June 2010

30 June, 2010

Davis ready to return – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog)

Davis ready to return
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog)
“They're up there hacking.” Next time out, it will be the real deal for the Brewers' veteran left-hander. Davis made his final minor-league rehabilitation

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Spies in the cold – Livemint


Washington Post
Spies in the cold
Livemint
Indeed, the information age may mean that intelligence gatherers are better off surfing the Net for information, or, at worst, hacking computers from afar.
Opinion Roundup: Russian Spy Story 'Like a Blast From the Past'AOL News

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Ads on California License Plates Universally Considered Bad Idea – The AtlanticWire (blog)

Ads on California License Plates Universally Considered Bad Idea
The AtlanticWire (blog)
Open to Hacking Joseph Calamia at Discover magazine sees one step ahead. "Given that researchers have recently found ways to hack a car itself, hacking a

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Supermodel Naomi Campbell must testify in war crimes case even though she was … – The Spoof (satire)


Telegraph.co.uk
Supermodel Naomi Campbell must testify in war crimes case even though she was
The Spoof (satire)
As for Nelson Mandela, he wasn't stoned, refused a blood diamond and kindly asked Taylor to stop hacking off innocent civilians limbs, instead he should
War crimes court agrees to call Naomi CampbellThe Punch

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Maine’s Online Database of Legislative Activity Gets Hacked – The New New Internet

Maine's Online Database of Legislative Activity Gets Hacked
The New New Internet
It is unclear whether the hacking impacted the websites of other state legislatures operated by the company, but Clark said there have been talks with the

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Maine Lawmakers To Be Briefed On Website Hacking – WBZ

Maine Lawmakers To Be Briefed On Website Hacking
WBZ
The Legislative Council wants to know on Wednesday how the Maine Legislature's bill status search database was hacked. The website was taken down last week.

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Man charged with hacking neighbour’s Wi-Fi – Legalbrief (subscription)

Man charged with hacking neighbour's Wi-Fi
Legalbrief (subscription)
A Minnesota man has been indicted for hacking into his neighbour's Wi-Fi network and posing as the neighbour to threaten US Vice-President Joe Biden and

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You can unlock iPhone 3G,3Gs 4.0 or 3.1.3 OS – and jailbreak iOS4, 3.1.3 Firmware – New Delhi Chronicle.com (blog)


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Year After Evacuation, Brooklyn Tenants Still Aren’t Back Home – New York Times

Year After Evacuation, Brooklyn Tenants Still Aren't Back Home
New York Times
It is not the most obvious form of home improvement: hacking away at a building's foundation until the entire structure threatens to

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Year After Evacuation, Tenants Still Aren’t Back Home – New York Times

Year After Evacuation, Tenants Still Aren't Back Home
New York Times
It is not the most obvious form of home improvement: hacking away at a building's foundation until the entire structure threatens to

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29 June, 2010

UMaine Computers Hacked Close to 5000 Students Affected – WABI

UMaine Computers Hacked Close to 5000 Students Affected
WABI
The hacked-into computers held information from UMaine's counseling center. Sensitive data on nearly 5000 students has been exposed.
Hackers Compromise UMaine Servers, Legislative Web siteMPBN News
Hacker Attacks UMaine ComputersMPBN News

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Google Not So Willing To Leave China After All – Hot Hardware


CBC.ca
Google Not So Willing To Leave China After All
Hot Hardware
When Google announced it had been the victim of government-sponsored hacking attempts last January, it also declared it would no longer censor search
Google reverses direction (slightly) on China – Hong Kong redirectionExaminer.com
Google Toes Line in China: Tries to Stay Uncensored, Legal, and AvailableFast Company
Is Google Going Soft on China?The Big Money (blog)
Google Blogoscoped (blog) -Hindustan Times -San Jose Business Journal
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Google reverses direction (slightly) on China – Hong Kong redirection – Examiner.com


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Hacker Attacks UMaine Computers – MPBN News

Hacker Attacks UMaine Computers
MPBN News
UMaine officials say the hacking incident occurred this spring. The breach could have exposed personal information related to a small percentage of UMaine

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iMovie Hacked to Work on iPhone 3GS – Mashable (blog)


