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Symantec: Politically motivated DOS attacks detected in Vietnam

Security firms and Google reported DOS attacks on Web sites of Vietnamese activists.

By Jan. 14, 2014

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British spy unit reportedly hit Anonymous with DDoS attacks

A UK communications intelligence agency unit used a popular cyberattack method against hacktivist groups, according to documents Edward Snowden supplied to NBC News.

By Feb. 4, 2014

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U.S. indicts 13 alleged members of Anonymous in DDoS attacks

Attacks were allegedly part of an anti-copyright campaign called "Operation Payback," which was in retaliation for the 2010 shutdown of The Pirate Bay.

By Oct. 3, 2013

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Laser pointer attacks on airplanes skyrocketing

The number of incidents of people hitting airplanes with laser pointers is up 1,100 percent since 2005, according to a study.

By Oct. 21, 2013

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Can aspirin prevent heart attacks? This device may know the answer

Taking personalized medicine to an extreme, the device analyzes blood flow to help doctors know exactly how well drugs like aspirin work to prevent heart attacks -- not in general, but on any given patient.

By Mar. 24, 2014

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Google Nexus phones reportedly susceptible to SMS attacks

The Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4, and Nexus 5 can be forced to reboot or lose their network connection if an attacker sends a large number of Flash SMS messages to them, PC World reports.

By Nov. 29, 2013

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Indonesia tops China as source of Internet attacks

Attack traffic from Indonesia nearly doubled in the second quarter of 2013, according to Akamai's latest "The State of the Internet" report.

By Oct. 16, 2013

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Microsoft attacks iPad to unload Surface RT inventory

In a new ad, Microsoft compares a Surface RT to an iPad. An Apple Siri-like voice, representing the iPad, says, "This is not going to end well for me."

By Jul. 19, 2013

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LG G2 free on TalkTalk as LG attacks Samsung, Apple

The 5-inch LG G2 is available for free as LG recognises your phone -- and takes the mick out of it.

By Oct. 16, 2013

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'Blue screen of death' attacks some iPhone 5S owners

Users on Apple's support forums say their iPhone 5S units are turning a mean shade of blue and then rebooting.

By Oct. 11, 2013