Latest Hacker Stories

2013-06-24 23:20:41

idcloak research suggests the Facebook hacker download is a major contributor of the $110 billion stolen annually through cybercrime. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 idcloak’s security team have found that approximately one million English-speakers every month search online under ‘Facebook hack password.’ The free hacking services that appear on the first page of the search results would enable even an unskilled miscreant to gain control of others’ Facebook accounts. “The...

Pirate Bay Founder Gets Years In Prison
2013-06-20 11:45:08

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Pirate Bay cofounder Gottfrid Svartholm Warg was sentenced to two years in jail earlier today under charges of hacking and illegally transferring money. The 28-year old is currently serving a one-year sentence for copyright infringement, charges he incurred during his time with Pirate Bay. Warg's associate, 37-year old Mathias Gustafsson, was also tried for the same crimes but received only one year of probation. These decisions...

2013-06-13 23:26:29

Tapit Call Accounting Software offers protection against telephone hacking and keeps track of employee phone use by monitoring all in and out bound calls. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Telephone hacking is a threat all companies face. Hackers gain access to their phone systems and then sell minutes of talk time to unsuspecting customers. This can result in phone bills large enough to shut down a small company. Increasing phone system security should be on every company´s to-do...

2013-06-10 23:21:12

InfiniteSkills Inc. releases "Advanced White Hat Hacking and Penetration Testing Tutorial," a 5 hour training course designed to provide advanced students in ethical hacking with a basic skill set to begin handling difficult security issues with their own problem solving skills. (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 Software training firm InfiniteSkills Inc. this week released its "Advanced White Hat Hacking and Penetration Testing Tutorial," a course designed to provide advanced students in ethical...

Human Error, System Glitches Responsible For More Data Breaches Than Hackers
2013-06-09 08:28:28

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Mistakes, negligence and glitches are more likely to be responsible for computer-related security breaches than cyber attacks, according to a report released last week by Symantec and the Ponemon Institute. The eighth-annual “Cost of a Data Breach” study, which was conducted by the independent research firm and sponsored by the California-based security software company, found that nearly two-thirds of all data...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'