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Omegle, the Popular 'Chat with Strangers' Service Leaks Your Dirty Chats and Personal Info

Omegle, the Popular 'Chat with Strangers' Service Leaks Your Dirty Chats and Personal Info

August 19, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Ever since the creation of online chat rooms and then social networking, people have changed the way they interact with their friends and associates. However, when it comes to anonymous chatting services, you don't even know what kinds of individuals you are dealing with. Sharing identifiable information about yourself with them could put you at risk of becoming a victim of stalking, harassment, identity theft, webcam blackmail, and even phishing scams. Have you heard of Omegle? The popular, free online anonymous chat service that allows you to chat with random strangers, without any registration. The service randomly pairs you in one-on-one chat window where you can chat anonymously over text or webcam. But, are your chats actually Anonymous? No, all your chats are recorded and saved by the service. So, if you have shared your personal details such as your name, phone number, or email address, with anyone over the service, you are no more anonymous. Even the websi
Anonymous Hackers may have hacked Former CIA Director

Anonymous Hackers may have hacked Former CIA Director

November 11, 2012Mohit Kumar
CIA Director was uncovered when a woman described as close to him received harassing emails and complained to authorities. The FBI traced the emails and found that they had been sent by Paula Broadwell, who wrote a highly favorable book on the former Army general's life and work. While initially investigating the reports, the FBI feared the CIA director's personal email account may have been hacked, but the sexual nature of the email exchanges exposed the affair. A Yahoo email account belonging to former CIA Director David Petraeus may have been compromised by the group Anonymous. The personal email account was exposed during the the leak of commercial intelligence company STRATFOR by Anonymous Hackers, among other millions of email accounts of customers belongs to the company.  The emails sent by Broadwell indicated that she perceived the other woman as a threat to her relationship with Petraeus, law enforcement officials. Anonymous also obtained email logins to ST
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