28 January, 2015

Inside Lizard Squad, the Hacking Group That Targeted Taylor Swift – Daily Beast


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Inside Lizard Squad, the Hacking Group That Targeted Taylor Swift
Daily Beast
She also addressed the hacking in a post on her Tumblr, writing, “My Twitter got hacked but don't worry, Twitter is deleting the hacker tweets and locking my account until they can figure out how this happened and get me new passwords. Never a dull moment.
Taylor Swift's Hackers Say They Have Nude Pics: See Her Amazing ResponseHollywood Life
Taylor Swift shakes off hacking on social mediaDaily Mail
Taylor Swift's Twitter Account HackedRadio.com News
Irish Independent -Gossip Cop
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27 January, 2015

Taylor Swift’s Twitter account was hacked – USA TODAY


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Taylor Swift's Twitter account was hacked
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It was a quick hit, but when it involves Taylor Swift, that makes it a big hit. And we're not talking music. The superstar's Twitter and Instagram accounts were hacked today. Soon after noon ET, a Tweet went out from @TaylorSwift13 to her 51 million
Taylor Swift quickly responds to social media hackingKRQE News 13
Taylor Swift's Hackers Say They Have Nude Pics: See Her Amazing ResponseHollywood Life
Taylor Swift Hacked! Nude Photo Leak Threatened After Lizard Squad Hacks Hollywood Take
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Taylor Swift’s Hackers Say They Have Nude Pics: See Her Amazing Response – Hollywood Life


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Taylor Swift's Hackers Say They Have Nude Pics: See Her Amazing Response
Hollywood Life
Oh no they didn't! Hackers who took over Taylor's Instagram and Twitter accounts on Jan. 27 are now claiming that they stole nude photos of her. The brave 'Blank Space' singer is already fighting back on Twitter — find out what she has to say! It will
Taylor Swift's Instagram and Twitter Just Got HackedTIME
Taylor Swift's Twitter Account HackedRadio.com News
Taylor Swift to Hackers: There Are NO Nudes, Naked Pictures Of Me!Gossip Cop
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This Hacker Figured How to Hijack One of the Most Popular Drones – Slate Magazine (blog)


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This Hacker Figured How to Hijack One of the Most Popular Drones
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An IT security engineer has discovered a vulnerability in one of the most popular drone brands that leaves thousands of quadcopters open to interference from hackers. The Register reports that Rahul Sasi has developed software that hijacks drones in

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Chair of Ipso funding body accused of conflict over Trinity Mirror hacking claims – The Guardian

Chair of Ipso funding body accused of conflict over Trinity Mirror hacking claims
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Paul Vickers, chairman of the funding body behind press regulator Ipso and former legal director of Trinity Mirror, has admitted he was aware of the phone-hacking complaints made against the newspaper group while he was drawing up plans to govern the …

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Taylor Swift Twitter and Instagram Hacked – TIME


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Taylor Swift Twitter and Instagram Hacked
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Taylor Swift's Twitter and Instagram accounts were hacked Tuesday afternoon before quickly being recovered 15 minutes later. The hacker wrote a tweet encouraging Swift's 51 million fans to follow someone claiming to be the leader of the hacking group …

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A Brief History of Accurate Hacking Scenes in Movies, From ‘The Conversation … – /FILM

A Brief History of Accurate Hacking Scenes in Movies, From 'The Conversation
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Bad hacking is everywhere in movies, but there are a handful of films that actually get it right. The problem is that the good stuff isn't very interesting to look at. Real hackers don't use virtual reality setups, and they don't act like Hugh Jackman

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Facebook Denies ‘Lizard Squad’ Hacking Claim – Wall Street Journal


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Facebook Denies 'Lizard Squad' Hacking Claim
Wall Street Journal
SINGAPORE—Facebook Inc. on Tuesday denied being the victim of a hacking attack and said its site and photo-sharing app Instagram had suffered an outage after it introduced a configuration change. The disruption “was not the result of a third party
Hacking group Lizard Squad claims responsibility for Facebook outageFortune
Social media sites knocked offline, Lizard Squad hack group claims responsibilityFox News
Facebook denies outage due to Lizard Squad hackRT
Spectator.co.uk (blog) -South China Morning Post (subscription) -Irish Independent
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How Growth Hacking Is Redefining Marketing – Entrepreneur

