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2013-07-12 23:20:50

idcloak Technologies publishes an advisory Facebook login article to aid users who are facing difficulties in accessing the social networking site from their computer or mobile device. It also helps them identify when they have been hacked – a common cause for login issues. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 idcloak releases a new article in its Knowledge Centre to help users of Facebook negotiate Facebook login problems. The article has compiled 14 of the most commonly faced...

DefCon Looking To Keep Feds Out Of Hacker Convention
2013-07-11 12:22:17

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The feds once attended the DefCon hacker events in Las Vegas to recruit promising young hackers to help shore up national cyber security. Now following the recent news about the NSA and national surveillance, DefCon's founder has publicly asked members of the federal government to stay away from the convention this year. In a post entitled "Feds, we need some time apart" on the DefCon website, founder Jeff Moss, who operates online...

Nintendo Fan Site Hacked
2013-07-08 09:55:18

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The hackers are at it once again, this time targeting gamers and their online accounts. According to the Japan Times, a Nintendo fan site has been hit with an attack that has exposed the private information of nearly 24,000 users. The site had apparently been under attack for nearly a month as hackers attempted more than 15 million logins with false information. Of these millions of attempts, some 23,926 were successful, revealing the...

Hack On Game Company Ubisoft Leaks Account Information
2013-07-03 12:16:09

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Gaming company Ubisoft has been hacked, resulting in the release of email addresses, user names and encrypted passwords. The company released a statement on Tuesday admitting the hack, noting that while some information had been accessed, users' credit and debit card information was not released. As an added security measure, the company is asking all users to change their passwords. In an interesting twist, one of Ubisoft's newest...

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...


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