April 2009

30 April, 2009

'Twitterjacking' — Identity Theft in 140 Characters or Less – FOXNews

'Twitterjacking' — Identity Theft in 140 Characters or Less
FOXNews
"It's easy to do, there's no identity verification," former hacking whiz Kevin Mitnick said of the ease of registering accounts at sites like Twitter. "Anyone could set up an e-mail account, change a letter or two and then pretend to be you.

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Lost and Naked: A tale of hacking in World of Warcraft – Tech Digest

Lost and Naked: A tale of hacking in World of Warcraft
Tech Digest, UK
His character had been hacked into and everything of value had been removed and sold. "They must have stolen around ten to fifteen thousand gold worth of goods and cash," says Luke, "they probably would have earned around £50-£80".

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Simple Steps to Hack a Smartphone – PC World

Simple Steps to Hack a Smartphone
PC World
CSO recently sat down with Trust Digital, a firm that specializes in mobile security, for a demonstration on how to hack a smartphone with no more information than a phone number. "All I need is a business card," said Meir Machlin, director of product

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‘Deranged' man due in court – Sowetan

‘Deranged' man due in court
Sowetan, South Africa
A 20-year-old man accused of hacking at least 12 people and killing three others with an axe and a shovel is expected to appear before the Mayflower periodical court today. The Sowetan last month reported how Boy Duba, who has already had a court

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TCLP 2009-04-29 Hacking 101: Learning New Languages (Comment Line … – SecuObs

TCLP 2009-04-29 Hacking 101: Learning New Languages (Comment Line
SecuObs, France
The feature this week is a new Hacking 101 segment on learning new programming languages. More news and commentary, the alternate feed, and downloadable show notes available at http://thecommandline.net/. Creative Commons License This work is licensed

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RE[2]: Did this… – OS News

RE[2]: Did this…
OS News
What I meant was that I do not want to be constantly hacking/fixing my system. Any os, be it Windows or Linux or OS X, needs some regular maintenance and upkeep. But I don't feel like dealing with tempramental kexts on a daily basis, being concerned

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29 April, 2009

Risky Business 101 — DECT hacking plus special guest Paul Asadoorian – SecuObs

Risky Business 101 — DECT hacking plus special guest Paul Asadoorian
SecuObs, France
We're shifting focus a little bit in this week's feature and taking a look at DECT hacking. DECT is the Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications standard, and as you'll hear, it's not always implemented correctly. That can be a lot of fun for the

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It's the end of the world as we know it – Thought Leader

It's the end of the world as we know it
Thought Leader, South Africa
After all, not only has the apparent hacking of the global vote cooked this venerable magazine's books, but it has demonstrated how even the world's most sophisticated anti-fraud safeguards can be crippled. The eventual upshot of this is to call into

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Pacquiao fight updates online, hack-proof, Flickr, Strange Fruit – GMA news.tv

Pacquiao fight updates online, hack-proof, Flickr, Strange Fruit
GMA news.tv, Philippines
Hack-proof your online accounts. Click, click and Flickr, then go gaga with mobile mania. Plus, meet Chico the Strange Fruit. The best pound for pound ever, Manny Pacquiao, goes head to head with the Hitman, Ricky Hatton, and we're here to keep you

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Landfill search continues for baby's body – Deseret News

Landfill search continues for baby's body
Deseret News, UT
Peterson said they have considered bringing in cadaver dogs to assist in the search and have spoken to authorities involved in the 2004 search of the Salt Lake Valley landfill for Lori Hacking's body. Police said Hacking was killed by her husband,
Baby placed in trash may be deep in Sanpete landfill Salt Lake Tribune
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Twitter's lack of loyalty–an Achilles' heel? – CNET News

Twitter's lack of loyalty–an Achilles' heel?
CNET News, CA
I have seen Facebook warn about the possibility of people hacking into profiles, but how can they use words like purgery in accusing members of violating terms when they can't control hacking into their own site? In another case information of mine was

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Time Magazine's Top 100 Poll Hacked For the Lulz – Hot Hardware

Time Magazine's Top 100 Poll Hacked For the Lulz
Hot Hardware, MA
And even though some fairly convincing circumstantial evidence points to a hack of epic proportions, Time Magazine is accepting the poll's results as official, and has declared moot as the "new owner of the title World's Most Influential Person.

