cbs.com taken down by anonymous [it’s up again :/]

Yeah so I visited anonymous twitter (@AnonymousIRC) and saw a tweet where it said something about cbs.com so I thought why not visit the site. In the video you see what HAD happened to the site. In a later tweet they said that it wasn’t really their style to take…

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10 Lebanese government websites taken down by Hacktivist group

Several Lebanese ministry websites were the target of a hack attack Thursday by the group Raise Your Voice, in the second such attack on government-related portals this month.<!– adsense –> “We are RYV, short for Raise … View full post on National Cyber Security » Computer Hacking

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Kelihos botnet mark II taken down by security firms

A group of malware experts from security companies Kaspersky Lab, CrowdStrike, Dell SecureWorks and the Honeynet Project, have worked together to disable the second version of the Kelihos botnet, which is significantly bigger than the one shut down by Microsoft and its partners in September 2011. The Kelihos botnet, also…

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Blue Coat Systems taken private for $1.3 billion cash

Security vendor Blue Coat Systems is once again a private company after the company’s shareholders confirmed a December takeover that values the company at $1.3 billion (£830 million). The acquisition by private equity company Thoma Bravo brings full circle over a decade of quoted existence after Blue Coat (then called…

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