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How hackers stole $1billion from the banks

Carbanak bank hack

Hackers in Eastern Europe are bleeding banks dry, stealing as much as $1 billion from more than 100 financial institutions in a string of attacks that borrow heavily from targeted attacks against sensitive government and industrial targets. Researchers from Kaspersky Lab on Monday will present details on the Carbanak criminal gang, which …

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Head of US and Israeli cyber-attack on Iran probed over leak of details

General James E. Cartwright

General James E. Cartwright The four-star general who headed the reported cyber-attack by American and Israeli hackers on an Iranian nuclear site is under a DoJ investigation over leaking the details of the operation to the press, reports NBC News. Retired Marine Gen. James ‘Hoss’ Cartwright, who was deputy chairman …

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Anonymous plans to ‘erase Israel from the Internet’

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Hacktivist group Anonymous, along with numerous other hackers, is planning a massive cyber-attack on Israel, threatening to “erase” the country from Internet. Israel is apparently taking the threats seriously, with defensive preparations underway. “Hacktivists Starting Cyber Attack against Israel on 7th of April,” Anonymous wrote on Twitter, calling on hackers around …

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Federal Reserve hacked by Anonymous, 4000 bankers details published

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The US Federal Reserve bank has confirmed one of its internal websites was broken into by hackers after the hacktivist group Anonymous was claimed to have stolen details of more than 4,000 bank executives. “The Federal Reserve system is aware that information was obtained by exploiting a temporary vulnerability in a website vendor product,” …

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Music industry caught faking billions of YouTube views

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Rihanna’s record label, Universal Music, was the biggest loser from a YouTube video view crackdown. The world’s biggest recording companies have been stripped of two billion YouTube hits after the website cracked down on alleged ‘fake viewers’. Universal, home of Rihanna, Nicki Minaj and Justin Bieber, lost a total of …

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FBI shows up at teenager’s home to ask about his Ron Paul school report

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A 16-year-old high school student’s video report for his American Government class earned him an A+ from his teacher. It also yielded a visit from the FBI. Justin Hallman says that a project he put together for school that included information on the National Defense Authorization Act, Rep. Ron Paul, Anonymous and …

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WikiLeaks shut down by American hackers


WikiLeaks remains offline after days of distributed denial-of-service attacks rendered the website inaccessible. Now a group calling themselves AntiLeaks is taking credit and says their actions are in protest to the whistleblower site’s founder. Through Twitter on Wednesday, the self-proclaimed leader of a group going by the name AntiLeaks says …

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Texas college hacks drone in front of DHS

US Navy handout photo of a RQ-4 Global Hawk drone over Naval Air Station Patuxent River

There are a lot of cool things you can do with $1,000, but scientists at an Austin, Texas college have come across one that is often overlooked: for less than a grand, how’d you like to hijack a drone? A group of researchers led by Professor Todd Humphreys from the …

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