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Toolkits now used in the majority of cyberattacks    
By Angela Moscaritolo | Jan 20, 2011 | Comment Now 
Kits allow criminals without hacking skills to engage in cybercrime.
 
Microsoft denies Kinect could be used to snoop 
By Stewart Mitchell | Nov 17, 2010 | Comment Now 
Gaming device passes one million sales.
 
Security firm warns of advanced evasion techniques 
 
Twitter fixes cross-site scripting vulnerability 
By Dan Raywood | Sep 8, 2010 | Comment Now 
Exploit stole a user's cookie to distribute compromised links.
 
Facebook fixes privacy bug 
By Angela Moscaritolo | Aug 13, 2010 | Comment Now 
Flaw existed for unknown length of time.
 
Critical flaws discovered in widely used embedded OS 
By Angela Moscaritolo | Aug 4, 2010 | Comment Now 
500 million devices could be affected.
 
New jail-break app gets iPad users free 3G 
By Iain Thomson | May 5, 2010 | Comment Now 
Turns iPhone into a 3G modem for iPad.
 
Lada Gaga, Rihanna lyrics used to foist Java exploit 
By Dan Kaplan | Apr 15, 2010 | Comment Now 
Attacks shut down song lyrics site.
 
Cyclist accused of hacking French laboratory 
By Shaun Nichols | Feb 18, 2010 | Comment Now 
Court issues arrest warrant.
 
EFF kicks off browser tracking project 
By Shaun Nichols | Jan 30, 2010 | Comment Now 
Analyse traffic monitoring techniques.
 
Hacked Hotmail accounts used weak passwords 
By David Neal | Oct 8, 2009 | Comment Now 
Majority were easy to pick.
 
Microsoft takes aim at shady advertisers 
By Shaun Nichols | Sep 21, 2009 | Comment Now 
Company files suit against purveyors of 'malvertising'.
 
Retailers indicted in US$22m identity theft fraud 
By Iain Thomson | Aug 25, 2009 | Comment Now 
AT&T and T-Mobile get stung for million.
 
California lawmaker wants satellite images blurred 
By Iain Thomson | Mar 5, 2009 | Comment Now 
A member of the California assembly has tabled a bill that would force mapping companies to blur out millions of images in case they aid terrorists.
 
JB Hi-Fi caught selling used phones as new 
Feb 27, 2009 | Comment Now 
JB Hi-Fi claims a 'procedural error' led to one of its stores selling used mobile phones as new - a glitch that has seen the retailer dragged over the coals by the Australian ...
 
Dell launches inkless printer range 
By Iain Thomson | Feb 11, 2009 | Comment Now 
Dell is launching a new range of inkless printers aimed at the mobile user.
 
Hackers clone passports in drive-by RFID heist 
By Iain Thomson | Feb 4, 2009 | Comment Now 
A British hacker has shown how easy it is to clone US passport cards that use RFID by conducting a drive-by test on the streets of San Francisco.
 
Microsoft shows off future technologies 
By Daniel Robinson | Oct 31, 2008 | Comment Now 
On the third day of Microsoft's Professional Developers Conference, Rick Rashid, senior vice president of Microsoft Research, showcased some of the projects the company is ...
 
Stolen SSH keys used for attacks 
By Shaun Nichols | Aug 28, 2008 | Comment Now 
Linux keys harvested by hackers.
 
First analogue computer used to predict Olympics 
By Iain Thomson | Aug 1, 2008 | Comment Now 
A new analysis of the Antikythera Mechanism, which is thought to be the first analogue computer, has shown it was used to not only predict solar movements but also plan for the ...
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