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28 April, 2009

Thinking about hacking Gears 2 for Achievements? Think again – Destructoid

Thinking about hacking Gears 2 for Achievements? Think again
Destructoid, Florida
It has recently come to the attention of Microsoft that some of Xbox LIVE's shadier members are using a hack to gain precious Achievement points for Gears of War 2. The perpetrators? They're going to have their gamerscores reset and will be labeled as

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Hacking Tony Blair – DaniWeb

Hacking Tony Blair
DaniWeb, VA
Last week, former UK Prime Minister and current Quartet Envoy to the Middle East on behalf of the EU, UN, US and Russia, Tony Blair was hacked. Well, the Tony Blair Faith Foundation on Facebook was hacked according to reports at any rate.
Tony Blair's hacked Facebook profile hides a serious message PublicTechnology.net
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Central Utah landfill search continues for baby's body – Deseret News

Central Utah landfill search continues for baby's body
Deseret News, UT
Peterson said they have considered bringing in cadaver dogs to assist in the search and have spoken to authorities involved in the 2004 search of the Salt Lake Valley landfill for Lori Hacking's body. Police said Hacking was killed by her husband,

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Utah prison monitoring Hacking calls, letters – LocalNews8.com

Utah prison monitoring Hacking calls, letters
LocalNews8.com, ID
The site DaisySeven.com is featuring what it says are a letter from Mark Hacking and some of his mustache clippings. The site specializes in so-called murderabilia, according to a story in The Salt Lake Tribune. Department of Corrections spokeswoman
Mark Hacking 'murderabilia' for sale, again Deseret News
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Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce – GamePro.com

Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce
GamePro.com
THE VERDICT by Will Herring While I've had more than my fill of Dynasty-era hacking and slashing, I won't lie — the idea of fast paced killing on the go piqued my interest. While Strikeforce may not grab the interest of the long-running franchise,

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Keep Windows XP secure and trouble-free – CNET News

Keep Windows XP secure and trouble-free
CNET News, CA
And XPs 2GB's wasn't hacking it anymore. With Windows 7 on the horizon, I just can't see advising anyone to go with XP for some of the reasons noted in this article. There are only so many buckets one can lay down to catch the problematic leaks in a

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Keep Windows XP secure and trouble-free – CNET News

Keep Windows XP secure and trouble-free
CNET News, CA
And XPs 2GB's wasn't hacking it anymore. With Windows 7 on the horizon, I just can't see advising anyone to go with XP for some of the reasons noted in this article. There are only so many buckets one can lay down to catch the problematic leaks in a

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Keep Windows XP secure and trouble-free – CNET News

Keep Windows XP secure and trouble-free
CNET News, CA
And XPs 2GB's wasn't hacking it anymore. With Windows 7 on the horizon, I just can't see advising anyone to go with XP for some of the reasons noted in this article. There are only so many buckets one can lay down to catch the problematic leaks in a

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Mark Hacking 'murderabilia' for sale, again – Deseret News

Mark Hacking 'murderabilia' for sale, again
Deseret News, UT
By Ben Winslow The Utah Department of Corrections said it plans to monitor convicted killer Mark Hacking's mail after an alleged confession and even moustache hair from the notorious wife-killer appeared on an online auction site specializing in

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Tony Blair's hacked Facebook profile hides a serious message – PublicTechnology.net

Tony Blair's hacked Facebook profile hides a serious message
PublicTechnology.net, UK
Reports that former British Prime Minister Tony Blair's profile page on Facebook has been hacked may bring a wry smile to many political and security industry observers but, says Fortify Software, an application vulnerability specialist,

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Lt. Gov. on swine flu: Nobody (cough) panic (hack) – DesMoinesRegister.com

Lt. Gov. on swine flu: Nobody (cough) panic (hack)
DesMoinesRegister.com, IA
Judge stood off in a corner, where her continued hacking accompanied Newton's words of authoritative comfort. Afterward, Judge swore she was suffering from nothing more sinister than allergies. “I should have taken my Claritin today,” she joked.

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Mark Hacking 'murderabilia' for sale – Deseret News

Mark Hacking 'murderabilia' for sale
Deseret News, UT
By Ben Winslow The Utah Department of Corrections said it plans to monitor convicted killer Mark Hacking's mail after an alleged confessional and even moustache hair from the notorious wife-killer appeared on an online auction site specializing in

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27 April, 2009

Website Compliance Tightens after Pentagon Computer System is … – WebWire (press release)

Website Compliance Tightens after Pentagon Computer System is
WebWire (press release), GA
Ontario, Canada – April 28th 2009: Security experts and staff working on the Joint Strike Fighter programme are concerned following a recent hacking incident on Pentagon computer systems. This is the third such incident within the past two years and it

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