1 October, 2014

Hackers charged with stealing Xbox intellectual property – Fortune


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Hackers charged with stealing Xbox intellectual property
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This story is in partnership with Time. The article below was originally published at Time.com. By Jack Linshi, TIME. Four members of an international hacking ring were charged with the theft of over $100 million worth of software and data related to

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30 September, 2014

Destiny review: Loot cave shut down, DLC findings, Havok Physics and hacking – Ecumenical News


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Destiny review: Loot cave shut down, DLC findings, Havok Physics and hacking
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While this issue is still outstanding, some players have stumbled upon multiple content from upcoming Destiny DLC "The Dark Below" and "House of Wolves." Over the weekend, Destiny aslo fell victim to a hacking spree by hacker group "Lizard Squad.".

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Hackers charged with Xbox One, Valve, Call of Duty data theft – Joystiq


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Hackers charged with Xbox One, Valve, Call of Duty data theft
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The United States has charged four members of an international hacking ring with stealing up to $200 million in intellectual property and other data from Microsoft, Epic Games, Valve, Zombie Studios and the US Army. The hackers are charged with

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International Hacking Ring Charged With Theft of Xbox Software and Data – TIME


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International Hacking Ring Charged With Theft of Xbox Software and Data
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Four members of an international hacking ring were charged with the theft of over $100 million worth of software and data related to the Xbox One and Xbox Live consoles and other technologies, the Department of Justice announced Tuesday. The hackers …
Canadian pleads guilty in case of US military hack, stolen Xbox gamesThe Globe and Mail
US charges four with stealing $100 million in software, dataInvesting.com

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Warren County man admits role in hacking ring that accessed U.S. Army network – The Express-Times – lehighvalleylive.com

Warren County man admits role in hacking ring that accessed U.S. Army network
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A Warren County man has pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges in connection with his membership in an international hacking ring that gained access to a U.S. Army computer network while targeting computer giant Microsoft and several video game …

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4 charged with hacking Apache simulator software, $100M of Microsoft data – Washington Times


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4 charged with hacking Apache simulator software, $100M of Microsoft data
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The DOJ has accused four men of stealing $100 million worth of information from Microsoft Corporation and simulator software used to train Apache attack helicopter pilots. (U.S. Army photo by CW4 Daniel McClinton, 1-227th, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div.

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Feds Say Hackers Targeted Microsoft, Game Makers – ABC News


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Feds Say Hackers Targeted Microsoft, Game Makers
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Two members of an international hacking ring that gained access to a U.S. Army computer network while targeting computer giant Microsoft and several video game developers pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges Tuesday in federal court in Delaware.
Two plead guilty in gaming hacker caseThe News Journal
Four hackers charged with stealing $100m in US army and Xbox technologyThe Guardian

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Two plead guilty in gaming hacker case – The News Journal


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Two plead guilty in gaming hacker case
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WILMINGTON – Federal prosecutors announced Tuesday they had busted an international hacking group called "X-Box Underground" and obtained guilty pleas from two members. The case against the group, that also went by the name "The XU group" had …
Feds say hackers targeted Microsoft, game makersThe State

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Two plead guilty in international hacker case – The News Journal


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Two plead guilty in international hacker case
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Two hackers who were part of an international group that called itself "Xbox Underground" admitted to charges Tuesday that could put them behind bars for up to five years and cost them millions in fines. David Pokora, 22, of Ontario, Canada, and

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Stop hacking random stuff. It’s getting trivial. – O’Reilly Radar


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Stop hacking random stuff. It's getting trivial.
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“Cars are the pinnacle of junk hacking, because they are meant to be in your garage. Obviously there is no security on car computers. Nor (and I hate to break the suspense) *will there ever be*. Yes, you can connect a device to my midlife crisis car

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Are You Vulnerable to Voice over IP Hacking? – CloudWedge


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Are You Vulnerable to Voice over IP Hacking?
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VoIP is the new cure for bloated phone bills. With its integration into IT networks and the Internet, it bypasses the conventional world of telephony. It opens up a whole new world of phone functions to users – and a whole new opportunity for hackers

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hacking households presents open system for everyday objects at BIO 50 – Designboom


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hacking households presents open system for everyday objects at BIO 50
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under the title 'hacking households', the group has developed a unitized and cyclical process for common electronic appliances used in the domestic environment. the proposed system is built upon standard components, and offers the user an ability to …

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hacking households presents open system for appliances at BIO 50 – Designboom


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hacking households presents open system for appliances at BIO 50
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under the title 'hacking households', the group has developed a unitized and cyclical process for common electronic appliances used in the domestic environment. the proposed system is built upon standard components, and offers the user an ability to …

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How Hacking Education Has Taken Over Higher Education – Huffington Post


