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August 28, 2013
by sjvn01
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How the Syrian Electronic Army took out the New York Times and Twitter sites

Once more, the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), a pro-Syrian strongman Bashar al-Assad organization, has struck on the internet. This time, SEA hit The New York Times (NYT), Twitter, and other popular sites. Unlike previous attacks that relied on phishing attacks … Continue reading

August 20, 2013
by sjvn01
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Which Web browser crashes the most?

Sauce Labs, an Internet software testing and development company, specializes in automated testing for mobile and Web applications by delivering a test environment that accommodates over 150 browsers, operating systems, and device platforms. In the course of all that testing … Continue reading

August 8, 2013
by sjvn01
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Linux desktop Trojan ‘Hand of Thief’ steals in

For years, Linux desktop users had it easy. Their Windows brothers and sisters had to deal with an unending stream of malware; but other than a handful of exploits aimed mostly at Linux servers, there were no real Linux Trojans … Continue reading