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Webcam Maker To Recall Products Linked To Last Week's Internet Crash

In the wake of a denial of service attack that bogged down sites like Twitter, Github, Reddit, Airbnb, and many others at various times on Friday, one company is recalling webcams that may have been used to aid hackers in taking these popular sites offline. 357 more words

Data & Privacy

Trouble With Twitter, Reddit, Or The Rest Of The Internet Today? It's Not Just You.

Update: Dyn reports that as of about 9:30 a.m., service has been restored and affected sites and services should start returning to normal. However, as of about 11:50 another round appears to have begun, with even more trouble hitting around 1:30 ET. 429 more words

Telecom & Technology

iMessage Users Report Attempted Hacks

When it comes to trying to breach the data on iPhones, scammy text messages are apparently all the rage. In just the last year, we’ve had… 439 more words


Millions Of Hijacked "Smart" Devices Already Aiding Criminals, Research Finds

Ever since “smart,” connected devices began to form the internet of things a few years back, some experts have warned that we could be facing a future where your toaster, washing machine, and TV become part of a sophisticated botnet used to attack others. 710 more words

Crime & Fraud

Vera Bradley Is The Latest Retailer To Have Payment Systems Hacked

If you bought a colorful, pattern-heavy bag, purse, or other accessory from Vera Bradley this past summer be warned: the retailer says it is the latest company to be hit by a payment system breach. 217 more words


Spotify Ads Were Actually Malware For A While

Some non-premium Spotify users were greeted with more than just free music while using the service recently: they all got free malware.  282 more words

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