22 October, 2014

I.T. boss accused of hacking will get new trial – U-T San Diego

I.T. boss accused of hacking will get new trial
U-T San Diego
Fallbrook Union Elementary School District's fired technology chief, accused of hacking, will get a second chance to convince a jury she was following orders when she deleted district emails. Elaine Allyn filed a nearly $1 million wrongful termination

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Illinois man sentenced in hacking conspiracy – WWBT

Illinois man sentenced in hacking conspiracy
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TULSA, Okla. (AP) – Federal prosecutors in Tulsa say an Illinois man has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for his role in a computer hacking conspiracy that hit the U.S. Navy, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and dozens of public
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Corruption Currents: From New Jersey Mafia Hangouts to Medical-Device Hacking – Wall Street Journal (blog)

Corruption Currents: From New Jersey Mafia Hangouts to Medical-Device Hacking
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Readers can subscribe to The Morning Risk Report here. Follow us on Twitter at @WSJRisk. Bribery: Mike Lucas. A Turkish prosecutor is being pummeled for dropping charges in a corruption case. (Today's Zaman). In local politics: A jury was deadlocked in

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Apple CEO Tim Cook confronts China over iCloud hacking claims – Daily Mail


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Apple CEO Tim Cook confronts China over iCloud hacking claims
Daily Mail
Using what is called a 'man-in-the-middle' (MITM) attack, the hackers interposed their own website between users and Apple's iCloud server, intercepting data and potentially gaining access to passwords, iMessages, photos and contacts, Greatfire.org
Apple, China talk hacking?The Hill
China is hacking its own citizens' iCloud accountsKHON2
Apple iCloud Hacking: CEO Tim Cook Travels to China to Address Recent AttackInternational Business Times UK
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China is hacking its own citizens’ iCloud accounts – KHON2


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China is hacking its own citizens' iCloud accounts
KHON2
f you're connecting to a website that isn't secure, you'll see a message that says “Your connection is not private.” If you see this message, don't proceed or attempt to sign in. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – Chinese Apple users are facing a wave of
Apple, China talk hacking?The Hill
Apple iCloud Hacking: CEO Tim Cook Travels to China to Address Recent AttackInternational Business Times UK
Apple claims iCloud target of hacking attacks3News NZ
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Apple, China talk hacking? – The Hill


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Apple, China talk hacking?
The Hill
Apple CEO Tim Cook talked consumer data privacy with Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai during a Wednesday meeting. But the opaque report from the Xinhua state news agency didn't say whether the meeting was related to reports China has been …
China is hacking its own citizens' iCloud accountsKHON2
Apple iCloud Hacking: CEO Tim Cook Travels to China to Address Recent AttackInternational Business Times UK
Apple CEO Tim Cook confronts China over iCloud hacking claimsDaily Mail
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3 On Your Side: After Series Of Hacking Incidents, Some Consumers Nervous … – CBS Local

3 On Your Side: After Series Of Hacking Incidents, Some Consumers Nervous
CBS Local
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue. The office supplies retailer said Tuesday that if it turns up any data discrepancies during its

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3 On Your Side: After Series Of Hacking Incidents, Some Consumers Nervous … – CBS Local

3 On Your Side: After Series Of Hacking Incidents, Some Consumers Nervous
CBS Local
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue. The office supplies retailer said Tuesday that if it turns up any data discrepancies during its

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3 On Your Side: After Series Of Hacking Incidents, Some Consumers Nervous … – CBS Local

3 On Your Side: After Series Of Hacking Incidents, Some Consumers Nervous
CBS Local
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue. The office supplies retailer said Tuesday that if it turns up any data discrepancies during its

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3 On Your Side: After Series Of Hacking Incidents, Some Consumers Nervous … – CBS Local

3 On Your Side: After Series Of Hacking Incidents, Some Consumers Nervous
CBS Local
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue. The office supplies retailer said Tuesday that if it turns up any data discrepancies during its

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3 On Your Side: After Series Of Hacking Incidents, Some Consumers Nervous … – CBS Local

3 On Your Side: After Series Of Hacking Incidents, Some Consumers Nervous
CBS Local
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue. The office supplies retailer said Tuesday that if it turns up any data discrepancies during its

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Apple CEO discusses security with top Chinese official amid hacking claims … – Reuters


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Apple CEO discusses security with top Chinese official amid hacking claims
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The meeting comes days after a Chinese web monitoring group published a report saying Apple users in China have been targeted in a sophisticated and widespread attack by hackers seeking private user data stored on the iCloud service. The group …
China iCloud Attack Could Be State-Sponsored HackingTIME
Apple's iCloud Targeted in Chinese Hacking Attack: ReportNBCNews.com
Apple Addresses iCloud Attacks While China Denies Hacking AllegationsMashable
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Computer misuse: Brits could face LIFE IN PRISON for serious hacking offences – Register

Computer misuse: Brits could face LIFE IN PRISON for serious hacking offences
Register
British computer hackers who severely damage the national security of any country could face life in prison under a new criminal offence proposed in the Serious Crime Bill, however the plan has been attacked for lacking legal certainty by MPs and peers.

