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How RAM Scrapers Work: The Sneaky Tools Behind the Latest Credit Card Hacks

Today, news broke of yet more large-scale credit-card breaches at big-box stores, this time at Albertson's and Supervalu, grocery chains in the …

Your router could be behind Lizard Squad’s attacks

Lizard Squad, the online group that claimed responsibility for the attacks on PlayStation’s and Xbox’s networks last month, is using thousands of hacked Internet routers to run a new attack service it’s selling to consumers.<p>Last month, the group launched Lizard Stresser, which is capable of …

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It's 2014 And Our Passwords Aren't Getting Better

"123456" overtook "password" this year in the internet's most depressing race. The worst passwords of 2013 prove we still need a lot of help.<p>2013 was a wildly visible year for cyber security and online privacy. There were, of course, the monumental NSA and Snowden revelations, but 2013 was also a …