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Guess what happened after VEVO told its hackers to ‘f**k off’…

A hacking gang posted 3.12 terabytes of VEVO’s internal files online, after it discovered the company was being reckless with its security.

David Bisson reports.


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Despite appearances, WikiLeaks wasn’t hacked

If you own a website, take advantage of the security features that your DNS registrar offers you or risk suffering the kind of attack OurMine wrought against WikiLeaks.


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Sometimes hacks can be more about mischief than malice

Once again, FC Barcelona has had its social media accounts hacked.

Maybe they want to think a little bit more about improving their defence?


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Sony social media accounts hijacked as hackers claims to have stolen PSN database

The OurMine hacking group claimed yet another corporate scalp this weekend – seizing control over the Twitter and Facebook accounts of Sony’s PlayStation Network (PSN).

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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Lessons to learn after hackers hijack HBO’s Facebook and Twitter accounts

It’s never a dull day if you’re working in HBO’s IT security team.

Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.


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Mark Zuckerberg has his Pinterest account hacked (again)

The hacking group OurMine has targeted Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg for the second time in recent months.

Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.


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Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales didn’t die this weekend, despite what his hacked Twitter account said

No, Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, isn’t dead.

But his Twitter *did* get hacked.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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How should businesses respond to the TechCrunch hack?

The notorious OurMine hacking gang compromised the TechCrunch website. What lessons can other companies running WordPress learn from the security breach?

Read more in my article on the Bitdefender Business Insights blog.


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WikiLeaks knocked offline in ongoing feud between OurMine hacking gang and Anonymous

When OurMine and Anonymous get embroiled in an online battle, other websites feel the pain.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai hit by hackers

The hacking group which broke into social media accounts of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg have claimed another high profile scalp: the CEO of Google.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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