25 May, 2016

Khadse wants action against AAP leader for hacking into Pak website – The Hindu

Khadse wants action against AAP leader for hacking into Pak website
The Hindu
Battling charges of graft, as well as alleged links to gangster Dawood Ibrahim, Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse on Tuesday demanded action against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Preeti Sharma-Menon and two others for hacking a website …

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24 May, 2016

Overnight Cybersecurity: Wyden government hacking bill gets House companion – The Hill

Overnight Cybersecurity: Wyden government hacking bill gets House companion
The Hill
Welcome to OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY, your daily rundown of the biggest news in the world of hacking and data privacy. We're here to connect the dots as leaders in government, policy and industry try to counter the rise in cyber threats. What lies ahead …

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Pennsylvania Man Pleads Guilty to Hacking Celebrity Computers – Deadline


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Pennsylvania Man Pleads Guilty to Hacking Celebrity Computers
Deadline
“Celebgate” hacker Ryan Collins has pleaded guilty to hacking the email accounts of numerous female stars including Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and Kirsten Dunst. Lawrence has called the invasion and the subsequent leak of nude photos a “sex crime.”.
Lancaster man pleads guilty to hacking celebrities Apple and Google email accountsFOX43.com
Lancaster man pleads guilty to hacking celebrity accounts for nude photosLancasterOnline
Man pleads guilty in Pennsylvania in celebrity nude pic hacking caseToronto Sun
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Texas Man Faces 10 Years For Hacking Highway Sign: “Drive Crazy Yall” – Vocativ


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Texas Man Faces 10 Years For Hacking Highway Sign: “Drive Crazy Yall”
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A Texas man was arrested Sunday for reprogramming an electronic highway sign to read “DRIVE CRAZY YALL.” While such pranks are relatively commonplace, the man, Geoffrey Eltgroth, 26, faces an unlikely penalty: charges of felony criminal mischief, …
Police: Man admits to hacking message board to read 'Drive Crazy Yall'KHOU.com

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Hack for microbusiness on the National Day of Civic Hacking – Technical.ly DC


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Hack for microbusiness on the National Day of Civic Hacking
Technical.ly DC
The 2016 National Day of Civic Hacking is quickly approaching — mark your calendars, if you haven't already, for June 4. And if you haven't decided how to commemorate the day just yet, here's an option: Join Code for America, the U.S. Census Bureau

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Lancaster man pleads guilty to hacking celebrity accounts for nude photos – LancasterOnline


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Lancaster man pleads guilty to hacking celebrity accounts for nude photos
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Collins pleaded guilty to felony computer hacking charges before Senior U.S. District Court Judge William Caldwell in Harrisburg. He faces up to five years in prison and up to $250,000 in fines, according to the U.S. Attorney's office. U.S. Attorney
Lancaster man pleads guilty to hacking celebrities Apple and Google email accountsFOX43.com
Man Pleads Guilty in Pennsylvania in Celebrity Hacking CaseABC News
Lancaster hacker who stole nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and others pleads guiltyPennLive.com

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Hacking for Good: Watly – Hackaday


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Hacking for Good: Watly
Hackaday
Here at Hackaday, we often encourage people to hack for the greater good through contests. Sure, it is fun to create a wireless barbeque thermometer or an electronic giant foam finger. At the end of the day, though, those projects didn't really change

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Hacking Social Change – University of St. Thomas Newsroom


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Hacking Social Change
University of St. Thomas Newsroom
These are just a few of the creative ideas generated by leaders from more than 40 nonprofit organizations and social enterprises at the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship's DesignHack! on May 13. This full-day immersion in design thinking, …

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Lancaster man pleads guilty to hacking celebrities Apple and Google email accounts – FOX43.com


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Lancaster man pleads guilty to hacking celebrities Apple and Google email accounts
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HARRISBURG, Pa — A Lancaster man pled guilty to felony computer hacking charges related to a phishing scheme that gave him illegal access to over 100 Apple and Google e-mail accounts, including those belonging to members of the entertainment …
Lancaster man pleads guilty to hacking celebrity accounts for nude photosLancasterOnline
Man pleads guilty in Pennsylvania in celebrity hacking caseThe Seattle Times
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Lancaster man pleads guilty to hacking celebrites Apple and Google email accounts – FOX43.com


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Lancaster man pleads guilty to hacking celebrites Apple and Google email accounts
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HARRISBURG, Pa — A Lancaster man pled guilty to felony computer hacking charges related to a phishing scheme that gave him illegal access to over 100 Apple and Google e-mail accounts, including those belonging to members of the entertainment …

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Lancaster man pleads guilty in Jennifer Lawrence, celebrity hacking scandal – WGAL Lancaster

Lancaster man pleads guilty in Jennifer Lawrence, celebrity hacking scandal
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"The United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that a Lancaster man pled guilty to felony computer hacking charges related to a phishing scheme that gave him illegal access to over 100 Apple and Google e

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Pebble Core debuts as 3G-connected fitness wearble (with big hacking potential) – Phone Arena


