27 November, 2014

Anonymous Hackers Dox Missouri KKK Leader — Release Phone, Credit Card … – Business 2 Community


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Anonymous Hackers Dox Missouri KKK Leader — Release Phone, Credit Card
Business 2 Community
The hacker collective Anonymous is doxing (releasing persona information about) Missouri KKK leader Frank Ancona, and in a big way. They aren't just giving the usual basics — email address, workplace, phone numbers, and other contact info. They've …

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Millions Of Hacking Attempts on State Servers Each Month – WLTX.com

Millions Of Hacking Attempts on State Servers Each Month
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This year alone, hackers used keystroke loggers at Target, Home Depot, to steal medical records, and to steal personal information at hotel business centers Harris says. The state Division of Information Security (DIS) confirms keystroke logger

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26 November, 2014

Hacking Team surveillance malware masquerades as bookmark manager – Computerworld

Hacking Team surveillance malware masquerades as bookmark manager
Computerworld
A variant of the Remote Control System (RCS) malware developed by an Italian company called Hacking Team is masquerading as a bookmark management application called Linkman, according to the main developer of a new malware scanning tool.

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Hacking Team surveillance malware masquerades as legitimate bookmark … – Network World

Hacking Team surveillance malware masquerades as legitimate bookmark
Network World
A variant of the Remote Control System (RCS) malware developed by an Italian company called Hacking Team is masquerading as a bookmark management application called Linkman, according to the main developer of a new malware scanning tool.

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Ex-Navy serviceman sentenced to 2 years in prison for hacking, stealing … – FierceGovernmentIT


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Ex-Navy serviceman sentenced to 2 years in prison for hacking, stealing
FierceGovernmentIT
A former Navy nuclear systems administrator and co-founder of a computer hacking group was sentenced to two years in prison for hacking into the Navy and National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, among others, and stealing and releasing thousands of …
System Admin Sentenced for Hacking Navy DatabaseMilitary.com

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Zero-day hacking group resorts to UNICORN SMUT-SLINGING – Register

Zero-day hacking group resorts to UNICORN SMUT-SLINGING
Register
Sysadmins who have not yet patched their Windows boxes against the 18-year-old "unicorn-like" OLE bug disclosed last month could expect a deluge of spear phishing smut from a group once confined to lofty targeted zero-day attacks. The talented APT3 …

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Auto industry teams up with military to stop car hacking – The Stack


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Auto industry teams up with military to stop car hacking
The Stack
The U.S. military is working with car manufacturers to help prevent criminals stealing vehicles via hacking and – in more extreme cases – turning them into weapons. A team of hackers is collaborating with military and industry groups to develop cyber
Automakers trying to drive away car computer hackersSan Francisco Chronicle

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Zero-day hacking group resorts into UNICORN SMUT-SLINGING – Register

Zero-day hacking group resorts into UNICORN SMUT-SLINGING
Register
Sysadmins who have not yet patched their Windows boxes against the 18-year-old "unicorn-like" OLE bug disclosed last month could expect a deluge of spear phishing smut from a group once confined to lofty targeted zero-day attacks. The talented APT3 …

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U of C: Student Admits to Facebook Hacking Stunt – NBC Chicago


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U of C: Student Admits to Facebook Hacking Stunt
NBC Chicago
The University of Chicago says a threatening Facebook post targeting students, originally believed to have been part of a hack, was not what it appeared to be. Officials Tuesday said the Facebook user initially believed to have been targeted in the
University Of Chicago Says Racially Motivated Facebook Threat Was A HoaxHuffington Post

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25 November, 2014

Sony Hacker Paralysis Reaches Day Two – Update – Deadline.com


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Sony Hacker Paralysis Reaches Day Two – Update
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2ND UPDATE: This Sony computer hacking episode isn't over. The corporation's computers are still down, in New York, overseas and on the Culver City lot of Sony Pictures, for the second day. IT experts are still working to figure out how the breach
Sony Pictures computer system down after reported hackReuters
Sony Pictures hacked, data held for ransomCNET
Sony Pictures computer system hacked in online attackBBC News
Geek -Hollywood Reporter
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UPDATED: U of C student admits to hacking hoax – RedEye Chicago


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UPDATED: U of C student admits to hacking hoax
RedEye Chicago
A threatening incident that the University of Chicago originally said was the act of a hacker has been ruled a hoax. The supposed hacking victim, a U of C student, has claimed responsibility for the incident, admitting that he or she posted an
U of C: Facebook Threat Was Not HackingNBC Chicago

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Subway Franchisee Sentenced For Hacking Registers, Stealing $40K In Gift Cards – The Consumerist

Subway Franchisee Sentenced For Hacking Registers, Stealing $40K In Gift Cards
The Consumerist
Beginning in 2011, the man and a co-conspirator – who was previously sentenced to six months in jail for his part in the scheme – remotely hacked into at least 13 POS systems around the country and fraudulently added at least $40,000 to Subway gift cards.

