July 2010

31 July, 2010

Inception – Is Leonardo DiCaprio’s Dream Hacking Really Possible? – PRLog.Org (press release)

Inception – Is Leonardo DiCaprio's Dream Hacking Really Possible?
PRLog.Org (press release)
directed and written by Chris Nolan (“Dark Knight”, “Memento”) and starring Leonardo DiCaprio as a corporate spy able to hack into people's dreams.

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Is ‘social engineering’ better than software skills to hack into computers? – MoreTechNews (blog)


AFP
Is 'social engineering' better than software skills to hack into computers?
MoreTechNews (blog)
Melbourne, July 31: Hackers at DefCon are gathering to prove that smooth talk works better than software skills any day, in order to launch a computer
Social-engineering contest reveals secret BP infoRegister

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Facebook Hacked or Not? – 100 Million User Profiles on Public Sit – Examiner.com


The Hindu
Facebook Hacked or Not? – 100 Million User Profiles on Public Sit
Examiner.com
The media and surprisingly many security professionals have been spinning this matter as massive hack on Facebook and its users, when it fact it really was
Facebook Hacked…Well, Sort OfDaniWeb (blog)
Compiling Public Data Isn't Hacking: Facebook's Strategy Exposes Public Startup Meme (blog)
Hacker Publishes Profile Data Of 100M Facebook UsersAllFacebook (blog)
Softpedia -BetaNews -Techtree.com
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Biometric and Other Locks Fail to Foil Hackers at DefCon – Wired News


Wired News
Biometric and Other Locks Fail to Foil Hackers at DefCon
Wired News
LAS VEGAS — It wouldn't be DefCon without a noted lock hacking team demonstrating the gross insecurity of some of the latest security locks,

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Julian Assange: is ‘Wikileaker’ on a crusade or an ego trip? – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk
Julian Assange: is 'Wikileaker' on a crusade or an ego trip?
Telegraph.co.uk
Photo: AP Julian Assange outside court in Melbourne in 1995, where he was later convicted of hacking offences. Photo: THE AGE He has already said he would
WikiLeaks Mastermind Julian Assange: Evil Genius or Visionary Hacker?Politics Daily (blog)
What is Wikileaks?PC Magazine
Questions Surround Wikileaks Founder AssangeHuman Events (blog)
Financial Times -AskMen -Foreign Policy
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Defcon: Hacking Tire Pressure Monitors Remotely – NetworkWorld.com

Defcon: Hacking Tire Pressure Monitors Remotely
NetworkWorld.com
Yep, hacking the tire pressure monitoring system in your car. The talk called "Letting the Air out of tire pressure monitoring systems" was by Mike Metzger.

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World Tech Update: Defcon Hacking Conference, Electric Cars, and More… – PC World

World Tech Update: Defcon Hacking Conference, Electric Cars, and More…
PC World
by IDG News Service, IDG News | 0 Comments Recommends In this week's show: Exclusive video of the Defcon hacking conference badge, Amazon announces a new

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FCC Concerned Over DefCon Mobile Hacking Talk – PC World

FCC Concerned Over DefCon Mobile Hacking Talk
PC World
Chris Paget wants to demonstrate how easy it is to snoop in on mobile-phone conversations. The question is: Will the federal

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Silent, easily made Android rootkit shown at Black Hat – Electronista (blog)

Silent, easily made Android rootkit shown at Black Hat
Electronista (blog)
The exploit, handed out on DVD at the hacking and security meetup, would let the wielder get complete control and personal data from an Android phone

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NJ Attorney General Warns Against Social Media Scams – Mediapost.com

NJ Attorney General Warns Against Social Media Scams
Mediapost.com
Rather than sending an email to random people, these thieves have learned they can improve their chances by hacking into social networking accounts and then

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5 Takeaways From Black Hat 2010 – PC Magazine

5 Takeaways From Black Hat 2010
PC Magazine
Hacking into the router can be done in many ways, but once you're in it's hard to get an address on the internal network. Heffner showed a Javascript hack

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30 July, 2010

ATM hacked to make it spew cash – TVNZ


NEWS.com.au
ATM hacked to make it spew cash
TVNZ
New Zealand computer security expert Barnaby Jack has shown "hacking" into an automatic teller machine can be easy with the right software.
Important Lessons to Learn from the Black Hat ATM HackPC World
ATM hacking made easyComputerworld (blog)
Security researcher demonstrates ATM hackingCNET
TopNews New Zealand -VentureBeat -Click News (blog)
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Read all ‘Cyber Command’ posts in Military Tech – CNET (blog)


