Beware of Halifax Bank Phishing Scam: Upward Review of Credit Limit

Phishing is one old technique from which hackers retrieve personal information of targeted individual. Many online services related to 'online money transaction' keeps warning their customers about phishing, to prevent them from being trapped. A new scam has been reported by Millersmiles on the 26th of September relating to online banking.It was titled : Urgent Notification (Protect Your online Banking)

We Are Legion - The Story of the Hacktivists (2012)

 "We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists" is a documentary that takes us inside the world of Anonymous, the radical "hacktivist" collective that has redefined civil disobedience for the digital age. The film explores the historical roots of early hacktivist groups like Cult of the Dead Cow and Electronic Disturbance Theater and then follows Anonymous from 4chan to a full-blown movement with a global reach, one of the most transformative of our time.

A nice documentary related to Anonymous. Different views from different people about what is Anonymous? Who is Anonymous? etc..

Beware of Paypal Phishing Scam: Account Access Must Be Updated

On the 14th of September, a new Paypal phishing scam was reported at Millersmiles.The fake Paypal website has been well design so that victims get trapped more easily.
The mail goes as follows:

Because of concerns for the security and
integrity of your account, we issued this
warning message.
It has been brought to our attention that
your account access must be updated as part
of our ongoing commitment to
protect your account and reduce cases of
fraud on our website.
If you could take 5-10 minutes of your
online experience and update your records.
Once you have updated your account, yo...

So,dear readers,don't get fool by such stuff. Do not provide personal information like password to untrusted emails or website which you are being redirected to.This is the best way for unethical hackers to get access to your account and steal money from you!

Security Expert Charlie Miller Hired By Twitter

Charlie Miller, the former Apple developer is joining Twitter security team. He wrote on his Twitter account:
"Monday I start on the security team at Twitter. Looking forward to working with a great team there! "
Charlie Miller became famous after his hacks on iPhone by finding vulnerable holes and exploiting them. He has been working for 5 years as a global network sploitation analyst fot the NSA.

Dominos Pizza India Hacked and Database Leaked

 A hacking group known as Turkish Ajan Hacker Group has hacked the worlds largest fast food pizza company and has leaked all the user credentials in 8 pastebin document. These document consist of  user ids, city, forename, mobile phone number, state, password, email address and location address. Going through these document, we can observe that the password are unencrypted,that is, they have been stored in plain text. There is around 37000 user credential in all.
Pastebin Document:

The Hacker News Sub Domain Hacked By Pakistani Hacker Shadow008

The Hacker News[THN], one of the leading website providing news about hacking and IT security sub domain has been hacked and defaced by well known Pakistani hacker  Shadow008. By the time we are writting this,the sub domain has been taken offline and in unavailable,we provided the mirror link of how the defaced webpage was.

Hacker Steals From Bitcoin Trading Exchange

BitCoin trading exchange had to stop operation after a hacker was able to bypass the security and steal
24000 unit in virtual currency.
The hacker first accessed the BitFloor server and once there he discovered an unencrypted backup of the keys used for online transaction.Roman Shtylman, the founder of BitCoin Trading Exchange is trying to solve this issues so that the site can operate again.
 "I still have all of the logs for accounts, trades, and transfers. I know exactly how much each user currently has in their account for both USD and BTC. No records were lost in this attack." he said


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