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  • ScanBox keylogging framework lurking on disparate watering holes

    28.10.2014

    Watering hole attacks are usually associated with cyber espionage efforts and are booby-trapped with exploit kits that deliver malware onto the visitors' vulnerable computers.

  • WordPress sites hijacked via "free" premium plugins

    28.03.2014

    If you run a WordPress site, and are trying to make some money through it, think twice before installing "free" versions of premium plugins.

  • Syrian hackers hijack Obama's tweets

    29.10.2013

    The Syrian Electronic Army has apparently managed to modify tweets from Barack Obama's official Twitter account to include links to a pro-Assad video, as well as compromise the email accounts of eight staff members of the organization that maintains his official website, and Facebook and Twitter accounts.

  • Avira, AVG, WhatsApp sites defaced by Palestinian hacktivists

    08.10.2013

    The websites of antivirus vendors Avira and AVG, as well as that of popular IM service WhatsApp, have been defaced by Palestinian hackers affiliated with Anonymous that go by the name "KDMS Team".

  • NYT, Twitter, HuffPo sites disrupted by Syrian hacker group

    28.08.2013

    Hackers from the Syrian Electronic Army have managed to hijack, deface and / or make unavailable the websites of The New York Times, Huffington Post UK and one of Twitter domains for image serving (twimg.com).




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Biggest ever cyber security exercise in Europe is underway

Posted on 30 October 2014.  |  More than 200 organisations and 400 cyber-security professionals from 29 European countries are testing their readiness to counter cyber-attacks in a day-long simulation, organised by the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA).


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