June 2008

30 June, 2008

How to hack without fear – a US congressman writes – ITProPortal

How to hack without fear – a US congressman writes
ITProPortal, UK - 49 minutes ago
It seems that, if you are a US congressman, you can't be prosecuted for hacking! A row has broken out after Jim Cooper, a Senator for the State of Nashville

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Australia axe-murder suspect held – BBC News


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Australia axe-murder suspect held
BBC News, UK - 55 minutes ago
A 69-year-old Australian man suspected of hacking his wife and two grandchildren to death with an axe in his family home has been arrested.
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Australian police arrest man suspected in the ax deaths of his 2 International Herald Tribune
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Valve hacker caught by police – CVG Online

Valve hacker caught by police
CVG Online - 1 hour ago
In addition to the Valve incident, he is also being charged with hacking his way into an Activision server and downloading an unfinished copy of Enemy
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Dutch Police Catches Valve Hacker Action Trip
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Outsourcing makes you vulnerable to hackers – Computing

Outsourcing makes you vulnerable to hackers
Computing, UK - Jun 30, 2008
More than 60 per cent of IT professionals believe outsourcing code increases the likelihood of hacking. In fact, 55 per cent believe it is far safer to

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Survey exposes 81% of companies know they are vulnerable to hacking – Creditman

Survey exposes 81% of companies know they are vulnerable to hacking
Creditman, UK - 1 hour ago
A third of companies cited that hacking is a daily occurrence. Worse, respondents cited that 17% of hacks were successful. More than 60% of IT professionals

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Netgear launches open source router – bit-tech.net


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Netgear launches open source router
bit-tech.net, UK - 38 minutes ago
Would you be tempted by a router that runs DD-WRT with no hacking required, or is stock firmware more than enough for you? Share your thoughts over in the

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Hacking tools: A new version of BackTrack helps ethical hackers – LinuxWorld.au

Hacking tools: A new version of BackTrack helps ethical hackers
LinuxWorld.au, Australia - 30 minutes ago
BackTrack is a Linux-based distribution dedicated to penetration testing or hacking (depending on how you look at it). It contains more than 300 of the

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29 June, 2008

Hacking The Facebook Platform For Data Portability – TechCrunch


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Hacking The Facebook Platform For Data Portability
TechCrunch, CA - 57 minutes ago
The following guest post was written by Dan Birdwhistell, founder of people directory Bigsight (reviewed here) and creator of Hacking Facebook,

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No One Is Illegal claims its Web site was hacked – Georgia Straight

No One Is Illegal claims its Web site was hacked
Georgia Straight, Canada - 17 minutes ago
By Charlie Smith The activist pro-immigration group No One Is Illegal has claimed that its Web site was hacked, likely for political purposes.

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28 June, 2008

Dutchman arrested for hacking 50000 credit cards – ABC Science Online

Dutchman arrested for hacking 50000 credit cards
ABC Science Online, Australia - 15 hours ago
Dutch police have arrested a 20-year-old man suspected of hacking on the internet and stealing the details of 50000 credit cards.

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Hacking Programming – Cubed3

Hacking Programming
Cubed3, UK - 17 minutes ago
because it enables you to make the game much bigger. Unfortunely, somethime hacking programming can make a loss of memory, crash the game or even freeze…

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Ex-Hostgator.com Employee Accused Of Hacking – North Country Gazette

Ex-Hostgator.com Employee Accused Of Hacking
North Country Gazette, NY - 2 minutes ago
HOUSTON, TX— Cliff L. Wade, a former employee of hostgater.com, has been arrested in Atlanta, Ga., following the return of a federal indictment in Houston,

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Turkish hackers crack ICANN – VNUNet.com

Turkish hackers crack ICANN
VNUNet.com, UK - 22 minutes ago
Turkish hacking group NetDevilz have successfully hacked the web sites for the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and Internet

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Maple Grove man pleads guilty to wire fraud and identity theft – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Maple Grove man pleads guilty to wire fraud and identity theft
Minneapolis Star Tribune, MN - 44 minutes ago
A 21-year-old Maple Grove man admitted in federal court Friday to hacking his way into the credit card information of thousands of people and using some of

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27 June, 2008

Two RB High students expelled in cheating scandal – San Diego Union Tribune

Two RB High students expelled in cheating scandal
San Diego Union Tribune, United States - 27 minutes ago
Students allegedly used hacking software and stolen passcodes to gain access to the files, sometimes via wireless computer connections. The hacking came to

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Maple Grove hacker corrals thousands of credit card accounts – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Maple Grove hacker corrals thousands of credit card accounts
Minneapolis Star Tribune, MN - 55 minutes ago
By PAUL WALSH, Star Tribune A 21-year-old Maple Grove man admitted in federal court today to hacking his way to the credit card account information of

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Dutchman arrested for hacking 50000 credit cards – ABC Online

Dutchman arrested for hacking 50000 credit cards
ABC Online, Australia - 1 hour ago
Dutch police have arrested a 20-year-old man suspected of hacking on the internet and stealing the details of 50000 credit cards.

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Teens Hack Grades The Modern Way – Infopackets

Teens Hack Grades The Modern Way
Infopackets, Canada - 1 hour ago
Two California students have recently been charged over similar incidents where they reportedly used a blend of 21st century hacking and old fashioned brute

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Hearing ends when witness accuses congressman of hacking into … – USA Today


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Hearing ends when witness accuses congressman of hacking into
USA Today - 1 hour ago
Cooper said an acquaintance gave him the username and password to access the Web site. He admitted that he looked at the site. "I had authorization to use
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Power surge: Accusation against Cooper shuts down congressional Nashville Post (subscription)
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Hackers crack girls' school – NEWS.com.au

Hackers crack girls' school
NEWS.com.au, Australia - 1 hour ago
While the Education Department played down the hacking incident, one senior education figure was informed by authorities it was a "major" hacking event.

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Hacking tools: A new version of BackTrack helps ethical hackers – InfoWorld

Hacking tools: A new version of BackTrack helps ethical hackers
InfoWorld, CA - 1 hour ago
BackTrack is a Linux-based distribution dedicated to penetration testing or hacking (depending on how you look at it). It contains more than 300 of the

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26 June, 2008

Cooper Accused of Hacking Into Web Site – Roll Call (subscription)

Cooper Accused of Hacking Into Web Site
Roll Call (subscription), DC - 40 minutes ago
By Paul Singer A former Congressman who now heads a national trade association today alleged that the FBI is investigating whether Rep. Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.

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Hacking the Call Center – Dark Reading

Hacking the Call Center
Dark Reading, NY - 56 minutes ago
By Kelly Jackson Higgins The contact center mostly has been forgotten as a potential point of breach — even though customer service representatives take

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Fired Director of IT acused of destroying organ donor information … – ZDNet

Fired Director of IT acused of destroying organ donor information
ZDNet - 1 hour ago
Apparently, the fired technology director of a Houston organ donation company has been accused of hacking into the companies systems and deleting records.

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Hacking Windows XP: Speed Up Your Network and Internet Access – Extreme Tech

Hacking Windows XP: Speed Up Your Network and Internet Access
Extreme Tech - 53 minutes ago
This excerpt from the ExtremeTech book, Hacking Windows XP, shows you how to tweak the Windows XP System Registry settings to improve network and Internet

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