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A Romanian hacker well-known for discovering SQL injection vulnerabilities in high-profile Websites has struck again — this time on RBS WorldPay’s site, where he says he hit the jackpot, the company’s database. The hacker, who goes by “Unu,” says he accessed RBS WorldPa...

Papua New Guinea’s internet link with the world has been hit with a cyber-attack, slowing connection speeds to a crawl. The world’s internet infrastructure came under strain late last week when a major effort by Russian-based hackers to close down a pro-Georgian blogger affected some soc...

Interesting to note that last week’s Twitter attack may have originated in a struggle to either propagate or suppress news and views on the Russia-Georgia dispute over the far-away Abkhazia region. Wouldn’t be the first in recent times that Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, have been on the...

Both sites have lately become attractive targets for online crooks who try to trick users into installing malware on their PCs. Malicious tweets or Facebook messages might promise some great new video, but instead install fake security software. Kaspersky today posted about the most social engineeri...