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Police Detain Information Security Expert Javier Smaldone for Hacking Due to Tweet About Government Leakage

Police detained Javier Smaldone

In Argentina, police detained famous security researcher Javier Smaldone and ransacked his apartment. Javier Smaldone is suspected of hacking into government computer systems and stealing confidential documents, but the researcher himself has a different theory. “Smaldone claimed the entire affair was a witch-hunt, describing his arrest and raid as “political …

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AT&T website quietly redirected Pentesters to the FBI website

AT&T redirected Pentesters to the FBI

An information security specialist under the pseudonym Nux and included in ThugCrowd, told ZDNet about the strange joke of the developers of the AT&T website. They redirected the Pentesters to the FBI website. The specialist was looking for bugs on erate.att.com, which is used by educational institutions and libraries to …

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Chinese government sponsored cybercriminals attack on Dalai Lama office

Cybercriminals attacked the Dalai Lama office

Citizen Lab specialists discovered a new targeted cybercriminal campaign aimed at owners of iOS and Android devices. Cybercriminals attacked Tibetans, including those who works in the Dalai Lama’s office. A hacker group that researchers called Poison Carp sent malicious links to the victims using the WhatsApp messenger. After clicking on …

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Attackers hacked of Twitter’s founder Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey's Twitter hacked

Last weekend, Twitter account of Jack Dorsey, founder and CEO of Twitter, was hacked. Having compromised the account, the attackers began to publish offensive and racist content on behalf of Dorsey, and even claimed that a bomb was planted at the company’s headquarters (such threats can hardly be called a …

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Chrome, Safari and Firefox will block Kazakhstani digital certificates

Chrome blocks Kazakh certificates

On Wednesday, August 21, Google, Apple and Mozilla announced intention to implement in their browsers a blocking of digital certificates issued by the certifying center of Kazakhstan. In July, residents of Kazakhstan were ordered to install on all gadgets with Internet access a state security certificate that allows law enforcement …

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Attackers Hacked Jessica Alba Twitter

Attackers Hacked Jessica Alba Twitter

Unknown attackers broke into Twitter account of actress Jessica Alba, after which they posted insults against minorities, as well as racist statements. For a few hours outrageous tweets were in the public domain. One of the tweets claimed that “Nazi Germany did everything right.” In another, unflattering remarks have already …

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