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As third-party tools make hacking easier, experts warn of online risks (EN) | www.livemint.com
| 16-12-2013 | New Delhi: Computer hacking and electronic spamming used to be the realm of geeks proficient in writing code and discovering security loopholes in computer operating systems and applications. Thatâs no longer the case. Recent research by global security company McAfee Inc., a unit o...
Seven fraudsters traced in West Bengal, Bihar in Rs19 lakh online fraud case (EN) | www.dnaindia.com
| 15-12-2013 | Pune cops suspect over 20 people from across the country involved in the case In a major development, investigations of Cyber Crime Cell (CCC) of Pune police have found that seven people from West Bengal and Bihar are also involved in the recent online cheating case where fraudsters h...
Botnet Enlists Firefox Users to Hack Web Sites (EN) | krebsonsecurity.com
| 16-12-2013 | An unusual botnet that has ensnared more than 12,500 systems disguises itself as a legitimate add-on for Mozilla Firefoxand forces infected PCs to scour Web sites for vulnerabilities that can be used to install malware, an investigation by KrebsOnSecurity has discovered.The botnet, du...
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