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Yellow Pages Hacked by Mad HackerZ Team

A group calling itself the Mad HackerZ Team has leaked information from the Web site for Lebanon's official Yellow Pages."The hackers published usernames, passwords, emails, Facebook IDs, and names ...

Teenage Hacker Breaches Porn Site

A teenager claims to have breached porn site Brazzers and stolen hundreds of thousands of users' login information."The 17-year-old Morocco-based hacker uploaded a sample of...

Anonymous Hackers Hit Boston Police Department

Members of Anonymous recently hacked the Boston Police Department's community policing Web site in response to crackdowns on the Occupy Boston protests."A man claiming to be...

Trend Micro Warns of New SendSpace Trojan

Trend Micro researchers are warning of a new Trojan that uploads Word and Excel files from victims' computers to the file hosting site SendSpace."If you browse SendSpace, ...

Daily Mail Hacked

The Web site for the British newspaper the Daily Mail was hacked and defaced this past weekend."The web site defacement was flagged by TeaMp0isoN, a group that occasionally works with Anonymous unde...

Anonymous Hackers Hit Brazilian Banks

Members of Anonymous recently targeted four banks in Brazil."The Brazilian branch of Anonymous has attacked the web sites of four major banks in Brazil in protest over economic inequality in the cou...

DNS Changer Malware Infects Half of Fortune 500 Firms

According to security company Internet Identity (IID), half of Fortune 500 companies and government agencies have at least one computer infected with the DNS Changer malware."DNS Changer, which at i...

OnGuardOnline.gov Hacked

Members of Anonymous recently took down the U.S. government online security guidance site OnGuardOnline.gov, which is managed by the FTC."Before the site was knocked offline...

Grindr Hacked

According to the Sydney Morning Herald, a security vulnerability has been discovered that allows hackers to access the user names and passwords for members of Grindr, a loc...

Belgian Anonymous Hackers Target Steel Producer

The Web site for steel producing company ArcelorMittal was recently taken offline following an attack by Belgian members of Anonymous."Several cross-site scripting (XSS) and...

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