Phone Arena
Pebble Core debuts as 3G-connected fitness wearble (with big hacking potential)
Phone Arena
If running's not your thing, Pebble's also positioning the Core as a platform for hackers, taking advantage of its Android guts, low cost, and attractive connectivity options to develop new uses for the wearable. And that hardware button lets devs come

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More hacking and undercover work: Police chiefs answer to strong encryption row – ZDNet


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More hacking and undercover work: Police chiefs answer to strong encryption row
ZDNet
What if those same flaws are being used by hackers or hostile nations to read communications or do other damage? At what point does the need to patch a flaw outweigh its usefulness to police? And it means there will be another secret crypto arms race

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Police: Man admits to hacking message board to read ‘Drive Crazy Yall’ – KHOU.com


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Police: Man admits to hacking message board to read 'Drive Crazy Yall'
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LEANDER, TEXAS – A Leander man is facing a felony charge after he admitted to tampering with an electronic message board to have it read “Drive Crazy Yall.” According to an arrest affidavit, a resident flagged down a Williamson County deputy on May 22 …

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23 May, 2016

When Is NSA Hacking OK? – U.S. News & World Report


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When Is NSA Hacking OK?
U.S. News & World Report
The National Security Agency attempts to stay a step ahead of threats by occasionally using a software flaw to hack computers and online networks, but both privacy advocates and one of the agency's top officials acknowledge the potential risks of

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ATM hacking spree nets thieves $12.7 million in two hours – Engadget


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ATM hacking spree nets thieves $12.7 million in two hours
Engadget
Based on transaction data from 14,000 convenience store ATMs, they believe hackers stole the data and turned it into 1,600 cloned credit cards. Then used each one to withdraw the daily maximum of 100,000 yen. Japanese authorities are working with their …
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Police: Man admits to hacking message board to read ‘Drive Crazy Yall’ – KVUE.com


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Police: Man admits to hacking message board to read 'Drive Crazy Yall'
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LEANDER, TEXAS – A Leander man is facing a felony charge after he admitted to tampering with an electronic message board to have it read “Drive Crazy Yall.” According to an arrest affidavit, a resident flagged down a Williamson County deputy on May 22 …

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Hacking fears grow as cars become more high tech – WNCN


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Hacking fears grow as cars become more high tech
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Researchers in the Triangle are playing a key role in developing this new technology, but they point out one thing standing in the way of this becoming commonplace on the roads is the susceptibility of cars to hacking. In recent weeks, a large white

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In sophisticated car hacking, which cars are most vulnerable? – KIRO Seattle


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In sophisticated car hacking, which cars are most vulnerable?
KIRO Seattle
In our report revealing cars most vulnerable to being hacked for a report at 5:30 p.m., we show you how hackers can unlock doors and even stop your car from moving altogether. We hired a security researcher, Samy Kamkar, to show us his latest high-tech …

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Guccifer, Accused of Hacking Bush Accounts, to Plead Guilty – ABC News


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Guccifer, Accused of Hacking Bush Accounts, to Plead Guilty
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The Romanian hacker known as Guccifer, who is charged with breaking into computer accounts of the Bush family and others, is scheduled to plead guilty to federal charges. Court records indicate that a change-of-plea hearing is scheduled Wednesday at …
"Guccifer" Set To Cop To E-Mail Hacking SpreeThe Smoking Gun
Clinton hacker 'Guccifer' expected to plead guiltyThe Hill

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TeamViewer comments on hacking claims – KitGuru


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TeamViewer comments on hacking claims
KitGuru
Original Story: If your'e a TeamViewer user, make sure you don't leave it running when you aren't around and that you have two factor authentication enabled, as a number of users have had their bank accounts emptied by hackers gaining full-system access.

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Mumsnet hacking: Haslemere teenager faces cyber attack charges – BBC News


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Mumsnet hacking: Haslemere teenager faces cyber attack charges
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A teenager has been charged with a hacking attack on Mumsnet, which caused the parenting site to reset its 7.7 million members' passwords. David Buchanan, 18, of Haslemere, Surrey, faces two counts of hacking and one of impairing the operation of or …
Surrey teen charged over Mumsnet hack attackThe Register
Teenager charged over hack attack on Mumsnet websiteEvening Standard

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Correction: Campaign 2016-Foreign Hacking Story – ABC News

Correction: Campaign 2016-Foreign Hacking Story
ABC News
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States sees evidence of hackers, possibly working for foreign governments, snooping on the presidential candidates, the nation's intelligence chief said Wednesday. Government officials are assisting the campaigns to …

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‘House hacking’ lets you channel your inner Trump to real estate wealth – CNBC


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'House hacking' lets you channel your inner Trump to real estate wealth
CNBC
If you've always wanted to invest in real estate but don't know where to start, "house hacking" may be your first step. Simply put, here's how to do it: buy a property with two, three or four units using similar favorable loan types that owner

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National Day of Civic Hacking Helps Micro-Businesses In Local Ecosystems – Tech.Co


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National Day of Civic Hacking Helps Micro-Businesses In Local Ecosystems
Tech.Co
When I heard of the first National Day of Civic Hacking, I thought that this is exactly the kind of thing this country needs to promote small businesses. When I heard that June 4th, 2016 was, in fact, the fourth annual National Day of Civic Hacking, my

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