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Excerpted from Swiped: How to Protect Yourself in a World Full of Scammers, Phishers, and Identity Thieves by Adam Levin
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This hack of some of the world's biggest websites, through interference with DNS functions, might be considered to be comparable to detonation of a digital nuclear bomb.
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After about 40 minutes, Facebook and the rest of the sites were back online. Lizard Squad, the hacking collective that claimed
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Per Shacknews.com, Sony Online Entertainment's servers and Blizzard's Battle.net servers were also hit. As of the publication
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He is accused of attacking the anti-spam watchdog group Spamhaus, whose main task is to halt ads for counterfeit Viagra and
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On Friday, Reddit was hit with a DDoS attack, or distributed denial of service attack. A DDoS attack interrupts a website's
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An Internet watchdog group responsible for keeping ads for counterfeit Viagra and bogus weight-loss pills out of inboxes around the world has been hit by a huge cyberattack, a crushing electronic onslaught that one expert said had already had ripple effects across the Web.
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Hanna said his site had so far managed to stay online, but warned that being knocked off the Internet could give spammers
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The hacker collective Anonymous struck again Thursday, launching its largest attack to date that temporarily brought down
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If you've been doing some last minute Amazon holiday shopping on Wednesday evening, you've probably noticed that Amazon's