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2014-10-13 11:20:53

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online UPDATE: October 13, 2014 (11:20 a.m.) The hackers who late last week claimed to have hacked thousands of images and movies belonging to Snapchat users have apparently made good on threats to release them online, various media outlets reported on Monday. According to Lance Whitney of CNET, some of the pictures and videos contain explicit content, and an unknown amount of them are images of underage subjects. Whitney noted that the...

FTC Brings Hammer Down On Trendnet Over Flawed Security Cameras
2013-09-05 12:27:59

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last January, videos began to pop up online that were taken from what were supposed to be secure webcams. The cameras, made by Trendnet, were found to have a serious glitch, which made them quite susceptible to hacking and, following the leaks of these videos, a complaint was made to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). A settlement has been reached between the FTC and Trendnet, forcing the company to alert customers about potential...

CloudFare Servers Crash Leaving Thousands Of Websites Down
2013-03-04 11:37:02

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online All those looking to share pictures and Internet memes or check out top government secrets yesterday were left wanting after the website accelerator CloudFare took a brief nosedive. After a change to CloudFare´s routers was rolled out early Sunday morning, these routers crashed, causing an outage of nearly an hour for the 785,000 websites they serve. Though the company constantly monitors their routers to avoid such an...

Anonymous Attacks Sweden
2012-10-05 21:22:48

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The group of “Hacktivists” known as Anonymous is taking credit for a series of attacks, leaving the websites for the Swedish government and their central bank down on Friday. According to The Local, a Swedish news site in English, a member of Anonymous sent out a video on Tuesday warning about future attacks. The cybercriminals took over the nation´s health boards later that night, displaying the...

2012-04-22 23:01:37

Zeddie, Internet´s currently famous ℠meme,´ has now reached Chatwing website chat. This ridiculously photogenic guy brightens up the Chatwing chatroom. Everyday, more people are joining Zeddie-related discussions. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) April 22, 2012 At first, the name Zeddie Little may appear normal and simple for everyone. However, for the Internet crowd, that name will forever be tagged as ℠Ridiculously Photogenic Guy.´ On March 31 2012, Zeddie was one of the...

2012-04-19 23:04:17

People looking for humor can now take advantage of Iddin web chat. The Iddin application provides a unique chatting experience in real-time. Iddin is 100% free. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 19, 2012 Internet humor is definitely one of the best things in the Internet. There are hundreds and thousands of websites dedicated for the sole purpose of Internet humor. Pranks, jokes, funny videos–all of them can be found in famous humor websites such as 9gag and 4chan. This websites provide...

2011-01-25 08:30:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WatchGuard Technologies Highlights / News Facts: According to WatchGuard security researchers, the fastest growing threat to corporate networks is web-based social media applications. These applications can seriously compromise network security, expose sensitive data, and create productivity drains on employees. There are many reasons why social media applications can pose risk to any size business. Here are a few: Productivity Loss: Various...

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2010-12-10 05:55:00

As rumors surfaced Thursday night that Facebook and Twitter could be the next targets of the Wikileaks-motivated team of hackers, officials from the US government vowed to investigate the attacks that had already briefly shut down MasterCard, Visa and PayPal affiliated websites. The two social networking sites began closing accounts tied to the group 'Anonymous' on Thursday, said Jolie O'Dell of Mashable in a report written for CNN.com. Facebook was the first to act, terminating the unit's...

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2010-12-09 08:40:00

After shutting down the websites of credit card giants Visa and Mastercard for parts of Wednesday, a group of hackers claiming to support Wikileaks vowed to continue the cyber attacks against companies who have broken ties with the website and founder Julian Assange. According to Barbara Ortutay of the Associated Press (AP), MasterCard's website was targeted early Wednesday morning and was operational by mid-afternoon, Eastern Standard Time (EST). Visa's corporate website was inaccessible...

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2010-12-08 09:40:00

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was jailed on Tuesday, prompting the website to publish a new set of documents as advocates of Assange's work claimed responsibility for a series of cyberattacks against former WikiLeaks partner MasterCard. The 39-year-old Assange, who surrendered to police in the UK on Tuesday, was remanded to custody pending a hearing next week regarding possible extradition to Sweden. According to Raphael G. Satter of the Associated Press (AP), the WikiLeaks founder faces...


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