How Growth Hacking Is Redefining Marketing
Entrepreneur
Recently there has been much talk about growth hacking and whether it will or perhaps already has redefined marketing. If you're not already familiar with the concept, according to Aaron Ginn, a growth hacker is someone whose focus and passion pushes a …

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Christopher Glenn, Military Contractor from West Palm Beach, Pleads Guilty to … – New Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)


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Christopher Glenn, Military Contractor from West Palm Beach, Pleads Guilty to
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This week in federal court, a Palm Beach County man tied to a strange case of international espionage pleaded guilty to the rack of criminal charges he was facing. Rather than fight his case, Christopher Glenn admitted he hacked into classified

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Who are the most notorious hacking groups? – Telegraph.co.uk


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Who are the most notorious hacking groups?
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The hacking group known as Lizard Squad has been making quite a nuisance of itself this week, claiming responsibility for both an attack on the Malaysia Airlines website, that resulted in users being redirected to a page bearing the headline “404
Malaysia Airlines says website not hackedCNBC
Lizard Squad threat no joke, security experts tell MAS after hackingMalay Mail Online
Malaysia Airlines Website Hacked by Group Calling Itself 'Cyber Caliphate'Wall Street Journal
The Straits Times -New Straits Times Online -The Star Online
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Dutch Judge Approves Hacking Suspect’s Extradition to US – ABC News


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Dutch Judge Approves Hacking Suspect's Extradition to US
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A Dutch judge has approved the extradition to the United States of a Russian suspected of involvement in a multimillion-dollar computer hack. Tuesday's ruling at The Hague District Court clears the way for Vladimir Drinkman to be sent to New Jersey
Netherlands may extradite Russian national charged with hacking to USRAPSI
Accused Russian Hacker Can Be Sent to U.S., Dutch Court SaysBloomberg
Dutch can extradite Russian 'megahacker' to US, says courtThe Rakyat Post
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Dutch judge approves hacking suspect’s extradition to US – U.S. News & World Report

Dutch judge approves hacking suspect's extradition to US
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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch judge on Tuesday approved the extradition to the U.S. of a Russian suspected of involvement in a multimillion-dollar computer hack. The ruling at The Hague District Court clears the way for Vladimir Drinkman to be …

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Singapore forms Cyber Security Agency after worldwide hacking incidents – Economic Times


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Singapore forms Cyber Security Agency after worldwide hacking incidents
Economic Times
SINGAPORE: Singapore's government will set up a new agency to strengthen cyber security, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's office said Tuesday, amid more reports of high-profile hacking incidents worldwide. The Cyber Security Agency of Singapore, to be …
Singapore sets up cyber security agency after high profile hackingMalay Mail Online
Singapore forms Cyber Security Agency after world hack attacksCapital FM Kenya (press release) (subscription) (blog)
Singapore ups the ante in cyber security fightReuters

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Hacking group Lizard Squad claims responsibility for Facebook outage – Fortune


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Hacking group Lizard Squad claims responsibility for Facebook outage
Fortune
At the weekend, the group had claimed responsibility for hacking the website of Malaysia Airlines, as people trying to use the company's site were directed to a picture of a lizard in a top hat and tuxedo with the caption “404 – Plane Not Found”, a
Facebook Denies 'Lizard Squad' Hacking ClaimWall Street Journal
Facebook and Instagram no longer down after 'technical difficulties'Telegraph.co.uk
Facebook denies outage due to Lizard Squad hackRT
Economic Times -Irish Times -NewsDay
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Malaysia Airlines website hacked by group claiming to support ISIS – Fox News


