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How the Psychology of Cyberbullying Explains Trump’s Tweets

Why does the president keep attacking journalists and others online? Look to the behavior of cyberbullies, experts say.<p>When President Donald Trump tweeted last week about “crazy” Mika Brzezinski “bleeding badly from a face-lift,” it was shocking but hardly surprising. His first online barb against …

Donald Trump

Israeli official: Proof of US role in UN vote to be given to Trump

<b>Jerusalem (CNN) —</b> Israel will provide detailed, sensitive information to Donald Trump's incoming administration about the US role as a covert partner in the UN Security Council resolution condemning Israel's settlements in the West Bank, a senior Israeli official told CNN Tuesday.<p>The official said …

Israel

Banner Health cyberattack breaches health, SSN, credit card data

CLOSE<p>Chip-enabled cards are supposed to be safer in theory, but when shopping online or with retailers who haven't caught up to the technology, …

Identity Theft

New attack steals SSNs, e-mail addresses, and more from HTTPS pages | Ars Technica

Approach exploits how HTTPS responses are delivered over transmission control protocol.<p>The HTTPS cryptographic scheme protecting millions of websites …

How a new breed of hack compromised 2,500 gambling sites at once

Last year, visitors to a wide range of gambling sites started reporting unusual behavior. Strange text windows would pop up, offering users special access codes for third-party gambling sites. Links would appear with new affiliate tags, an almost unnoticeable difference that could still prove …

Cybersecurity

World’s most bizarre natural phenomena

From Australia’s bubblegum-pink lake to a blood-red waterfall in Antarctica, these seven destinations are some of the world’s strangest sights.<p>Majestic mountains and sparkling seas always attract travellers – but sometimes nature has a bigger trick up her sleeve. To track down some of the world’s …

Nature

This Chinese Bookshop With Amazing Design Is a Fairytale for Bookworms

The new bookstore, Zhongshuge Yangzhou, appeals to design and book lovers alike.<p>Once upon a time, we might have considered a bookstore incredible if it included, say, tasty café food and giant beanbags for kids. Now, an incredible bookstore is defined by reflective "tunnels" of books and truly …

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Mobile fraudsters gone in a device flash

Ting-Fang Yen is research scientist at DataVisorBy Ting-Fang YenDevice fingerprinting – collecting information from a device for the purposes of …

Why Are Government Hacks Often Bigger Than First Disclosed?

The challenge of accounting for the damage reflects an outdated approach to cybersecurity.<p><i>Updated on June 28 at 12:00 p.m.</i><p>The U.S. government sure has been getting hacked a lot.<p>In July 2014, <i>The</i> <i>New York Times</i> reported that Chinese hackers broke into the servers of the Office of Personnel Management …

Internal Revenue Service

New Breach: 655000 Healthcare Records (Patients) Being Sold

When Paul Syverson, Co-creator of the Tor web browser said that Your Medical Records Have Bullseyes On Them, he probably meant this. According to to …

Ringleader Pleads Guilty in StubHub Ticket Cybertheft Case

Polyakov's lawyer didn't immediately return a call. Nor did San Francisco-based StubHub, owned by eBay.<p>StubHub has said it was alerted to the problem by customers, contacted authorities and gave refunds to the affected account-holders.<p>Nine other people around the world also were indicted in the …

Corruption

GitHub attacker launched massive login campaign using stolen passwords | Ars Technica

Repository's own account data not breached, affected passwords reset.<p>On June 14, someone using what appears to have been a list of e-mail addresses …

Hackers Steal 45 Million Passwords From Over 1,100 Websites

Surprise! The most-used password isn’t “password.”<p>Hackers have made off with information, including passwords, from almost 45 million accounts on …

The gaming industry can become the next big target of cybercrime

Video-game-related crime is almost as old as the industry itself. But while illegal copies and pirated versions of games were the previous dominant form of illicit activities related to games, recent developments and trends in online gaming platforms have created new possibilities for …

Data Breaches Feed Password Reuse Crimes: No Simple Fixes

It was June 2012 when Dale Meredith was shopping online for a BBQ grill for Father’s Day and found one at Sears.com. The only snag, he had to create …

FBI raids dental software researcher who discovered private patient data on public server

Someone alerts you to exposed, unencrypted patient information on your FTP server. Is the correct response to thank them profusely or try to have …

Hacker Tries To Sell 427 Milllion Stolen MySpace Passwords For $2,800

A hacker and a paid search engine for hacked data claim to have a massive database stolen from MySpace at some point in the last few years.<p>There's an oft-repeated adage in the world of cybersecurity: There are two types of companies, those that have been hacked, and those that don't yet know they …

Digital Forensics

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Swift network bank thefts 'linked' to Sony Pictures hack

Unique code signatures shared between malware used in multiple bank attacks suggest involvement of hacking group named ‘Lazarus’, Symantec says<p>Security researchers Symantec have found clues in the malware used as part of an attack on banks via the international financial messaging network Swift, …

Photographer Captures Rare Natural Phenomenon – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Japanese photographer and digital artist Yutaka Kagaya happened to be in the right place at the right time, capturing what looks like a …

Carding Sites Turn to the ‘Dark Cloud’

Crooks who peddle stolen credit cards on the Internet face a constant challenge: Keeping their shops online and reachable in the face of meddling …

Security

LinkedIn: More Than 100 Million Member Accounts Exposed In 2012 Breach

5/19/2016<br>08:45 AM<p>100%<p>0%<p>LinkedIn data theft is likely to be much worse than expected with additional data being released now.<p>The ghost of the past has …

Forrester Wave - Featuring the Who's Who in Automated Malware Analysis | Tech Library

InstaBrute: Two Ways to Brute-force Instagram Account Credentials

<b>TL;DR:</b> Instagram contained two distinct vulnerabilities that allowed an attacker to brute-force passwords of user accounts. Combined with user …

Another Day, Another Hack: 7 Million Accounts for Minecraft Community ‘Lifeboat’

Security researcher Troy Hunt obtained data containing email addresses and passwords hashed with the weak MD5 algorithm.<p><i>Quite literally, every day someone gets hacked. Whether that's a telecommunications company having its customer data stolen, or another chain of businesses being ripped for all</i> …

Freedom of Information

Dark Web Honeypot Shows How Quickly Leaked Passwords Attract Hackers

<b>A simple experiment carried out by cloud security provider Bitglass has shown how quickly a compromised account that had its password leaked can</b> …

Verizon releases first-ever data breach digest with security case studies

Verizon is known for its huge annual Data Breach Investigations Report, but this morning it released a less data-heavy digest organized by case …

Security