31 October, 2014

Pirate Bay Founder Convicted of Hacking – PC Magazine

Pirate Bay Founder Convicted of Hacking
PC Magazine
A Danish court on Thursday found Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Warg guilty of computer hacking and illegally downloading files belonging to IT services firm CSC, the BBC reported. Warg faces up to six years in jail, according to the news site. His

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New Russian Boldness Revives a Cold War Tradition: Testing the Other Side – New York Times

New Russian Boldness Revives a Cold War Tradition: Testing the Other Side
New York Times
Last year, security researchers at several American cybersecurity companies uncovered a Russian cyberespionage campaign, in which Russian hackers were systematically hacking more than one thousand Western oil and gas computers, and energy …
White House computer system hacked, causes temporary outage; Russia Daily Bhaskar (press release) (registration) (blog)
Are the White House Hackers Gone?Nextgov
White House cyberattack confirmed by National Security CouncilCBC.ca
Inquirer
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30 October, 2014

Danish court finds Pirate Bay cofounder guilty of hacking CSC servers – Register

Danish court finds Pirate Bay cofounder guilty of hacking CSC servers
Register
Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, cofounder of the Pirate Bay, has been found guilty of hacking charges by a court in Denmark, which ruled that he and a 21-year-old accomplice had hacked US technology company CSC to gain access to Danish government servers.

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Pirate Bay co-founder convicted in Denmark’s “largest hacking case” ever – Ars Technica


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Pirate Bay co-founder convicted in Denmark's “largest hacking case” ever
Ars Technica
Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, better known by his nom de hacker "anakata," was found guilty of "hacking and gross damage" after being accused of illegally accessing the country's driver's license database (Google Translate), social security database, the

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Pirate Bay Founder Convicted on Hacking Charges – Wired


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Pirate Bay Founder Convicted on Hacking Charges
Wired
In the Danish case, Svartholm and a 21-year-old Danish accomplice were accused of hacking CSC's servers in April 2012 and remaining inside for four months, stealing and altering data during the breach, according to prosecutors. As evidence, authorities …
Pirate Bay Co-Founder Found Guilty of Hacking Crimes in 'Historic' CaseNewsweek
Gottfrid Svartholm Found Guilty in Hacking TrialTorrentFreak
Pirate Bay cofounder found guilty of hackingMashable
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Pirate Bay Founder Guilty of Hacking, Facing Six Years in Prison – RIA Novosti


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Pirate Bay Founder Guilty of Hacking, Facing Six Years in Prison
RIA Novosti
The hacker was extradited in November last year from Sweden to Denmark to face the current charges, having been sentenced in Sweden to two years in jail in June 2013 for hacking computers at Logica, an IT firm which manages data for the Swedish …

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Pirate Bay Co-Founder Found Guilty of Hacking Crimes in ‘Historic’ Case – Newsweek


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Pirate Bay Co-Founder Found Guilty of Hacking Crimes in 'Historic' Case
Newsweek
Warg and his accomplice were convicted of hacking into the CSC mainframe between April and August 2012, gaining access to various sets of data, including the Population Register, the police criminal record and SIS-register of internationally wanted …
Gottfrid Svartholm Found Guilty in Hacking TrialTorrentFreak
Pirate Bay cofounder found guilty of hackingMashable
'Largest hacking case': Pirate Bay founder and his accomplice found guilty in RT
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China hits back at US over cyber hacking claims – Financial Times


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China hits back at US over cyber hacking claims
Financial Times
Lu Wei, who boasts the imposing title of minister of cyberspace, told a Beijing press conference that in the past month, 10,000 websites had been hacked in China, along with 80 per cent of government sites. He said the majority of the attacks
China's Internet chief accuses US of hacking but says talks 'unhindered'Reuters UK

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Paris Hilton Phone Hacker Sentenced To Prison For Hacking Police, College … – Daily Caller

Paris Hilton Phone Hacker Sentenced To Prison For Hacking Police, College
Daily Caller
Twenty-five-year-old Cameron Lacroix, who in 2009 was sent to juvie for hacking into Paris Hilton's cellphone, will soon find himself in the big house — this time for stealing credit and debit card numbers, as well as for hacking into police and

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‘Largest hacking case’: Pirate Bay founder and his accomplice found guilty in … – RT


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'Largest hacking case': Pirate Bay founder and his accomplice found guilty in
RT
The founder of the Pirate Bay torrent site has been found guilty in “the largest hacking case to date.” Swede, Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, and his Danish co-defendant were accused of hacking and accessing confidential information. Warg, alias Anakata, and

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Gottfrid Svartholm Found Guilty in Hacking Trial – TorrentFreak


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Gottfrid Svartholm Found Guilty in Hacking Trial
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Gottfrid Svartholm has today been found guilty of hacking crimes by a Danish court. The Swedish Pirate Bay founder and his 21-year-old accomplice were found to have illegally accessed systems operated by IT company CSC. It was the biggest hacking case …

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The Attkisson hacking incident: Vexed by Vox – Arizona Republic

The Attkisson hacking incident: Vexed by Vox
Arizona Republic
One, Lee is addressing only Attikisson's contention that her computers were hacked by a government agency. And, two, because (as he blithely admits) he hasn't actually read Attkisson's description of what happened, but only a summary of the book he

