22 July, 2014

How to keep your smartphone safe in the age of industrialized hacking – BetaNews

How to keep your smartphone safe in the age of industrialized hacking
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In this connected world we live in, the chances are there's someone out there that's motivated to break into your organization's network and, with the industrialization of hacking, they don't even need to possess all the skills to see their plan

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Pa, daughter hurt in hacking – Sun.Star

Pa, daughter hurt in hacking
Sun.Star
A 50-year-old man and his 15-year-old daughter were hacked by their relative in Barili, Cebu last Sunday afternoon. Ceriaco Labora, 49, allegedly got angry at his brother-in-law, Melchor Fat, after the latter asked him to open the windows of their house.

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21 July, 2014

Snowden seeks to develop anti-surveillance technologies – Reuters India


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Snowden seeks to develop anti-surveillance technologies
Reuters India
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Edward Snowden, a former U.S. spy agency contractor who leaked details of major U.S. surveillance programs, called on supporters at a hacking conference to spur development of easy-to-use technologies to subvert government …
Edward Snowden: easy-to-use technologies can subvert surveillanceThe Guardian
Edward Snowden to back technology to subvert government spyingSouth China Morning Post (subscription)

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Hacking talks axed over the years – Reuters

Hacking talks axed over the years
Reuters
(Reuters) – A highly anticipated talk on how to identify users of the Tor service, widely used to access the Internet anonymously, has been withdrawn from next month's annual Black Hat security conference. Hacking experts disclose vulnerabilities at …

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Hacking Trial: Rebekah Brooks, Raisa and a new twist in the saga of a horse … – The Independent

Hacking Trial: Rebekah Brooks, Raisa and a new twist in the saga of a horse
The Independent
David Cameron is likely to face fresh questions about his friendship with former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks, recently cleared of charges relating to phone hacking, after it emerged that a retired police horse she was loaned by the

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Glee’s Kevin McHale: ‘Chris Colfer hacking was actually super serious’ – Digital Spy UK

Glee's Kevin McHale: 'Chris Colfer hacking was actually super serious'
Digital Spy UK
Speaking to Digital Spy to promote his new E4 panel show Virtually Famous, McHale admitted that he has "no idea" what has been going on. "I'm hoping I'm not interesting enough for people to try to hack me!" he joked. However, McHale – who confirmed

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Hacking trial: Rupert Murdoch ‘went nuts’ about Rebekah Brooks’ and Andy … – The Independent


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Hacking trial: Rupert Murdoch 'went nuts' about Rebekah Brooks' and Andy
The Independent
Prior to the disclosure of the Brooks-Coulson affair, Rupert Murdoch is said to have been prepared to sacrifice the future of his bestselling Sunday tabloid to protect the reputation of Mrs Brooks. When the hacking scandal broke in 2011, Mr Murdoch was

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Hacking For Empathy in Watch Dogs – Paste Magazine


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Hacking For Empathy in Watch Dogs
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But hacking in games is quite the opposite. Rather than members of a trod-upon anonymous class, the hackers in games are typically physically powerful, socially impressive tough guys. Patrick uses Adam Jensen, from Deus Ex: Human Revolution, as an …

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Should Search Marketers Pay Attention to Growth Hacking? – WordStream (blog)


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Should Search Marketers Pay Attention to Growth Hacking?
WordStream (blog)
While it might not be readily apparent on the surface, growth hackers and search marketers share a lot of the same DNA. I should know. I coined the term growth hacking and have managed seven-figure search marketing budgets. In my experience, both rely …

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Islamic State Friendica Accounts Taken Down, Supporters Call for Hacking … – SITE Intelligence Group (subscription) (blog)

Islamic State Friendica Accounts Taken Down, Supporters Call for Hacking
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Members of the pro-IS al-Minbar Jihadi Media forum reacted to the take-down with vehemence in an Arabic discussion titled, “URGENT :: Hacking of the al-'Itisaam Foundation Account.” User “Siyad” called for IS to declare a “Department of Hacking and …

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Staying safe while mobile in the age of industrialised hacking – ITProPortal


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Staying safe while mobile in the age of industrialised hacking
ITProPortal
The use of mobile devices for work purposes is on the up, creating all sorts of new opportunities for the modern worker. In fact, according to a recent report from Juniper Research, the number of employee-owned smartphones and tablets in the work place …

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Router hacking competition announced for Defcon – iT News

Router hacking competition announced for Defcon
iT News
Well-known manufacturers of residential and SME wireless routers will have reason to feel nervous as hackers at the annual DefCon security conference aim to break into their products to find undocumented vulnerabilities or so-called Zero Days.

