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Two Million Passwords of Popular Social Media Sites Leaked Online

  Recently, a threatening incident of stealing the passwords for two million people for logging onto websites like Facebook, Yahoo and Google has occurred. The accused people have uploaded the data online making situation more even more intimidating. The leaked accounts have … Continue reading

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Hackers targeting PNB customers: Websense

Cybercriminals tried to steal passwords of corporate and individual customers of Punjab National Bank (PNB) last week.   Cybercriminals tried to steal passwords of corporate and individual customers of Punjab National Bank (PNB) last week, global cybersecurity firm Websense said. California-based Websense, which provides protection against cyberattacks … Continue reading

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PRTS launches ‘ Sandesh’ to create awareness on cyber crime

  Indore: The Police Radio Training School ( PRTS), Indore has launched campaign ‘ Sandesh’ to create awareness on protection against cyber crime among school students. The first programme of the campaign was organised at Emerald Heights School, Indore. The PRTS director IG … Continue reading

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Hack of Cupid Media dating website exposes 42 million plaintext passwords

  A hack on niche online dating service Cupid Media earlier this year has exposed names, e-mail addresses and—most notably—plain-text passwords for 42 million accounts, according to a published report. The cache of personal information was found on the same servers that housed tens … Continue reading

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MacRumors hacker who took 860,000 passwords speaks: “We’re not terrorists”

  The group that hacked MacRumors Forums and made off with password data for more than 860,000 users has no plans to use it to mass compromise the accounts of people who use the same login credentials on other sites. The pledge was made … Continue reading

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FBI wants hacker who helped catch cheating lovers

  It’s not just the federal government intercepting your communications. It could be a nosy relative or jealous partner. Among five individuals added this week to the FBI’s list of most wanted cybercriminals is a former San Diego college student who developed an … Continue reading

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Experts: Toddlers should be taught cyber security

  A Missouri-based cyber-crime prevention network is advising parents to start teaching their children about cyber security from the time the kids are toddlers. Savvycyberkids.org says children are beginning to use technology at an increasingly younger age, so experts say privacy, bullying protection and online … Continue reading

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