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Apple issues iCloud security warning following reports of hacking in China – Dallas Morning News

Apple issues iCloud security warning following reports of hacking in China
Dallas Morning News
The attacks appear unrelated to an episode last month in which hackers stole nude photos from the iCloud accounts of several U.S. celebrities. In that case, Apple said its investigation concluded the hackers had obtained the users' passwords through …

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21 October, 2014

Man Arrested For Hacking Pictures – WICS-TV

Man Arrested For Hacking Pictures
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23 year old Stephen Mislich, of Altamont, is accused of extortion and harassment after allegedly hacking the computers of numerous people around the Effingham area and stealing private images. He's accused of using the stolen images as blackmail

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China iCloud Attack Could Be State-Sponsored Hacking – TIME


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China iCloud Attack Could Be State-Sponsored Hacking
TIME
GreatFire, an independent Chinese censorship watchdog, said the “man-in-the-middle” hack exposed the iCloud passwords of users who entered their credentials despite warnings that their connection may not be secure. Hackers then used those stolen …
China-backed hackers target Apple's iCloud users: blogReuters
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Apple Addresses iCloud Attacks While China Denies Hacking AllegationsMashable
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Consumers and Retailers Concerned About Hacking – NBCNews.com

Consumers and Retailers Concerned About Hacking
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Hackers are stealing millions of financial records from banks resulting in thefts from bank accounts, credit card accounts and businesses. Steve Handelsman reports. About Us · Careers · Contact · Privacy Policy – UPDATED · Terms of Service · Site Map …

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FBI arrests Weather Service employee for alleged cyber hacking – Dayton Daily News

FBI arrests Weather Service employee for alleged cyber hacking
Dayton Daily News
An employee of the National Weather Service's Wilmington office has been indicted on charges of illegally hacking into a restricted federal computer database controlled by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers detailing information about dams nationwide.

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China-backed hackers target Apple’s iCloud users: blog – Reuters


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China-backed hackers target Apple's iCloud users: blog
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BOSTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) iCloud storage service in China was attacked by hackers trying to steal user credentials, a Chinese web monitoring group said, adding that it believes the Beijing government is behind the campaign.
Apple's iCloud Targeted in Chinese Hacking Attack: ReportNBCNews.com
Apple Addresses iCloud Attacks While China Denies Hacking AllegationsMashable
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Staples Is Latest Retailer Hit by Hackers – New York Times (blog)


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Staples Is Latest Retailer Hit by Hackers
New York Times (blog)
“This latest breach demonstrates that criminal hacking organizations have much better collaboration and information sharing practices than our major retailers,” said John Gunn, a vice president at Vasco Data Security. “In the past, mega-breaches were …

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How We’re Making It Much Easier For Hackers To Steal Our Data – Business Insider


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How We're Making It Much Easier For Hackers To Steal Our Data
Business Insider
In light of recent, highly publicized hacks on Target, Home Depot, and celebrity iCloud accounts, people are wondering if hackers are evolving more quickly than our cybersecurity methods. Not so, says cybersecurity expert Michael Ricotta of Blue

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Buzzing: FBI talks JPM, China hacking Another day, another breach: Staples … – Politico


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Buzzing: FBI talks JPM, China hacking Another day, another breach: Staples
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With help from David Perera, Joseph Marks, Anila Alexander and Shaun Waterman. BUZZING: FBI TALKS JPM, CHINA HACKING — Federal investigators said yesterday there's no sign that recent cyberattacks against U.S. banks have been retaliation for …
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Apple’s iCloud Targeted in Chinese Hacking Attack: Report – NBCNews.com


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Apple's iCloud Targeted in Chinese Hacking Attack: Report
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Chinese authorities have tried to gain access to the customer data held on Apple's iCloud storage and backup system, according to research by an organization that monitors web usage in China. Calling it a clear "malicious attack," GreatFire.org alleged
China-backed hackers may have infiltrated Apple's iCloud: blogReuters
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China-backed hackers may have infiltrated Apple’s iCloud: blog – Reuters


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China-backed hackers may have infiltrated Apple's iCloud: blog
Reuters
BOSTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) iCloud storage and backup service in China was attacked by hackers trying to steal user credentials, a Chinese web monitoring group said, adding that it believes the country's government is behind the …
Is the Chinese Government Hacking Every iPhone in the Country?Nextgov
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China behind hacking of Apple iCloud servers: ReportTech Times
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Staples may be latest payment systems hacking victim – CBS News


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Staples may be latest payment systems hacking victim
CBS News
Staples says it's investigating a "potential issue" involving its customers' credit card data in what could be the latest instance of a U.S. retailer falling victim to a payment card system security breach, CNET reports. The office supply chain
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