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Lady Gaga’s Website Hacked, Fans Exposed

Hackers have managed to break into Lady Gaga’s website and leaked information about its registered users, prompting the pop star’s record label to contact the police. The security breach occurred on June 27 and involved the official websites of several Universal Music artists and bands. However, the hackers, who call themselves Swagger Security or SwagSec, only leaked the Gaga information ... Read More »

US, Romanian authorities target Internet fraud scheme

Romanian law enforcement officials on Thursday executed 117 searches targeting more than 100 people in an ongoing effort with the U.S. Department of Justice to break up a large Internet auction fraud scheme, the DOJ said. The coordinated effort between Romanian and U.S. law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest of more than 100 people in Romania and the ... Read More »

Hacker collective Anonymous to launch social networking site

After having its Google+ profile taken down, group says it will develop AnonPlus for all comers   Anonymous, which has claimed credit for several high-profile cyber attacks in recent months, plans to launch what it says will be a new social networking site called AnonPlus. The group’s move was apparently spurred by Google’s decision to shut down Anonymous’ Google+ account ... Read More »

Oracle issues 78 patches in quarterly security update

Oracle issues 78 patches in quarterly security update Oracle is to release a mammoth 78 patches on Tuesday as part of the company’s quarterly security update, including 23 fixes for Sun products and 13 for Database Server.Oracle said in a Critical Patch Release pre-release announcement on Thursday that the patches have been designed to fix flaws across hundreds of its ... Read More »

Microsoft boosts Hotmail password security

Microsoft has rolled out new features for its popular Hotmail webmail service designed to make it easier for users to report suspected hacked accounts and encourage better password etiquette. The first feature is an additional tab on the drop down menu which allows ujsers to choose “phishing scam” or “My friend’s been hacked” if they suspect an account has been ... Read More »

Cold Calling Scammers Hit Canada

Telephone scams in which malware distributors call users and trick them into infecting themselves or providing unrestricted access to their computers are increasingly common in Canada. According to security researchers from antivirus vendor Sophos, the callers pose as technical support engineers working for Microsoft, Canadian telecommunication provider TELUS or other trusted companies.// They are usually based overseas in countries like ... Read More »