Someone is trying to sell the stolen Razer triple-screen laptop prototypes

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Last week, Razer reported its Project Valerie triple-screen laptops had been stolen from CES. Now, one of them has turned up online, courtesy of Chinese reseller Taobao. Even if you’ve got more than $20,000 to drop on a laptop, we recommend not buying these particular prototypes.

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Facebook buys stolen passwords from hackers to keep your accounts safe

Facebook’s Alex Stamos has said that the firm has been buying stolen passwords from the black market to secure user accounts, an outside-the-box move that keeps the social network relatively scandal-free when it comes to security.

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Russian 'Collector' Sells Stolen Email Credentials for a Song


A hacker dubbed “The Collector” turned over 272 million stolen email credentials in his possession, Hold Security announced Wednesday. The hacker bragged online about the stash, which included usernames and passwords, the firm said. It got a copy of the data — which the hacker was peddling for 50 rubles, or less than US$1 — after giving him a shout-out in the forum. “We found a post on one of the Russian dark Web forums from a hacker alleging collecting hundreds of millions of credentials,” said Hold Security CISO Alex Holden.

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Stolen Netflix passwords can be bought for 25 cents on the black market, Symantec warns

Security specialist Symantec warns of an emerging black market for stolen Netflix passwords, which can be bought for as little as 25 cents.

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Identity thieves used thousands of stolen SSNs to generate IRS e-filing pins

Attackers using malware and stolen personal information managed to generate 101,000 e-filing PIN numbers, according to the IRS.

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The Best Videos on Facebook Could Be Stolen Property


Facebook has stolen videos for display on its site, alleged Hank Green of VlogBrothers. A whopping 725 of the 1,000 most popular videos on Facebook in Q1 were freebooted — that is, re-uploaded to the social media network without authorization — he said, citing a report from Ogilvy and Tubular Labs. Those 725 videos accounted for about 17 billion views in the quarter, Green noted. The Facebook freebooting issue also has triggered complaints by other content creators. “Welcome to the information age,” remarked tech analyst Jim McGregor.

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How stolen data sold to a bald guy landed AT&T with record breaking $25 million FCC fine

AT&T is about to pay heavily for a data breach which saw a wealth of personal data stolen and sold from some of its call centers last year.

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Hacking ring has stolen up to $1 billion from US, European banks, report says

A Russian-speaking cybercrime ring has stolen millions of dollars from banks in the U.S., Russia, and Eastern Europe, a cybersecurity firm has claimed in a report due to be published Monday. 

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Thieves Take $5M Bite Out of Bitcoin Exchange


An estimated $5.2 million was stolen over the weekend from Bitstamp, a digital currency exchange. It has suspended services pending an investigation. The company assured its customers that bitcoins held with Bitstamp prior to suspension of services were completely safe and would be honored in full. Bitstamp on Sunday discovered that some of its operational wallets had been compromised resulting in a loss of less than 19,000 BTC. After making that discovery, it advised its customers to stop making deposits to the exchange and suspended services.

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Cook says Apple will roll out new iCloud security alerts, expand 2-step authentication after celebrity photo flap

In response to a recently leaked cache of nude photos apparently stolen from celebrities’ iCloud accounts, Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company plans to activate new security measures designed to thwart future attacks.



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Russian Hackers Sack US Banks: Report


Hackers appear to have stolen data from JPMorgan Chase and at least one other U.S. bank in retaliation for economic sanctions against Russia. The raid on the banks’ computer systems reportedly resulted in the theft of gigabytes of sensitive data. JPMorgan did not confirm the incident. However, the FBI is conducting an investigation into reports of cyberattacks on U.S. banks. The sophistication of the attacks on the banks suggest a government link to the intrusions, but investigators have not ruled out criminal gangs in Russia or Eastern Europe.

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Be savvy when it comes to holding on to your smart phone

A projected 3.1 million smart phones were stolen in 2013, according to data from the Consumer Reports National Research Center, and such crimes are on the rise, according to recent police data re…

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