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Sony hackers now demand that the movie ‘The Interview’ be pulled

A group that claimed to be responsible for the massive computer hack at Sony Pictures Entertainment demanded the company cancel the release of ‘The Interview,’ a film comedy that depicts an assassination plot against North Korea’s leader. A letter posted on a file-sharing site asked Sony to “stop immediately showing …

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Chinese cyber attacks could shut U.S. infrastructure: NSA Director

China and “probably one or two” other countries have the ability to invade and possibly shut down computer systems of U.S. power utilities, aviation networks and financial companies, Admiral Mike Rogers, the director of the U.S. National Security Agency, said on Thursday. Testifying to the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee …

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Dropbox hacked? 7 million accounts and passwords leaked online

Soon after Edward Snowden pointed out that Dropbox is hostile to privacy, a thread on Reddit now reveals a link that teases hundreds of Dropbox usernames and passwords in plain text. It is from an annonymous user and the leaked data is just a tease before the full leak that has around 7 million accounts compromised. A message on …

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South superstar Mohanlal’s blog hacked by Pakistan’s team cyber warriors

South Indian superstar Mohanlal’s official blog was hacked on Tuesday morning by a group that calls itself ‘team cyber warriors’, allegedly from Pakistan. His official blog, The Complete Actor, was displayed with scandalous messages supporting Pakistan’s stance on the Kashmir issue, reports The Times of India. On Tuesday morning, Mohanlal’s fans were shocked as …

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Bash software bug could cause more damage than Heartbleed

A newly discovered security bug in a widely used piece of Linux software, known as Bash, could pose a bigger threat to computer users than the Heartbleed bug that surfaced in April, cyber experts have warned. Bash is the software used to control the command prompt on many Unix computers. Hackers can exploit a …

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