30 June, 2016

Time is short to stop expansion of FBI hacking, senator says – PCWorld


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Time is short to stop expansion of FBI hacking, senator says
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The U.S. Congress has a small window of time to stop proposed changes in federal court rules that will expand the FBI's authority to hack into computers during criminal investigations, a senator said Thursday. The rule changes allowing expanded FBI …
Rule 41 Raises Concerns Over Government Hacking PowersMeriTalk (blog)

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Man Booked For Hacking Wife’s Facebook Account – ValueWalk


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Man Booked For Hacking Wife's Facebook Account
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The victim is Meenu, and she claims that her husband Sachin Jindal, from Faridabad, hacked his way into her Facebook account, changed her login password so she was no longer able to access her own page, and then he is alleged to have sent malicious …

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Croxteth teen arrested over hacking of Instagram account with “thousands of followers” – Liverpool Echo

Croxteth teen arrested over hacking of Instagram account with "thousands of followers"
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A teenager from Croxteth was arrested this morning on suspicion of computer hacking, blackmail and fraud after an instagram account was hacked. Detectives from Titan, along with officers from Merseyside Police , executed the Computer Misuse Act warrant …

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Time is short to stop expansion of FBI hacking, senator says – CIO


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Time is short to stop expansion of FBI hacking, senator says
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Those proposed changes could have major consequences, Wyden said. "This would be a massive expansion of government hacking, jeopardizing our liberty," he said. "There's no telling what kind of impact secretive government malware could have on our …
Rule 41 Raises Concerns Over Government Hacking PowersMeriTalk (blog)

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Building Black Hat: Locking Down One Of The World’s Biggest Hacking Conferences – Dark Reading

Building Black Hat: Locking Down One Of The World's Biggest Hacking Conferences
Dark Reading
The next objective is to create a segmented environment in which the world's elite programmers and hackers can play, while still protecting the network, attendees, vendors, and presenters. The challenge is in creating a robust and open environment

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No decision after hearing for UK man accused of hacking FBI, NASA – Ars Technica


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No decision after hearing for UK man accused of hacking FBI, NASA
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Lauri Love, 31, of Stradishall, has been accused by the US authorities of hacking into the US Federal Reserve, NASA, the FBI, and the Missile Defence Agency. He was first arrested by the UK's National Crime Agency (NCA) in October 2013 and was released …
Hacking suspect could kill himself if extradited to US, court toldThe Guardian
Autistic man accused of computer hacking could kill himself if extradited, court is warnedTelegraph.co.uk
Autistic Lauri Love who 'hacked Nasa and the FBI' will 'kill himself if he's extradited'Daily Mail
Mirror.co.uk -SC Magazine -ComputerWeekly.com
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Clearing houses must be able to recover from hacking in 2 hours – Business Insurance


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Clearing houses must be able to recover from hacking in 2 hours
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(Reuters) — Clearing houses and payment systems must show by June 2017 how their core operations would recover within two hours from a cyber attack, regulators said Wednesday in their first global financial sector guidelines for tackling hackers.

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Facebook-hacking jilted lover sent naked picture of ex to her new man – but plan backfired – Mirror.co.uk


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Facebook-hacking jilted lover sent naked picture of ex to her new man – but plan backfired
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A jilted lover sent a naked picture of his ex-girlfriend to her new boyfriend after hacking her Facebook account – only for his plan to backfire. Dale Shipley, from Stoke-on-Trent, sent the explicit snap to the woman's partner in a bid to put him off

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League of Legends hack: Queenslander avoids jail over hacking, selling player data – ABC Online


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League of Legends hack: Queenslander avoids jail over hacking, selling player data
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A Queensland man who hacked into popular online video game League of Legends and sold the personal data of millions of users has been sentenced and granted immediate parole. Shane Stephen Duffy, 23, pleaded guilty to fraud and computer hacking …
Country recluse sentenced for hackingCourier Mail
Master hacker avoids jailCentral Queensland news
League of Legends hacker Shane Duffy avoids jail for selling access to 5 million gamers' accountsInternational Business Times UK
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29 June, 2016

Nasty flaws in Symantec security tools expose millions of computers to hacking – PCWorld

Nasty flaws in Symantec security tools expose millions of computers to hacking
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A Google security researcher has found high severity vulnerabilities in enterprise and consumer products from antivirus vendor Symantec that could be easily be exploited by hackers to take control of computers. Symantec released patches for the

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Researchers Sue the Government Over Computer Hacking Law – WIRED


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Researchers Sue the Government Over Computer Hacking Law
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But four academic researchers who specialize in uncovering algorithmic discrimination say that a decades-old federal anti-hacking statute is preventing them from doing work to detect such discrimination. They say a provision of the Computer Fraud and …
ACLU sues over 'unconstitutionally overbroad' anti-hacking lawWashington Times
ACLU sues to kill decades-old hacking lawCNET
New ACLU lawsuit takes on the internet's most hated hacking lawThe Verge
Reason (blog) -Computerworld -TechCrunch
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27 June, 2016

Meet OurMine, the ‘Security’ Group Hacking CEOs and Celebs – WIRED


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Meet OurMine, the 'Security' Group Hacking CEOs and Celebs
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And then there are the confusing ones: hackers whose black hats are covered in the thinnest coat of white paint, or so patchwork that even they don't seem to remember which color they're wearing. Over the last couple of weeks a group calling itself
Meet the team hacking Sundar Pichai and Channing TatumTechCrunch
Google's Sundar Pichai Quora Account Hacking Incident Is Another Grim Reminder That Nobody Is SafeTech Times
Google CEO Sundar Pichai Hacked By Zuckerberg's HackersFortune
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20 June, 2016