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How Hacking Education Has Taken Over Higher Education
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Y-Combinator, the world-renowned Silicon Valley startup accelerator, recently announced its first ever college-level course on creating a successful startup at Stanford University. The course, "How to Start a Startup," exemplifies a growing trend in

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Hacking Scandal Shows Advances of Colombia’s Peace Talks – teleSUR English


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Hacking Scandal Shows Advances of Colombia's Peace Talks
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The hacking of the electronic communications of Colombia's chief negotiator at peace talks in Havana points to the strides being made at the negotiating table, and as further progress is made, yet more attacks may follow. The announcement on September
Colombian government announces commission to combat illegal wiretapping of Colombia Reports

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29 September, 2014

Supervalu Reports Second Hacking Incident – Wall Street Journal

Supervalu Reports Second Hacking Incident
Wall Street Journal
The grocery wholesaler and retailer, which in August reported a separate hacking incident that occurred in late June and early July, said the malware used in this latest breach may have captured account numbers, expiration dates, other numerical

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Customers’ Data May Have Been Hacked at Albertsons, ACME Stores – Wall Street Journal

Customers' Data May Have Been Hacked at Albertsons, ACME Stores
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The company, which had reported a separate hacking incident in August, said the new malware may have captured account numbers, expiration date, other numerical information and cardholders' names. The malware affected Albertsons stores in southern …

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Celebrity nude photo hacking scandal: Has Taylor Swift been targeted with … – Mirror.co.uk


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Celebrity nude photo hacking scandal: Has Taylor Swift been targeted with
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Singer Taylor Swift is the latest star to be linked to the nude photo scandal. A picture apparently showing the 24-year-old topless appeared on the website 4Chan on Monday however it was quickly deleted. The pop princess was initially named as one the …

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TOWIE star Ferne McCann’s topless selfie leaked after iCloud hacking – Mirror.co.uk


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TOWIE star Ferne McCann's topless selfie leaked after iCloud hacking
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“I don't know how it's been leaked or whether I've been hacked, but I feel totally betrayed that someone could do this to me. “I think it's disgusting. However, I now just want to move on and concentrate on the new series of TOWIE.” The upsetting
Ferne McCann 'feels totally betrayed' as naked picture emergesOK! Magazine

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TOWIE star Ferne McCann’s topless selfie leaked after iCloud hacking – Mirror.co.uk


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TOWIE star Ferne McCann's topless selfie leaked after iCloud hacking
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“I don't know how it's been leaked or whether I've been hacked, but I feel totally betrayed that someone could do this to me. “I think it's disgusting. However, I now just want to move on and concentrate on the new series of TOWIE.” The upsetting
Ferne McCann 'feels totally betrayed' as naked picture emergesOK! Magazine

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Hacking incidents raise questions of tech security – The Depaulia


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Hacking incidents raise questions of tech security
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Craig Petronella has a company in Raleigh, N.C., that helps when people or businesses are hit with a computer virus. There is a new kind of ransom virus called CryptoLocker going around that locks a computer unless money is paid electronically to the …

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AOL.com Article – New wave of celebrities fall victim to photo hacking – AOL News


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AOL.com Article – New wave of celebrities fall victim to photo hacking
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(HUFFINGTON POST) — The hacking scandal continues. A new group of female celebrities joined the list as a third wave of private photos were released this week. This time, unverified pictures of model Cara Delevingne, actresses Anna Kendrick and Kelli …
Anna Kendrick targeted in third celebrity hacking attackNew Zealand Herald
Cara Delevingne and Anna Kendrick become latest victims of iCloud photo Sugarscape
More Jennifer Lawrence Nude Images Leak in Hacking ScandalFanBolt.Com (press release) (blog)
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Recent hacking highlights need for caution – Minnesota Daily

Recent hacking highlights need for caution
Minnesota Daily
Jimmy John's has resolved the hacking incident, and the restaurant chain is tightening its security to prevent future hacking from occurring. The chain is offering free identity protection services for anyone affected by the breach. However, this is

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28 September, 2014

Naked Celebrity Hacking Scandal: Graphic Photos of Nicki Minaj Surface Online – International Business Times UK


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Naked Celebrity Hacking Scandal: Graphic Photos of Nicki Minaj Surface Online
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Naked photos of over 100 A list celebrities were leaked online three weeks ago, after hackers gained access to the iCloud accounts of A list celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence, Cara Delevingne and Reese Witherspoon, and stole their intimate pictures.

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Trinity Mirror faces up to the financial fallout as phone-hacking claims mount – The Guardian


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Trinity Mirror faces up to the financial fallout as phone-hacking claims mount
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As the number of claimants suing the publisher of the Daily Mirror over alleged phone hacking heads towards 50, the company is facing mounting legal costs. However, City analysts are confident Trinity Mirror would have the financial resources to absorb

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