31 March, 2015

Hacking the brain, one cell at a time – Science /AAAS


Science /AAAS
Hacking the brain, one cell at a time
Science /AAAS
Got microscopic images of neurons from a bee brain? How about brain cells from fruit fly larvae, mice—or people? BigNeuron wants your data. Whether a neuron branches like a chandelier or spreads like a pyramid, a brain cell's 3D shape is one of the

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The Chinese government won’t stop hacking US companies – Business Insider


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The Chinese government won't stop hacking US companies
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First, there's what the hackers were actually doing. A DDoS attacks works by overloading a website with traffic (often from unwitting, hijacked computers): This stops legitimate visitors from accessing the site, and can even crash the targeted servers

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Steven Osborn Gives Lowdown on Lulzbot Extruder Hacking for Lulzbot Taz 4 – 3DPrint.com

Steven Osborn Gives Lowdown on Lulzbot Extruder Hacking for Lulzbot Taz 4
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60548 We all know the drill when it comes to the best-laid plans. Often you might have a project in mind that's clear cut, and all you can think about is getting to the finish line. Most of us though have experienced the grand — and not so welcome

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Hacking for Defense in Silicon Valley – Huffington Post


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Hacking for Defense in Silicon Valley
Huffington Post
In peacetime the U.S. military is an immovable and inflexible bureaucracy. In wartime it can adapt and adopt organizational change with startling speed. BMNT, a new Silicon Valley company, is combining the Lean Methods it learned in combat with the …

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Are Tax Fraudsters Hacking Online IRS Accounts? – PYMNTS.com


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Are Tax Fraudsters Hacking Online IRS Accounts?
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Tax fraudsters are now using the U.S. Internal Revenue Service's online self-service to get the information they need to file fraudulent tax returns and steal refunds, Krebs on Security reported on Monday (March 30). The problem came to light after a

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Police issue safety warning to riders after woman harassed out hacking – Horse & Hound


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Police issue safety warning to riders after woman harassed out hacking
Horse & Hound
Police have issued a safety warning to riders after a woman was harassed out hacking in Honiton, Devon. Lucy Lee, 20, was riding after work last month at around 5.20pm (Tuesday 24 February) when she came across a man sat in the middle of the road.

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30 March, 2015

Bangladesh Killings Send Chilling Message to Secular Bloggers – New York Times


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Bangladesh Killings Send Chilling Message to Secular Bloggers
New York Times
DHAKA, Bangladesh — When the steamy, clamorous evening had settled over this city, and Oyasiqur Rhaman had finished his day's work at a travel agency, he would turn to one of his favorite pastimes: Poking fun at fundamentalist Islam. Mr. Rhaman, 27 …

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Hacking death of third blogger shocks Bangladesh – Mashable


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Hacking death of third blogger shocks Bangladesh
Mashable
A third blogger, Ahmed Rajib Haider, who was also outspoken against religious extremism, was hacked to death in February 2013. According to Reporters without Borders, the 30-year-old blogger was known for criticizing Islamic fundamentalism under the …
Bangladeshi Killed in Machete Attack Over Online Comments About IslamNew York Times

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A Blueprint to Growth Hacking According to ER Accelerator – AlleyWatch


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A Blueprint to Growth Hacking According to ER Accelerator
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The session started with the definition of growth hacking – it doesn't usually, but sometimes, involvescoding. “Growth hacking is about being creative and thinking of all the ways to get users.” The process boils down to how to attract traffic to your

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Hacking It – Yu News (blog)


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Hacking It
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From 9 p.m. Saturday night to 9 p.m. Sunday night, the Heights Lounge on Yeshiva University's Wilf Campus became the base of operations for YU's first-ever Hackathon, an event that brings computer programmers together for hours and sometimes days of …

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Hacking blooms this spring – The Ranger

Hacking blooms this spring
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Hackers use social engineering as a non-technical method of intrusion. It relies heavily on human interaction and often tricks people into breaking normal security procedures, he said. Phishing is social engineering where a malicious party sends a

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$60 DIY car hacking device is an inexpensive and easy way to hack cars – Computerworld


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$60 DIY car hacking device is an inexpensive and easy way to hack cars
Computerworld
Security by obscurity isn't really security at all, but it is often the type of “security” available in vehicles since the majority of security researchers and hackers have no access to connected car systems and no understanding of how they work. That

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Bangladeshi Killed in Machete Attack Over Online Comments About Islam – New York Times


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Bangladeshi Killed in Machete Attack Over Online Comments About Islam
New York Times
DHAKA, Bangladesh — A man targeted for his comments about Islam on social media was killed in a machete attack by a group of men on Monday, in the second such killing here in Bangladesh's capital in five weeks, the police said. Oyasiqur Rhaman, 27 …

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Hacking Back: Two Wrongs Don’t Make A Right – Dark Reading

Hacking Back: Two Wrongs Don't Make A Right
Dark Reading
Entering a private network without permission is illegal, whether you are the hacker or the hacked, according to the terms of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. Anything we can do within our own networks and on our own devices is defensible—honeypots, …

