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A DNS change has put 284 webpages at a weakness to hackers. Among the pages defaced by a group of seemingly Turkish hackers are the eBay, Microsoft and Google sites. No groups claim responsibility.
At the ShmooCon hacker conference, researchers with security firm IOActive claimed a design bug in the system used by Windows PCs to obtain proxy settings could let attackers hijack traffic. Internet Explorer on Windows PCs...
Marc Schoenefeld has reported a weakness in Opera, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose some system information. Opera accesses the JRE (Java Runtime Environment) directly instead of using the Java plugin. The...
Shrinking PlayStation 2 shipments and sales send revenues from the game division tumbling. Sony Corporation reports that the game division of Sony's developement reduced sales of Playstation 2 hardware as well as...
Flaws in the filtering technology used by Web-based email services make it possible for hackers to smuggle viruses past defences. Israeli security outfit GreyMagic Software warned today that this "severe security" vulnerability could allow attackers...
In a 17th-floor corner office in north Toronto, a group of computer nerds is feverishly attacking Corporate Canada -- and getting paid for its efforts. "If you have a system on-line, you will...