30 July, 2014

Canada accuses China of hacking into National Research Council – CNET


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Canada accuses China of hacking into National Research Council
CNET
The National Research Council, which handles Canada's research and development efforts on behalf of its government, confirmed Tuesday that its IT infrastructure was hacked but said the intrusion was isolated to its own servers and did not extend into
Canada Accuses China Of Hacking Into Its Main Computer NetworkInternational Business Times
UPDATE 3-In rare move, Canada accuses Chinese of trying to hack govt networkReuters
Canada alleges Chinese involvement in hacking government networkFirstpost
Yahoo News Canada (blog)
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Phone hacking: NoW’s Neil Wallis and Jules Stenson to be charged – The Guardian


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Phone hacking: NoW's Neil Wallis and Jules Stenson to be charged
The Guardian
Neil Wallis and Jules Stenson, the former deputy editor and features editor of the News of the World, are to be charged with an alleged conspiracy to hack phones. The Crown Prosecution Service announced on Tuesday that Wallis and Stenson would be …
Two former senior Murdoch editors charged over UK phone-hackingReuters
Ex-NotW pair face hacking chargesBelfast Telegraph
Two former NotW journalists charged with phone hackingITV News
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Canada Accuses China Of Hacking Into Its Main Computer Network – International Business Times


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Canada Accuses China Of Hacking Into Its Main Computer Network
International Business Times
The Canadian government reportedly claimed that a state-sponsored actor had hacked into the systems of the National Research Council, which works with companies, including airplanes and trains manufacturer Bombardier Inc. (TSE:BBD.B), and lodged a …
UPDATE 3-In rare move, Canada accuses Chinese of trying to hack govt networkReuters
Canada Accuses China of Hacking Key Government NetworkNDTV
Chinese hacking into NRC networks shouldn't be a surprise: expertsYahoo News Canada (blog)
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The Facebook Scam That Tricks You Into Hacking Yourself – Credit.com News (blog)


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The Facebook Scam That Tricks You Into Hacking Yourself
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There's apparently a new Facebook scam that would probably make you feel like a huge idiot if you fell for it. It's more embarrassing than anything else, because it involves you attempting to hack someone else's account, when really, all you do is give …

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Two Tribes reveals ‘robot hacking shooter’ Rive – Computerandvideogames.com

Two Tribes reveals 'robot hacking shooter' Rive
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Two Tribes has revealed Rive, a new 'robot hacking shooter' and the first game since the former Two Tribes studio effectively closed in January this year. Rive is a 2D shooter/platformer hybrid "with old school gaming values in a decidedly new school …
2D Shooter Rive Announced by Two Tribes, Aiming for PS4, Xbox One, Wii U PlayStation LifeStyle
Rive marks the re-arrival of Two TribesIncGamers.com

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29 July, 2014

UPDATE 3-In rare move, Canada accuses Chinese of trying to hack govt network – Reuters


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UPDATE 3-In rare move, Canada accuses Chinese of trying to hack govt network
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(Adds Chinese reaction, paragraphs 4, 10-11; background). By David Ljunggren. OTTAWA, July 29 (Reuters) – Canada on Tuesday took the unusual step of singling out Chinese hackers for attacking a key computer network and lodged a protest with Beijing, …
Canada Accuses Chinese of Trying to Hack Government NetworkRe/code
Hacking allegations against China go back yearsToronto Star
Canada accuses China of hacking government networkABC Online
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Chinese hacking into NRC computers isn’t a surprise: experts – Yahoo News Canada (blog)


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Chinese hacking into NRC computers isn't a surprise: experts
Yahoo News Canada (blog)
Cyber espionage experts say that we shouldn't be surprised that Chinese state sponsored agencies are hacking into our government computer systems. On Tuesday, Canada's National Research Council confirmed that their IT networks had recently been …
Official: China tried to hack into Cdn computer systemToronto Sun
Canada accuses China of hacking government networkRadio Australia
UPDATE 3-In rare move, Canada accuses Chinese of trying to hack govt networkReuters
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Companies Behind Israel’s Iron Dome Hacked by China: Report – Newsweek


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Companies Behind Israel's Iron Dome Hacked by China: Report
Newsweek
VIENNA (Reuters) – Three Israeli defense contractors behind the Iron Dome missile shield and related systems were themselves robbed of hundreds of documents by hackers linked to the Chinese government starting in 2011, according to an independent …
Chinese hackers steal Israel's Iron Dome missile dataThe Guardian
Chinese Hackers Stole Plans For Israel's Iron DomeBusiness Insider
Israel's Iron Dome missile tech stolen by Chinese hackersRegister
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Canada accuses China of hacking government network – Radio Australia


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Canada accuses China of hacking government network
Radio Australia
Canada has previously reported hacking incidents but this is the first time it has singled out China. Officials say Foreign Minister John Baird had "a full and frank exchange of views" about the case with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi during a

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Canada accuses China of hacking government network – ABC Online


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Canada accuses China of hacking government network
ABC Online
Canada has accused Chinese hackers of attacking a key computer network, lodging an official complaint with Beijing. The complaint comes at a time when Ottawa is looking to boost oil sales to China. Canadian officials say a "highly sophisticated Chinese …
Official: China tried to hack into Cdn computer systemToronto Sun
Canadian spy agency says China hacked into National Research Council Toronto Star
In rare move, Canada accuses Chinese of trying to hack government networkReuters UK
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Hacking allegations against China go back years – Toronto Star


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Hacking allegations against China go back years
Toronto Star
Hacking allegations against China go back years. New reports about state-sponsored hackers from China shouldn't surprise anyone who read a report by the cyber-research group at the Munk Centre at the University of Toronto. Share on Facebook. Tweet.