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UPDATED: Sony Hacker Paralysis Reaches Day Two – Deadline.com


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UPDATED: Sony Hacker Paralysis Reaches Day Two
Deadline.com
2ND UPDATE: This Sony computer hacking episode isn't over. The corporation's computers are still down, in New York, overseas and on the Culver City lot of Sony Pictures, for the second day. IT experts are still working to figure out how the breach
PlayStation Network and Windows Live hack was a hoax, companies sayThe Guardian
Possible blackmail in hacking of Sony Corp's computersMalay Mail Online
Sony Pictures Hacked and BlackmailedChinatopix
USA TODAY -Beta Wired
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Sony Pictures computer system down after reported hack – Reuters


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Sony Pictures computer system down after reported hack
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(Reuters) – Sony Pictures Entertainment said its computer system was down for a second day on Tuesday, following media reports of a major hacking attack aimed at the film and television studio. Before Sony Pictures' computers went dark on Monday, the …

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The Complete Guide to Hacking In-Flight Wi-Fi – Huffington Post

The Complete Guide to Hacking In-Flight Wi-Fi
Huffington Post
Going to bite the bullet to get online, are you there? This is the complete set of tricks to doing it the right way without getting robbed and coughing up full price. This post originally appeared on Map Happy. Paying for Internet on a flight can be

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Amid hacking attack, State Department info-security still in shambles – Fox News


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Amid hacking attack, State Department info-security still in shambles
Fox News
Weeks before the State Department's Nov. 16 shutdown of its unclassified email system in the face of unprecedented hacking attacks, auditors took the department's management to task for ignoring warnings about their lax security habits and chronic

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Sony Pictures computer system hacked in online attack – BBC News


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Sony Pictures computer system hacked in online attack
BBC News
Sony Pictures Entertainment has been targeted by computer hackers in an attack which reports say forced it shut down its systems on Monday. A skull appeared on computer screens along with a message threatening to release data "secrets" if undisclosed …
PlayStation Network and Windows Live hack was a hoax, companies sayThe Guardian
Possible blackmail in hacking of Sony Corp's computersMalay Mail Online
Sony Pictures Hacked and BlackmailedChinatopix
Beta Wired -USA TODAY -The Next Web
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Sony Paralyzed By Computer Hacker Attack With Ominous Message – Deadline.com

Sony Paralyzed By Computer Hacker Attack With Ominous Message
Deadline.com
UPDATE: While it seems that a world-leading tech company would be the last to be brought down by a hacker, this Sony thing is serious. I've come across a still photo of the hacked message that appeared on screens, posted by a site called …

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Hacking happens at all cyber levels – St. George Daily Spectrum


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Hacking happens at all cyber levels
St. George Daily Spectrum
Hacking happens at all levels of business and on your personal computer. While some cyber hacking is so sophisticated that it is often avoid, there are some careless mistakes you might be making which could be putting you at greater risk for hacking.

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U of C: Facebook Threat Was Not Hacking – NBC Chicago


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U of C: Facebook Threat Was Not Hacking
NBC Chicago
Officials at the University of Chicago now say that a threatening Facebook post targeting students was not part of a “hack.” Last week, school officials said in a campus email that a student's Facebook page was hacked and someone posted a racially

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2 get prison time, ordered to pay restitution in hacking case – Lincoln Journal Star


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2 get prison time, ordered to pay restitution in hacking case
Lincoln Journal Star
In May, Northern District of Oklahoma U.S. Attorney Danny Williams Sr. said the two men, and others who were part of Team Digi7al, conspired to hack into computers and computer systems to steal identities, obstruct justice and damage protected computers.
System admin sentenced for hacking Navy databaseFederal Times

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24 November, 2014

Update: Teen at centre of hacking confrontations set for trial June 16 (with … – Ottawa Citizen


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Update: Teen at centre of hacking confrontations set for trial June 16 (with
Ottawa Citizen
The teen accused of online offences who is at the centre of the ongoing hacker confrontation involving city hall and Ottawa police had his court case set on Tuesday. The youth, who cannot be identified because he is 16, will appear in court June 16
Hacker threatens 'bombshell' after Ottawa city websites attackedThe Globe and Mail
Hacker claiming ties to Anonymous forces Toronto police website offline for hoursCBC.ca
Ottawa police website down again after weekend hackingCTV News
Sun News Network -Toronto Star -Ottawa Sun
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Hacker threatens to release ‘ton’ of police data; police deny security breach … – Ottawa Citizen


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Hacker threatens to release 'ton' of police data; police deny security breach
Ottawa Citizen
The teen accused of online offences who is at the centre of the ongoing hacker confrontation involving city hall and Ottawa police had his court case set on Tuesday. The youth, who cannot be identified because he is 16, will appear in court June 16
Hacker threatens 'bombshell' after Ottawa city websites attackedThe Globe and Mail
Hacker claiming ties to Anonymous forces Toronto police website offline for hoursCBC.ca
Ottawa police website down again after weekend hackingCTV News
Sun News Network -Toronto Star -Ottawa Sun
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Sony just got hacked, doxxed, and shut down – Geek


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Sony just got hacked, doxxed, and shut down
Geek
The work day ended early for Sony Pictures employees. Most of them, anyway. The IT crew will be logging overtime as they deal with a massive breach perpetrated by a group of hackers calling themselves #GOP. The letters stand for Guardians of Peace, …

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Sony Pictures Targeted by Widespread Hack – Hollywood Reporter

Sony Pictures Targeted by Widespread Hack
Hollywood Reporter
Sony Pictures has been targeted by a widespread hack that has staffers logged off their computers while the studio investigates. THR has confirmed that computers across the studio were breached today by a group calling itself #GOP. The group boasted …

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