AntiSec hacker group claims that they have stolen some 12 million Apple iOS Unique Device ID’s (UDIDs) from an FBI computer. Your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch has a Unique Device Identifier (UDID), it is a sequence of 40 letters and numbers that is specific to your device. Hackers claims that valuable personal information like user names, device names and phone numbers were compromised.
British hacker Gary McKinnon has been accused of performing “the biggest military hack of all time”. Gary McKinnon hacked US military and Nasa computers in 2001 and 2002.
McKinnon admitted to hacking. He accessed 97 government computers belonging to organizations including the US Navy and Nasa.
Our friendly webhost, tigertech has informed about a virus that steals saved FTP passwords, such as the Gumblar or Trojan.PWS.Tupai.A virus and sends FTP usernames and passwords to a server controlled by “hackers” automatically.
If you’ve stored your FTP account password in your FTP program, the virus can steal the password and send it to “hackers” who then use
it to modify your Web site.