24 April, 2014

Rapid7 hires mobile hacking expert Nick Percoco – Reuters

Rapid7 hires mobile hacking expert Nick Percoco
Reuters
In 2010 he released software for attacking smartphones running Google Inc's Android operating system in a bid to raise awareness about the potential for hacking mobile devices. (reut.rs/1rp6q6A). Percoco most recently worked briefly as a director in

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Rapid7 hires mobile hacking expert Nick Percoco – Reuters

Rapid7 hires mobile hacking expert Nick Percoco
Reuters
In 2010 he released software for attacking smartphones running Google Inc's Android operating system in a bid to raise awareness about the potential for hacking mobile devices. (reut.rs/1rp6q6A). Percoco most recently worked briefly as a director in

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Lockheed waits for hacker-threat sharing as breaches rise – Daily Record (subscription)

Lockheed waits for hacker-threat sharing as breaches rise
Daily Record (subscription)
President Barack Obama's plan to protect the U.S. from hackers was supposed to let more companies access classified data on computer threats so banks, utilities and other targets would be able to boost their cybersecurity. Fourteen months later, it

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How one college’s students are hacking Tinder to get free food – Washington Post (blog)

How one college's students are hacking Tinder to get free food
Washington Post (blog)
Where most college students see an easy hook-up, one enterprising American University junior sees something else: The opportunity to score a free meal. That's the idea, at least, behind Swipes for Swipes, a blog for AU students that popped up on Tumblr …

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Former politician jailed for hacking – Views and News from Norway


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Former politician jailed for hacking
Views and News from Norway
Former Conservative (Høyre) politician Tor Johannes Helleland was sentenced to two months in prison on Thursday over computer hacking charges. The 23-year-old broke into the email and online storage accounts of 32 women, downloaded private intimate …

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Hacker-Threat Sharing Has Companies Waiting Amid Breaches – Businessweek

Hacker-Threat Sharing Has Companies Waiting Amid Breaches
Businessweek
President Barack Obama's plan to protect the U.S. from hackers was supposed to let more companies access classified data on computer threats so banks, utilities and other targets would be able to boost their cybersecurity. Fourteen months later, it

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Hacking Pacemakers? – WOAI.com

Hacking Pacemakers?
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New devices may be built with security features built-in which would at least make hacking them much more difficult. That's not a help to people who already have the devices however. Again, most of us try to avoid getting cut open and having additional …

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Wesleyville man charged with hacking into woman’s e-mail – GoErie.com

Wesleyville man charged with hacking into woman's e-mail
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Police accuse Curry of hacking into a woman's e-mail between December and March and illegally obtaining e-mails and changing the woman's password, according to the criminal complaint. Police charge that Curry threatened to release the e-mails to …

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FBI Informant Is Tied to Cyberattacks Abroad – New York Times


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FBI Informant Is Tied to Cyberattacks Abroad
New York Times
Exploiting a vulnerability in a popular web hosting software, the informant directed at least one hacker to extract vast amounts of data — from bank records to login information — from the government servers of a number of countries and upload it to
FBI informant is said to guide cyberattacks abroadNDTV
FBI Informant Sabu Linked to International to CyberattacksGizmodo India

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UPDATE 1-All at sea: global shipping fleet exposed to hacking threat – Reuters

UPDATE 1-All at sea: global shipping fleet exposed to hacking threat
Reuters
Hackers recently shut down a floating oil rig by tilting it, while another rig was so riddled with computer malware that it took 19 days to make it seaworthy again; Somali pirates help choose their targets by viewing navigational data online, prompting

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23 April, 2014

All at sea: global shipping fleet exposed to hacking threat – Reuters

All at sea: global shipping fleet exposed to hacking threat
Reuters
Hackers recently shut down a floating oil rig by tilting it, while another rig was so riddled with computer malware that it took 19 days to make it seaworthy again; Somali pirates help choose their targets by viewing navigational data online, prompting

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Watch Dogs: What Can You Do Besides Hacking? – GameSpot


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Watch Dogs: What Can You Do Besides Hacking?
GameSpot
If you've been paying even the slightest bit of attention to Watch Dogs, you'll know there's one dominant theme that runs throughout Ubisoft's latest open-world action game: hacking. This is, after all, a story that concerns itself with our modern
"Watch Dogs" Multiplayer Hacking In Action (Video)Complex.com
Watch Dogs preview: Hands-on with hacking, hallucinations, multiplayerDigital Spy
3 hours with Watch Dogs: Multiplayer, hacking & insane side-missionsComputerandvideogames.com
GameZone -Toronto Sun
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Self-taught hackers rule – CSO

Self-taught hackers rule
CSO
Before his speech, he talked with CSO about why self-taught hackers are generally superior to those who go through a formal certification program, and why compliance with cybersecurity standards will remain low unless governments make it very painful

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AOL Mail has been hacked, don’t open that iffy-looking email you got from an … – Digital Trends


