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Minecraft hacked! More than 1800 Minecraft account Credentials Leaked

Minecraft hacked! More than 1800 Minecraft account Credentials Leaked

A sad reality for gamers all around the world who enjoy playing the very popular game Minecraft ...
UK Police Arrested Second Hacker Over PlayStation and Xbox DDoS attacks

UK Police Arrested Second Hacker Over PlayStation and Xbox DDoS attacks

A UK man linked to the notorious hacking group, Lizard Squad , that claimed responsibility for k...
Hacker Leaks Xbox One SDK that could let Developers make Homebrew Apps

Hacker Leaks Xbox One SDK that could let Developers make Homebrew Apps

Just a week ago on Christmas, the massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack from the n...
Two 'Lizard Squad' Hackers Arrested After Christmas DDoS Attacks

Two 'Lizard Squad' Hackers Arrested After Christmas DDoS Attacks

A 22-year-old man linked to the notorious hacking group, Lizard Squad, that claimed responsibili...
Lizard Squad vs Anonymous — 'PlayStation, Xbox and Tor Network' Attacks

Lizard Squad vs Anonymous — 'PlayStation, Xbox and Tor Network' Attacks

It was the sad Christmas day for gamers all around the world!! A lot of people get new PlayStati...
Anonymous Hacks Swedish Government in Revenge for 'Pirate Bay' Takedown

Anonymous Hacks Swedish Government in Revenge for 'Pirate Bay' Takedown

An online "hacktivist" group that calls itself Anonymous has claimed responsibility f...
BASHLITE Malware leverages ShellShock Bug to Hijack Devices Running BusyBox

BASHLITE Malware leverages ShellShock Bug to Hijack Devices Running BusyBox

Cyber criminals are using new malware variants by exploiting GNU Bash vulnerability referred to...
Reflection DDoS Attacks Using Millions of UPnP Devices on the Rise

Reflection DDoS Attacks Using Millions of UPnP Devices on the Rise

After successful in launching reflection and amplification Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) ...
Google Public DNS Server Spoofed for SNMP based DDoS Attack

Google Public DNS Server Spoofed for SNMP based DDoS Attack

The Distributed Denial of Service ( DDoS ) attack is becoming more sophisticated and complex, an...
Sony PlayStation Network Taken Down By DDoS Attack

Sony PlayStation Network Taken Down By DDoS Attack

It’s been a bad weekend for Sony Playstation. The entire PlayStation Network was down much of th...
Anonymous Group Takes Down Mossad's Website Over Gaza Conflict

Anonymous Group Takes Down Mossad's Website Over Gaza Conflict

The hacktivist group Anonymous has reportedly taken down the official website of the Israeli in...
FBI — Botnets Infecting 18 Computers per Second. But How Many of Them NSA Holds?

FBI — Botnets Infecting 18 Computers per Second. But How Many of Them NSA Holds?

Botnets - a secretly compromised networks of ordinary home and office computers with rogue so...
17-year-old Arrested for Massive DDoS Attack on Norway’s Financial Sector

17-year-old Arrested for Massive DDoS Attack on Norway’s Financial Sector

The Norwegian police have arrested and charged a 17-year-old for a massive distributed denial-of...
After Takedown, GameOver Zeus Banking Trojan Returns Again

After Takedown, GameOver Zeus Banking Trojan Returns Again

A month after the FBI and Europol took down the GameOver Zeus botnet by seizing servers and disrupt...
DNS Flood DDoS Attack Hit Video Gaming Industry with 90 Million Requests per Second

DNS Flood DDoS Attack Hit Video Gaming Industry with 90 Million Requests per Second

Hackers are leveraging large number of compromised machines (a botnet network) to carry out mas...
Largest DDoS Attack Hit Hong Kong Democracy Voting Website

Largest DDoS Attack Hit Hong Kong Democracy Voting Website

Hackers and cyber attacks are getting evil and worst nightmare for companies day-by-day. Just last w...
Cyber Attack On 'Code Spaces' Puts Hosting Service Out of Business

Cyber Attack On 'Code Spaces' Puts Hosting Service Out of Business

Code Spaces , a code-hosting and software collaboration platform used by different organizations...
Feedly and Evernote Hit by DDoS Attacks, Extortion Demands

Feedly and Evernote Hit by DDoS Attacks, Extortion Demands

Yesterday, the most popular RSS reader Feedly was down as a result of a large scale distributed-...