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Zendesk Hacked, Exposing Pinterest, Tumblr And Twitter Users
2013-02-22 12:14:04

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Given the number of cyber security breaches that have taken place this week, one has to wonder whether it isn´t perhaps all part of some elaborate plan. The latest hack attack occurred last night against help desk software maker Zendesk. Of the companies who use Zendesk´s services, Pinterest, Tumblr and Twitter have all stated that their users´ data may have been compromised as a result of the attack. Zendesk...

Report Links Chinese Hackers To Government, Beijing Denies Claims
2013-02-19 09:53:35

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Last month, the New York Times reported a string of cyber attacks launched against them which spanned nearly 3 months. The Times hired out Alexandria-based Mandiant to investigate these attacks. This team of security experts tracked these attacks back to China and observed the hacking techniques used resembled those often employed by China´s military. Now, Mandiant has released another report which claims a secret arm of...

Cyber-Espionage Against The US Is On The Rise
2013-02-12 05:44:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online China is conducting a sustained cyber-espionage campaign against US businesses and institutions in an effort to find information that would give Chinese firms an economic advantage, according to a new US intelligence assessment. The classified National Intelligence Estimate (NIE), which represents the consensus view of the US intelligence community, is one of the most secretive national security documents in the federal...

2013-02-09 23:03:01

Hackers tried a desperate attempt to steal all information from iBook21 Servers. California (PRWEB) February 09, 2013 The CEO of iBook21 mentioned that Hackers tried to attack the iBook21 servers. He stated in a blog, "Hackers tried to attack the iBook21 servers some hours back on Thursday. Our team discovered this live attack and was able to protect all servers within one hour's time. We are investigating this issue desperately and a precautionary measure will be taken very soon." It's...

Hackers Are Getting Younger These Days
2013-02-08 11:15:26

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online To be honest, we all should have seen this coming. According to BBC News, AVG´s Virus Labs have discovered that children as young as 11 years old have been writing malicious code to hack into other systems. Unsurprisingly, these young children are using this code to hack into online gaming networks in order to steal digital currency used in the games as well as extra tools and weapons to help them progress through the...

Anonymous Claims Responsibility For Federal Reserve Breach
2013-02-07 05:37:58

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The U.S. Federal Reserve confirmed on Wednesday that one of its internal computer systems had been breached on Sunday, and that hackers had obtained some confidential data “by exploiting a temporary vulnerability in a website vendor product.” "Exposure was fixed shortly after discovery and is no longer an issue. This incident did not affect critical operations of the Federal Reserve system," a Fed spokeswoman told...

China Denies Hacking US Media Outlets
2013-02-05 05:46:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online China´s Communist Party newspaper, The People´s Daily, published a front-page article on Monday strongly rejecting accusations China was behind a series of hacking attacks against prominent US media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post. The article echoes vehement denials last week by China´s government after The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal linked Beijing to the attacks, and...


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