On Tuesday the Ukrainian government sentthe following text message to thousands of protesters in the streets of Kiev: “Dear subscriber, you are registered as a participant in a mass disturbance.” This short text belied a far more radical message. For the first time, a government was able to identify individual protesters and privately communicate to them that it knew who they were and where they were located.
Apparently a work-in-progress, the map currently represents a small slice of the internet because, as Simons explains, "otherwise, this map would be unreadable and probably undrawable in an entire lifespan of average human being.
Rarely do you find a company that puts itself in the crosshairs of hackers, especially when you know there are some *very* talented ones out there (remember Anonymous?). In a time where companies try to stay out of the limelight, Google is doing the exact opposite - and for the fourth time, in fact.
Crafts retailerMichaels is the latest company to suffer a credit card breach, warning customers that it is investigating the potential theft of payment details. The retailer, which operates around 1,250 stores in the US, has not disclosed how many customers it believes have been affected, nor whether the breach was in physical locations, online, or both; it is now working with federal law enforcement and data security experts to ascertain the extent of the damage, Michaels confirmed in a statement provided to researcher Brian Krebs.
Hackers are using Facebook as an portal to gain credentials and money. The worst part is, they are using people that are unaware of the malware that can be found on Facebook. One of the recent examples is the video Rollercoaster accident in Orlando park, this Facebook malware targeted at least 30 000 users in 2 days. The malware that is similar build like the "Nicki Minaj tape that got leaked by her boyfriend" uses the users to share the malicious malware post.
AnonGhost has hacked The Israel Project website, they have left the website defaced as you can view here. AnonGhost has actively been hacking Israeli websites for the last years. The AnonGhost team emerged from the TeamPoison hacking crew that has been disbanded.
Did you know you can create your own Anonymous Origami Guy Fawkes Mask in a couple of steps? Well, this twitter used decided to create an paper origami anonymous mask, and to be honest - it worked out quite fine.
The group, which has become known as the 'PayPal 14' were arrested in 2011 and charged with taking part in a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack against PayPal on 8 December 2010.
They are due to appear before a Federal Court in the US this week, all facing two federal felony charges, which carry a combined maximum sentence of 15 years in jail and a $500,000 (£306,000, €369,000) fine.
Hackers affiliated with the Anonymous Australia collective have posted a video warning their counterparts in Indonesia that if they do not stop infiltrating private Aussie web sites the two factions could engage in an all-out cyber-war.
The group known as “Anonymous Indonesia” took responsibility last week for hacking more than 170 websites in Australia. Anonymous Indonesia told the website Tempo that the hack was in response to a report that the Australian government granted the US National Security Agency access to its embassy in Jakarta to spy on Indonesians.