19 September, 2014

Reality Check – Best and Worst Hacking In Games – GameSpot

Reality Check – Best and Worst Hacking In Games
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Reality Check – Best and Worst Hacking In Games. Cam enlists hacking expert Chris Boyd once more for an investigation into the best (and worst) hacking video games have to offer. 31 Comments · Shares · Tweets · +1 …

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Over 20 million attempts to hack into health database – New Zealand Herald

Over 20 million attempts to hack into health database
New Zealand Herald
The hacker tried to gain access to DrInfo, which has the medical records of several million patients. Photo / Thinkstock. Police are investigating after attempts were allegedly made to hack a nationwide patient database. In an email obtained by the

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Here’s How Home Depot Could Have Combated Hacking – TIME

Here's How Home Depot Could Have Combated Hacking
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As Home Depot continues to assess the damage caused by a security breach that gave hackers access to 56 million credit and debit cards, tech experts say large retailers should turn their attention to addressing breaches quickly instead of trying to

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Why hacked Home Depot will suffer less than Target – Crain’s Chicago Business


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Why hacked Home Depot will suffer less than Target
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Home Depot also came forward more quickly with a public admission. The Atlanta-based retailer made its first disclosure about a potential breach on Sept. 2, the day it learned from banks and law enforcement that hackers may have infiltrated its defenses.
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Kirsten Dunst using humor to deal with hacking scandal – SFGate (blog)


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Kirsten Dunst using humor to deal with hacking scandal
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The “Spider-Man” actress was among the female stars targeted by a hacker who releases hundreds of nude personal pictures of high-profile women, including Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and Teresa Palmer last month. After a number of snaps of Dunst …
Kirsten Dunst on hacking scandal: iCloud is a 'piece of s***'SheKnows.com
Kirsten Dunst laughs off nude scandal10News

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Symantec Exec: Israeli Hacking Teams are “Scary” Good – TheTower.org


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Symantec Exec: Israeli Hacking Teams are “Scary” Good
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“I've seen hackers at work all over Europe and the US, and Israeli hackers are younger, faster, and smarter than those in almost any other country. To me, that combination of intelligence, youth, and ability is scary. We had better make sure they use
Israeli hackers 'scary talented,' says security expertThe Times of Israel

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Kaley Cuoco Talks Nude Photo Hacking Scandal with Jimmy Kimmel – Celebuzz


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Kaley Cuoco Talks Nude Photo Hacking Scandal with Jimmy Kimmel
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If all the women who were entangled in the nude photo hacking scandal took Kaley Cuoco's approach, there would be a whole lot of funny going on in Hollywood right now. During an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night (September 18, 2014), Cuoco …
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TOR users become FBI’s No.1 hacking target after legal power grab – Register

TOR users become FBI's No.1 hacking target after legal power grab
Register
The FBI wants greater authority to hack overseas computers, according to a law professor. A Department of Justice proposal to amend Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure would make it easier for domestic law enforcement to hack into the …

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56 million credit cards compromised in Home Depot hacking – Times of India


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56 million credit cards compromised in Home Depot hacking
Times of India
BOSTON/CHICAGO: Home Depot said some 56 million payment cards were likely compromised in a cyberattack at its stores — suggesting the hacking attack at the home improvement chain was larger than last year's unprecedented breach at Target.
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The Home Depot says hacking put 56M cards at risk – VatorNews


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The Home Depot says hacking put 56M cards at risk
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Since Home Depot first became aware that it was being hacked in early September, the company says that its IT security team has been "working around the clock with leading IT security firms, its banking partners and the Secret Service to rapidly gather
Home Depot admits 56 million cards hit by security breachCBC.ca
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U.S.-China Rifts on Hacking, Spying Put Aside for Climate – Bloomberg

U.S.-China Rifts on Hacking, Spying Put Aside for Climate
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The threat of climate change is driving China and the U.S. — frequent rivals and the world's two largest greenhouse-gas emitters — to collaborate on dozens of potential clean-energy breakthroughs. In research laboratories on opposite sides of the

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Cars of the future prone to hacking thanks to ’80s security – CNET

Cars of the future prone to hacking thanks to '80s security
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A leading road safety expert has warned that today's futuristic cars are thoroughly retro when it comes to security, saying that smart cars risk being hacked unless security protections are upgraded. Professor Andry Rakotonirainy from the Queensland …
Queensland researcher warns of car hacking threatSydney Morning Herald
Car hacking: The security threat facing our vehiclesPhys.Org
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Kirsten Dunst on hacking scandal: iCloud is a ‘piece of s***’ – SheKnows.com


