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Incapsula - Essential Cloud based Security Solution for your Website

Incapsula - Essential Cloud based Security Solution for your Website

October 15, 2012Mohit Kumar
Over 2011-2012 we've seen an increase in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks and other web attacks on SME's websites. I...
300000 Confidential records breached at Florida college

300000 Confidential records breached at Florida college

October 11, 2012Mohit Kumar
Computer hackers broke into a Florida college's computer system and stole the confidential information of nearly 300,000 students st...
Harvard Carr Center for Human Rights Policy Hacked, Password was "DOG" ?

Harvard Carr Center for Human Rights Policy Hacked, Password was "DOG" ?

October 08, 2012Mohit Kumar
Harvard's Carr Center for Human Rights Policy website ( www.hks.harvard.edu/cchrp/ ) was hacked last week  and then silently fixed by t...
5 Major Japanese universities websites hacked

5 Major Japanese universities websites hacked

October 05, 2012Mohit Kumar
A group of hackers identifying itself as " Ghost Shell " said that he has leaked some 120,000 pieces of information from 100 unive...
Oracle Database stealth password cracking vulnerability

Oracle Database stealth password cracking vulnerability

September 20, 2012Mohit Kumar
Oracle suffered with serious vulnerability in the authentication protocol used by some Oracle databases. This Flaw enable a remote attacker ...
Sony Mobile website hacked by NullCrew

Sony Mobile website hacked by NullCrew

September 02, 2012Mohit Kumar
Another Cyber attack on Sony this year, Hacking group called " NullCrew " hack into one of the biggest site of Sony mobile website...
AVX Corporation Hacked by Anonymous #OpColtan

AVX Corporation Hacked by Anonymous #OpColtan

August 26, 2012Mohit Kumar
Anonymous Operation #OpColtan have announced another attack in the name of this operation and this time its on a Manufacturer and Supplierof...
AMD Blog Hacked, Database leaked on Internet

AMD Blog Hacked, Database leaked on Internet

August 19, 2012Mohit Kumar
A team of Hackers called, " r00tBeer Security Team " today hack into official blog of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) which is a Amer...
Security Firm Reveals Flaw in Dirt Jumper Bot

Security Firm Reveals Flaw in Dirt Jumper Bot

August 16, 2012Mohit Kumar
A team of researchers has discovered a weakness in the command-and-control infrastructure of one of the major DDoS toolkits, Dirt Jumper, t...
8 million passwords dumped from gaming website Gamigo

8 million passwords dumped from gaming website Gamigo

July 23, 2012Mohit Kumar
Four months after the gaming site Gamigo warned users about a hacker intrusion that accessed some portions of its users’ credentials, more t...
FACT : One in five Microsoft logins controlled by hackers

FACT : One in five Microsoft logins controlled by hackers

July 17, 2012Mohit Kumar
About 20 percent of Microsoft Account logins are found on lists of compromised credentials in the wake of hack attacks on other service prov...
Android Forums hacked, User Credentials Stolen

Android Forums hacked, User Credentials Stolen

July 12, 2012Mohit Kumar
Phandroid's Android Forums Web site is hacked and user account details stolen, according to a notice posted online. The data includes t...
Yahoo Voice hacked, 400,000 yahoo passwords leaked

Yahoo Voice hacked, 400,000 yahoo passwords leaked

July 12, 2012Mohit Kumar
A list of over 450,000 email addresses and plain-text passwords, in a document marked " Owned and Exposed " apparently from users...
Millions of Passwords leaked from Social Site Formspring

Millions of Passwords leaked from Social Site Formspring

July 11, 2012Mohit Kumar
Formspring, a social Q&A website popular with teenagers,this week disabled its users' passwords after discovering a security breach...
4XP Critical SQL Injection Vulnerability Exposed

4XP Critical SQL Injection Vulnerability Exposed

July 10, 2012Mohit Kumar
zSecure team has recently discovered a critical SQL Injection Vulnerability in the web portal of 4XP, a leading online forex broker havin...
Bulgarian Hackers Group arrested

Bulgarian Hackers Group arrested

July 06, 2012Mohit Kumar
Bulgarian Hackers Group arrested Bulgarian authorities say that after months of investigation they have busted the “most powerful hacker gr...
Department of Homeland Security and U.S Navy hacked

Department of Homeland Security and U.S Navy hacked

June 22, 2012Mohit Kumar
Department of Homeland Security and U.S Navy hacked Department of Homeland Security and U.S Navy websites once again at Major Risk. This...
Hacker charged for hacking into U.S. Energy Department

Hacker charged for hacking into U.S. Energy Department

June 20, 2012Mohit Kumar
Hacker charged for hacking into U.S. Energy Department Andrew James Miller, a 23-year-old resident of Devon, Pennsylvania, was arrested on...
10000 Twitter User oauth token hacked and Exposed by Anonymous

10000 Twitter User oauth token hacked and Exposed by Anonymous

June 11, 2012Mohit Kumar
Anonymous Hackers, with Twitter account " LulzsecReborn " Hack into TweetGif (http://tweetgif.com) and Hack complete Databas...
Online game 'League of Legends' Compromised

Online game 'League of Legends' Compromised

June 10, 2012Mohit Kumar
Online game ' League of Legends ' Compromised A recent slew of security failures have left countless accounts hacked at sites ...