Almost 2 million accounts on Facebook, Google, Twitter, Yahoo and other social media and Internet sites have been breached, according to a Chicago-based cybersecurity firm.
The hackers stole 1.58 million website login credentials and 320,000 e-mail account credentials, among other items, the firm Trustwave reported. Included in the breaches were thefts of 318,121 passwords from Facebook, 59,549 from Yahoo, 54,437 from Google, 21,708 from Twitter and 8,490 from LinkedIn. The list also includes 7,978 from ADP, the payroll service provider. According to a Trustwave blog, “Payroll services accounts could actually have direct financial repercussions.”
The hacking began Oct. 21 and might still be taking place, according to CNN. (more…)
Three men including a referee have been charged over allegations of computer hacking at the Football Association.
Referee Dean Mohareb, 30, of Woodley, Stockport is charged with perverting the course of justice and unauthorised access to computer data.
Liam Cliff, 18, of Woodlands Road, Manchester, and Vincent Rossi, 46, of Wingfield Avenue, Wilmslow are charged with perverting the course of justice.
They are due before Stockport Magistrates’ Court on 5 December.
Mohareb, a Football League referee, is a senior member of the FA Referees Department as national referee development manager.He was arrested in October 2012 over allegations that he hacked into a colleague’s email account.
Three men have been charged over allegations of computer hacking at the Football Association, Greater Manchester Police have said.
Dean Mohareb, 30, from Woodley, Stockport, has been charged with perverting the course of justice and unauthorised access to computer data.
Liam Cliff, 18, from Manchester and Vincent Rossi, 46, from Wilmslow, have been charged with perverting the course of justice.
The trio will appear before Stockport Magistrates Court on December 5, 2013.Greater Manchester Police investigated allegations of computer hacking and the dissemination of private information at the FA.
How the plan to switch Internet could be real? Is it possible? It’s no doubt, that millions of online users would say “no”. No life without Internet, no trade, no education, entertainment, communication, and everything considered to be a modern life style, a feature of informative society. No! It must be! However, with its accessibility and openness to a wide range of a public all around the world, Internet bears a same scale threat. It’s well known how the web appears as a big propaganda tool, a scene of millions cyber crimes, thefts, pornography and other rough expression worldwide. Eventually, excessive admiration of video games and just a simple waste of time.
But, what the exception is? Is it necessary to turn it off? Well, do it! How? Although, there is “a plan”. (more…)
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