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Battle.net, World of Warcraft, Diablo hacked

Blizzard was hacked

Blizzard’s Battle.Net, the centeralized authentication system was hacked by an unknown group of cyber ninjas.  In a press release, Blizzard has urged all 10 million of its subscribers to change their account passwords, though they are “sure” that your credit card data was safe. The unauthorized access included email addresses associated with Battle.net accounts in all regions, outside of China. Additional information from accounts associated with the North American servers (which generally includes players from North America, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, and Southeast Asia) was also accessed, including cryptographically scrambled versions of passwords (not actual passwords), the answer to ... Read More »

Android forum hacked 1 million passwords exposed


The popular Android users forum “Phandroid” was reportedly hacked, exposing up to a million accounts  in the latest rash of online sites being targeted by hackers. Users are advised to login and change their passwords. Forum moderator “Phases” posted the following: Read More »

Formspring hacked. At least 420000 accounts compromised

foamspring hacked

Formpsring claims to have nearly 28 million registered users, but  420,000 accounts have been estimated to be have been hacked.  All user passwords have been disable and users have been contacted with a prompt to reset their passwords when they next log-in to the service. Read More »

LinkedIn gets hacked exposing millions to of passwords

A Russian hacker uploaded nearly 7 million LinkedIn passwords to a Russian hackers forum. Users are urged to login and change their passwords. Read More »

WordPress Hacked

Servers belonging to Automattic, the makers of the popular blogging software Wordpress, say that their servers were hacked and that the company's source code is believed to have been "exposed and copied," according to a companies blog.

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Geotagged Images can lead criminals to your house

Many folks take pictures of various things and post them to Facebook, Twitter, or their personal blog, what they do not know is now days images from gps enabled devices like smart phones, are geo-tagged.
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