Monthly Archives: June 2012

Kaspersky Labs Discovers New Tibet Malware Variation

Kaspersky Labs Discovers New Tibet Malware Variation

June 28, 2012

Kaspersky Labs, one of the top computer security companies in the nation, has just discovered a new variant of the Tibet malware for OS X, which is being distributed to specific Uyghur activist groups as part of a politically motivated advanced persistent threat (APT) attack, as it seems. The malware is being spread via email […]

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LinkedIn Gets Hacked and Then Hit By Class-Action Lawsuit

LinkedIn Gets Hacked and Then Hit By Class-Action Lawsuit

June 20, 2012

If you haven’t heard already, LinkedIn was recently hacked leading to a massive data breach. This break in security has also led to a potential class-action lawsuit against the site alleging that it failed to meet “industry standard” security practices in connection with the breach. In the beginning of June, LinkedIn users discovered that hackers […]

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Reddit Bans Tons of Major Users Citing Spamming and Cheating as Cause

Reddit Bans Tons of Major Users Citing Spamming and Cheating as Cause

June 14, 2012

Popular link-sharing and discussion website Reddit has just announced that it has started blocking content from entire domains for spamming and cheating. What’s more is that some of the banned sites include some big names on the internet, including Atlantic, Business Week, Phys.org, Science Daily and Discover Magazine. At the moment it is still unclear […]

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Euro 2012 Attacked by Anonymous Over Dog Slaughtering in Ukraine

Euro 2012 Attacked by Anonymous Over Dog Slaughtering in Ukraine

June 6, 2012

Anonymous strikes again! The infamous hacktivist group has been quiet of late, though it seems that another victim has fallen prey to the group. The latest target? A Euro 2012 website. The Anonymous twitter account tweeted a post about the attack which was initiated to protest mass killings of dogs ahead of the soccer championship […]

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