Browser companies react to BEAST attack

As Juliano Rizzo and Thai Duong have demonstrated on Friday, the SSL/TLS encryption used by the great majority of websites has been cracked. Their BEAST (Browser Exploit …

Hackers publish stolen PayPal login credentials

LulzSec has been assimilated back into Anonymous, but their AntiSec campaign keeps going. It seems that their final wish has been granted for now, and other hacking groups …

PayPal phishing campaign hits inboxes

PayPal users should be on the lookout for phishing e-mails with “Please confirm your identity” in the subject line supposedly coming from the service: The download …

3-and-a-half years sentence for PayPal thief

Accused of having broken into 303 eBay and PayPal accounts and of stealing over £180,000 in total from the legitimate owners of the accounts, a person from Nottingham has …

Multilingual PayPal phishing e-mails doing rounds

A recent report compiled by OpenDNS showed that 45 percent of all phishing attempts made in 2010 were targeting PayPal customers. It is no wonder then that we witness PayPal …

PayPal most phished, Facebook most blocked

OpenDNS released statistics about which websites were commonly blocked — and which websites users were frequently given access to — in 2010. The report additionally details …

What happened to WikiLeaks over the weekend?

It has been a busy weekend for WikiLeaks. Their latest release made public a list of assets of strategic importance to the US, which are located across the globe. And while …