Facebook Email Carries Malware

An email making the rounds requesting you to change your Facebook password hides malware. The email has the subject line “You requested a new Facebook password.” The body of the email reads: “You have received a secure message. You will be prompted to open (view) the file or save (download) it to your computer. For…

What Is A QuantumInsert Exploit

QuantumInsert is an NSA attack described in the Snowden documents. A QuantumInsert is a sophisticated type of Man-In-The-Middle attack. The NSA uses secret servers strategically placed on the internet backbone, codenamed Quantum. These servers intercept traffic to well-known web sites like Google, Yahoo, LinkedIn, Facebook and so forth. The Quantum servers are placed in places…

Syria Hacks The President

The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) took credit for hacking President Barack Obama’s Twitter and Facebook account. On Monday October 28th, for a short time, visitors to the President’s Facebook and Twitter page were re-directed to a 24 minute long pro Assad video titled “Syria facing terrorism.”  The SEA Tweeted “Thank you Obama for redirecting people to…