Guy Fawkes Day start with Hack of 28,000 Paypal Accounts

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5th November 2012 was the  most exciting day in Cyberspace, yesterday we have report about  few major hacks and leaks including Hacking  of ImageShack Server , thousands of researchers  database leak from Symantec portal, then NBC  Sports Rotoworld forums and NBC  Mobile site was defaced by pyknic hacker and a claim that user names  and passwords for the site had been compromised, Anonymous leaks the VMware  ESX Server Kernel source code online , numerous Australian sites, and  the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.
The Guy Fawkes Day start with the  hack of  28,000 Paypal Accounts. AnonymousPress tweeted, “Paypal hacked by Anonymous as part of our November  5th protest privatepaste.com/e8d3b2b2b1 #5Nov” (File Removed now)
Private Paste documents contained 27,935  entries from Paypal database table “mc_customers” including emails, names, passwords (encrypted) and corresponding telephone  numbers.
However according to PayPal’s head of PR, they  claim to be investigating the alleged hack, but so far they have stated that  they are unable to validate any evidence that there has been a security breach  which we can only take to be a good thing

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Mohit Kumar  aka ‘Unix Root’  is Founder and  Editor-in-chief  of ‘The Hacker News’. He is a Security  Researcher and Analyst, with experience in various aspects of Information  Security. His editorials always get people thinking and participating in the new  and exciting world of cyber security. Other than this : He is an Internet  Activist, Strong supporter of Anonymous & Wikileaks. His all efforts are to  make internet more Secure

 

 

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