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Tor Project to Start Bug Bounty Program — Get Paid for HACKING!

The non-profit organization behind TOR – the largest online anonymity network that allows people to hide their real identity online – will soon be launching a “Bug Bounty Program” for researchers who find loopholes in Tor apps. The bounty program was announced during the recurring ‘State of the Onion’ talk by …

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Employee Stole ‘Yandex Search Engine’ Source Code, Tried to Sell it for Just $29K

A former employee of Russian search engine Yandex allegedly stole the source code and key algorithms for its search engine site and then attempted to sell them on the black market to fund his own startup. Russian publication Kommersant reports that Dmitry Korobov downloaded a type of software nicknamed “Arcadia” …

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Bitcoin Core Developers Quit Bitcoin Project to Launch a New Digital Currency

Some of Bitcoin’s Core developers have left the Bitcoin project and started building their separate cryptocurrency called DECRED. Decred aims to prevent the issues Bitcoin is currently facing regarding project governance and development funding. CEO of ‘Company 0‘, Mr. Jacob Yocom-Piatt, who has funded Bitcoin development since early 2013, said the …

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130 Celebrities’ Email Accounts Hacked; Hacker Stole Movie Scripts and Sex Tapes

Breaking News: A 23-year-old Bahamian man has been arrested and charged with hacking into the email accounts of 130 celebrities and stealing the unreleased movie and TV scripts, sex tapes, explicit images and even the upcoming album of a famous A-List Celebrity. The hacker named Alonzo Knowles contacted a famous …

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Kim Dotcom loses Fight Against Extradition to the US

Internet millionaire and Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom and his three associates are eligible for extradition to the US to face criminal charges over massive copyright infringement on Megaupload (now-shuttered), the court has ruled citing “overwhelming” evidence. On Tuesday afternoon, New Zealand District Court Judge Nevin Dawson told the court that …

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Encrypted Email Servers Seized by German Authorities After School Bomb Threats

In the wake of a hoax bomb threat, all public schools in Los Angeles were closed for a day last week, and now German authorities have seized an encrypted email server. But, Does that make sense? In a video statement posted on Monday, the administrator of Cock.li – an anonymous …

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Top 8 Cyber Security Tips for Christmas Online Shopping

As the most wonderful time of the year has come – Christmas, it has brought with itself the time of online shopping. According to National Retail Federation, more than 151 million people shopped in store, but more than 100 Million shopped online duringCyber Monday sales and even why wouldn’t it …

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Juniper Firewalls with ScreenOS Backdoored Since 2012

Juniper Networks has announced that it has discovered “unauthorized code” in ScreenOS, the operating system for its NetScreen firewalls, that could allow an attacker to decrypt traffic sent through Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). It’s not clear what caused the code to get there or how long it has been there, …

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Shocking! Instagram HACKED! Researcher hacked into Instagram Server and Admin Panel

Ever wonder how to hack Instagram or how to hack a facebook account? Well, someone just did it!But, remember, even responsibly reporting a security vulnerability could end up in taking legal actions against you. An independent security researcher claims he was threatened by Facebook after he responsibly revealed a series …

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19-Year-Old Teen Steals $150,000 by Hacking into Airline’s Website

What do you do to earn up to $150,000? Somebody just hacks into airlines and sells fake tickets. That’s exactly what a 19-year-old teenager did and made approximately 1.1 Million Yuan (£110,000 or $150,000) by hacking into the official website of an airline and using the stolen booking information to …

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