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OnHub security used to fight off hackers by Google

OnHub security used to fight off hackers by Google

Last year Google released the OnHub device, a router which according to one expert was perfectly serviceable though priced higher than the competition. So what makes it okay for Google to price the device higher, that other routers does not have. One security manager at Google, Chris Millikin, said that …

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Possible PoS Breach Investigated by Millennium Hotels & Resorts

American State Govt Computers Attacked 300 Million Times a Day by Hackers

Millennium Hotels & Resorts is investigating a possible breach involving the point-of-sale (PoS) systems at around 14 locations in USA. Millennium Hotels & Resorts (MHR) has notified its customers that it is investigating a possible breach involving its PoS systems. The breach could affect 14 locations in the United States …

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Huge Spam Campaign Spreads Panda Banker Trojan As Far As Brazil

Experts warn of executes of BOOTRASH malware

A new Trojan called the Panda Banker and which is believed to be the offspring of the infamous Zeus malware was recently discovered in one massive infection campaign which saw millions of spam emails sent to the potential victims. The malware was discovered by researchers at the security firm, Proofpoint. …

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EU Data Protection Chief Backs Encryption

VPN Company makes keyboard app for Kaboom

EU’s Data Protection Supervisor opines that encryption of the communications of EU citizens should be backed on all media and any attempts to reverse engineer or decrypt them should be completely prohibited. This was the conclusion reached regarding EU’s ePrivacy Directive. The European Union’s Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) came to …

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No WhatsApp in Brazil for a third time in History

whatsapp Ban

Brazilians could not access WhatsApp for four hours last Tuesday. The four-hour ban was the third WhatsApp shut down in Brazil. The last ban was in May this year. On Tuesday, the WhatsApp ban was ordered by a Brazilian court. Law enforcement authorities took WhatsApp to court because the Facebook-owned …

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CPD officers’ data leaked by hacker group “Anonymous”

Anonymous Hack

The infamous hacker group “Anonymous” has struck again and this time, their victim was Cincinnati Police Department. They have released personal information of 52 officers. The leaked information has some important names like Chief Eliot Isaac to rank-and-file officers. Cincinnati police Lt. Steve Saunders mentioned in his statement that the …

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Anonymous Plan DDoS Attack on Israeli Military in Protest

Anonymous Plan DDoS Attack on Israeli Military in Protest

Hacktivist collective Anonymous have announced plans to attack Israeli military websites, including those of the military, in response to the ongoing detention of Mohammed Al-Qeeq, a Palestinian journalist detained on charges that he has connections with terrorist organizations. Al-Qeeq, a reporter for the Saudi own TV station Al Majd, was …

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