CNET (blog)
Read all 'Cyber Command' posts in Military Tech
CNET (blog)
"You can't just have 23 different intelligence services hacking their way through the electrical grid." In his written response (PDF), Alexander refused to
General to U.S. Officials: 'Quit Whining, Act Like a Man, Defend Yourself'eSecurity Planet
US military cyberwar: What's off-limits?ZDNet Asia

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Technically Speaking: Hacking the Planet – IEEE Spectrum (blog)

Technically Speaking: Hacking the Planet
IEEE Spectrum (blog)
One way to do this is to increase Earth's overall reflectivity, which is also called its albedo, so this form of planet hacking is known as albedo

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You will be billed $90000 for this hacked cell phone call – VentureBeat

You will be billed $90000 for this hacked cell phone call
VentureBeat
It was one of a number of talks about the subject of hacking smartphones, which are vulnerable because they have the same capabilities and networking

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Is your smart phone spying on you? – News 10NBC


CBC.ca
Is your smart phone spying on you?
News 10NBC
The information is used by companies to target ads to users, but Lookout says that data could be vulnerable to hacking. Google says it offers warnings with
What your phone app doesn't say: It's watchingThe Associated Press
Top smartphones spy on youInquirer
Android Gets Hacked Again, Millions Affected Unknowingly, Advantage: AppleMacApper (blog)
MWD Technology News Blog (blog) -TopNews United States
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Microsoft signs anti-hacking licence – Computing

Microsoft signs anti-hacking licence
Computing
Cryptography company Cryptography Research has announced a licence agreement with Microsoft to thwart Differential Power Analysis (DPA) hacking.
DPA HackingTelecoms News (blog)
Microsoft signs deal with anti hacking outfitTHINQ.co.uk
Microsoft licenses security technology from Cryptography ResearchComputerWeekly.com
IT Business Net (press release) (subscription)
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Black Hat: GSM hacking tools now available – ComputerWeekly.com


CNET
Black Hat: GSM hacking tools now available
ComputerWeekly.com
Nohl said GSM hacking was now entering "the script-kiddie stage", reported The Register. Nohl hoped that the GSM Association would now upgrade A5 security
Call to check on mobile securityBBC News

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Android Gets Hacked Again, Millions Affected Unknowingly, Advantage: Apple – MacApper (blog)


Telegraph.co.uk
Android Gets Hacked Again, Millions Affected Unknowingly, Advantage: Apple
MacApper (blog)
Now, with the recent increase in hacking attempts on Android, tech savvy individuals and experts alike are now declaring that Apple's method seems more
Top smartphones spy on youInquirer
What your phone app doesn't say: It's watchingThe Associated Press
Protect Your Self – Android Apps Might Steal Your InformationMWD Technology News Blog (blog)
TopNews United States
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Golf’s over; Petrino’s ready for football – NWAOnline (subscription)

Golf's over; Petrino's ready for football
NWAOnline (subscription)
Every other foursome was hacking around for second place when Coach Bobby Petrino and his loaded team attacked the par-72 course at Paradise

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Call to check on mobile network security – BBC News

Call to check on mobile network security
BBC News
"What we are seeing is mobile phone hacking moving from an obscure sub-culture into a mainstream hacking movement," said Nigel Stanley, a mobile security

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Black Hat gets its video feed hacked – Computerworld

Black Hat gets its video feed hacked
Computerworld
"But its still a bit ironic that the largest hacking conference in the world has this security hole in their video streaming service.

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Cell Phone Hacking Attacks – A Real and Present Danger (Part 1) – IT-Director.com

Cell Phone Hacking Attacks – A Real and Present Danger (Part 1)
IT-Director.com
This series of articles will explore the reality of hacking attacks against cell phones and what we need to do to prevent them.

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Sources say Seymour cop hacked into fellow officers’ e-mails (document) – New Haven Register (subscription)

Sources say Seymour cop hacked into fellow officers' e-mails (document)
New Haven Register (subscription)
“The suspension was a direct result of Internet hacking into e-mail or e-mails of departmental personnel. … It had to do with a relationship he had with a

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Waiting to Be Hacked – PC World


PC World
Waiting to Be Hacked
PC World
More than a fanzy gizmo, the defcon badge is a powerful computing device, just waiting to be hacked. This is the fifth year that Joe Grand has designed an

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