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Canadian issues a hot topic for hacker group Anonymous  

Federal government websites were rendered useless for a brief time Wednesday afternoon, brought down by an alleged cyberattack by the hacktivist group Anonymous in response to the passing of Bill C-51. 629 more words

News

The Mystery of the Creepiest Television Hack

by CHRIS KNITTEL

Right up until 9:14 PM on November 22nd, 1987, what appeared on Chicago’s television sets was somewhat normal: entertainment, news, game shows. 416 more words

UNDERGROUND

LogJam, Little Sister of FREAK

On May 20, 2015, researchers from the University of Michigan announced a new vulnerability in the Diffie-Hellman key exchange, called LogJam.

The vulnerability resides in the basic design of TLS itself, exposing both clients and servers, including mail servers, to a MitM attack, in which a malicious attacker can downgrade SSL-based connections to 512-bit export-grade cryptography, thus bypassing the basic security mechanism and allowing the attacker to read and modify any exposed traffic. 419 more words

Cyber Intelligence