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Opelousas man sentenced for hacking, stealing data and bitcoin

Opelousas man sentenced for hacking, stealing data and bitcoin

An Opelousas, La., man was sentenced to one day and one year in prison and three years of supervised release after hacking into computer to steal information on more than 5,000 credit card accounts and $80,000 in bitcoin.

Sen. Wyden says, despite denial, CIA director knew agency spied on Senate

Sen. Wyden says, despite denial, CIA director knew agency spied on Senate

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) said CIA Director John Brennan knew his agency was spying on the Senate despite denying the claims in 2013.

Mouse trap: Hacking group tampers with musician deadmau5's SoundCloud account

Mouse trap: Hacking group tampers with musician deadmau5's SoundCloud account

Deejay and house music producer deadmau5 had to face the music when the mischievous hacking group Our Mine accessed his personal SoundCloud account and uploaded outside content.

Flaws on Visa's HTTPS-protected sites allow hackers to insert JavaScript code

Flaws on Visa's HTTPS-protected sites allow hackers to insert JavaScript code

Vulnerabilities allow attackers to use an exploit known as the "forbidden attack," affecting dozens of Visa Inc.'s HTTPS-protected websites.

Cybergangs exploiting patched Microsoft Office vulnerability

Cybergangs exploiting patched Microsoft Office vulnerability

A group of cybergangs is helping emphasize the importance of keeping a computer properly updated by using a patched vulnerability to attack systems that have not uploaded the fix.

Top Dem points finger across the aisle in cybersecurity debate

Top Dem points finger across the aisle in cybersecurity debate

At a hearing, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) advocated for a bill that would allocate $3.1 billion to create an Information Technology Modernization Fund.

US-CERT: Domain name collision bug could result in MitM attacks

US-CERT: Domain name collision bug could result in MitM attacks

The US-CERT issued an alert this week, warning of a "domain name collision" bug, causing certain DNS queries to be resolved on public instead of private or enterprise servers, exposing organizations to Man-in-the-Middle attacks.

'Celebgate' hacker pleads guilty to Hacking Apple and Gmail accounts

'Celebgate' hacker pleads guilty to Hacking Apple and Gmail accounts

The "Celebgate" hacker pled guilty for a phishing scam that led him to hack into celebrity accounts to steal nude photos.

Anonymous group takes aim at Fla. Gov. Rick Scott

Anonymous group takes aim at Fla. Gov. Rick Scott

In a video on Facebook, a figure in a Guy Fawkes mask accused Florida Gov. Rick Scott of a "collusion of corruption" following the dumping of polluted water from Lake Okeechobee into the Atlantic Ocean.

Wekby hacker gang using DNS requests in new malware campaign

Wekby hacker gang using DNS requests in new malware campaign

A long-time hacker group is using DNS requests as a command-and-control mechanism in a new series of malware attacks.

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