January 2008

31 January, 2008

Recent Posts (Anorak)

Cyber Storm 2, England Anticipates – CYBER Storm: “In the middle of the biggest-ever ‘Cyber Storm’ war game to test the nation’s hacker defenses, someone quietly …

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Cyber Storm 2, England Expects – Anorak.co.uk (satire)


Cyber Storm 2, England Expects
Anorak.co.uk (satire), UK - 3 hours ago
CYBER Storm: “In the middle of the biggest-ever ‘Cyber Storm’ war game to test the nation’s hacker defenses, someone quietly targeted the very computers

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Spyware Horror Story: Do you know your hacker? – Daily Download



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Spyware Horror Story: Do you know your hacker?
Daily Download, CA - 47 minutes ago
It's tempting to jam criminal hackers into a safe, distant profile, to assume that the creep helping him or herself to your e-mail, bank account,

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Threats from everywhere in ‘cyber storm’ (The State)

In the middle of the biggest-ever “Cyber Storm” war game to test the nation’s hacker defenses, someone quietly targeted the very personal used to conduct the exercise. The surprising culprit? The players themselves, the same government and corporate experts responsible for detecting and fending off attacks against vital computer systems, according to hundreds of pages of heavily censored files …

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In drill, US readies for worst-case scenario – Times of India


In drill, US readies for worst-case scenario
Times of India, India - 10 hours ago
The Homeland Security Department ran the exercise to test the nation's hacker defenses, with help from the State Department, Pentagon, Justice Department,

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Threats from everywhere in ‘cyber storm’ (AP via Yahoo! News)

In the middle of the biggest-ever “Cyber Storm” war game to test the nation’s hacker defenses, someone quietly targeted the very personal used to conduct the exercise.

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Hacker arrested in Greece for stealing, selling weapons data – SC Magazine US


Hacker arrested in Greece for stealing, selling weapons data
SC Magazine US - 1 hour ago
Greek officials accused the hacker, a mathematician calling himself “ASTRA,” of stealing secrets from Dassault for several years before his Jan. 25 arrest.

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Hacker steals client information – Helena Independent Record


Hacker steals client information
Helena Independent Record, MT - Jan 31, 2008
By AP – 01/31/08 GREAT FALLS (AP) — A hacker broke into a DA Davidson database and obtained account information and Social Security numbers of thousands of
Computer hacker incident prompts thousands of calls Great Falls Tribune
Hackers breach Davidson Companies database, access clients' names SC Magazine US
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Hollywood gets hacking right – InfoWorld


Hollywood gets hacking right
InfoWorld, CA - Jan 31, 2008
"Computer geeks (like me) get a real laugh out of movies about hacking and cyber-crime," Perry wrote in a review of the flick on Trend's blog site.

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A blogger’s paranoia – Globe and Mail



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A blogger’s paranoia
Globe and Mail, Canada - 12 hours ago
The game was played, the AP reported, to test the hacker defences, with help from the State Department, Pentagon, Justice Department, CIA, National Security
Cyber Storm 2, England Anticipates Anorak.co.uk (satire)
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Computer hacker incident prompts thousands of calls – Great Falls Tribune


Personal hacker incident prompts thousands of calls
Great Falls Tribune, MT - 3 hours ago
A hacker broke into the company's database sometime in late December or early January, said company spokeswoman Jacquie Burchard.
Hacker steals information from Great Falls financial company KPAX-TV
Hacker may have hit firm Billings Gazette
Clients' personal data stolen from DA Davidson The Missoulian
InformationWeek
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Need some hacker help. – Atomic


Need some hacker help.
Atomic, Australia - 3 hours ago
Basically, he suspects there is a hacker breaking in to his personal, as his emails are being intercepted, and repeatedly sends him threats, etc. via email.

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Computer hacker incident prompts thousands of calls (Great Falls Tribune)

Davidson Companies, the Great Falls-based financial services firm from which 226,000 clients’ names and Social Security numbers were stolen by a personal hacker, fielded thousands of calls Wednesday, the day after the news was released.

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Ministry websites hit by hacker intrusion (Kathimerini)

Hackers broke into websites belonging to the Interior and Agriculture ministries yesterday, showing just how vulnerable sites are to such attacks.

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Ministry websites hit by hacker intrusion – Kathimerini


Ministry websites hit by hacker intrusion
Kathimerini, Greece - 2 hours ago
Hackers broke into websites belonging to the Interior and Agriculture ministries yesterday, showing just how vulnerable sites are to such attacks.

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Hackers' flub brings local PG&E man flood of nasty phone calls – Stockton Record


Hackers' flub brings local PG&E man flood of nasty phone calls
Stockton Record, CA - 7 hours ago
The writer, Ryan Singel, stated a group of hackers called the "g00ns" believed Lawson to be a hacker who disrupted a Web site frequented by members of

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Hacker steals info from D.A. Davidson (The Montana Standard)

GREAT FALLS (AP) — A hacker broke into a D.A. Davidson database and obtained names and Social Security numbers of thousands of clients, the company reported this week.

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Ray Holmberg, Grand Forks, Letter: Critic of Hacker is far off the … – In-Forum (subscription)


Ray Holmberg, Grand Forks, Letter: Critic of Hacker is far off the
In-Forum (subscription), ND - Jan 30, 2008
Nick) “Hacker has a bull’s-eye on his back because he took the lead last session in greatly watering down Democratic Sen. Joel Heitkamp’s bill that would

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30 January, 2008

'L0pht ' Reunion on Tap – Dark Reading


'L0pht ' Reunion on Tap
Dark Reading, NY - 3 hours ago
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Former rock bands have done it, and now a 1990s hacker group is getting back together — for at least one show, anyway.

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Hypervisor Breaches: Myths vs. Reality at the Virtualization Conference and Expo (SYS-CON Media)

There has been much speculation about the security posture of virtualized environments. One identified vulnerability is the ‘hypervisor’ threat in which a hacker can break out of a guest OS and onto the host OS of a server. How great a danger is the hypervisor threat? What security barriers should IT erect before and after they implement their virtual environment? Virtual security expert Hezi …

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Hacker arrested in Greece accused of stealing, selling weapons … – SC Magazine US


Hacker arrested in Greece accused of stealing, selling weapons
SC Magazine US - 3 hours ago
Greek officials accused the hacker, a mathematician said to call himself “ASTRA,” of stealing secrets from Dassault for several years before his Jan.
58-year-old hacker suspected of selling tech data globally via World Tribune
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Hacker steals Davidson Cos. clients' data – Great Falls Tribune


Hacker steals Davidson Cos. clients' data
Great Falls Tribune, MT - 1 hour ago
By ERIN MADISON A personal hacker broke into a Davidson Companies database and obtained the names and Social Security numbers of virtually all of the Great
Hacker may have hit firm Billings Gazette
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Hacker steals Davidson Cos. clients’ data (Great Falls Tribune)

A computer hacker broke into a Davidson Companies database and obtained the names and Social Security numbers of virtually all of the Great Falls financial services company’s clients.

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Hacker steals information from Great Falls financial company … – KXMC


Hacker steals information from Great Falls financial company
KXMC, ND - 12 minutes ago
(AP) A hacker broke into a DA- Davidson database and obtained account information and Social Security numbers of thousands of the financial service's

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Hacker steals information from Great Falls financial company (KTVQ Billings)

Associated Press – January 30, 2008 5:44 AM ET GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) – A hacker broke into a DA- Davidson database and obtained account information and Social Security numbers of thousands of…

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