Category: Security

One of the Hackers Responsible for Celebgate Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison

The hacker accused of breaching several Celebrity Google and Apple accounts, and leaking private (mostly nude photos) has been sentenced to 18 months in prison. A  judge sentenced a Pennsylvania man in the aptly named “Celebgate” hacking case.  Celebgate involved the hacking of celebrity iCloud and Google accounts as well as the leaking of  nude photos onto the internet–every cyber-nerd’s dream come true. It’s been dubbed “The Fappening”, due to …
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As the U.S. Fights to Extradite Lauri Love, British MPs Urge for Him to Stand Trial in His Home Country

The infamous Lauri Love, the hacker behind hacking into U.S. Military and NASA networks, is facing extradition for what caused millions of dollars in damage. Love was caught through communications bragging, with threats of ‘messing with the U.S. Government”. Mps have told President Obama that extradition could prove deadly for Mr. Love. The 28-year-old British man who is accused of hacking into U.S. computer networks, including the Military as well …
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The Top 4 Best Hackers Out For Good, Not Evil

The word hacker draws a pretty negative light, and always has.  Ever since the extremely over exaggerated 80’s computer hacking movies, they have been portrayed as nothing but criminals hiding out in their parents’ houses. Well, there are multiple types of hackers on the scene these days. The two most popular are Black Hat Hackers, who hack maliciously and for profit, and White Hat Hackers who do it to help …
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Top 5 Most Common Phishing Attacks

1. Dyre malware email Dyre was delivered through emails, with links directed towards a phony file sharing service called Cubby. The emails looked pretty standard, as do most other phishing schemes. Some were pretty generic with links that looked like they were taking you to view an invoice, and some linked you to an unable to process payment page. Dyre was a remote access Trojan that targeted victims’ banking information. …
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