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Kelly Brooks personal photos leaked online

US sitcom 'One Big Happy' star Kelly Brooks has become a target of hackers for the second time after a set of 24 nude photos of her were posted online by hackers. The photos show the actress in various intimate poses in her bedroom. Kelly had fallen victim to a celebrity hacking scandal last year also in which thousands of photos of various celebrities were posted online in one of the biggest scandals of such kind.Her ex-fiancee David...

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Interpol coordinated to take down Simda botnet

Interpol coordinated to take down Simda botnet

The Simda botnet has been taken down on April 9 in a collaborative effort between international law enforcement bodies and private security and technology companies coordinated by Interpol's Global Complex for Innovation.The botnet, known for spreading banking malware and establishing backdoor for many malware, has exploited more than 770,000 computers in 190 countries. The take down has resulted in seizure of 14 command-and-control...

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HSBC Finance confirms data breach of mortgaged customers

HSBC Finance confirms data breach of mortgaged customers

In a breach notification letter sent to the New Hampshire Attorney General, HSBC Finance Corporation has revealed that sensitive mortgage information of customers of a number of its subsidiaries has been potentially compromised.The company says that personal information of 685 New Hampshire residents, about mortgage accounts, such as customers’ names, Social Security numbers, account numbers and possibly telephone numbers, were...

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CSPF donates one lakh rupees to IronWASP project

CSPF donates one lakh rupees to IronWASP project

Cyber Security & Privacy Foundation (CSPF), a non-profit organisation which provides solution to tackle cyber security and privacy issues, has donated Rs.1,000,00 to Iron Web application Advanced Security testing Platform (IronWASP) project, Asia's largest open source security project."We will use the donation to support the further development of the project," said Lavakumar Kuppan, the founder of IronWASP. "It is really encouraging....

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Russian police arrest suspects behind Nazi-loving Android malware

Russian police arrest suspects behind Nazi-loving Android malware

A Nazi-themed malware control panel- The Spveng Gang (pc- www.forbes.com)A 25-year-old has been arrested by The Russian Ministry Of Internal Affairs for creating a particularly harmful strain of Android-money stealing malware ‘Spveng’, which had infected around 350,000 google devices last year. The officers have also arrested four other individuals of the cybercriminal gang, who are reportedly fond of Nazi iconography. This particular...

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White lodging confirms second data breach at 10 hotels

White Lodging Services Corporation (WLSC), an independent company which manages more than 160 hotels in 21 states of America, has confirmed a second data breach on its credit card systems at 10 locations.In a press release issued on April 8, the WLSC said that the suspected breach of point-of-sale systems at food and beverage outlets, such as restaurants and lounges, from July 3, 2014 to February 6, 2015 at 10 hotels. While it is believed...

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Colombian hacker gets 10 years in jail for spying

Colombian hacker gets 10 years in jail for spying

A Colombian court sentenced hacker Andres Sepúlveda to 10 years in prison after he admitted to various crimes, including spying on the government’s peace talks with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). He admitted to spying on representatives of both the government and the FARC guerilla during peace negotiations.The Internet pirate was arrested in May 2014 after being traced to secret offices that hacked confidential...

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