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20 July, 2014

Phone-hacking: Royal connection blamed for police failure – The Independent


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Phone-hacking: Royal connection blamed for police failure
The Independent
A desire not to embarrass the Royal Family has emerged as a key reason why the Metropolitan Police failed thoroughly to investigate phone hacking at the News of the World in 2006. It is widely assumed that the Met's decision to prosecute just two

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Hacking into your hotel room is easier than you might think – Digital Trends


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Hacking into your hotel room is easier than you might think
Digital Trends
Old, insecure protocols could be giving unwanted guests access to hotel rooms across the globe, according to research carried out by one enterprising hacker. Spaniard Jesus Molina has been speaking to Wired about several vulnerabilities that he's …
Black Hat Preview Shows Hotels, IoT Vulnerable to HackseWeek

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Anti-Israel hackers seeking social status, jobs – The Times of Israel

Anti-Israel hackers seeking social status, jobs
The Times of Israel
The huge increase in hacking attacks against Israeli websites during the Gaza conflict is not the work of professional hackers or sophisticated pro-Palestinian activist groups, experts say. Just the opposite. Most appear to be kids looking for

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Phone hacking special report: The slide into crime at the ‘News of the World’ – The Independent


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Phone hacking special report: The slide into crime at the 'News of the World'
The Independent
When Glenn Mulcaire, the man who came to public prominence for hacking the phones of celebrities, signed up to work exclusively for the News of the World, much of his work was doing serious investigations. In 2000, he became part of a new

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Edward Snowden: easy-to-use technologies can subvert surveillance – The Guardian


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Edward Snowden: easy-to-use technologies can subvert surveillance
The Guardian
Edward Snowden, a former US spy agency contractor who leaked details of major US surveillance programs, called on supporters at a hacking conference to spur development of easy-to-use technologies to subvert government surveillance programs around …
National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden seeks to develop anti Sydney Morning Herald
Snowden devotes mission to develop anti-Big Brother techThe Malay Mail Online

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‘I’ll never get over it,’ Lori Hacking’s mother says of decade-old murder – ksl.com

'I'll never get over it,' Lori Hacking's mother says of decade-old murder
ksl.com
SALT LAKE CITY — Saturday marked the 10th anniversary of the murder of Lori Hacking. It was a case with many deceptive twists and turns that drew international attention. “Losing Lori has been the worst thing that has ever happened to me,” Lori's

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Phone hacking scandal: Police are holding back evidence, claims Glenn Mulcaire – The Independent


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Phone hacking scandal: Police are holding back evidence, claims Glenn Mulcaire
The Independent
Glenn Mulcaire, the private investigator at the heart of the News of the World phone-hacking affair believes police are failing to release key documents that would shed further light on the hacking of Milly Dowler's mobile phone after she was abducted

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19 July, 2014

Phone hacking scandal special report: The slide into crime at the ‘News of the … – The Independent


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Phone hacking scandal special report: The slide into crime at the 'News of the
The Independent
When Glenn Mulcaire, the man who came to public prominence for hacking the phones of celebrities, signed up to work exclusively for the News of the World, much of his work was doing serious investigations. In 2000, he became part of a new

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Chinese Businessman Charged With Hacking Boeing, Other Arms Companies – DefenseNews.com

Chinese Businessman Charged With Hacking Boeing, Other Arms Companies
DefenseNews.com
… cyber intrusion into one of the US company's most protected files on the C-17 Globemaster program, according to a 50-page criminal complaint filed by the FBI in a June 27 affidavit that revealed the extent of a three-man group's alleged hacking

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Hacker May Have Sent Sexually-Explicit Photos of Pasadena Teacher: Police – NBC Southern California

Hacker May Have Sent Sexually-Explicit Photos of Pasadena Teacher: Police
NBC Southern California
Sexually-explicit photos of a Pasadena high school science teacher were emailed to hundreds of people last week in an incident that police suspect involves hacking. The inappropriate photos of John Muir High School teacher Richard Rosa were sent to …

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Authorize Counter-Hackers – National Review Online

Authorize Counter-Hackers
National Review Online
Nonetheless, according to The Economist, an American security firm has observed Chinese Army unit 61398 hacking “at least 141 companies spanning 20 major industries.” Speaking of American spying, former National Intelligence director Michael …

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Teens hacking away at Regina computer camp – Regina Leader-Post


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Teens hacking away at Regina computer camp
Regina Leader-Post
Thirteen-year-old Lucas Fink spent the past two weeks cracking numerical codes and hacking his way into a website. Fink was one of 50 youths between the ages of 12 and 17 who attended the MSI (Mentor Systems Incorporated) Computer Camp at the …

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Hacking incident prompts letters from Oregon – Great Falls Tribune

Hacking incident prompts letters from Oregon
Great Falls Tribune
It's a tale that seems to have no end. Hackers break into a computer server, and its owners must scramble to assess the damage and mollify potential victims. In this instance, it's a Montana Department Department of Public Health and Human Services

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