No-IP regains control of some domains wrested by Microsoft

A Nevada-based company has regained control of the majority of domains seized by Microsoft in a legal action aimed at shutting down botnets. View full post on Computerworld Cybercrime and Hacking News ________________ Other Sites You May Like: http;//AmIHackerProof.com – http://hackerforhire.com – Hi Tech Crime Solutions http://HackerForHireinternational.com, http://stolencomputeralert.com, http://computer-security-expert.com, http://TheCyberWars.com

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Breaches exposed 1 in 7 US debit cards in 2013

Data breaches at retailers and financial services companies exposed 14 percent of all U.S. debit cards in 2013, according to a nationwide survey by a major ATM network operator. View full post on Computerworld Cybercrime and Hacking News ________________ Other Sites You May Like: http;//AmIHackerProof.com – http://hackerforhire.com – High Tech…

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NRG Energy deploys 1,200 megawatts of solar capacity to capture energy on longest day of the year

Top Priority Sector:  infrastructure_protection On Saturday, the northern hemisphere reached summer solstice, the longest day of the year. NRG Energy was ready to make the most of it, with the capacity to generate more than 1,200 megawatts (MW) of solar power, enough electricity to support more than one million homes. Since the beginning…

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Google Offers $3 million to Hackers

Google, which does not take Internet security lightly, has announced its willingness to pay computer hackers up to a total of $3 million to find and exploit its computer software Chrome OS. The company, based in Mountain View, California, said in March that it would hold its own contest name…

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CBI hits hackers in global operation

A call from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) two days ago prompted its Indian counterpart to leap into a first of its kind international operation against cyber hackers. Based on inputs from the US agency, officers of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday cracked down on…

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Europe and its battle against cyber crime

2013 was the year for new cyber security laws and regulations across Europe. Cyber criminals have hacked NATO, government agencies and corporations for some years and Germany’s Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) recently announced the hacking of 16 million German email accounts, a massive security breach very similar to…

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Hackers delight: Worst password of the year goes to ‘123456’

The good news, for computer security experts: People are no longer using “password” as their top password for online files and site entry. The bad news: The new top password is equally unimaginative — “123456.” That’s according to an annual survey from SpashData, a mobile software developing company that collected and compiled lists…

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Hackers use ‘smart’ refrigerator to send 750,000 virus-laced emails

Call it the attack of the zombie refrigerators. Computer security researchers said this week they discovered a large “botnet” which infected Internet-connected home appliances and then delivered more than 750,000 malicious emails. The California security firm Proofpoint, Inc., which announced its findings, said this may be the first proven “Internet…

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