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Man gets prison in computer hacking, stolen credit card case – Orlando Sentinel

Man gets prison in computer hacking, stolen credit card case
Orlando Sentinel
An Orlando judge sentenced a Turkish man to federal prison for his role in a computer hacking and credit card scheme, which enabled a Central Florida crime ring to make hundreds of thousands of dollars in illegal purchases. Alper Erdogan, 35, was …

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Hacking contests ID cyber talent for government, industry – Politico

Hacking contests ID cyber talent for government, industry
Politico
NEWARK, Del. — The best warriors are battle-tested. So how do you identify and train the most skillful up and coming cyberwarriors when the combat they practice — hacking — is illegal? Enter cyber competitions: Contests for aspiring cybersecurity

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Pentagon Weather Satellites Raise Hacking Vulnerability, Watchdog Finds – Roll Call (blog)

Pentagon Weather Satellites Raise Hacking Vulnerability, Watchdog Finds
Roll Call (blog)
And because that system is interwoven with another program by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, it makes that one more vulnerable to hacking. The report was released by the Commerce Department's IG after a Freedom of …

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The Watch Dogs World – Hacking in the New Realm? – The Fuse Joplin


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The Watch Dogs World – Hacking in the New Realm?
The Fuse Joplin
The wait is finally over and Watch Dogs has released the final graphic makeover on its PC version. The game, which has been rated for mature audiences, takes on a lot of interesting additions. The storyline is strong and the plot takes players into a
Who watches the 'Watch Dogs'? A ReviewThe Spokesman Review (blog)

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Official: China tried to hack into Cdn computer system – Toronto Sun


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Official: China tried to hack into Cdn computer system
Toronto Sun
China is often cited as a suspect in various hacking attacks on companies in the United States and other nations. Beijing dismisses allegations it is involved. The NRC is the Canadian government's leading research and technology organization, which
Chinese cyberattack forces computer shutdown at National Research CouncilCTV News

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Chinese hackers steal Israel’s Iron Dome missile data – The Guardian


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Chinese hackers steal Israel's Iron Dome missile data
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The state-sponsored Comment Crew hacking group, thought to operate out of China, was responsible for attacks from 2011 onwards on three Israeli defence technology companies Elisra Group, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and Rafael Advanced Defense …
Chinese Hackers Stole Plans For Israel's Iron DomeBusiness Insider
Gaza: Israel's Iron Dome Blueprints Were 'Stolen by Chinese Hackers'International Business Times UK
Israel's Iron Dome missile tech stolen by Chinese hackersRegister
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28 July, 2014

George Mason Hacking Whiz Creates Code to Increase Value on Gift Cards – In The Capital

George Mason Hacking Whiz Creates Code to Increase Value on Gift Cards
In The Capital
Akhter's co-worker reported him to a manager soon after he spilled the beans about his hacking skills. By July 24, a team of 11 Homeland Security and Secret Service agents had all the evidence they needed to get a Fairfax County search warrant and raid …

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Local Growth-Hacking Agency Urges Startups to Forgo PR Firms & ‘JustReachOut’ – BostInno

Local Growth-Hacking Agency Urges Startups to Forgo PR Firms & 'JustReachOut'
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Let's face it. If you're a startup, finding the right reporter to pitch, not to mention getting him or her to pay attention to your story, can be tough. I can tell you from personal experience that I receive many a scripted email that's a better fit

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British Activist Lauri Love Accused of Hacking Deltek – Nextgov

British Activist Lauri Love Accused of Hacking Deltek
Nextgov
Lauri Love, an alleged British hacktivist accused of numerous U.S. agency hacks, has been charged with stealing sensitive data on government contractors from Deltek, a federal market research firm. The breach was disclosed in April, but the identity of

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Chinese Hackers Stole Plans For Israel’s Iron Dome – Business Insider


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Chinese Hackers Stole Plans For Israel's Iron Dome
Business Insider
According to Krebs, "the attacks bore all of the hallmarks of the 'Comment Crew,' a prolific and state-sponsored hacking group associated with the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) and credited with stealing terabytes of data from defense
Israel's Iron Dome missile tech grasped by Chinese hackersRegister
Chinese hackers obtained info on Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system RT (blog)
Gaza Crisis: Chinese Military Hackers 'Stole' Israel's Iron Dome Missile DefenceInternational Business Times, India Edition
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DEF CON Hosting SOHO Wireless Router Hacking Contest – Threatpost

DEF CON Hosting SOHO Wireless Router Hacking Contest
Threatpost
Hackers and researchers have spent considerable resources pounding away at these devices, uncovering trivially exploitable vulnerabilities that are not only putting consumers and businesses at risk for data and identity theft, but significantly aiding

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The Open Source Code That Defends Drones From Hackers – Motherboard

The Open Source Code That Defends Drones From Hackers
Motherboard
When the test gets underway and the ground station attempts to hack the drones, the one that has the system installed remains stable, flying without incident. In a pre-programmed response, it flashes its lights to alert its pilot to an attack and moves
DARPA-derived secure microkernel goes open source tomorrowRegister

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Computer hacking in ’80s movies was nonsensical but charming – A.V. Club Milwaukee

Computer hacking in '80s movies was nonsensical but charming
A.V. Club Milwaukee
The 1980s were the heyday of “computer movies,” from WarGames to Weird Science to Tron. Personal computing was ubiquitous, but still new enough to be used as an anything-goes plot tool without being as openly laughable as it is today (not that this

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Facebook Scam Tricks Users into Hacking Themselves – Tom’s Guide

Facebook Scam Tricks Users into Hacking Themselves
Tom’s Guide
Many security experts are fond of saying that humans are the weak link in any security system. Scams like this one prove them right. The latest Facebook scam promises to give people the ability to hack into anyone's account. But follow the instructions

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