In an announcement made on Thursday, computer firm Adobe Systems revealed that nearly 2.9 million of its customers have fallen victim to numerous "sophisticated attacks," in which hackers compromised the personal data of the affected customers as well as accessed the source code of Adobe products.
About its handing over of the details of one of the alleged Lulzsec hackers who compromised the Sony Picture Entertainment systems, the anonymous VPN HideMyAss said that if its services are used for illegitimate purposes, it will not hide the online access of the offenders.
Cyberspy network that attacked 47 government agencies and private institutions in Russia and other former Soviet states has been traced back to the US and UK.
Security researchers at Trend Micro claimed the attackers made use of a control network of 15 domain names and ten active IP addresses, and common servers running the malware attacks were situated in the US and UK.
The UK newspaper “The Guardian” has turned down Wikileaks’ accusation that it is responsible for the leak of hundreds of thousands of secret US diplomatic cables.
In a statement, the Guardian said that it “utterly rejects any suggestion that it is responsible for the release of the unedited cables.”
Security firm F-Secure finally exposed the back-door file that let hackers to hack into security vendor RSA.
The data stolen from RSA was later used to break into defence firms Lockheed-Martin and Northrop-Grumman.
Security researchers at F-Secure discovered that hackers made use of a phishing email supposedly from a recruitment site, called Beyond. com.
A mobile security expert has warned that he had discovered several new flaws in Google’s Android which can be exploited by hackers to attack devices based on the popular operating system.
Privateer Labs’ founder Riley Hassell said that he, in partnership with his colleague Shane Macaulay, had discovered more than a dozen popular Android applications which could make phones an easy target for hackers.
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