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Jail Authorities Mistakenly Early Released 3,200 Prisoners due to a Silly Software Bug

Washington State Department of Corrections (DoC) is facing an investigation after it early released around 3,200 prisoners over the course of 13 years, since 2002, when a bug was introduced in the software used to calculate time credits for inmates’ good behavior. The software glitch led to a miscalculation of sentence …

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Somebody Offered Money to Raspberry Pi Foundation for Pre-Installing Malware

The Raspberry Pi is now gaining attention from malware distributors who want the popular mini-computers to deliver with pre-install malware. The Raspberry Pi Foundation has made a shocking revelation that the charitable foundation has been offered money to install malware onto the Raspberry Pi machines before they were shipped out …

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Hyatt Hotel Says Payment Systems Hacked with Credit-Card Stealing Malware

Hyatt Hotels Corporation is notifying its customers that credit card numbers and other sensitive information may have been stolen after it found malware on the computers that process customer payments. “We recently identified malware on computers that operate the payment processing systems for Hyatt-managed locations,” the company announced on Wednesday. “As …

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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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Oracle Ordered to Publicly Admit Misleading Java Security Updates

Security issues have long tantalized over 850 Million users that have Oracle’s Java software installed on their computers. The worst thing is that the software was not fully updated or secure for years, exposing millions of PCs to attack. And for this reason, Oracle is now paying the price.Oracle has …

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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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AlienVault Unified Security Management: Real-Time Threat Detection Starting on Day 1

As organizations expand their IT infrastructure to match their evolving business models and meet changing regulatory requirements, they often find that their networks have become extremely complex and challenging to manage. A primary concern for many IT teams is detecting threats in the mountain of event data being generated every …

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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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