DreamHost compromised, all passwords are asked to change

Another victim of hackers has become a major American hosting provider DreamHost . In the corporate blog posted a message on detection of unauthorized access to the database password hashes, FTP / Shell. The company stresses that it has no direct evidence of theft of user passwords, but the company still made ??a forced reset passwords for all accounts FTP /(…)

Jailbreak for iPhone 4S may appear on next week

Jailbreak for Apple iPhone 4S smartphones can appear as early as next week. This was announced in his Twitter developer, disguised under the pseudonym @ pod2g. Jailbreak for iPhone 4S smartphones and plashetov iPad 2 running on the operating system iOS 5.0.1, was available before, but it required to connect the gadget to your computer every(…)

Waiving off Java can be a good solution

Since new Java-vulnerability exploits are often used sets and users often forget to update Java, Mikko Hypponen of F-Secure has suggested that it is time to consider the possibility to do without her. “Do not confuse Java with JavaScript: hard to use the Internet without JavaScript. But JavaScript has nothing to do with Java”, –(…)

Experts have called on Iran’s stories spy drone stealing rubbish

For the first time a doubt that Iran managed to take an advanced U.S. drone attack on using advanced spoofing GPS, expressed by experts, who argue that carrying out such an attack is extremely difficult. December 4, Iran announced that it captured an American unmanned spy drone, RQ-170 Sentinel, and proudly showed photos of the captured vehicle(…)

Indian Embassy in Paris hacked

Anonymous hackers allegedly gained access to the servers of Indian Embassy in Paris, and stole a large number of official documents in the past month. Later, the hackers posted the files, including a proposal to persuade the company Airbus to develop local civil aviation, as well as descriptions of visits to Paris, officials, ministers and representatives(…)

iPad-page fraudsters captured Lady Gaga on Facebook

Scammers hit the jackpot after they successfully crank-oriented iPad fraud on Facebook fab page of Lady Gaga. At page 45 million fans, so only a small percentage of users clicked on the cheat link so that they could disrupt the Christmas jackpot. In the fraudulent reports said that the pop star spends iPad competition-related marketing activities(…)

Student of computer science from Lancaster University has won competitions in UK digital expertise

Student of computer science from Lancaster University has won competitions in UK digital expertise, global competition, created and conducted by the U.S. Department of Defense. Christopher Richardson, became the first in the UK and the ninth in the world in 1791 participants from 52 countries worldwide. The competition was created to test the ability of participants(…)

Crash reports to Apple to help hackers create an exploit to jailbreak

Jailbreaking an iPhone is a hot topic of the moment, as Apple has released the first device. According to the latest news, BBC, thousands of smartphone owners have joined forces with a team of hackers to help them find new ways jailbreaking smartphone software, and crackers use crash reports to Apple for unlocking devices. The team of(…)

Square Enix hacked again: data stolen 1.8 million accounts

Yesterday at Square Enix said that someone “may have received unauthorized access to the server of Square Enix” and disabled the customer service in Japan and the USA. Today, the company made it clear that affected some 1.8 million accounts. Company representatives said that they noticed that the unknown gained access to the server to a(…)

10 most important Open Source projects in 2011

That came to an end for another year. It’s time to step back and evaluate everything that has happened during this period. It turns out that in 2011 became a model in terms of support for open source projects. So select 10 projects have been quite difficult. But what is meant by the word “important”? Obviously, this is not(…)