The DAO Hacking Shows That Coders Are Not Infallible – Forbes


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The DAO Hacking Shows That Coders Are Not Infallible
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Oops. The world's first Decentralized Autonomous Organization, The DAO, has lost money – lots of it. To be specific, it has lost the equivalent of about US$ 60m. This is not because it is a duff idea and no-one can be bothered with it (though that
A Hacking of More Than $50 Million Dashes Hopes in the World of Virtual CurrencyNew York Times
DAO hacking and dispute resolutionFT Alphaville (registration)
Hackers divert $50 mn from project meant to demonstrate digital money's safetyThe Indian Express
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Russian hacker releases Democratic Party financial documents, donor lists and secret memos – International Business Times UK


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Russian hacker releases Democratic Party financial documents, donor lists and secret memos
International Business Times UK
The hacker suspected of breaching the US Democratic National Committee has released another trove of internal documents containing financial documents, staff lists, donor records and memos marked as 'private and confidential'. This is the second such …

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Potential solution to hacking epidemic could mess up your hair – MyNorthwest.com


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Potential solution to hacking epidemic could mess up your hair
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Computer hacking has become an epidemic. That's why at the State University of New York, Sarah Laszlo, who teaches psychology, is developing a hack-proof security system. Her eureka moment came as she was using a brain wave detector to examine the …

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Hacking attack fails to prevent trebling of TalkTalk boss’s pay – The Times (subscription)


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Hacking attack fails to prevent trebling of TalkTalk boss's pay
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The pay of TalkTalk's chief executive almost trebled last year despite the theft of 157,000 customers' personal details from a hacking attack. The pay rise was published as the Culture, Media and Sport Committee released a report into the attack that

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Norwich students ‘hacking’ to learn – Rutland Herald

Norwich students 'hacking' to learn
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NORTHFIELD — Six Norwich University graduate students are hacking into a company's computer system — for training. George Silowash, assistant director for Norwich's Master of Science in Information Security & Insurance program, said the “hackathon

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Meet South Korea’s ‘army’ of cyberwarriors in training to combat the hacking threat from Pyongyang – South China Morning Post


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Meet South Korea's 'army' of cyberwarriors in training to combat the hacking threat from Pyongyang
South China Morning Post
Last week, South Korean police said the North hacked into more than 140,000 computers at 160 South Korean companies and government agencies, planting malicious code under a long-term plan laying groundwork for a massive cyberattack against its rival …
ISIS threat to US air bases, South Korea intelligence agency warnsCNN

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Meet South Korea’s ‘army’ of cyberwarriors in training to combat the hacking threat for Pyongyang – South China Morning Post


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Meet South Korea's 'army' of cyberwarriors in training to combat the hacking threat for Pyongyang
South China Morning Post
Last week, South Korean police said the North hacked into more than 140,000 computers at 160 South Korean companies and government agencies, planting malicious code under a long-term plan laying groundwork for a massive cyberattack against its rival …

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19 June, 2016

​Tor Is Teaming Up With Researchers To Protect Users From FBI Hacking – Motherboard

​Tor Is Teaming Up With Researchers To Protect Users From FBI Hacking
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But according to a new paper, security researchers are now working closely with the Tor Project to create a “hardened” version of the Tor Browser, implementing new anti-hacking techniques which could dramatically improve the anonymity of users and

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Sunday Deals: Complete White Hat Hacking & Penetration Testing Bundle – Geeky Gadgets


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Sunday Deals: Complete White Hat Hacking & Penetration Testing Bundle
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More and more companies are realizing that white hat hackers are essential to the safety of their data and networks. Exploit this desperate need by becoming a white hat hacker yourself, and finally getting the salary of your dreams. This course is the

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Man hacking ISIS, sympathizers’ Twitter accounts – WCVB Boston


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Man hacking ISIS, sympathizers' Twitter accounts
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Kelyn Rowe took advantage of a defensive lapse to break a tie in the 55th minute in the New England Revolution's 2-1 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday. Read More » · Rollover truck crash investigated in Littleton · Westwood HS athlete …

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Defense Secretary Carter thanks teen for hacking the Pentagon – VentureBeat


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Defense Secretary Carter thanks teen for hacking the Pentagon
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(Reuters) – High school student David Dworken spent 10 to 15 hours between classes on his laptop, hacking U.S. Defense Department websites. Instead of getting into trouble, the 18-year-old who graduated this week was one of two people praised by …
Pentagon honors teen hacker for exposing department's online flawsUPI.com
18-year-old hacker honored at PentagonStars and Stripes
Hackers find security gaps in Pentagon websitesAlton Telegraph

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Man hacking ISIS, sympathizers’ Twitter accounts – KTVZ


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Man hacking ISIS, sympathizers' Twitter accounts
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18 June, 2016

Hacking Prevention 101: Where Mark Zuckerberg went wrong – 12news.com


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Hacking Prevention 101: Where Mark Zuckerberg went wrong
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What do Mark Zuckerberg, Colin Powell, Warren Buffett, Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey and Jennifer Lawrence have in common? Along with being intelligent and successful people, they also all have been the victims of identity theft or hacking. While not

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