Tag Archives: cyberattacks

25 ‘VeriSign Trusted’ shops found to have XSS holes

Posted February 28, 2012 A grey hat hacker has discovered cross-site scripting (XSS) holes in 25 UK online stores that are certified as safe by the likes of VeriSign, Visa, and MasterCard. Read the full story on Naked Security.

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Hackers snatch $6.7m in South African cyber bank robbery

Posted January 20, 2012 A mere three years after a South African bank spent $1.8 million on a new fraud-detection system, hackers managed to swindle $6.7 million out from under that system’s nose. Although customer funds are thought to be safe, would you actually trust your money to an institution vulnerable to getting hacked so […]

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Stratfor’s back, defiant but blushing over unencrypted subscriber data

Posted January 12, 2012 George Fried,an, CEO of Stratfor, came forth with a public statement explaining what happened in the attacks against his company last December. He admitted fault, took responsibility and accused Anonymous of censorship that doesn’t come openly from governments, but rather from people hiding behind masks. I like Stratfor’s approach to owning […]

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