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    FireEye’s Nart Villeneuve: Hacker Group ‘Ajax’ Targets Dissidents in Iran

    FireEye has uncovered evidence of a hacking organization that has been operating since 2009 and has primarily targeted both Iranian dissidents and U.S. defense businesses. Dubbed “Ajax Security Team,” the hacker group intensified the level of its cyber activity from defacing several websites to conducting espionage operations, FireEye said Tuesday. Hackers also took aim at […] More

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    FBI's Civilian Volunteer Watchdog Website Hacked, Defaced

    Hacker group LulzSec said it broke into the website of InfraGard Atlanta, the local branch of the FBI’s civilian watchdog that works to fight terrorist threats, defaced it and leaked 180 usernames and passwords of members, CNET reports. Visitors to were last Friday met with a non-English language video and the message “Let it […] More

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    Hackers Deface European News Agency Website

    Hackers have defaced the website of Latvian news agency LETA, which today remains inaccessible, an agency official told reporters. RIA Novosti reported that visitors to LETA’s website encountered a message saying, “Dear colleagues, before publishing questionable specialists’ opinion about small hosting companies and discussing competence matters, we advise you to revise the content of these […] More

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    El Paso School District Website Pwned

    A hacker identifying himself as TheSlayer compromised the El Paso Independent School District website late Tuesday night, causing the site to go off-line for 12 hours. El Paso Times reported the culprit posted “a vulgar” animated picture and a message on the district’s homepage saying “Owned by TheSlayer.” Officials said someone hacked into one of […] More

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    Iranian Cyber Army Hacks Voice of America

    The Voice of America website has been attacked by Iranian hackers who defaced the homepage and disabled the organization’s online news service to more than 30 countries, according to Claiming to be the Iranian Cyber Army, the hackers defaced VOA's main website and left a message addressed to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton saying, […] More

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    Algerian Cyber Pirates Way Offshore, Attack Wrong Target

    One of Britain's best-known castles fell victim to Middle-Eastern “cyber-pirates“ last week after they mistook it for a Crusader fortress of the same name more than 2,000 miles away, The Telegraph reports. Belvoir Castle was mistakenly targeted by a subversive group of Algerian hackers who confused its website with that of Belvoir Fortress in Israel. […] More

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