March 2009

31 March, 2009

EDF bosses probed for spying on Greenpeace – AFP


AFP
EDF bosses probed for spying on Greenpeace
AFP
Both executives deny knowingly hacking into a computer system, but the computer expert has admitted the charge, the judicial official said. EDF confirmed on Tuesday that an investigation had been opened for "fraudulent intrusion into computer systems"
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Tapping, hacking and leaking – Stawell Times News

Tapping, hacking and leaking
Stawell Times News, Australia
And the nature of its work means that when the Defence Signals Directorate – the phone-tapping, computer-hacking arm of Australia's spy and defence forces – makes the news, there is likely to be scandal about. The Herald reported yesterday that a DSD

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Convicted Trojan author in new hacking charge – Register

Convicted Trojan author in new hacking charge
Register, UK
Van T. Dinh, 25, was charged with two counts of computer hacking last Friday over accusations he hacked into an online currency exchange service before allegedly attempted to transfer $110000 to an account under his control. The alleged transfers were

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Dalai Lama condemns hacking of computers – The Associated Press


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Dalai Lama condemns hacking of computers
The Associated Press
NEW DELHI (AP) — The Dalai Lama said Tuesday that regardless of who is hacking into the computers of his Tibetan government-in-exile, the stolen information appears to go straight to the Chinese government. His comments came as authorities in Beijing
Video: Researchers Allege China-based Computer Spying The Associated Press
Dalai Lama demands probe into alleged hacking of Tibetan websites SINDH TODAY
Businesses are next after Dalai Lama hack VNUNet.com
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China Denies Any Role in 'GhostNet' Computer Hacking – Voice of America


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China Denies Any Role in 'GhostNet' Computer Hacking
Voice of America
The Canadian researchers say it is not clear the hacking is government supported. They did conclude that GhostNet's servers are almost exclusively located in China, and its targets are political, including NATO, the Indian Embassy in Washington and
Dalai Lama on Chinese hacking into his computer IBNLive.com
Academics peer inside cyber espionage net SecurityFocus
Data Security Chinese Hackers Penetrate Foreign Computer Systems CIO Today
Xinhua - CBC.ca
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DFA awaits findings on hacking case – Inquirer.net

DFA awaits findings on hacking case
Inquirer.net, Philippines
"DFA databases are on standalone basis, they are not online like for example passport and visa databases, which are similarly situated, which cannot be hacked," Malaya said. Malaya stressed the DFA would look into the report to protect further protect
DOJ chief alarmed over DFA cyber systems attack GMA news.tv
DFA to investigate hacking report Inquirer.net
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Dalai Lama on Chinese hacking into his computer – IBNLive.com


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Dalai Lama on Chinese hacking into his computer
IBNLive.com, India
I SPY: Dalai Lama speaks on an alleged Chinese cyber spy network hacking into his computer. ibnlive.com is on mobile now. Read news, watch videos be a Citizen Journalist. Log on to m.ibnlive.com NOW! New Delhi: In a special interview with cnn's Sara
Academics peer inside cyber espionage net SecurityFocus
Reported internet spy network just tip of iceberg: researcher CBC.ca
Is China stepping towards cyberwar? guardian.co.uk
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Justice says it may probe hacking into computers – Manila Standard Today

Justice says it may probe hacking into computers
Manila Standard Today, Philippines
THE Justice Department could investigate the reported hacking into Philippine computers by a China-based cyber spy network if requested by Foreign Affairs, an official said yesterday. “If true, the reported spying would have serious national security

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Robert mcneil: Have the hacks been hacked in the Chinese cyber … – Scotsman

Robert mcneil: Have the hacks been hacked in the Chinese cyber
Scotsman, United Kingdom
Victims of the hacking included that Dalai Lama, the man who wants to free his country from the Chinese by smiling at them. Yesterday, top novelist Michael Dobbs lobbed in his 2p worth, with this bombshell statement to clamouring reporters outside his

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Former Teen Stock Swindler Hit With New Hacking Charges – Wired News

Former Teen Stock Swindler Hit With New Hacking Charges
Wired News
Van T. Dinh leaves a federal courthouse in Philadelphia in 2003, when, as a 19-year-old Drexel University student, he was charged with a hacking scheme the SEC called unusually complex. AP Photo/Mark Stehle Van T. Dinh, now 25, was charged (.pdf)

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30 March, 2009

"HACKING AT RANDOM" EARLY TICKET OFFER EXTENDED – 2600 News

"HACKING AT RANDOM" EARLY TICKET OFFER EXTENDED
2600 News
Preparations are well underway for this year's European outdoor hacker festival, Hacking At Random, which will be taking place in The Netherlands August 13-16, 2009. The special discounted rate for people buying tickets early has now been extended to

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Tibetan exiles condemn hacking of computers – The Associated Press


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Tibetan exiles condemn hacking of computers
The Associated Press
DHARMSALA, India (AP) — Tibet's government-in-exile denounced a cyber spy network Monday for hacking into the organization's computers, while a scholar said the sophisticated operation may have helped identify those inside Tibet who speak to exile
Businesses are next after Dalai Lama hack VNUNet.com
Cyber-spies hack computers of 3 RP gov’t offices ABS CBN News
China: We Didn't Hack Into Foreign PCs Sky News
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India admits computers hacked – Sify

India admits computers hacked
Sify, India
New Delhi: India on Monday admitted that there have been attempts at hacking into the computers of the Indian embassies, but underlined that it has taken a slew of measures to ensure no sensitive information was stolen in the process.

