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The perverted life of Webcam hackers.

Are you safe behind your computer? Webcam hackers have been around a long time, but they are still very active. Right now Thousands of computers are infected with malware that gives hackers complete control over someone’s computer. Most of the time this malware is hidden inside Torrents with popular songs etc. This kind of malware can easily be created with free tools available to anyone on the internet. A whole community has developed around this

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A Chinese Military hackers shares his story.

After the recent series of hacks, on the United States, including company’s like Facebook, Twitter, Apple, The New York Times and The Wall street Journal, And many more. all believed to be coming from China, but much of of China’s hacking activity’s is still unknown. Now, the discovery of a military hacker’s blog has given people an insight of what is going on in China. The Los Angelas Times reports on the 625 blog entries. Now with all this

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Panoramic Photo London with a size of 320 gigapixels.

Panoramic photo London Specialists in the field op panoramic photos made a photo with a size of 320 gigapixels. This breaks the old record which was 281 gigapixels, the old record was held by a group of Dutch scientists. The photo is made up from 48,640 individual images, made over a period of three days. It took more then three months to put all the photos together. The panorama is taken by Jeffrey Martin, Holger

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Cyber criminals exploit Java vulnerability to hack Apple, Facebook, and Twitter

Social media hacked. Apple, Facebook and Twitter have all been part of a series of hacks. The attacks all seem to have come from Eastern Europe (Russia). They used a Zero day exploit in Java. Reuters and Bloomberg researched the attacks, and came to the conclusion that the attacks originated from Eastern Europe / Russia. Their goal was to obtain Company Secrets and intellectual property. According to Facebook and Apple their is no evidence that they obtained user data.

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New Prerelease Microsoft Security essentials (version 4.2.216.0)

Microsoft security Essentials: Today Microsoft Released a Prerelease of Their Anti Virus software Microsoft Security Essentials. At first sight not much seems to have changed. Also Microsoft did not say what changed so for more information we might have to wait for the Full release.   Minimum system requirements for Microsoft Security Essentials (source: Microsoft) Operating System: Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3)*; Windows Vista (Service Pack 1, or Service Pack 2)*; Windows 7* For Windows XP,

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