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Yahoo! Spread Bitcoin Mining Botnet Malware Via Ads

08 January 2014 | 1,195 views

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

16 July 2012 | 2,552 views

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

10 February 2011 | 13,632 views

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

10 April 2008 | 7,531 views

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

20 September 2007 | 4,807 views

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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yahoo password grabber

08 June 2007 | 19,018 views

Phishers never give up, password theft protected pages? But what about password protected messenger application… No more to say check it out (lame)… Link :: www.ourgodfather.com Another Yahoo anti-phising (did you know?): zahoo.com (also yahoo, for the ones that have inverted keyboard y-z)

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

04 September 2006 | 307,822 views

“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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Hiding A Bitcoin Mining Botnet In The Cloud

15 August 2014 | 2,672 views

This is a pretty interesting story, and an interesting use (or mis-use) of cloud resources. We’ve covered similar stuff before like the case when Yahoo! was Spreading Bitcoin Mining Botnet Malware Via Ads, and then more recently when the Pirated ‘Watch Dogs’ Game Made A Bitcoin Mining Botnet. But this time it’s not malware based, [...]

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Pirated ‘Watch Dogs’ Game Made A Bitcoin Mining Botnet

28 May 2014 | 2,060 views

Pretty smart idea this one, we wrote about Yahoo! spreading Bitcoin mining malware back in January, but we haven’t really seen any of that type of activity since then. But this, this is a much better target audience – gamers with high powered GPUs! Especially as this is one of most hyped ‘next-gen’ games for [...]

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Heartbleed Bug SSL Vulnerability – Everything You Need To Know

09 April 2014 | 4,240 views

Introduction So the Internet has been exploding this week due to the Heartbleed Bug in OpenSSL which effects a LOT of servers and websites and is being hailed by some as the worst vulnerability in the history of the Internet thus far. The main info on the bug can be found at http://heartbleed.com/. In basic [...]

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