November 2009

30 November, 2009

IBM buys database security firm Guardium – Forbes


Reuters
IBM buys database security firm Guardium
Forbes
security company Guardium, aiming to expand its software portfolio and help its business clients protect their databases from hacking and fraud.
UPDATE 1-IBM buys database security firm GuardiumReuters

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Google Maps Navigation Now Working Outside the US, Little “Hacking” Required – Android Community (blog)


Android Community (blog)
Google Maps Navigation Now Working Outside the US, Little “Hacking” Required
Android Community (blog)
Until now, that is, the bad news, at least for some users, is that you have to hack into your smartphone to get this. The folks over at Electricpig have a

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Famous Password Auditing Tool, L0phtCrack Is Back – InformationWeek

Famous Password Auditing Tool, L0phtCrack Is Back
InformationWeek
Back in 1997 when L0pht Heavy Industries released L0phtCrack, the group was widely condemned for releasing a “hacking” tool. L0phtCrack became one of the

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Web Host Hacks Sees Customer Sites Defaced – Web Host Industry Review


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Web Host Hacks Sees Customer Sites Defaced
Web Host Industry Review
According to Softpedia's weekend report, Daily was still investigating the precise means of the hack, though it had some reason to believe that the PHP
Web Host Hack Results in Mass DefacementSoftpedia

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Climategate: The Fallout Continues from CRU Hacking – Wall Street Journal (blog)


Sydney Morning Herald
Climategate: The Fallout Continues from CRU Hacking
Wall Street Journal (blog)
So where do we stand on “climategate,” the case of the hacked emails and documents from the Climatic Research Unit at the University of
climategate: Addressing the 'not a hacker' memeTrue/Slant
Climategate: The Hacked Agree to Release All DataFirst Things
More heat, less light in CRU hacking 'scandal'Nature.com (subscription)
guardian.co.uk -Toronto Star -Geelong Advertiser
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Extradition creeps ever closer for computer hacker – Nouse


Daily Mail
Extradition creeps ever closer for computer hacker
Nouse
McKinnon, 43, is charged with hacking into several US armed forces computers in late 2001 and causing $700000 of damage. McKinnon has not disputed the
"My Son Could Become Suicidal" Warns Gary McKinnon's MotherITProPortal
Hacker 'wants to be prosecuted in the UK'The Press Association
My son is prepared for trial – but not in US – says Scots hacker's motherScotsman
The Lawyer -Independent -The Sun
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Building circuits, code, community at Noisebridge hacker space – CNET News

Building circuits, code, community at Noisebridge hacker space
CNET News
Noisebridge co-founder Mitch Altman shows people how to solder and work with electronics at his weekly Circuit Hacking workshop. Oddities and whimsy abound

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“My Son Could Become Suicidal” Warns Gary McKinnon’s Mother – ITProPortal


Daily Mail
"My Son Could Become Suicidal" Warns Gary McKinnon's Mother
ITProPortal
Gary McKinnon, who is diagnosed with Aspergers's Syndrome, is facing up to 60 years in prison for hacking into US government systems including those
Hacker 'wants to be prosecuted in the UK'The Press Association
My son is prepared for trial – but not in US – says Scots hacker's motherScotsman
Extradition missionThe Lawyer
The Sun -Independent -Daily Mail
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Millions hack into wireless broadband connections – Broadband Expert (blog)

Millions hack into wireless broadband connections
Broadband Expert (blog)
According to a recent report millions of Brits have admitted to hacking into unsecured broadband networks, using someone else's broadband connection without

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ClimateGate: Addressing the ‘not a hacker’ meme – True/Slant

ClimateGate: Addressing the 'not a hacker' meme
True/Slant
First, the University of East Anglia has stated that they were hacked. In a statement published on the university's website, Trevor Davies, the universities
Climategate: sack 'no longer credible' Michael Mann from IPCC urges climatologistTelegraph.co.uk

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29 November, 2009

It’s enough to leave you green in the gills – Edmonton Sun

It's enough to leave you green in the gills
Edmonton Sun
So when the climategate hacking affair came to light, I read about it from both sides of the fence. The gist is that someone hacked into a server at the
Gorrie: Scientists were angry, but they didn't lieToronto Star
Inhofe Climate ChangeGreen Chip Stocks (blog)
A sunny turkey hangoverMinnPost.com

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Web Host Hack Results in Mass Defacement – Softpedia

Web Host Hack Results in Mass Defacement
Softpedia
It was also accompanied by a message attributing the attack to Heart_Hunter of TH3_H4TTAB hacking crew. According to the Zone-H archive, the TH3_H4TTAB has

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Climategate: The Hacked Agree to Release All Data – First Things


