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A Third Hack In Three Years For The Washington Post News Group
2013-12-19 09:53:48

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Washington Post announced that hackers had once again breached its network. This is at least the third intrusion into the newspaper’s network in the past three years, company officials said on Wednesday. In this latest cyber-attack the hackers were able to hack into the company’s servers and gain access to employee user names and passwords. “This is an ongoing investigation, but we believe it was a few days at most,” said...

2013-12-18 23:20:13

As Cybercrime Continues to Grow, ThreatMetrix Protects Businesses Across Industries from Evolving Threats San Jose, CA (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 ThreatMetrix™, the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime solutions, today announces several predictions for the top cybercrime threats businesses and consumers will face in 2014. The biggest threats in 2014 include the risk of cybercriminals compromising the Internet of Things and our nation’s critical infrastructure. In addition,...

Anonymous Hackers Plead Guilty PayPal Attacks
2013-12-09 15:54:29

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Members of the international hacking collective known as Anonymous have pleaded guilty to the December 2010 cyber attack on PayPal. The pleas were entered in a California federal court on Thursday and were announced on Friday by the United States Attorney’s Office in San Francisco. This comes almost a year to the date from when Anonymous member Christopher Weatherford also pleaded guilty to attacking the MasterCard, Visa and PayPal...

2013-12-05 23:25:24

Named One of ’12 Hot Security Start-ups to Watch’, Malcovery Security Experts Will Discuss Trends Past, Present and Future Pittsburgh, PA and Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Malcovery Security, the leader in delivering actionable intelligence that can be applied to neutralize email-based threats such as phishing, spam and malware, will be offering a webinar titled, “State of Cybersecurity: A Look Back at 2013 and What to Expect in 2014,” on December 12, 2013 at 1:00p.m....

2013-11-20 23:24:11

The new and completely redesigned website offers visitors richer insight into the company's patented technology to stop email-based threats such as phishing and malware. Pittsburgh, PA and Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Malcovery®, the leader in delivering actionable intelligence that can be applied to neutralize the threats and actions by cyber criminals in the areas of phishing, spam and malware, today announced the launch of its newly revamped website. This newly...

CyberDeviance In Teenagers Peaks By The Age Of 18: Survey
2013-11-19 07:43:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Cyberdeviance and cybercrime activity among teenagers appears to begin around the age of 15 and peak at about the age of 18, a pattern seen with other types of misdemeanors and criminal offenses, according to a snapshot survey by researchers at the University of Cincinnati. However, these tech-savvy teens are often more curious than criminal, the researchers said. The survey involved 274 university students with both...

Anonymous Has Been Hacking US Government Agencies: FBI Memo
2013-11-17 05:13:00

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Members of the hacking collective known as Anonymous have been secretly accessing US government agency computers for almost a year, according to a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) memo obtained by Reuters last week. As Jim Finkle and Joseph Menn of the international news agency first reported on Saturday, the cyberattacks involved computers in multiple agencies and resulted in the theft of “sensitive information.” The...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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