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Cyber fraud alert (USA)

Now Americans can be alerted to potential online fraud, from the disclosure of their banking and credit card information and social security numbers. The service is provided for free by AllClear ID, a company that offers identity theft protection and which cooperates with the non-profit National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA)
Those who are interested in signing up for the service will have to do it either over the web at www.AllClearid.com, or through an iPhone application from AllClear. The …

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Top 5 U.S. Government Web Sites Hacked in 2011

Top 5 U.S. Government Web Sites Hacked in 2011

Over the past few months, cyberwarfare initiated by a group of hackers against governments and security companies around the world has ramped up.
 
The hacker group Lulz Security (LulzSec) has claimed responsibility for a number of large-scale data breaches. The group is also working closely with another hacker group called Anonymous, and has encouraged other groups and individuals “to open fire on any government or agency that crosses their path.” They named the undertaking as “Operation Anti-Security.”
 
Hacker …

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