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Lenovo website hijacked just days after Superfish scandal

The cyberattack may be linked to software found preloaded on the PC maker's laptops that left them vulnerable to malware.

By February 25, 2015

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Google reveals inner workings of manual hijacking

In Google's study, the firm gets up close and personal with hijackers that target not businesses or governments, but you personally.

By November 6, 2014

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Hijack the movies with bespoke screenings of your favourite flick

A cinema chain in the UK lets you choose from 200 movies to design your own crowdsourced screening.

By August 1, 2014

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Piracy police hijack ads on copyright-infringing websites

British police have come up with a new way of cutting off funding to websites that illegally share music and movies.

By July 29, 2014

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Stolen Twitter handle @N returned to hijacking victim

A coveted username lost to a hijacker last month is returned to its rightful owner.

By February 25, 2014

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Lenovo's Superfish security snafu blows up in its face

The preloaded Superfish adware does more than hijack website ads in a browser. It also exposes Lenovo owners to a simple but dangerous hack that could spell disaster.

By February 20, 2015

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Chrome fights back against settings hijackers

Google makes it even easier to reset your browser settings. Apparently, it's the No. 1 Chrome complaint.

By January 31, 2014

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Hacker Mitnick has a plan to help you stay safe online (Q&A)

Arguably the world's most famous hacker, Kevin Mitnick says even he's on attackers' hit lists. That's why he decided to make his next book a guide to practical safety for everyone on the Internet.

By November 29, 2014

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Obama's Facebook and Twitter updates hijacked in URL exploit

The president's social media accounts temporarily directed people who clicked on compromised links to a video titled "Syria facing terrorism."

By October 28, 2013

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WhatsApp Web site hijacked, shows pro-Palestinian message

A group called KDMS Team claims credit for taking over the Web site of the popular messaging service, which is used to send billions of messages a day.

By October 8, 2013