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  • EA Games site hacked to steal Apple IDs

    An Electronic Arts website was hacked in a phishing scheme aimed at the acquisition of Apple IDs and credit card numbers, security researchers reported Wednesday.

    Written by Zach Miners19 March 14 23:31
  • Dozens of rogue self-signed SSL certificates used to impersonate high-profile sites

    Dozens of self-signed SSL certificates created to impersonate banking, e-commerce and social networking websites have been found on the Web. The certificates don't pose a big threat to browser users, but could be used to launch man-in-the-middle attacks against users of many mobile apps, according to researchers from Internet services firm Netcraft who found the certificates.

    Written by Lucian Constantin13 Feb. 14 16:00
  • Phishing attack targets CloudFlare customers

    Customers of the popular CloudFlare website acceleration and security service were targeted in an email attack that directed them to a fake version of the website.

    Written by Lucian Constantin13 Nov. 12 18:23
  • Apache warns Web server admins of DoS attack tool

    Developers of the Apache open-source project today warned users of the popular Web server software that a denial-of-service (DoS) tool is circulating that exploits a bug in the program.

    Written by Gregg Keizer25 Aug. 11 06:33
  • WikiLeaks.org domain back online

    Wikileaks.org, the whistleblower organization's main Web site, is back up in the U.S. less than 10 days after domain name service provider EveryDNS terminated the domain name, citing stability concerns.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan15 Dec. 10 07:19
  • Anonymous attack on Amazon.com appears to fail

    This morning's planned distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack against Amazon.com by Anonymous, a hacker group that has launched similar attacks against organizations it sees attempting to censor WikiLeaks, appears to have failed.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan10 Dec. 10 06:45