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June 3, 2011

Hackers stole classified information from two Canadian ministries

The hackers sent e-mails to staff that seemed to come from senior managers, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported. When recipients opened the attachments, the hackers got a path into the federal network. Stockwell Day, then the Treasury Board president, told... Continue Reading →

Facebook phishing: Can you spot the difference?

by Graham Cluley on June 3, 2011 We've seen some messages being spread on Facebook in the last day or so, claiming to link to a video of Barack Obama. Most of them appear to have been cleaned up by now (presumably... Continue Reading →

Here’s The Fake Gmail Site Chinese Hackers Used To Steal U.S., Activist Data

Look at the two Gmail login pages in the image below, (click to enlarge them) and ask yourself: Would you have spotted the difference? On Tuesday, Google revealed on its official blog that it had been the target of a phishing campaign seemingly originating... Continue Reading →

Facebook Privacy: 10 Settings Every User Needs to Know

Facebook’s privacy settings are extremely detailed, giving you the ability to fine-tune the privacy aspects of almost every little part of your Facebook account. Unfortunately, for most users, this level of micromanagement makes Facebook’s privacy settings a convoluted mess. Even worse, these... Continue Reading →

Apple security update bypassed after 8 hours

It took only eight hours for the malware developers behind the MacDefender and its variants to come up with a way to bypass thesecurity update pushed out by Apple. According to Chester Wisniewski, a new variant of the malware has sprung... Continue Reading →

“World’s hottest female hacker” to face NYC court

Kristina Svechinskaya - who has been dubbed the "world's hottest female hacker" - recently appeared in a NYC courtroom to face charges of stealing $35,000 for the notorious Eastern European ZBot cyber-criminal gang. According to the NY Observer, the crying Svechinskaya... Continue Reading →

China accuses US of starting ‘internet war’

A group of Chinese academics from a military academy has accused the US government of creating a global internet war. The group doesn't refer directly to Google's claims thatthis week's attackon the Gmail accounts of US government officials originated in... Continue Reading →

Study links playing violent video games and aggressive behavior

          COLUMBIA — In the last 20 years, technology has evolved to make violent video games more graphic and realistic. In Grand Theft Auto players get points for killing people, robbing banks, selling drugs and terrorizing... Continue Reading →

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