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Malaysia Airlines website hacked by group claiming to support ISIS
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26, 2015: A man points at the computer screen showing Malaysia Airlines' hacked website at a cafe in Petaling Jaya outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The airline's site was changed on Monday, at first with a message saying '404 – Plane Not Found' and that

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Facebook and Instagram down worldwide after ‘hack’ – Daily Mail


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Facebook and Instagram down worldwide after 'hack'
Daily Mail
Hundreds of millions of people worldwide were unable to use Facebook and Instagram for around an hour today after an alleged cyber attack. The online group Lizard Squad have claimed they hacked the two social media sites at around 6am GMT. Both sites …

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Facebook and Instagram no longer down after ‘technical difficulties’ – Telegraph.co.uk


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Facebook and Instagram no longer down after 'technical difficulties'
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The outage in 2010 lasted more than two hours and Facebook described it on their website as "the worst outage we've had in over four years". Experts suggest Tinder may not been hacked, but was taken out as side effect of a potential attack on Facebook
Lizard Squad hacker group claims responsibility for Facebook, Instagram outageRT
Hacking group claims responsibility for Facebook outageIrish Independent
Facebook and Instagram down worldwide after 'hack'Daily Mail
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Facebook and Instagram back up after suspected hacking – Telegraph.co.uk


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Facebook and Instagram back up after suspected hacking
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At that time, the outage lasted more than two hours and Facebook described it on their website as "the worst outage we've had in over four years". Experts suggest Tinder may not been hacked, but was taken out as side effect of a potential attack on
Massive Facebook and Instagram outage affects millions as hacking group South China Morning Post (subscription)
Facebook and Instagram go down for millions in possible hacking attackIrish Independent
Facebook and Instagram Recover after Outage Due to HackingNaharnet
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Deutsche Telekom Calls Smartphones Weak Spot for Hacking – Bloomberg


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Deutsche Telekom Calls Smartphones Weak Spot for Hacking
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Now the ubiquity of powerful smartphones with fast Internet connections, and weak security, is making it even easier for hackers to launch large-scale assaults on online services, said Thomas Tschersich, Deutsche Telekom AG (DTE)'s computer security

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“Game of Threats” PwC’s new game to create awareness against hacking – Techworm


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“Game of Threats” PwC's new game to create awareness against hacking
Techworm
Sony hack has hit the United States corporate world pretty hard. It never seemed possible that that a band of hackers could bring the entertainment behemoth to its knees but that happened. How is corporate world or retailers fighting back. Well by
To avoid Sony's fate, companies play war gamesWISC Madison

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Robinson receives report on gov’t website hacking – Jamaica Observer


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Robinson receives report on gov't website hacking
Jamaica Observer
The team was constituted in December 2014 in response to the hacking of a number of Government of Jamaica (GoJ) websites. A thorough investigation was carried out which identified the points and methods of attack, the ministry said in a statement …

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Yes, Australia’s Cyber Army Is Hacking Terrorists – Gizmodo Australia


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Yes, Australia's Cyber Army Is Hacking Terrorists
Gizmodo Australia
We already knew that Australia had a cyber army capable of running “computer network operations” — as broad a term as that is — but now we know that the Australian Signals Directorate's hacker team is actively being used to fight other countries
Australia launches cyber-weapons in global counter-terrorist operationsThe Australian Financial Review

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Yes, Australia’s Cyber Army Is Hacking Terrorists – Gizmodo Australia


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Yes, Australia's Cyber Army Is Hacking Terrorists
Gizmodo Australia
We already knew that Australia had a cyber army capable of running “computer network operations” — as broad a term as that is — but now we know that the Australian Signals Directorate's hacker team is actively being used to fight other countries
Australia launches cyber-weapons in global counter-terrorist operationsThe Australian Financial Review

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26 January, 2015

US gas stations may be ripe for hacking – Fox News


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US gas stations may be ripe for hacking
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In today's entry of "things you didn't know could be hacked," let's discuss gas stations. That roadside filling stations might have Internet connections is perhaps not so surprising, but that's where their technical sophistication often ends. The

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