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Why the Bad Guys Want Your Email
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet, e-mail, hackers, passwords, security, fraud, malware, ransomware )

- 653 days ago -
Your email just got broken into? Sorry, it's not personal. It's business. That may not console you much when you realize that your email account was "pwned" through malware or deceit. But, really, the hackers who went after it probably had nothing...
Hundreds of Thousands May Lose Internet in July
Science & Tech  (tags: computer, computers, hackers, online scam, infected computers, FBI, interesting, protection, americans, off-beat, internet )

- 1313 days ago -
Most victims don't even know their computers have been infected, although the malicious software probably has slowed their web surfing and disabled their antivirus software, making their machines more vulnerable to other problems.
Hackers Had 'Full Functional Control' of Nasa Computers
Science & Tech  (tags: Hackers, had 'full, functional control', of Nasa, computers )

- 1363 days ago -
Hackers gained "full functional control" of key Nasa computers in 2011, the agency's inspector general has told US lawmakers.
Hackers Warn NHS Over Security
Science & Tech  (tags: Hackers, NHS, security, computer networks, technology, cyber attack )

- 1631 days ago -
A notorious hacker group has warned the NHS that its computer networks are vulnerable to cyber attack.Lulz Security, which claims to have been behind a recent hack on Sony, sent an email to NHS administrators revealing it had found a way to breach the....
Top 10 Plugins For Your Wordpress Site Security
Science & Tech  (tags: wordpress. wordpress security, web security, hackers, security )

- 1766 days ago -
When your blog starts growing and gets popular, you have to take care of security risks and issues. Most of bloggers and web masters fail to recognize the importance of securing their site.
New Password-Stealing Virus Targets Facebook
Science & Tech  (tags: virus, hackers, internet, facebook, accounts )

- 2078 days ago -
McAfee estimates that hackers sent out tens of millions of spam across Europe, the United States and Asia since the campaign began on Tuesday.
Hackers Attack Twitter, Facebook Also Slows Down
Science & Tech  (tags: tech, computer, internet, Hackers, Websites, Attack, Facebook, Twitter, crime )

- 2304 days ago -
NEW YORK - A hacker attack Thursday shut down the fast-growing messaging service Twitter, and Facebook also said it was looking into possible site problems.
Hackers Expose Weakness in Trusted Sites
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, computers, internet, Hackers, websites, crime, safety, safety, risks, warning )

- 2306 days ago -
LAS VEGAS - A powerful new type of Internet attack works like a telephone tap, but it operates between computers and Web sites they trust.
Hacking Their Way to a Job?
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, computer, internet, hackers, safety )

- 2413 days ago -
17-Year-Old Behind Recent Twitter Worm Offered Job After Claiming Responsibility. For the social networking darling Twitter, it was a headache and potential threat. But for the young man behind the computer worm that attacked the micro-blogging siter--
BBC Team Exposes Cyber Crime Risk
Science & Tech  (tags: computer, crime, hackers, risks, spam, NewTechnology, investigation )

- 2450 days ago -
The technology programme Click has demonstrated just how at risk PCs are of being taken over by hackers. Almost 22,000 computers made up Click's network of hijacked machines, which has now been disabled.
Facebook Users Suffer Viral Surge
Science & Tech  (tags: computer, Facebook, Internet, secuirty, technology, risks, hackers )

- 2459 days ago -
Facebook has been targeted by malicious hackers seeking to steal valuable data from members.
Hackers 'Taking Advantage' of Obama Mania to Infect Computers
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, crime, computers, virus, hackers, spammers, emails )

- 2502 days ago -
Spammers are sending out millions of emails bearing the subject line "Amazing news", and claiming that Barack Obama has declined the presidency, saying that he doesn't want the responsibility of saving a "sinking ship". The emails contain links to what lo
Distributed Denial of Service Attacks Increase, Plaguing Even the Largest ISPs
Science & Tech  (tags: DDOS, denial of service attacks, internet service providers, hackers, cybercrime )

- 2573 days ago -
Websites are under increased attacks from cyber-thugs, especially e-commerce sites. Although website operators have been collaborating in helping each other avoid service outages, the largest destructive robotnet attacks outpace containment efforts.
Internet Thieves Use Commercial Enterprises to Distribute Malware
Science & Tech  (tags: internet fraud, malware, hackers, business, computers )

- 2650 days ago -
Unreal - there are actually companies that offer malware distribution and infection as a paid service. For a relatively small fee, hackers and internet scammers can get their malware of choice deposied on hundreds of thousands of computers.
Internet Passwords Easily Hacked - What's on the Horizon?
Science & Tech  (tags: passwords, hackers, password creation, creating passwords, cryptography, information cards )

- 2665 days ago -
A look at what most of us do when we create passwords, and how to create safer ones. Also, exploring alternative secure log-in methodologies.

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