February 2011

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China Blocks LinkedIn..!!

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‘Kuwait Hackers’ hijack several Israeli websites..!!


Later Saturday, the site showed a message in Arabic with a picture of a Koran, as well as the message: “TeaM KuWaiT HaCkErS – HaCkErS eV!L.”

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Cyber Stalking

Cyber Laws

Definition by Wikipedia (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyber_Laws) -- Cyberlaw is a term that encapsulates the legal issues related to use of communicative, transactional, and distributive aspects of networked information devices and technologies.

Freeware


You can find information (with download link) about freeware software and applications related to securing your system, hacking preventions, system information, system tweaks and more.

Just scroll down for links and attachments.

Enjoy Open Source !!

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Facebook is not overpopulated - it's a scam..!!


The latest survey scam to hit Facebook users starts with a message that's supposedly from the Facebook team:

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New Phishing Scam Targets PayPal Users..!!


Customers of Internet money transfer service PayPal are being targeted in an aggressive email phishing scam that is masquerading as an urgent security warning, a familiar scam for PayPal customers.

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Android Geinimi Trojan Spreads to Japan..!!


The recently discovered Geinimi Android trojan which comes packaged together with apps from unofficial marketplaces is now targeting Japanese users.

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Android Trojan HongTouTou Found in Chinese Alternative App Markets..!!


Lookout and NetQin discover a new Android Trojan that is repackaged in popular Android apps and distributed through app markets and forums serving Chinese-speaking users.

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Computer hacker guilty of stealing $275,000 from Digital River subsidiary..!!


A Texas man pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing about $275,000 by hacking into computer networks at a subsidiary of Minnesota e-commerce company Digital River Inc.

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Belarusian admits running site that catered to 2000+ ID thieves Faces 37+ years in prison..!!!


A Belarusian man has copped to a charge that he ran a website which helped thousands of criminals commit identity theft by exploiting stolen financial information.

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Windows 7 SP1 has released..!!


Windows 7, SP1 will help keep PCs well supported by delivering ongoing updates, many of which have been made previously available through Windows Update.

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New type of financial malware hijacks online banking sessions..!!


A new type of financial malware has the ability to hijack customers’ online banking sessions in real time using their session ID tokens.

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Magenta: HBGary Federal's Cyberoffense Failure..!!


Cyberoffense is and has been in full swing for longer than many have acknowledged so as Heath Ledger quipped in Batman "why so serious?"

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Xbox Kinect Vs. Sony PS3: How 2 Companies Handle Hacking..!!


Imagine you’re a gaming console manufacturer, and some kid hacks your console to do “neat tricks.” Do you help him or sue him?

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Captured images of your physical keys can be used to make copies..!!


It seems like every time we turn around, there is another threat to our privacy and security that needs to be addressed. This time, it’s your physical — not cryptographic — keys.

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Computer Security? Forget Prevention, Think Minimization..!!


The way things are going online, making sure your computer systems are safe and secure is fast becoming as important as remembering to breathe.

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Cyber crooks on the prowl this World Cup..!!


Cricket fever has hit not only the crazy fans world over but also the cyber crooks, who will try to swell their own bank accounts by tricking innocent internet users to fall prey to cyber attacks, say experts.

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Hackers are using three families of malware in exploiting user trust in supposedly safe websites..!!


Some savvy cyber criminals have used just three families of malware to infect around five million systems, in what one security firm has labelled the “trust phenomenon.”

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China denies role in Canada government hack ..!!


The Chinese government is denying any involvement in a reported cyber-attack on the Canadian government, which was ultimately traced to a Chinese server.

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Canada confirms it suffered a "serious" cyber attack..!!


Finance, Defence documents viewed.

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How the STUXNET work..!!

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Is Your Business Vulnerable to Cybercrime?


It only happens to the big companies, right? While that may have been
the conventional thinking in the past, cybercrime is finding large
businesses, government institutions, and even individuals as its victims

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Hostile agencies trying to steal defence secrets from India.

NEW DELHI: Even as Chinese
and Pakistani online espionage agents continue their attempts to hack

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IBM secures mobile and instrumented devices..!!


IBM announced new initiatives to extend security to the growing number of mobile and instrumented devices beyond an organization's own four walls, such as smartphones, ATMs, retail kiosks, traffic systems, meters, buildings and sensors.

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400,000 e-mail addresses stolen in Irish job website breach..!!


Names and e-mail addresses of some 400,000 job seekers have been
harvested by hackers who have breached the RecruitIreland.com site and
its systems.

