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$28 Million in Bitcoins Seized from Cyber Black Market

The US Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced today the seizure of some 30000 Bitcoins from the Silk Road server, according to a press release.

Starbucks iOS Mobile App Stores Passwords in Plain Sight

Starbucks’ iOS mobile app saves customers’ usernames, email addresses and passwords in clear text, according to Computerworld.

NSA Spies ‘Offline’ Computers using Radio Waves

The US National Security Agency (NSA) uses a radio frequency technology to penetrate thousands of computers and collect intelligence data, according to the New York Times.

CyberRX Program Tests US Health Industry

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced plans to launch a national campaign to help health care organizations fend off cyber-attacks, according to SC Magazine.

DDoS Attacks Increasingly Use Mobile Applications

DDoS attacks will increasingly use mobile applications as they are vulnerable to malware and require minimal proficiency to use, according to Help Net Security. Nowadays, mobile devices and applications have grown in specifications and are widely available.

Facebook Users Targeted by `Profile Visitor’ Malicious Application and Survey Scam

A new malicious “Profile Visitor” software and survey scam are targeting Facebook users in a new variant of the ubiquitous “See Your Stalkers” Facebook scam, according to Hoax-Slayer.

Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Xbox Support Twitter Account

The official Xbox Support Twitter Account has been hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), according to Cyber War News.

Man Pleads Guilty to Hijacking YouTube Channels

A 28-year-old man admitted to hijacking YouTube accounts to make profit using the ad service, according to the Washington Post. He also admitted to hacking the email account of AOL’s chief executive officer.

Target Data Breach Affected 70 Million People, Retailer Reveals

Some 70 million people had their names, mailing addresses, phone numbers or email addresses stolen through card swiping devices placed in Target US stores, the US retailer has announced.

Israel Aviation Authority Cyber Hijacked by Islamic Hackers

The computer systems of the Israel Airports Authority ( have been broken into by the Islamic Cyber Resistance Groups, according to Softpedia.

Some 80,000 Emails Compromised in Forum Data Breach

The openSUSE forums have been defaced, leaving account information of thousands of users vulnerable, according to The Hacker News.

Supplier Server Breach Threatens Customers of T-Mobile

An attack on the server of a T-Mobile supplier compromised data of an unknown number of the US mobile company’s customers, according to SC Magazine.

Tajikistan's Google, Yahoo, Twitter, Amazon Hacked via Domain Registrar Breach

Tajikistan's Google, Yahoo, Twitter and Amazon domains have been affected by an Iranian hacker who breached the Domain Registrar (, according to The Hacker News.

Hacker Leaks 2,000 User Credentials from Directors Guild of Canada

Some 2,000 user credentials have been leaked from the Directors Guild of Canada, which represents writers, actors, directors support workers and others in the country’s film industry, according to Cyber War News.

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