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Hackers Hiding on China's Terracotta VPN

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) dubbed the Terracotta VPN that is used by some Chinese internet users to bypass the Great Firewall of China appears to also be in used by hackers behind some of the larger hacks originating from China recently, including the attack on the US Office of Personnel Management.

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Tags: Hack, China, VPN, Deep Panda, Shell_Crew, OPM, Great Firewall of China, Terracotta VPN

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ATTN Linux & Unix Clients: Update your dedicated server software immediately

There is a recently-announced major security exploit. Due to the severity rating of this vulnerability, we are informing all Petronella Technology Group, Inc. clients to encourage you to update your dedicated server software immediately.

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Tags: Network Security & Monitoring, Update

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Windows 10 Upgrade Scam

If you get an email with a link for a free Windows 10 upgrade, DO NOT CLICK IT. Your computer will be held for ransom.

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Tags: Ransomware, Windows 10, CTB-Locker

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Hackers Can Remote Control Your Car

Two hackers and their guinea pig recently exposed a security flaw in a Jeep that allowed them to take control of a car while it was on the road.

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Tags: Hack, Fiat Chrysler

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Planned Parenthood Attacked Again

Planned Parenthood was recently attacked by a hacktivist group called 3301. A second attack has come today in the form of a DDoS attack.

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Tags: 3301, Hacktivism, Planned Parenthood

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Dangers of Windows 10 Wifi Sense

Windows 10 has a feature that automatically shares your wifi password with all of your contacts. It may seem like a cool idea at first, but there are a lot of potential dangers.

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Tags: Windows 10, Wifi

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Hackers versus Planned Parenthood

Abortion is a very touchy and divisive subject. One hacktivist group, 3301, has decided to take a stand against Planned Parenthood, an organization that, among other things, provides abortions.

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Tags: Hack, 3301, Hacktivism, Planned Parenthood