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WordPress Sites Under Attack By Hackers, Admin User Names At Risk
2013-04-15 11:03:28

Hackers began targeting WordPress sites last week in a supposed attempt to gain access to host servers rather than the actual sites themselves. This attack acts as further proof that default logins are incredibly unsafe.

The Delicate War Between Bitcoin Miners And Botnet Miners
2013-03-28 12:58:34

Bitcoin, the online digital currency generated by completing complicated calculations, has seen a recent surge in both interest and value. In just one month’s time, the value of Bitcoin has nearly tripled.

Rogue Researchers Find Web Is A Very Unsecured Place
2013-03-21 14:10:21

Research isn’t always pretty. Sometimes some crude methods must be employed to find the real truth of the matter. For instance, a group of unnamed and informal researchers recently created a botnet to scour the web and look for unsecured devices.

Three Hackers Charged With Computer Virus Attack On Bank Accounts
2013-01-23 14:58:58

Today, US prosecutors have brought charges against 3 hackers for their involvement with a computer virus which has been used to infect computers and steal banking information from more than one million machines.

2013-01-14 23:03:52

Umbrella won the PC Magazine Editors’ Choice Award for solving the critical problem of persistently protecting nomadic users from threats, even as they roam off the secure corporate network.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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