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Owning the Dark Web

Security experts developed their PunkSPIDER, a Tor crawler, that already scanned more than 7000 domains and discovered numerous vulnerabilities. PunkSPIDER, the crawler that scanned the Dark Web

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Uber data slip

Uber Data Breach Exposes Licenses and IRS Documents for Nearly a Thousand Drivers http://gawker.com/uber-data-breach-exposes-licenses-and-irs-documents-for-1736336324  

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Hack my medicalz

Thousands of critical medical systems – including Magnetic Resonance Imaging machines and nuclear medicine devices – that are vulnerable to attack have been found exposed online. Security researchers Scott Erven and Mark Collao found,...

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Outlook.com CSRF disclosure

Synack senior security researcher Wesley Wineberg has received US$25,000 from Microsoft for quietly disclosing a bug that allows any Hotmail account to be hijacked. http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/10/09/hotmail_hijack_hole_earns_boffin_25k_double_bug_bounty_trouble/