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India faces new security threat from cyber world..!!


Bangalore : India is facing new security threat from cyber world as increasing use of convergence technologies has changed the rules of engagements, a top defence official said Friday.

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Mobile hacker attacks will damage business in 2011..!!


Businesses cannot afford to ignore mobile hacking attacks as they are proving extremely lucrative over shorter periods, a study of mobile threats has found.

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Microsoft patches 22 vulnerabilities..!!


Today Microsoft released 12 security bulletins, three rated Critical and nine rated Important. They address a total of 22 unique vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office, Windows, Internet Explorer and Internet Information Services (IIS).

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Israel's data protection laws given EU approval..!!


Israel has formally joined the list of seven countries whose data protection laws are considered strong enough for companies there to receive and process personal data from companies in the European Union.

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Yemen denies attacks on President's website..!!


Reports had said online group Anonymous blocked the website on Thursday

Yemen's official news agency has said that the reported attacks on the President's website did not take place.

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Palestinian hackers attack Israeli site..!!


A Palestinian hacker team has broken into the Israeli website of Jewish
People Policy Institute (JPPI), posting the photo of a Palestinian child
beside an Israeli tank on its website.

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Philippine bishops’ websites defaced..!!


Three websites belonging to the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) have been hit by cyber-attacks.

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Chinese cyber spies hit British computers..!!


A Chinese internet spy ring has penetrated Britain's government computer networks with malicious software, the Guardian reported.

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Google Chrome update includes security fixes..!!


Google Chrome has been updated
Google Chrome 9.0.597.84 has been released to the Stable and Beta channels for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

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250,000 Facebook profiles harvested for setting up dating site..!!


250,000 Facebook users have become the unwitting members of a "dating" site whose authors claim is a "work of art" and not set up to make money, but Facebook is expectedly not entertained by their stunt.

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Attackers target world's busiest stock exchanges


British and US stock exchanges enlisted the help of the security services after finding out they were the victims of cyber attacks.

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Ukrainian Hacker Stole User Information from Computer Network ..!!


The Security Service in Ukraine report that a hacker was sentenced to an 18 month suspended prison sentence for unauthorized access to computer networks. The case was held in Alchevsk a city in the south eastern region of Luhansk Oblast.

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WikiLeaks nominated for 2011 Nobel Peace Prize ..!!


A Norwegian member of parliament said Wednesday he had nominated WikiLeaks for this year's Nobel Peace Prize, insisting the whistleblower website was a gauge of transparency in the world, including in democratic societies.

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Phishers Spoof Facebook Security to Hijack Accounts..!!


Phishers have begun spoofing Facebook Security within rogue private messages in order to trick users into exposing their login credentials.

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Microsoft blames Yahoo for Windows Phone 7 data leak ..!!


SMARTPHONE DEVELOPER Microsoft has blamed its close friend Yahoo for secretly using data connectivity on Windows Phone 7 (WP7) devices.

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Researchers pry open Waledac, find 500,000 email passwords..!!


Researchers have taken a peek inside the recently refurbished Waledac botnet, and what they've found isn't pretty.

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Google: Bing Is Cheating, Copying Our Search Results..!!


Google has run a sting operation that it says proves Bing has been
watching what people search for on Google, the sites they select from
Google’s results, then uses that information to improve Bing’s own

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WikiLeaks: FBI hunts the 9/11 gang that got away..!!


The FBI has launched a manhunt for a previously unknown team of men suspected to be part of the 9/11 attacks, the Daily Telegraph can disclose.

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Julian Assange awarded Sydney peace medal ..!!


In the estimation of the Sydney Peace Foundation, Australian WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange stands alongside the Dalai Lama and Nelson Mandela.

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Free XSS flaws detection service..!!


Cross-site scripting (XSS) errors are responsible for more than half of all web application vulnerabilities1. So, in this age of accountability and expectations for secure, high quality software, what’s being done about it?

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New malware strains wreaking havoc on Facebook..!!


PandaLabs announced the discovery of security exploits via popular social media sites Facebook and Twitter. In the last several days, two new malware strains have been wreaking havoc on Facebook users.

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Microsoft Windows MHTML XSS vulnerability..!!


A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks, according to Secunia.

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Mozilla pays out $40,000 for web bugs..!!


Mozilla has paid out $40,000 in the past month for bugs on its websites and in its apps.
Last month, the open-source developer said it would extend its bug bounty programme beyond its Firefox browser.