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Businesses are next after Dalai Lama hack – VNUNet.com


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Businesses are next after Dalai Lama hack
VNUNet.com, UK
A Chinese hacking plot uncovered at the weekend could have grave implications for organisations, as most are vulnerable to the social malware techniques used in the attack, a new report warns. The Snooping Dragon report (PDF) was written by Shishir
Cyber-spies hack computers of 3 RP gov’t offices ABS CBN News
China: We Didn't Hack Into Foreign PCs Sky News
China denies hacking Dalai Lama's computer network Radio Australia
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Securing Your Organizations Most Valuable Assets With LearnKey … – FOXBusiness

Securing Your Organizations Most Valuable Assets With LearnKey
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Hacking Revealed 2008 – For the security professional. This course exposes complicated and deceiving ways hackers can try to access your assets or knock your system out of commission. Understand that protecting your systems is an art in itself.

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Cyber-spies hack computers of 3 RP gov’t offices – ABS CBN News


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Cyber-spies hack computers of 3 RP gov’t offices
ABS CBN News, Philippines
By DAVID DIZON/ abs-cbnnews.com | 03/30/2009 6:18 PM Suspected cyber-spies from the Chinese mainland have hacked into computers of at least three government offices in the Philippines as well as the Asian Development Bank office based in Manila,
Massive Chinese cyber hack revealed VNUNet.com
China denies hacking Dalai Lama's computer network Radio Australia
Major Cyber Spy Operation Unearthed Techtree.com
Irish Times - Independent
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ChiComs Hack Congress – American Spectator

ChiComs Hack Congress
American Spectator
The ChiComs and hacker organizations routinely attempt — sometimes successfully — to hack into House computer systems, as well as other US government institutions. "Beyond vigilance and security, there isn't much more we can do about it," says a

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NBI urged to look into hacking of DFA computers – GMA news.tv

NBI urged to look into hacking of DFA computers
GMA news.tv, Philippines
MANILA, Philippines – A lawmaker has urged the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to look into the reported hacking of computers of the Department of Foreign Affairs. In a press conference on Monday, Senator Rodolfo Biazon also proposed that

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DFA to investigate hacking report – Inquirer.net

DFA to investigate hacking report
Inquirer.net, Philippines
Canadian researchers said websites of foreign ministries of various countries were hacked. "DFA takes seriously reports such as this, and will carefully look into its details, including the methodologies used to arrive at their observation," Malaya

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Firefox patches zero-day, hacking contest bugs – Macworld


Macworld UK
Firefox patches zero-day, hacking contest bugs
Macworld, CA
He used it to hack the browser running on Mac OS X, but it could affect other platforms as well. The other flaw, which has to do with the way the browser processes XSL (Extensible Stylesheet Language) stylesheets, affects Firefox on all operating
Mozilla patches Firefox's critical Pwn2Own bug Computerworld
Firefox 3.0.8 Released, Critical Security Bugs Fixed Redmond Channel Partner
Firefox 3.0.8 Available for Download Softpedia
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Solving the hacking problem – Secure Computing

Solving the hacking problem
Secure Computing, Australia
It is certainly more complex as traditional anti-hacking defenses are becoming largely ineffective against more sophisticated tampering tactics. In fact, hackers have become so good at what they do that Nintendo recently reportedly lost $975 million

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Jamie Hacking Penalty Suspended and Rider Placed on Probation for … – WhoWon.com

Jamie Hacking Penalty Suspended and Rider Placed on Probation for
WhoWon.com, NE
Attack Kawasaki rider Jamie Hacking has been placed on probation for the remainder of the 2009 AMA Pro Road Racing season and his minimum one-event penalty that was assessed following this past Sunday's race at Auto Club Speedway has been suspended for

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Censorship opponents slam website hack – CRN Australia

Censorship opponents slam website hack
CRN Australia, Australia
By Brett Winterford Opponents of the Federal Government's filtering scheme have condemned last night's hacking of one of its websites as damaging to their fight against censorship. Last night, the website for the National Classification Board was

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29 March, 2009

Santa Claus is Hacking to Town Challenge Results – SecuObs

Santa Claus is Hacking to Town Challenge Results
SecuObs, France
Présentation : Over at the excellent ethicalhacker.net site, the results of the Santa Claus is Hacking to Town Skillz Challenge have been posted: Santa Claus is Hacking to Town – Answers and Winners These challenges are a lot of fun, and educational as

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Massive Chinese cyber hack revealed – VNUNet.com


MiamiHerald.com
Massive Chinese cyber hack revealed
VNUNet.com, UK
Canadian researchers have revealed an extensive Chinese spying operation, which involved the hacking of over 1000 computers in 103 countries, according to reports in several leading newspapers today. The new report from the Information Warfare Monitor,
Cyber spy network with global reach raises alarms Christian Science Monitor
Chinese computer hackers target Dalai Lama Bangkok.News.Net
Canadian research uncovers cyber espionage network CBC.ca
Radio Netherlands
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