Oculus CEO Twitter Account Hacked

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It looks like the big guys from tech giants are not immune from hackers. The Twitter account of Brendan Iribe, the CEO of Oculus (virtual headset maker) was hacked making him included in the list of important figures that had their social media accounts compromised.     Iribe‚Äôs account was taken over several days ago,… Read more »

Hackers Can Steal Your ATM PIN Using Your Smartwatch

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As your day-to-day apparel and accessories are turning into networked mobile electronic devices that attach to your body like smartwatch or fitness band, the threat to our personal data these devices collect has risen exponentially. A recent study from Binghamton University also suggests your smartwatch or fitness tracker is not as secure as you think… Read more »

Casino Operator Sues IT Security Firm

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A Las Vegas based casino operator has sued Trustwave for failure to protect the company from a breach that resulted in credit card theft, allowing the hackers to maintain their foothold during the investigation period. The lawsuit was filed by Affinity Gaming in US district court in Nevada. This is the first case where a… Read more »

WARNING: Serious Flaw in Netgear Routers Update Your Firmware

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In a news report from ZDNET, some models of Netgear routers has a vulnerability and hackers are exploiting the flaw. The hackers can route web browsing data to malicious serves, in which they can gather confidential information from the user. Joe Giron, a security researcher told BBC that the administrative settings on his personal router… Read more »

New Russian Anti-Piracy Law Could Block Sites Forever

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Following massive pressure from both local and international rightsholders, 21 months ago Russia took steps to improve its reputation of going soft on piracy. On August 1, 2013, the country introduced a brand new intellectual property law which provided a mechanism through which sites could be blocked by intermediaries should they not comply with rightsholder… Read more »