A-Doh!-Be hit by ‘sophisticated’ Cyber Attack

Adobe’s systems have been hit by numerous “sophisticated attacks” that have compromised the information of 2.9 million customers, and accessed the source code of Adobe products. The company said¬†on Thursday¬†that it has been the victim of a major cyberattack and said hackers had accessed those millions of customer IDs and encrypted passwords. “We also believe […]

Anonymous Hackers Target Child Porn Websites

The Anonymous campaign began Oct. 14, when members of the hacktivist group found a cache of child-pornography websites while browsing a secret website called the Hidden Wiki, a guidebook to hundreds of underground websites invisible to search engines and regular Internet users. The hackers singled out Lolita City, a file-sharing site used by pedophiles, and […]

Irish Catholic paper hacked: ‘Gotta love false hope’

A security breach has left several sites including the Irish Catholic defaced. Atheistic hackers defaced the paper’s site at http://www.irishcatholic.ie/site on sunday with a message mocking religion that also fired barbs at a site admin. The message, headed, You.Got.Taken (screenshot below), states: “The Irish Catholic – Ireland’s biggest and best-selling Catholic newspaper since 1888 is […]

NATO Bookshop site hacked

NATO is warning subscribers to its e-Bookshop service that hackers have likely stolen its customer database. The site is run as a separate service for distributing NATO information and does not contain any classified or secret information. The bookshop has been closed and all members been warned by email to change their passwords if they […]

Travelodge Admits Hack

Travelodge has told customers who’ve received spam email that the company has not lost their credit card details, which is nice. The letter said: Our main priority is to ensure the security of our customers’ data, which is why I wanted to make you aware that a small number of you may have received a […]

Travelodge hack, investigation continues…

Travelodge is investigating its IT systems to discover how customer email addresses have gone astray. Several other customers have blogged of similar experiences, here’s Shepy’s post on the apparent hack. Either LulzSec has taken a step down from hacking the US Senate and the CIA to target the motel chain, or Travelodge has been hit […]

Citigroup breach exposed more accounts than first claimed

The security breach that hit the website of Citigroup exposed data for more than 360,000 accounts, the bank said on Wednesday, about 80 percent more than it previously reported. Citigroup publicly disclosed the compromise last week, but said it involved about 200,000 accounts. Wednesday’s revision came amid an inquiry by the Connecticut Attorney General’s office, […]

Citigroup hack exploited easy-to-detect web flaw…apparently

Hackers who stole bank account details for 200,000 Citigroup customers infiltrated the company’s system by exploiting a garden-variety security hole in the company’s website for credit card users, according to a report citing an unnamed security investigator. The New York Times reported that the technique allowed the hackers to leapfrog from account to account on […]

Acer hack leaks 40,000 users details

Hackers say they breached the website security of computer-maker Acer and made off with data for 40,000 of its customers. Screenshots posted on Friday on The Hacker News appeared to show the purchase histories, names, email addresses, and partial addresses and phone numbers for a limited number of customers stored on acer-euro.com. The site said […]

And again…new Sony hack exposes more consumer passwords

Hackers who last week broke into the website of television network PBS have turned their attention to Sony’s movie division, publishing what appeared to be the email addresses and passwords belonging to at least 50,000 consumers who registered for online promotions. A group called LulzSec claimed responsibility for the attack and said it was achieved […]