Tag: hijack

PayPal patches account hijacking flaw 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Bug bounty program unearths serious vulnerability.
Google account takeovers down 99 percent 
By Dan Kaplan | Feb 21, 2013 | Comment Now 
Gmail login attempts tested against 120 variables.
Mac Flashback hijacked $10k a day: Symantec 
May 2, 2012 | Comment Now 
Click-fraud scheme about the revenue.
Twitter boosts security with HTTPS 
By Tom Brewster | Mar 17, 2011 | Comment Now 
Combats account hijacking tools.
Twitter gets 20 years' good security bond 
By Liam Tung | Mar 14, 2011 | Comment Now 
Settles over security claim.
Block The Filter accused of censorship protest hijack 
By Ry Crozier | Feb 17, 2010 | Comment Now 
Anonymous faction rebukes picnic organisers.
Warcom staffer hijacks blog posts 
By Ry Crozier | Nov 23, 2009 | Comment Now 
Still visible in RSS feeds.
Researchers hijack Torpig botnet 
By Shaun Nichols | May 5, 2009 | Comment Now 
In an effort to better understand the workings of cybercrime, a group of researchers recently hijacked and dissected a massive botnet.
New phishing ploy exploits secure sessions to hijack data 
By Dan Kaplan | Jan 14, 2009 | Comment Now 
Researchers have discovered a new way for attackers to phish for credentials without the need to send emails or trick users into visiting a malicious website.
Clickjacking exploits enable hackers to hijack webcams 
By Angela Moscaritolo | Oct 9, 2008 | Comment Now 
Using Flash Player and clickjacking techniques, webcams and microphones can be hijacked, prompting Adobe to issue a workaround as users await a fix.
Hijacked Facebook accounts used to spread torture pics 
By Shaun Nichols | Mar 26, 2008 | Comment Now 
Security researchers claim to have uncovered a new wave of attacks in which profiles on Facebook are used to post images of child torture..
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