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Chipotle apologises for offensive tweets, says account was hacked

Chipotle apologises for offensive tweets, says account was hacked

Mexican fast-food chain Chipotle was forced to apologise after its hacked Twitter account spewed out a string of unpalatable tweets.

SSCC 181 - The Security Duel: "Bug reports at 15 paces" [PODCAST]

Microsoft vs. Google - Google vs. Users - Hackers vs. US Army - the fight is on in the latest episode of our weekly security podcast!

Enjoy...

Crackers take over social media accounts of US Central Command

CENTCOM is responsible for US military operations in the Middle East.

Hacking its social media accounts would be a notable stunt...

3 tips for a quieter Christmas than Sony

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What can you do so that, when your users return from vacation, you reduce the chance of a 'Sony moment' all of your own?

Here's our advice...

Yes, ICANN keep your data safe...oops, sorry, no I can't - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

Time for the latest episode of our weekly 60 Second Security video!

The news, in just one minute...enjoy.

Sony Pictures calls on media to stop publishing its "stolen information"

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Sony Pictures Entertainment has warned the media not to publish the details of anything that was stolen in last month's hack by a group calling itself Guardians of Peace (GOP).

If the government confiscates your spyware, where does it end up? 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

Here's the latest episode of our weekly "60 Second Security" video.

An entertaining way to turn news into knowledge...and it only takes a minute!

"That's not a hack..." - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

Here's our latest 60 Second Security video.

One week of news in one amusingly informative minute...

Has the PlayStation Network really been hacked? Should you change your password?

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A smallish sample of usernames and passwords allegedly stolen from the PlayStation Network (PSN), Windows Live and 2K Gaming Studio has been leaked by a trio of crackers.

Real or hoax?

Dropbox passwords leaked, third-party services blamed

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Hundreds of Dropbox logins were posted on Pastebin and Reddit, but it turns out they were stolen from a third-party service months ago, Dropbox says. So why did some of those passwords work, as Reddit users claimed? Think password reuse.

Is it *really* such a bad idea to use a password twice?

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We regularly warn you against using the same password for multiple accounts.

But if you memorise one really long and complex password, isn't that enough?

No! Here's why...

Bitcoin inventor's identity allegedly under threat after claimed "Satoshi Nakamoto" email hijack

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An anonymous internet user claims to have hacked the email account of Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of virtual currency Bitcoin, and is threatening to unveil Nakamoto's identity for 25 Bitcoins.

Home Depot credit card breach: company to "investigate"

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Home Depot has responded to reports yesterday that it suffered a credit card breach.

Apple ransomware strikes Australia - pay Oleg $100 or else

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This morning, a number of Australian iPad and iPhone users woke up to a strange sight.

"Device hacked by Oleg Pliss. For unlock device..."

New Zealand's 18-tonne supercomputer - was it hacked, or not?

There's a storm brewing in New Zealand, it seems, after news that a supercomputer at the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research was "hacked."

Facebook rape joke posted by 'hackers', Hooters insists

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The US emporium of beer, buxom babes and unlimited $10.99 chicken pointed the finger at Facebook hackers after somebody posted a rape joke onto its page on Saturday.

Hacker who Snowdenized ethical hacking site also grabbed email control

Hacker who Snowdenized ethical hacking site also grabbed email control

The hacker behind the pasting of Edward Snowden's mug onto the EC-Council's site also managed to send a password-reset to its cloud-based enterprise email and get control of some customers' accounts.

Anatomy of a "goto fail" - Apple's SSL bug explained, plus an unofficial patch for OS X!

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Apple just patched an SSL/TLS bug in iOS - but the flaw is not yet fixed in OS X.

Paul Ducklin comes to the rescue with explanations, mitigations, and even an unofficial patch! (For educational purposes only, you understand.)

Flash patched, Forbes hacked and Korea reacts - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

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Another Flash emergency already? More SEA hacking? Why have the password "changeme" if you don't? How big a fine for a 20,000,000 record breach?

It'll only take you a minute to find out!