Tag Archives: Hackers

Sony takes hackers to court

Sony has filed suit against a Californian district court, seeking a restraining order against research and development groups who have been trying to discover a way of removing the restrictions on.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Gaming News: PC, Xbox, PS3 & Nintendo

Adobe to release Flash fix

A flaw within the Adobe Flash Player has pushed the company into releasing the 10.1 Flash update, but this is no ordinary update as it appears to have been designed to.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Computer News: Hardware, Tablet PC's, Computing

Email targets iPad owners

Owners of the new Apple iPad are being targeted by hackers who are sending out millions of emails that claim to be an iTunes Update. The idea is to trick users.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Computer News: Hardware, Tablet PC's, Computing, iPad News

Suspected Zbot hackers arrested

Two suspected computer hackers, allegedly behind the infamous Zbot trojan, have been arrested in Manchester. Zbot or ZeuS as it’s also known is a piece of malware which targets financial information, such as credit card numbers and online banking passwords, on a computer it has.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's

Mozilla fixes Firefox bugs

Users of the Firefox browser are being advised to update their browser following the release of two new security patches from Mozilla. Mozilla is recommending that users update as soon as possible, although users of the Firefox 3 and 3.5 versions can sit back a.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Computer News: Hardware, Tablet PC's, Computing

UK government PCs caught in a botnet

It has been found that even the UK Government’s computers are not immune from virus attack. According to security firm Finjan there are computers within six UK government departments that have been taken over by viruses and potentially used by criminals. A computer that has.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Computer News: Hardware, Tablet PC's, Computing

Hackers get free 50 Mbps broadband

Over a thousand hackers are getting free access to the super fast broadband service on the Virgin Media cable network by using modems that have been reconfigured. This has been made possible through the launch of the Virgin Media XXL service with connection speeds of.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Cable News

K7 Computing creates Downadup neutraliser

Security software firm K7 Computing has created a solution to the internet worm ‘Downadup’ that has already infected millions of computers around the world. Downadup, also known as Conficker and Kido, exploits the Microsoft Windows Server Service. With an estimated 15 million PCs infected by.. more
Posted in IT Security News

Celeb Twitter accounts hacked

Twitter is very popular amongst people from all walks of life including many celebrities, but being famous does have its disadvantages, as many found out recently when the micro blogging site was hacked. Amongst those celebrities who had their pages hacked were Barack Obama, Britney.. more
Posted in Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's

New bug for all versions of IE

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer is suffering from a security hole, but unlike other attacks this bug actually affects IE5, IE6, IE7 and even the beta IE8. As of yet this breach has yet to be patched for systems using Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Server 2003, and.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Computer News: Hardware, Tablet PC's, Computing