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Massive Yahoo Hack – 500 Million Accounts Compromised

So if you are a Yahoo user (which most of us probably have been at some point) you will be aware of the Yahoo Hack – with 200 Million e-mail addresses being up for sale on the black market it seems up to 500 million have been compromised in one of the biggest hacks yet. […]

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MessenPass – Recover MSN, Yahoo Messenger, ICQ, Trillian Passwords

MessenPass is a password recovery tool that reveals the passwords of the many popular Instant Messaging applications. MessenPass can only be used to recover the passwords for the current logged-on user on your local computer, and it only works if you chose the remember your password in one of the above programs. You cannot use […]

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Yahoo! Spread Bitcoin Mining Botnet Malware Via Ads

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are pretty much headline news every day now, especially with the inflated values (Bitcoin over $1000 recently). We haven’t mentioned them for a long time though, back in 2012 we wrote about Hackers breaking into a Bitcoin Exchange Site called Bitcoinica. There have been plenty of Bitcoin related hacks since then, […]

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Yahoo! Voices Hacked With SQL Injection – Passwords In Plaintext

There’s been a few HUGE cases of large sites being hacked and exposing either plaintext or extremely poorly encrypted passwords, it happened to LinkedIn not that long ago – and the latest case is of Yahoo!. It wasn’t the main site, but with almost half a million username and password combos exposed – it’s a […]

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Tunisia Running Country Wide Facebook, Gmail & Yahoo! Password Capture

We have mentioned Facebook plenty of times, they have had their fair share of security issues and we have mentioned Tunisia once way back in regards to Internet Repression. It seems like the government of Tunisia have been basically phishing their users with fake versions of login pages for Facebook, Gmail and Yahoo!. It only […]

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Spammers Harnessing Web Mail Servers – Gmail & Yahoo! Throttled

It seems like spammers are now moving to automated spam via popular web mail services as a way to bypass IP-blacklisting services. It’s a large advantage for them as they can still use botnet sources to generate the e-mail but the source IP address will be from a ‘trusted’ domain such as Gmail or Yahoo!. […]

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Major Web Vulnerability Effects Yahoo, MSN, Google and More

I’ve seen this from quite a few sources so it seems it’s fairly legitimate, it seems all major websites have some flaws in the way they implement cookies meaning they are vulnerable to certain types of attack. The only current solution seems to be using full time SSL or https connections full-time, if any of […]

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Web Based E-mail (Hotmail Yahoo Gmail) Hack/Hacking with JavaScript

“pleez, pleez, PLEEZ teach me how to hack a Hotmail Account!!!” -unidentified IRC user From here on in you walk alone. Neither little_v OR Black Sun Research Facility AND its members will be responsible for what you do with the information presented here. Do not use this information to impress your “l33t0_b0rit0” friends. Do not […]

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Securing MySQL Installation on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Today let’s talk about securing MySQL installation on Ubuntu, in this case specifically Ubuntu 16.04 LTS which was released not too long ago. So I love Ubuntu and I use it for everything, especially the LTS (Long Term Support) releases for servers. MySQL is not my best buddy, but a necessary evil many times – […]

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