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Dead donkeys, gun wielding penguins and the Internet Worm at 25 - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

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The big stories of 2013 were Adobe, PRISM and CryptoLocker - but what about some of the wackier stuff? Google's dead donkey? The Space Station lost and found? Gun wielding penguins?

All this and more in 60 Sec Security - 04 January 2014

OpenSSL website defacement - it wasn't a HYPERVISOR HACK after all

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OpenSSL, the widely-used open source cryptographic library, had its website defaced.

Early stories may have told you that it was a "hypervisor hack," which sounds like serious trouble, but it wasn't...

Singapore police cuff alleged Anonymous hacker

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Singapore police have arrested a man they claim is "The Messiah."

They allege he's responsible for recent hacks against websites in Singapore, including the blog of a journalist who didn't report his original hacking threats as precisely as he liked.

Anonymous hacker @ItsKahuna sentenced to 3 years for hacking police sites

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John Anthony Borell III, aka "@ItsKahuna", admitted to attacking a slew of police sites in an operation that included exposing the personal details of thousands.

Reuters journalist who allegedly conspired with Anonymous hackers is suspended

Reuters journalist who allegedly conspired with Anonymous hackers is suspended

A Reuters journalist has been indicted by a US federal grand jury for allegedly handing over the login credentials of his former employer, Los Angeles Times parent company Tribune Co., to Anonymous hackers.

Court website attacked after Pussy Riot punk band convicted

Court website attacked after Pussy Riot punk band convicted

The fallout over the controversial conviction of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot continued on Tuesday, with hackers compromising and defacing the webpage of Moscow's Khamovnichesky Court.

VIDEO: Boston Police hits back at Anonymous with sarcasm

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Anonymous is proud of saying that an idea can't be arrested or killed, but it seems like the Boston Police Department has thought of one way of fighting back: sarcasm.

Anonymous threatens Mexican politicians and City of Toronto

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Anonymous are threatening to attack the City of Toronto if they evict the occupy protesters from St. James Park. They have also hacked political websites in Mexico during this weekend's election posting videos accusing officials of corruption.

LG hacked - website defaced to show simulated intrusion

LG hacked - web site defaced to show simulated intrusion

One of the websites belonging to global electronics giant LG has been hacked by a collective calling itself the Intra Web Security Exploit Team.

Watch a video of what the attackers did. And learn how to avoid ending up in this situation yourself!

Hacker's phone call to police saying he defaced their website.. because he was bored

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An AntiSec hacker tells police in a phone call that boredom drove him to hack their website.

Listen for yourself to the call.

Nigerian government website falls at hands of Brazilian defacement

Nigerian government website falls at hands of Brazilian defacement

The official website of the Nigerian government has been defaced by hackers.

Hackers deface Libya's top level domain registry with anti-Gaddafi message

Hackers deface Libya's top level domain registry with anti-Gadaffi message

With heavy fighting reaching the compound of Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi's compound, hackers have also taken virtual arms overnight and defaced the website of domain name registry nic.ly.

The MySpace puppies hack that wasn't

The MySpace puppies hack that wasn't

Visitors to MySpace were greeted by an unusual message today - but it wasn't the result of a malicious hacker attack.

AnonPlus, Anonymous's social network, is hacked

AnonPlus, Anonymous's social network, is hacked

Turkish hackers deface AnonPlus's webpage with an image of a dog wearing a suit, mocking the more normal Anonymous logo.

Pfizer's Facebook page hacked - don't be next!

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Pharmaceutical megacorp Pfizer's Facebook page was defaced a couple of days ago, quite literally by script kiddies.

How safe is your organisation's social media presence from depredations of this sort?

David Beckham's website defaced by hackers

David Beckham's website defaced by hackers

The website of British football superstar David Beckham has been hacked, with an image of a hapless dog attempting to eat a bowl of food painted on a street sign.

Is this an own goal for the soccer ace?

Hackers plant bogus celebrity stories on Sony Music Ireland website

Hackers plant bogus celebrity stories on Sony Music Ireland website

If you went to the website of Sony Music Ireland earlier today you would have seen some astonishing celebrity stories..

Amy Winehouse's website hacked and defaced

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The SwagSec hacking group has broken into the official website of singer Amy Winehouse and defaced it by posting an expletive-filled message and an image of the rapper Lil' B.

ClassicCars.com hacked by Indonesian hackers

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An analysis of the defacement of classiccars.com. Find out how to secure your site against attack and some of the techniques used by our adversaries.

Wikipedia hacked - Footballers need help in bed?

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A friend and colleague just tipped me off to the defacement/spamming of the Wikipedia page for the FIFA 2010 World Cup. Of course, anyone can edit a Wikipedia page, but usually high profile pages like this are protected from being Read more…