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Lizard Squad creates botnet with home, small business computers

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Security firm Incapsular has discovered an entire network of home and small business computers which have been infected with malware. These are then being used to become a huge botnet used in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. It is thought that access has been gained because users have not… Read more »

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Researchers doubt Islamic State involvement in Tesla hack

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It seems likely that it was not Islamic State (IS) behind the recent cyberattack on Tesla motors, the famous American manufacturer of electric cars, but the prolific hacking group, Lizard Squad. The attack also breached Tesla’s Twitter account. On 25th April, all traffic to Tesla’s dot com website was redirected… Read more »

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Lenovo hacked following adware scandal

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Hacking group Lizard Squad has claimed responsibility for the recent cyber attack on Chinese computer company Lenovo. The attack came just days after Lenovo apologised to consumers for preloading Superfish adware on its computers, leaving them vulnerable to malware. Users attempting to visit the Lenovo website were instead shown a… Read more »

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Sony’s hacking saga continues

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A series of recent hack attacks on Sony continues, this time shutting down the company’s online PlayStation store. Upon visiting the site, users are greeted with the message: “Page Not Found! It’s not you. It’s the internet’s fault.” While the culprits of the recent attack on Sony Entertainment and the… Read more »

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