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LulzSec's Sabu helped FBI disrupt 300 hacking attacks 
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LulzSec's Sabu helped FBI disrupt 300 hacking attacks

As many as 300 online attacks thwarted with aid of Sabu, according to US law enforcement
24 million vulnerable home routers primed to launch DDoS attacks 
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24 million vulnerable home routers primed to launch DDoS attacks

DNS trickery generates 240TB of waste data every day
Megaupload takedown sparks wave of hacktivist attacks 
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Megaupload takedown sparks wave of hacktivist attacks

US Government websites and the sites of rights holders have been hit in a tit-for-tat hacking attack following the closure of an alleged copyright infringing website.
Oil industry warns hacking attacks could kill 
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Oil industry warns hacking attacks could kill

Hacker-controlled "opening and closing valves" could lead to fires, environmental damage and human deaths, warns oil industry expert.
David Cameron: UK Government hit by daily cyber attacks 
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David Cameron: UK Government hit by daily cyber attacks

The UK Prime Minister has declared the need to fight cybercrime and that security is a priority.
UK police charge student over Anonymous DDoS attacks 
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UK police charge student over Anonymous DDoS attacks

22-year-old student accused of taking part in Anonymous attacks.
Police accessed BlackBerry Messenger during London's riot attacks 
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Police accessed BlackBerry Messenger during London's riot attacks

Social media used as riot-prevention intelligence, police tell Parliament
Android flaw could lead to phishing app attacks 
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Android flaw could lead to phishing app attacks

SECURITY ALERT: Attention grabbing pop-up could mimic online banking login pages.
Symantec: Shady RAT attacks may not be from China 
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Symantec: Shady RAT attacks may not be from China

Security firm takes a closer look at massive hacking attack.
Police arrest teenager for Anonymous attacks 
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Police arrest teenager for Anonymous attacks

Arrest comes as FBI picks up 16 in the US for computer crimes.
Report: SMBs the main victims of targeted attacks 
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Report: SMBs the main victims of targeted attacks

Despite high profile hits on big companies like RSA, SMBs are being hit more than anyone else by targeted attacks.
Android and iPhone malware attacks incoming 
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Android and iPhone malware attacks incoming

The smartphone security wars are coming, at least according to one industry expert.
Three phishers jailed for bank attacks 
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Three phishers jailed for bank attacks

A PCeU investigation leads to the downfall of three men involved in phishing scams.
Google looks to kill man in the middle attacks 
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Google looks to kill man in the middle attacks

Google Chrome researchers have announced Chromium updates to tackle man-in-the-middle attacks, focusing on “mixed scripting” vulnerabilities.
Nintendo and Epic warn of hack attacks 
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Nintendo and Epic warn of hack attacks

Games companies are getting hit hard as Nintendo and Epic warn of threats.
Sony warns of phishing attacks after latest hack 
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Sony warns of phishing attacks after latest hack

Sony Pictures admits 37,500 users were affected, but no credit card details were lost
MoD experienced more than 1,000 cyber attacks in 2010 
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MoD experienced more than 1,000 cyber attacks in 2010

Secretary of Defence Dr Liam Fox has revealed that the Ministry of Defence dealt with more than 1,000 cyber attacks on UK interests last year.
Google blames China for targeted Gmail attacks 
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Google blames China for targeted Gmail attacks

Google has accused Chinese snoopers of hijacking personal Gmail accounts of government officials, military personal and journalists in the US.
InfoSec 2011: Energy firms pummelled by DDoS attacks 
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InfoSec 2011: Energy firms pummelled by DDoS attacks

A McAfee report shows energy providers are getting hit by some serious DDoS attacks.
E-crime fighters collar three over bank attacks 
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E-crime fighters collar three over bank attacks

The Police Central e-Crime Unit has arrested three people and charged two of them in connection with alleged online banking crimes.
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