Charter Communications officials believe a software error during routine maintenance caused the company to delete the contents of 14,000 customer e-mail accounts. There is no way to retrieve the messages, photos and other attachments that...

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According to Atlanta, Gerogia-based Exploit Prevention Labs, a multi-exploit hack pack was behind 70.9% of all Web-based attacks throughout December 2006. The kit includes up to a dozen different exploits, including several derived from the...

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Valve Cans 20,000 Steam Accounts

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Yesterday, Valve disabled approximately 20,000 Steam accounts which had been used to try to access Half-Life 2 without purchasing it. The method used was extremely easy for Valve to trace and confirm, and so there...

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Google's high profile webmail service, Gmail, is vulnerable to a security exploit that might allow hackers full access to a user's email account simply by knowing the user name, according to reports. The security flaw...

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An interesting point raised here is the trust we have in closed source providers like Cisco and Microsoft. Although i'm not suggesting that everything should be open sourced, should we introduce some kind of mandatory...

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A serious security flaw in Microsoft's Passport service put users' accounts, including their personal information and credit card numbers, at risk of being hijacked. The flaw, in Passport's password recovery mechanism,...

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The accounts of millions of AOL subscribers were jeopardized this week due to a serious flaw in the company's Web-based mail system. The vulnerability stems from an error in one of AOL's...

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