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AOL Mail has been hacked, don't open that iffy-looking email you got from an
Digital Trends
If you've received any strange looking emails, you might want to refrain from touching them. AOL Mail has been compromised by hackers, and people are getting tainted emails, according to PCMag. However, this isn't your run-of-the-mill case of hackers …
AOL Email Hacked by Spoofers to Send SpamThreatpost

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Andy Coulson: I quit David Cameron role due to phone-hacking coverage – The Guardian


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Andy Coulson: I quit David Cameron role due to phone-hacking coverage
The Guardian
Andy Coulson resigned as David Cameron's spin doctor in January 2011 because his ability to do his job was being compromised by the phone-hacking scandal, a jury at the Old Bailey has heard. He told jurors that he took the decision to quit because he …

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State of the Hack: 43% of all DDoS attacks in Q4 originated in China – BGR

State of the Hack: 43% of all DDoS attacks in Q4 originated in China
BGR
The threat from hackers is very real and a new report shows that things are only getting worse. We recently told you about a terrifying new interactive map that shows global cyberattacks happening in real time. If that map seemed surprisingly busy to

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Andy Coulson denies ‘covering up’ phone hacking at News of the World – The Guardian


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Andy Coulson denies 'covering up' phone hacking at News of the World
The Guardian
Andy Coulson has denied that he "covered up" phone hacking at the News of the World after one of his reporters was arrested in 2006 for eavesdropping on royal household voicemails. He has also denied that he ordered his royal editor to plead guilty to …
Andy Coulson Denies Listening To Hacked Voicemail For Daniel CraigHuffington Post
Phone hacking trial: Andy Coulson says reporter's arrest was 'shocking', but Sydney Morning Herald
Phone-hacking trial: Coulson 'did not cover anything up'BBC News
Bloomberg
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Coulson expresses shock at hacking arrest – The West Australian


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Coulson expresses shock at hacking arrest
The West Australian
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson has described his shock at the arrest of one of his reporters for phone hacking but denied he was involved in a cover-up. During a fifth day in the witness box, the ex-No 10 spin doctor described what
Andy Coulson Denies Listening To Hacked Voicemail For Daniel CraigHuffington Post
Phone-hacking trial: Coulson 'did not cover anything up'BBC News
Coulson Says He Spoke to Murdoch After First Hacking ArrestsBloomberg
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Phone-hacking trial: Coulson ‘did not cover anything up’ – BBC News

Phone-hacking trial: Coulson 'did not cover anything up'
BBC News
Ex-News of the World chief Andy Coulson has said he did not "cover anything up" following the arrest of the paper's royal editor Clive Goodman in 2006. In his fifth day giving evidence, Mr Coulson told the phone-hacking trial he did not "volunteer

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Edward Snowden’s NSA hacking claim creates woes for Huawei – Financial Times

Edward Snowden's NSA hacking claim creates woes for Huawei
Financial Times
Huawei executives have been criss-crossing the globe in recent weeks to reassure customers that their equipment has not been compromised, in the wake of revelations by whistleblower Edward Snowden in March that the US national security agency tried to …

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Twitter hacked: where did you go wrong? – Sydney Morning Herald


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Twitter hacked: where did you go wrong?
Sydney Morning Herald
Have weight loss spammers hacked your Twitter account? How did they get in? We seem to be in the middle of another wave of Twitter hacking, with spammers worming their way into your account so they can bombard your followers with tweets about miracle …

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22 April, 2014

Hacking trial: Andy Coulson denies he was played Daniel Craig’s voicemail … – The Independent


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Hacking trial: Andy Coulson denies he was played Daniel Craig's voicemail
The Independent
Giving evidence at the Old Bailey for a fourth day, Mr Coulson again denied he knew about hacking activities inside the NOTW until the arrest of the former royal correspondent, Clive Goodman, in 2006. Evans, the jury has been told, has admitted
Phone-hacking trial: Andy Coulson 'rubber-stamped' paymentBBC News
Coulson denies hearing hacked Daniel Craig messageU-T San Diego
Phone-hacking trial: Andy Coulson denies bullying NoW reporterThe Guardian
Bloomberg
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AOL Email Hacked by Spoofers to Send Spam – Threatpost

AOL Email Hacked by Spoofers to Send Spam
Threatpost
… majority of users have long since jumped ship for Gmail or Yahoo. Yet those who still have accounts with AOL were no doubt unhappy when they discovered last weekend that a slew of old AOL Mail accounts had been hacked to send spam to their friends.

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Hacking trial: Andy Coulson denies he was played Daniel Craig’s voicemail – The Independent


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Hacking trial: Andy Coulson denies he was played Daniel Craig's voicemail
The Independent
Andy Coulson, the former Downing Street communications chief, has insisted he was never played a voicemail which a previous witness at the hacking trial claimed was obtained illegally from the phone of actor Daniel Craig. During earlier testimony by

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Computer off limits to 21 year old hacking accused – Fraser Coast Chronicle

Computer off limits to 21 year old hacking accused
Fraser Coast Chronicle
A MAN accused of hacking into one of the world's biggest online gaming networks and a social media account of its founder has been denied all access to computers by a Maryborough magistrate. Shane Stephen Duffy applied in Maryborough Magistrates …

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