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Jolted by Sony hacking, hollywood is embracing digital security – Honolulu Star-Advertiser


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Jolted by Sony hacking, hollywood is embracing digital security
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Years before the attack on Sony, Zezza had a memorable encounter with hackers after the studio she was working with announced a deal with Ubisoft, the video game maker, to adapt “Assassin's Creed” for the big screen. The production company was soon …
Secrecy on the Set: Hollywood Embraces Digital SecurityNew York Times

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​Cyber air warfare: Mass hack sees British Airways freeze thousands of accounts – RT


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​Cyber air warfare: Mass hack sees British Airways freeze thousands of accounts
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British Airways (BA) has locked down thousands of frequent flyer accounts after a mass cyber-attack from an unknown source. BA announced on Sunday it had frozen the accounts after becoming aware its systems had been hacked on a mass scale.
British Airways frequent-flyer accounts hackedThe Guardian
British Airways suffers cyber-attack affecting thousands of frequent flyer International Business Times UK
British Airways Executive Club members warned of hacked accountsGraham Cluley Security News
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HackPSU holds annual hacking marathon – The Daily Collegian Online

HackPSU holds annual hacking marathon
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“[It's a] 24-hour learning hackathon — an event where students build the coolest technology they can think of, whether it's an app, a website or a sweet hardware hack,” Christina Platt, director of HackPSU, said via email. The event officially kicked

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British Airways suffers cyber-attack affecting thousands of frequent flyer … – International Business Times UK


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British Airways suffers cyber-attack affecting thousands of frequent flyer
International Business Times UK
British Airways said it has frozen tens of thousands of frequent flyer accounts after the company suffered a hacking attack, and the airline apologised to customers for the inconvenience. The airline owned by International Airlines Group (IAG
British Airways frequent-flyer accounts hackedThe Guardian
British Airways Executive Club members warned of hacked accountsGraham Cluley Security News

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29 March, 2015

Prince William turns James Bond amid royal family hacking scandal – Woman’s Day


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Prince William turns James Bond amid royal family hacking scandal
Woman’s Day
It was Prince William the rescue as the Duke of Cambridge turned 007 as a security breach threatens to expose royal family secrets. Prince William was choppered into Britain's top-secret spy agency under a cloak of extreme secrecy, in a bid to protect

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Slack Technologies Becomes Latest Hacking Victim – Science Times


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Slack Technologies Becomes Latest Hacking Victim
Science Times
In the wake of the hack, the company has implemented new safety features to safeguard their system and prevent future attacks. However, the fact that they waited so long to notify their users of the hack allowing hackers access to the information
Slack gets hacked, adds two-factor authenticationMashable
Slack hacked, compromising users' profile dataInfoWorld
Slack Next In-Line to Get Hacked After TwitchTech News Today
Wired -STGIST -BizTek Mojo
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45 Students Suspended for Hacking into High School Website to Increase their … – Techworm


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45 Students Suspended for Hacking into High School Website to Increase their
Techworm
Using hacking to increase grades is not new but to making a enterprise out of it is. This was discovered by the system admins of Beau Chene High School in Arnaudville, Louisiana. The school authorities have suspended at least 45 students during past

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28 March, 2015

Violence, hacking, and technology fails didn’t keep Nigerian voters from the polls – Quartz


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Violence, hacking, and technology fails didn't keep Nigerian voters from the polls
Quartz
Nigerian voters turned out in the millions today to make their choice of president, not put off by threats of violence or hours-long waits at many polling stations, due partly to untested biometric voter card technology which failed even the president
Nigerian election extended one day in some areas amid problemsCNN International
Election delayed in some areas of NigeriaKSPR
Nigerian presidential election delayed one day in some areas amid equipment KXLF Butte News

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ISIS hacking group targets Griffin soldier – Newnan Times-Herald

ISIS hacking group targets Griffin soldier
Newnan Times-Herald
A group that calls itself the Islamic State Hacking Division, which claims to represent ISIS, has posted what it says is an online kill list that includes the names and addresses of 100 U.S. military personnel, including a Griffin soldier. The list

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Land row eyed behind farmer’s fatal hacking in Albay – GMA News


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Land row eyed behind farmer's fatal hacking in Albay
GMA News
A land row is being eyed as a motive behind the fatal hacking of a farmer in Albay province last Sunday. Premitibo Sevilla, 48, succumbed to several hack wounds inflicted by Elmer Llamansares, GMA Bicol reported Tuesday. An initial investigation showed …

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Law firms fail to reveal hacking, Citigroup report finds – SFGate


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Law firms fail to reveal hacking, Citigroup report finds
SFGate
The report, which was issued last month, said it is reasonable to expect law firms to be targets of attacks by foreign governments and hackers because they are repositories for confidential data on corporate deals and business strategies. The report
Frustrating Law Firms: Face Up To Hacking ThreatsLawfuel

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