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Hackers Steal Data from Many Italian Universities

A hacker affiliated with Anonymous claims to have broken into the websites of 18 Italian universities from where he extracted sensitive information. The hacker who uses the online handle of LulzStorm, a reference to the defunct LulzSec hacking outfit, has uploaded part of the stolen data in a torrent. “Today is a great day for us all, and a very ... Read More »

Google+ Scam Spreading Via Fake Invites [WARNING]

Malicious hackers have targeted Google’s social networking service, Google+, for the first time in a scam that involves fake invites to the service, Naked Security reports. The fake invites are spreading through e-mail, and they look very similar to the actual invites to the service, down to the e-mail address which seems to be coming from a Google+ member. [More ... Read More »

Anonymous hacker group hits Apple, publishes data

Anonymous publishes 27 usernames and passwords from Apple survey site The Internet vigilante hacker group Anonymous claimed to have broken into an Apple Inc server and published a small number of usernames and passwords for one of the U.S. technology company’s websites. Anonymous said on Sunday via its account on microblogging site Twitter that Apple could be a target for ... Read More »

Hackers Deface Amy Winehouse Website

A group of hackers called Swagger Security has broken into the website of English singer Amy Winehouse and  posted an offensive message on its homepage. The group made references to Anonymous’ AntiSec campaign by writing “Winehouse = no swag, AntiSec = no swag, we swag” and called the troubled artist a racist white devil. The hateful message is quite lengthy ... Read More »

Germany sees nearly 20 percent rise in cybercrime

BERLIN (AP) — German federal police say the country saw a nearly 20 percent rise in cybercrime last year, causing euro61.5 million ($89 million) in damage. Federal Criminal Police Office chief Joerg Ziercke said Thursday that the number of cybercrime incidents rose to 59,839 in 2010 from 50,254 in 2009. The increase is linked to greater consumer use of the ... Read More »

Facebook Scammers Back to Old Tricks

Facebook scammers are combining old techniques in new campaigns spotted on the social networking website, including clickjacking and registering rogue app pages. After a period of paste-this-code-type scams and fake pages hosted on external servers, affiliate marketing spammers are back to their old tricks, security researchers from F-Secure warn. // <![CDATA[// A new scam currently spreading on the social network ... Read More »