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Climategate: The Hacked Agree to Release All Data
First Things
This, in turn, led to profound distrust, and eventually, the hacking and publishing–wrongdoing that may have exposed science fraud on a massive scale.
Climategate: sack 'no longer credible' Michael Mann from IPCC urges climatologistTelegraph.co.uk
US Congress investigates Climategate e-mails: this could be the beginning of Telegraph.co.uk

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28 November, 2009

Gorrie: Scientists were angry, but they didn’t lie – Toronto Star


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Gorrie: Scientists were angry, but they didn't lie
Toronto Star
Keep that in mind when considering the hacking of 4000 emails and documents from the Climate Research Unit at Britain's University of East Anglia,
Hacked off: bad PR or climate conspiracy?Sideways News
As Copenhagen summit nears, 'Climategate' dogs global warming debateChristian Science Monitor
Inhofe Climate ChangeGreen Chip Stocks (blog)
Boing Boing (blog) -NewsBusters (blog) -Times Online
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Stop The Injustice: Free Gary McKinnon – Huffington Post (blog)


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Stop The Injustice: Free Gary McKinnon
Huffington Post (blog)
As sposton pointed out, China is hacking at Congress' computers all the time, and no one has been held accountable. I don't blame him for trying to find out
'Hacking' UFO fan plea failsThe Sun
Gary McKinnon and the special relationship: they ask, we giveTelegraph.co.uk
Johnson refuses to intervene in mckinnon extraditionRegister
Times of the Internet -The Lawyer -Visit Bulgaria
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692 websites hacked in September: Govt – Economic Times

692 websites hacked in September: Govt
Economic Times
Sources in the ministry say hacking has been carried out through several methods. “The most common method is to try and steal the password from the
692 websites hacked in just 30 days…Times of India

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27 November, 2009

Ravensword: The Fallen King Micro-Review: Hack, Slash, and Finger-swipe – Kotaku.com


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Ravensword: The Fallen King Micro-Review: Hack, Slash, and Finger-swipe
Kotaku.com
While it nails the high-fantasy presentation and hack-happy combat, it doesn't allow for any character customization. When you level-up, attribute points

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692 websites hacked in just 30 days… – Times of India

692 websites hacked in just 30 days…
Times of India
According to a report prepared by the Computer Emergency Research Team from the central IT ministry, a total of 692 websites have been hacked into in

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Cross Fire Update Includes Anti-Hacking And New Weapons – Cinema Blend


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Cross Fire Update Includes Anti-Hacking And New Weapons
Cinema Blend
Hackers beware, G4Box's Cross Fire is now heavily guarded by the latest in anti-hacking software.

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Look, the ballerina is spinning and hacking at the same time! – Reuters Blogs (blog)

Look, the ballerina is spinning and hacking at the same time!
Reuters Blogs (blog)
Blog Guy, I saw a photo of a ballerina smoking, which really disturbed me. I think of everything having to do with ballet as being healthy and squeaky-clean

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Hacked off: bad PR or climate conspiracy? – Sideways News


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Hacked off: bad PR or climate conspiracy?
Sideways News
A spokesperson for the Met Office, which jointly produces global temperature datasets with the Climate Research Unit, has called the hacking incident “a
More Insight on Those Leaked Climate Change EmailsBoing Boing (blog)
BBC weatherman in global warming rowHull Daily Mail
A climate scandal, or is it just hot air?New Zealand Herald
Canada Free Press -Before It’s News -Telegraph.co.uk
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Hacker Attacks Shaolin Temple Kung Fu Hacking – SecuObs

Hacker Attacks Shaolin Temple Kung Fu Hacking
SecuObs
Présentation : The Hackers have defaced many websites in the world but certainly the website of Sholin Temple, founded in 477 AD, is hacked several time and

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‘Hacking’ UFO fan plea fails – The Sun


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'Hacking' UFO fan plea fails
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By STAFF REPORTER THE Home Secretary yesterday rejected a last-ditch bid to block the extradition of Gary McKinnon to the US on computer hacking charges.
Johnson refuses to intervene in mckinnon extraditionRegister
Nasa hacker extradition to go ahead, minister saysZDNet UK
Home Secretary refuses to block McKinnon extraditionTimes 24
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UK computer hacker to face US trial – DriverHeaven.net (blog)


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UK computer hacker to face US trial
DriverHeaven.net (blog)
McKinnon has admitted to hacking into 97 US government computers including Nasa and Pentagon during 2001 and 2002 and his mother told the BBC he was on a
Johnson refuses to intervene in mckinnon extraditionRegister
Nasa hacker extradition to go ahead, minister saysZDNet UK
I WON'T SAVE YOUMirror.co.uk
Telegraph.co.uk -Times Online -AFP
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Hack In The Box Heading to Holland – PC World

Hack In The Box Heading to Holland
PC World
Hack In The Box will host its first hacker convention in Europe next year, in Amsterdam. Dan Nystedt, IDG News Service The organizers of the Hack In The Box

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