last year, in which thousands of personal details were published online. The FBI alleged he had worked with Cody Kretsinger, a
(CNN) - For more than a year, Chris Bayer, a Canadian student, waited tables alongside Chinese migrant workers in a restaurant in Shanghai. While there he received an intimate glimpse of what work life is like for millions in mainland China. 'Nothing was ever really clear,' said Bayer, who is now
(BBC) - A complex targeted cyber-attack that collected private data from countries such as Israel and Iran has been uncovered, researchers have said. Russian security firm Kaspersky Labs told the BBC they believed the malware, known as Flame, had been operating since August 2010...
(Dailymail) - Made famous by 'Return of the Jedi,' where it flew through woods piloted by Stormtroopers, the real life version has been tested in the rather safer surrounding of the Mojave desert. A video of the machine being piloted has already become a YouTube hit. World's first flying motorbike: Helicopter pilot invents the 'hoverbike'
(Wired) - Col. Todd Wood (right), commander of 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, briefs National Security Agency director Gen. Keith Alexander at Forward Operating Base Masum Ghar in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. Photo: Sgt. Michael Blalack/U.S. ArmyCol. Todd Wood (right), commander of 1st Stryker Brigade Combat
(BBC) - The website of a Moscow court that sentenced three members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot has suffered a hack attack. The site of the Khamovnichesky District Court was defaced with anti-Vladimir Putin slogans and a video uploaded. Three women were jailed on Friday for staging an anti-Putin protest in a Moscow cathedral in
(Reuters) - The website of a Moscow court that convicted three members of punk band Pussy Riot to two years in jail each for belting out a profanity-laced anti-Kremlin song inside a cathedral was hacked on Tuesday. A slogan denouncing President Vladimir Putin was posted on the site as was an appeal for the trio's release along with a
(Guardian) - The hacking group Anonymous claims to have brought down British government websites in protest at the handling of Julian Assange's bid to avoid extradition to Sweden. The self-styled hacktivist group targeted the websites of No 10 and the Home Office early on Tuesday under what it called 'Operation Free Assange'. Hackers
(BBC) - The UK's data privacy watchdog is examining the security of Tesco's website after a string of experts highlighted concerns. Specialists have criticised the way in which the global supermarket chain stores the passwords of shoppers on Tesco.com. One expert told the BBC he had warned Tesco about other serious issues which he has
(BBC) - Web giant Yahoo has confirmed it is investigating a breach of its system which may have exposed 450,000 user IDs. US security firm Trustedsec said the attack appeared to have originated from servers connected to Yahoo Voices, a user-generated section of the site. It said that hacking group D33DS had claimed to be behind the
(BBC) - The UK will have the fastest broadband of any major European country by 2015, Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said. He reiterated that he wanted to bring high-speed broadband - which he defined as greater than 24 Megabits per second - to more than 90% of the country. Mr Hunt outlined the ambition in a speech at Google's
(Seomso) - Any and every company that of course has a website explaining their business for each one of their particular clients or customers should always have backlinks pointing from all across the Internet directly to their site.
(BBC) - The whistle-blowing website Wikileaks is back online after being disrupted by a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack for more than a week. The website said it had been flooded with 10 gigabits per second of traffic, making it slow and unresponsive. DDoS attacks work by overwhelming websites, clogging network connections
(BBC) - Hackers gained 'full functional control' of key Nasa computers in 2011, the agency's inspector general has told US lawmakers. Paul K Martin said hackers took over Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) computers and 'compromised the accounts of the most privileged JPL users'. He said the attack, involving Chinese IP addresses, was
(Pcworld) - Another day, another scary computer virus tearing through the Middle East. The latest piece of malware is called Gauss, and it's designed to steal bank account credentials while gathering as much information about the infected machines as possible. Should the new Gauss malware be of conc
(Reuters) - A Canadian memorabilia dealer who worked with Michael Jackson's mother on a tribute book, and whose websites used the singer's image and music, violated copyrights held by Jackson's estate, a judge ruled on Friday. A federal judge in Los Angeles granted an injunction blocking entrepreneur Howard Mann from using the websites
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