Telegraph.co.uk
iMovie Hacked to Work on iPhone 3GS
Mashable (blog)
Apple's mobile video editing app iMovie, officially supported only by iPhone 4, can be hacked to run on an iPhone 3GS. The hack requires a jailbroken iPhone
Apple iPhone 4 hacked in a dayInfosecurity Magazine
Updated Jailbreak& Unlock Iphone 3G/3Gs 4.0 and 3.1.3 : hackers introduce iOS New Delhi Chronicle.com (blog)
iPhone 4 Proof of Concept Jailbreak Finalized, Public Release Imminent [New TFTS (blog)
PhoneReport -Breaking Updates -Cult of Mac (blog)
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Reliance on passwords is biggest security threat, says hacking expert – ComputerWeekly.com

Reliance on passwords is biggest security threat, says hacking expert
ComputerWeekly.com
Passwords are fundamentally insecure and represent the biggest security threat facing organisations, says Jason Hart, senior vice-president for Europe at

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Man Indicted for Hacking System, E-mailing Porn and Threatening Biden – TMCnet

Man Indicted for Hacking System, E-mailing Porn and Threatening Biden
TMCnet
A 45-year-old Blaine, Minn., man has been indicted for hacking into his neighbor's wireless Internet system,

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French man convicted for hacking Obama’s Twitter – SmartCompany.com.au


Globe and Mail
French man convicted for hacking Obama's Twitter
SmartCompany.com.au
A French court has convicted a young man accused of hacking president Barack Obama's official Twitter account, giving him a five-month suspended sentence.
Obama's Twitter Account HACKED – Hacker says He Meant WellWiki Peers (blog)
Frenchman convicted for hacking Obama's TwitterThe Associated Press
A Frenchman found Guilty of Hacking Obama's TwitterJazzou (blog)
BBC News -Findtut -PC Magazine
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28 June, 2010

Hacking Via Blender? Household Items Could Become Cyber Victims – WTAE Pittsburgh

Hacking Via Blender? Household Items Could Become Cyber Victims
WTAE Pittsburgh
They are storing more, and, as a consequence, they are more vulnerable to hacking," said Schlesinger. Even household items such as blender could fall victim

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Hacking ring busted over test scores – Global Times

Hacking ring busted over test scores
Global Times
Police in Jinan, Shandong Province arrested several members of a ring that hacked into education websites to change test scores and forge

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ATM Hacking Made Easy – Security Defects Makes ATMs More HACK-Able – Wiki Peers (blog)


DailyTech
ATM Hacking Made Easy – Security Defects Makes ATMs More HACK-Able
Wiki Peers (blog)
That may or may not be, but one thing's certain, we are not going to feel very safe during our next and near-future transactions with all this hacking news
Security firm to reveal ATM “jackpotting” exploit at Black Hat ConferenceSlashGear (blog)

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Obama’s Twitter Account HACKED – Hacker says He Meant Well – Wiki Peers (blog)


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Obama's Twitter Account HACKED – Hacker says He Meant Well
Wiki Peers (blog)
and A few facts about the cyber hacking-happy offender, who goes by the online hacking title – 'Hacker Croll' (Captain Obvious, isn't he?
Frenchman convicted for hacking Obama's TwitterThe Associated Press
A Frenchman found Guilty of Hacking Obama's TwitterJazzou (blog)
French man under the spotlight for hacking into Twitter accounts.Findtut
BBC News -Softpedia -PC Magazine
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When is a hack not a hack? – ZDNet UK (blog)

When is a hack not a hack?
ZDNet UK (blog)
Question: when is a hack not a hack? Answer: it depends. Initially, I would blog here about ethical hacking. You know the kind of thing; big corporations

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First impressions: ‘Brink’ – USA Today


USA Today
First impressions: 'Brink'
USA Today
Hacking isn't as simple as holding down a button. After a hack is attempted, the Operative must wait for the process to unfold. A handheld device tells him

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5 Ways Scientists Are Hacking the Brain to Cure Disease, Improve Memory … – Discover Magazine


Discover Magazine
5 Ways Scientists Are Hacking the Brain to Cure Disease, Improve Memory
Discover Magazine
New brain research involves a lot of different ways to affect the brain: drugs, electrical signals, and, yes, actually shining light on neurons. by Laurie

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