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29 October, 2014

Hacking Sexism in Tech – New York Times


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Hacking Sexism in Tech
New York Times
DESCRIPTION Annie Ly, 16, took a class in San Jose, Calif., with Girls Who Code, a nonprofit that is partnering with Google to prepare young women for futures in computing-related fields. Eric Risberg/Associated Press. Bias against women in tech is …

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Report: The FBI Proposes Invasive New Powers for Hacking Into Computers – Gizmodo

Report: The FBI Proposes Invasive New Powers for Hacking Into Computers
Gizmodo
Recently, the FBI has illustrated that it will go to to great lengths to bend the rules. Indeed, law enforcement tends to think it should have unlimited power. In that light this rule change in particular is troubling because the ability to hack any

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Big Retail’s Apple Pay killer CurrentC HACKED, tester info stolen – Register


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Big Retail's Apple Pay killer CurrentC HACKED, tester info stolen
Register
CurrentC, the mobile payments system being pushed by some of the biggest retailers in the US, has been hacked – even though the system isn't fully up and running yet. "Within the last 36 hours, we learned that unauthorized third parties obtained the e
CurrentC won't let email hack delay launch as it explores NFCMacworld
CurrentC, the much-hated Apple Pay rival, has been hackedThe Next Web
Apple Pay competitor CurrentC suffers e-mail breachVatorNews
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‘Major’ hacking attack in US looms: expert survey – Bangkok Post

'Major' hacking attack in US looms: expert survey
Bangkok Post
The report comes a day after the top US cyber official said the country's military is looking to flex its muscles in cyberspace as a "deterrence" to hackers eying American targets. Also this week, US security researchers said in two separate reports
'Major' hacking attack looming in US: Expert surveyThe Straits Times
Cyber Attacks Likely to IncreaseThe Pew Internet and American Life Project

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FBI demands new powers to hack into computers and carry out surveillance – The Guardian

FBI demands new powers to hack into computers and carry out surveillance
The Guardian
The FBI is attempting to persuade an obscure regulatory body in Washington to change its rules of engagement in order to seize significant new powers to hack into and carry out surveillance of computers throughout the US and around the world.
Report: The FBI Proposes Invasive New Powers for Hacking Into ComputersGizmodo

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‘Major’ hacking attack in US looms: expert survey – Phys.Org


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'Major' hacking attack in US looms: expert survey
Phys.Org
The report comes a day after the top US cyber official said the country's military is looking to flex its muscles in cyberspace as a "deterrence" to hackers eying American targets. Also this week, US security researchers said in two separate reports
'Major' hacking attack looming in US: Expert surveyThe Straits Times
Cyber Attacks Likely to IncreaseThe Pew Internet and American Life Project

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NSA Chief Warns Companies Against Revenge Hacking – Nextgov


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NSA Chief Warns Companies Against Revenge Hacking
Nextgov
Some business groups are tired of focusing only on defensive measures as hackers breach their systems. They want to retaliate and damage the hackers' computer systems. Advocates of "hacking back" say that punishing attackers can be an effective tool
US eyes cyber 'deterrence' to stop hackers (Update)Phys.Org
US military to secure cyberspaceMyBroadband

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White House won’t confirm Russian hacking connection – Washington Times


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White House won't confirm Russian hacking connection
Washington Times
Citing anonymous administration officials, The Washington Post reported that Russian hackers may be behind the incident. The White House's classified computer network was not breached, and Mr. Earnest said that the hacking incident resulted only in
Russia may have hacked White House computers: reportNew York Daily News
Hackers breach some White House computersWashington Post
Russians accused of hacking White House computer networkIrish Independent
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White House won’t confirm Russian ha… – Washington Times


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White House won't confirm Russian ha…
Washington Times
Obama administration officials on Wednesday would not confirm reports that Russian hackers were behind recent breaches of the White House computer system. White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters that an investigation is ongoing but …
Russia may have hacked White House computers: reportNew York Daily News
Russians accused of hacking White House computer networkIrish Independent
Hackers breach some White House computersWashington Post
TechTarget -TheHostingNews.com (press release) (blog) -The Inquisitr
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​Samsung phones vulnerable to hacking – CBS News


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​Samsung phones vulnerable to hacking
CBS News
The Find My Mobile service on Samsung phones is designed to let users lock their devices if they're lost or stolen, protecting any personal information stored on the handset. But this security feature can be hacked, giving attackers a way to lock

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Hackers breach some White House computers – Washington Post


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Hackers breach some White House computers
Washington Post
Hackers thought to be working for the Russian government breached the unclassified White House computer networks in recent weeks, sources said, resulting in temporary disruptions to some services while cybersecurity teams worked to contain the
White House won't confirm Russian hacking connectionWashington Times
Russia may have hacked White House computers: reportNew York Daily News
Russians accused of hacking White House computer networkIrish Independent
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White House hacked – CNNMoney


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White House hacked
CNNMoney
"Certainly a variety of actors find our networks attractive targets and seek access to sensitive government information," the official said. In the hacking world, attackers often use spying tools to steal files or monitor computer sessions. Still, the

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South Korea spy agency says North hacking smartphones – Phys.Org


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South Korea spy agency says North hacking smartphones
Phys.Org
The NIS said it had worked with the websites' owners and the government to remove the applications and block relevant hacking channels. The agency's report also said more than 75,000 hacking attempts were made against government agencies and their …

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