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In this post I’m going to collect most interesting/dangerous security breaches from my point of view. For example, I still have an account at Yahoo and just today I’ve got information that Yahoo have lost 400,000 passwords. I don’t know is it necessary or not to collect this information in my Blog, but we will see later. If this information is useless, later I’ll delete this post.

  1. This drone can steal what’s on your phone By Erica Fink @EricaFink March 20, 2014: 8:10 AM ET http://money.cnn.com/2014/03/20/technology/security/drone-phone/index.html
  2. ‘Red October’ Cyber Espionage Campaign Uncovered   Chloe Albanesius By Chloe Albanesius  January 14, 2013 12:38pm EST http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2414260,00.asp
  3. You Must Read it: The Cybercrime Economy The cyber Mafia has already hacked you
    By David Goldman @CNNMoneyTech July 27, 2011: 9:45 AM ET http://money.cnn.com/2011/07/27/technology/organized_cybercrime/“There are probably some corporations and credit cards that haven’t been hacked,” said Kim Peretti, director in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ forensic services practice. “But you have to assume you’ve been compromised.”
  4. The Cybercrime Economy Nations prepare for cyber war
    By David Goldman @CNNMoneyTech January 7, 2013: 5:40 AM ET http://money.cnn.com/2013/01/07/technology/security/cyber-war/index.html?source=linkedin&goback=.gde_52513_member_202973816“In 2012, large-scale cyberattacks targeted at the Iranian government were uncovered, and in return, Iran is believed to have launched massive attacks aimed at U.S. banks and Saudi oil companies. At least 12 of the world’s 15 largest military powers are currently building cyberwarfare programs, according to James Lewis, a cybersecurity expert at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.”
  5. 2012-07-13 Yahoo Officials Confirm Hackers Nabbed 400,000 Passwords By CIOinsight on  Article Views: 1517
    Less than 5 percent of the Yahoo accounts had valid passwords listed, the company contends.
    “Yahoo officials confirmed that an older file from the Yahoo Voices (formerly Associated Content) was stolen July 12 by hackers, allowing them to get their hands on more than 400,000 user credentials.”
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July 16, 2012 at 10:22 AM

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