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SEA denies reported FBI claim that hacktivists were phishing

The FBI reportedly sent out warning notices on Christmas Eve that the Syrian Electronic Army was phishing for usernames and passwords, which the group denied on Twitter.

News Hacktivists take claim for defacement of Marines site

Hacktivists take claim for defacement of Marines site

The Syrian Electronic Army apparently pulled off the defacement to encourage American troops to stay out of the conflict in Syria.

News Syrian hacktivists target Sky News' Google Play website, Twitter help account

Syrian hacktivists target Sky News' Google Play website, Twitter help account

The pro-Assad hackers struck again and also duped many into believing that they were able to compromise the media organization's Android apps.

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Obama social media links, not accounts, compromised by SEA

On Monday, links posted on President Obama's Twitter and Facebook accounts may have redirected visitors to YouTube videos hosted by the band of pro-Assad hacktivists known as the Syrian Electronic Army.

Webcast The State of DDoS:  Observations from Recent Targeted Attacks and Best Practices for DDoS Mitigation

The State of DDoS: Observations from Recent Targeted Attacks and Best Practices for DDoS Mitigation

As organizations continue to move critical operations online, distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are increasing in frequency, sophistication and range of targets. This presentation will cover examples of recent high-profile, multi-layered DDoS attacks to illustrate how new attack vectors, such as the Domain Name System (DNS), are now commonly...

News Syrian Electronic Army attacks several sites for the price of one

Syrian Electronic Army attacks several sites for the price of one

Hacktivists known for targeting media outlets upped their game last week when they leveraged a third-party service to deface three major websites.

Opinion Five highly unofficial IT security predictions for 2014

Five highly unofficial IT security predictions for 2014

While year-end security predictions generally fail at accurately predicting much that wasn't an already a foregone conclusion, they're really more about we know right now, and there is value in that.

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Citizens Bank alerts customers of "DDoS disruption"

Due to DDoS attacks, some customers may have trouble accessing their online accounts.

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Compromised websites possibly the result of DNS redirection attack

A hacker group calling itself Kdms Team, claiming to hail from Palestine, took credit on Twitter for several recent attacks against websites.

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Image of couple kissing is actually a Mac trojan

A new trojan installs a permanent backdoor on Apple computers and allows attackers to steal data and take over the machine.

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Malware identified in attack against Israeli organizations

An advanced remote access trojan known as Xtreme RAT has been identified by Seculert Research Lab as the malware used in an attack on Israeli organizations that impacted 15 machines.

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UK's Ministry of Justice website knocked offline by DDoS attack

The website of the UK's Ministry of Justice was taken offline for several hours as a result of a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on Wednesday.

News Locking your website

Locking your website

Recent attacks on a number of major websites were traced back to one source: Melbourne IT, an Australian domain name registrar.

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Reuters fires Keys amid Anonymous-linked indictment

According to an interview he subsequently conducted with Politico, Keys said Reuters never mentioned the indictment as a reason for his firing.

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Syrian Electronic Army compromises more Microsoft accounts

On Saturday, roughly one week after compromising accounts belonging to Skype, the Syrian Electronic Army took claim for compromising the official blog of Microsoft, as well as one of its Twitter accounts.

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Verizon study finds China-based groups behind 96 percent of espionage attacks

The landmark annual data breach report analyzed 621 breaches from caseloads across 19 organizations throughout the world.

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Hackers compromise NBC reporter's laptops, smartphone in Russia

An NBC News reporter set up two laptops and a smartphone in Russia to demonstrate Olympics cyber threats.

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Anonymous DDoS attack snowballs, affects several Microsoft services

Hacktivist collective Anonymous has taken credit for a distributed denial-of-service attack that unintentionally affected a number of Microsoft services last week.

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WordPress attacks showcase botnet owner's expanding tricks

More than 90,000 IP addresses were used to crack admin accounts on the blogging platform.

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Study: DDoS attacks increase across industries

Although attacks on the financial sector get a majority of the headlines, disruptive threats in the retail industry have more than doubled in the last year.

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