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October
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Hackers: Data Picking for Profit

Years ago I fell victim to fraud. It was around 1999 and I was residing in a hip, desirable borough of Boston known as Allston-Brighton on a very safe street with many trustworthy and caring neighbors. I was enjoying a busy career  at a fast climbing start-up company and not really worrying about threats against...

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October
17
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FindMyHost.com Names Hostwinds Best for Shared Hosting!

  Hostwinds received the “Shared Hosting” Editor’s Choice Award for October 2014 from FindMyHost.com! The FMH website states that “Web Hosts whom have won the FindMyHost Editors’ Choice Award are honest, reliable, and  excel  in all area’s – most importantly technical support. These Web Hosts are worth investigating for your next Web Hosting  experience.” FindMyHost goes on...

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October
17
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We’re PROUD of YOU! JOIN The Hostwinds Wall of Fame!

Do you want to be a part of the Hostwinds Headquarter Office? Hostwinds appreciates your commitment and contribution to our success! As we serve your needs each and everyday, we are reminded how grateful for our FAMILY of clients! We have a SPECIAL PLACE in our office dedicated to our faithful clients…and WE WANT to see YOU there! We...

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October
13
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Vulnerability: Come In. The Door is Open.

Today’s world is filled with battles, attacks, threats and vulnerabilities. Whether you flip a page, change a channel or click a mouse, you are continually reminded that you may or may not be totally protected by that large wall of safety and security you believed would keep your castle sheltered and warmed against the throws...

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October
02
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Shellshock Vulnerable QNAP Devices Attacked by Hackers

A recent investigation has uncovered the efforts of a group of hackers who have been attacking web servers with “network attached storage devices” weakened by the Shellshock Bash vulnerability, according to an article recently published by CSO online. The article indicates that these attacks have been launched against networks within educational institutions in the United States, Japan and Korea. According...

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September
25
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Hostwinds Honored by FindMyHost.com!

  Hostwinds received the “Reseller Hosting” Editor’s Choice Award for September 2014 from FindMyHost.com! The FMH website states that “Web Hosts whom have won the FindMyHost Editors’ Choice Award are honest, reliable, and  excel  in all area’s – most importantly technical support. These Web Hosts are worth investigating for your next Web Hosting  experience.” FindMyHost goes...

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September
24
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Europol and Banks Join Forces to Fight Cybercrime

The cybercrime unit within the European Union‘s law enforcement agency Europol and banks from around Europe have partnered to fight against the rise of attacks against the financial sector by cyber criminals, according to a recent article published on the Business Insider’s website. The article indicates that the “increasingly sophisticated” threats have prompted them to “join forces” and has...

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September
18
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European Banks Hacked by Crime Ring for a Decade

Internet security experts have discovered a European cybercrime network which has been functioning for over a decade and preying on hundreds of  “banks, governments, research labs, critical infrastructure facilities and more“, according to a recent article published on the Wired UK website. The article indicates that this “spear phishing” operation has infiltrated organizations in Switzerland, Austria and Germany for as long as 12...

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September
12
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Hacking Attacks on West Plan of Islamic State

Following President Barack Obama’s recent announcement that the United States will extend airstrikes on Islamic State (ISIL) targets into Syria, militants from the terrorist organization are reportedly “boasting of its plans to create a sophisticated cyber army“, according to a recent article published on the Daily Mail website. The article indicates that the group is planning on launching “massive hacking...

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September
10
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Diverse, Good Hacker Club Started by IUP Student

A “good hackers” club has been started by a student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) to build awareness and educate faculty and students how to protect themselves from “malicious hackers“, according to a recent article published on the SFGate website. The article indicates that the university junior and information technology student, Zach Garcia, 22, and his new group have...

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