Iranian Hackers Spied on US, Israel and Others Through Fake Facebook Accounts

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Iranian hackers snooped on the US, Israel, Britain and other countries through fictitious Facebook accounts and a bogus news website, according to a US-based cyber intelligence firm. ISight Partners, a private Dallas-based company providing intelligence on cyber threats, discovered the operation, NEWSCASTER, which had been going for three long years. The possible targets of the hackers [...]

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Internet is a CIA project, be careful before making Google searches: Putin

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Russian president Vladimir Putin has said that Internet is a CIA project and Russians should be careful while making Google searches. While speaking to a group of emerging journalists during a television event on Thursdays, Putin said that Internet was developed by the Central Intelligence Agency as a ‘’special project’’, reported by AFP News. While [...]

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Google admits it’s reading your emails, tells court Gmail users should not expect privacy

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Google’s latest update on Monday only highlights how apathetic they are to the privacy of their users and consider every bit of data transmitted through their services (Google plus, YouTube) as part of ‘fair game.’ The ‘fair game’ constitutes, When you upload, or otherwise submit, store, send or receive content to or through our Services, [...]

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Syrian Electronic Army Targets Facebook, Google, Yahoo via MarkMonitor Hack

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The hardcore supporter of Syrian President Bashar Al Assad and the online hacktavist Syrian Electronic Army has made an attempt to hack a number of high profile websites-including Yahoo, Amazon, Facebook and Google-by hacking into the domain management service provider MarkMonitor. It seems as if MarkMonitor was able to block Syrian hackers from causing huge [...]

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Google Maps Mistakenly Labels Berlin Square as Hitler Square

Google Apologizes for Listing Berlin Square as Adolf-Hitler-Platz

Google has apologized for mistakenly listing the Berlin intersection as Adolf-Hitler-Platz, a mistake that was corrected only after a few days. The mistake could be attributed to Google Maps’ openness that allows anyone to suggest changes; however, there are volunteer moderators or editors on board that review and then approve any suggested changes. On January [...]

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NSA uses Google cookies for pinpointing targets for hacking and surveillance

Google admits that it’s reading your emails

NSA banks on Google cookies for pinpointing hacking targets. Google cookies which are utilized by advertisers to track consumers are also being used by NSA for keeping a track on their hacking targets, and for strengthening their surveillance activities. The presentation slides of NSA were posted by Washington Post which was brought to the scene by their [...]

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