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Kirsten Dunst on hacking scandal: iCloud is a 'piece of s***'
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Kirsten Dunst was one of the many celebs whose nude photos were hacked during the now-infamous nude scandal of a few weeks ago. Although the situation would have been awful for anyone to face, Dunst said she is just trying to move on from it.
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18 September, 2014

Home Depot’s payment systems hacked, 60 million shoppers reportedly affected – Fox 59

Home Depot's payment systems hacked, 60 million shoppers reportedly affected
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NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Home Depot on Monday confirmed that hackers indeed broke into its payment systems — maybe as far back as April. Home Depot's hack might be even bigger than Target's was last year. In Target's case, hackers slipped in for …

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More China hacking, a deputy director for OPM and more – FCW.com


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More China hacking, a deputy director for OPM and more
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A Senate investigation found Chinese hackers breached the computer systems of transportation contractors working for the Pentagon 20 times over the course of a year. The report from the Senate Armed Services Committee said that U.S. Transportation …

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Meet Green Bean, a module for hacking into appliances – Gizmag

Meet Green Bean, a module for hacking into appliances
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Green Bean comes out of FirstBuild, GE's open innovation and co-creation platform that's attached to a microfactory in Louisville, Kentucky. In non-hacker terms, the Green Bean is a small module that provides the ability to be able to control things

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China refutes US hacking charges – Chinadaily USA

China refutes US hacking charges
Chinadaily USA
The report blamed the Chinese government for backing hackers who broke into computer networks of US companies, however, it did not provide any detailed evidence. "China forbids any actions that may sabotage cyber security including hacking, and deals …

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China says US hacking accusations are ‘totally groundless’ – PCWorld


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China says US hacking accusations are 'totally groundless'
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“The Chinese law bans all the activities that sabotage Internet security, including hacker attacks, and resolutely combats relevant criminal activities,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said during a briefing Thursday in Beijing, according
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China hacked into Pentagon contractor networks ‘nine times’, US Senate finds – The Guardian


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China hacked into Pentagon contractor networks 'nine times', US Senate finds
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China's military hacked into computer networks of civilian transportation companies hired by the Pentagon at least nine times, breaking into computers aboard a commercial ship, targeting logistics companies and uploading malicious software onto an
China says US hacking accusations are 'totally groundless'PCWorld
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Hack ‘N’ Slash Review (PC, Mac, Linux) – Paste Magazine


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Hack 'N' Slash Review (PC, Mac, Linux)
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The title Hack 'n' Slash seems to refer to the videogame genre where the player uses weapons like swords and axes to hack and slash through enemies, but this game doesn't belong to or comment on this genre. Hack 'n' Slash is a parody of The Legend of …

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China refutes US hacking charges – Xinhua

China refutes US hacking charges
Xinhua
BEIJING, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) — China on Thursday said the hacking charges in a U.S. Senate report were groundless, and urged the U.S. side to stop such "irresponsible assaults and accusations". "The accusation is groundless and ill-founded," said

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US Report: China Hacked Into Key US Defense Contractors Site – Voice of America


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US Report: China Hacked Into Key US Defense Contractors Site
Voice of America
The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee said a yearlong investigation found hackers associated with the Chinese government successfully penetrated the computer systems of the U.S. Transportation Command (TRANSCOM) at least 20 times.
China calls US hacking charges groundless, irresponsibleTimes of India
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Chinese hacked US military contractors: Senate panel – Reuters


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Chinese hacked US military contractors: Senate panel
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Hackers associated with the Chinese government have repeatedly infiltrated the computer systems of U.S. airlines, technology companies and other contractors involved in the movement of U.S. troops and military equipment, a U.S. …

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Mercedes Sets Up Cloud Firewall to Halt Car-Data Hacking – Bloomberg

Mercedes Sets Up Cloud Firewall to Halt Car-Data Hacking
Bloomberg
That's prompted automakers and insurers to look at how to prevent hackers from gaining access to information or even hijacking vehicles by remote control. Mercedes tested a self-driving S-Class sedan on a 100-kilometer (60-mile) drive on public roads

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Student pleads guilty to hacking Frances Abbott’s school scholarship files – Daily Mail


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Student pleads guilty to hacking Frances Abbott's school scholarship files
Daily Mail
A Sydney student has pleaded guilty to hacking computer files that were allegedly leaked to the media about a fashion school scholarship awarded to Prime Minister Tony Abbott's daughter. Freya Newman appeared at the Downing Centre Local Court on …
Student Freya Newman pleads guilty to hacking Frances Abbott design The Australian

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