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2014-02-20 23:29:23

Experts warn that serious cybercrime will continue to escalate in 2014 as hackers are becoming increasingly more skilled.

Hackers Steal Wealth Of User Data In Crowdfunding Website Attack
2014-02-17 11:13:00

The crowd funding website Kickstarter said this weekend that hackers had broken into the company’s website. The company said it was first alerted of the intrusion via law enforcement, stating customer data had been stolen.

2014-02-16 23:03:15

Houston digital security agency discovers perpetrators through network analysis Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 McCann Investigations, a Texas-based

Hackers Flood, Crash Smartphones Using New Snapchat Security Flaw
2014-02-10 12:37:58

A security vulnerability in the popular Snapchat messaging app allows hackers to disable or slow smartphones by flooding a user with incoming messages, according to a new report from Spanish cyber-security researcher Jamie Sanchez.

Twitter Hack Implicates GoDaddy and PayPal
2014-01-30 13:02:01

A recent high-profile Twitter hack has called into question the security practices of GoDaddy and PayPal.

2014-01-22 23:30:24

Sierra College provided a high-end 3D printer and soldering kits to Hacker Lab in a partnership dedicated to educating and encouraging Sacramento makers to innovate, experiment, design and produce

2014-01-22 23:22:37

Security Company KnowBe4 Analysis Shows Awareness Training Greatly Mitigates Behavior Risks Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Security Awareness

Russian Teen 17 Hacked Target Systems
2014-01-20 14:25:56

New research reveals that a teen in Russia, who was not yet 17 years old at the time, authored the malware that was able to hack into Target's systems over the holidays.

New UMich Formula Predicts Perfect Moment For Hackers To Strike
2014-01-15 09:50:01

The timing of a cyber-attack is crucial to overcoming measures designed to defend or repel the attacks and a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan has revealed a mathematical model that could be used to optimize the timing of would-be hackers.

Snapchat Apologizes For Data Hack, Updates Find Friends Feature
2014-01-10 07:14:33

Snapchat released an update to its Find Friends functionality and issued an apology for the problems that occurred after 4.6 million Snapchat usernames and phone numbers were exposed due to a vulnerability.


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dynamitard
  • A political dynamiter.
The word 'dynamitard' is related to 'dynamite', which comes from a Greek root meaning 'power' and was coined by Alfred Nobel.