August 2010

31 August, 2010

Hacker who cracked Meghna Naidu’s email account tracked – Times of India

Hacker who cracked Meghna Naidu's email account tracked
Times of India
On June 23, Meghna complained to the cyber crime investigation cell (CCIC) of the Mumbai police about the hacking. The hacker allegedly used her ID to chat

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Networks blighted by poor configuration – NetworkWorld.com


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Networks blighted by poor configuration
NetworkWorld.com
According to Tufin Technologies' questioning of 100 attendees of the recent DEF CON18 hacking conference, three quarters viewed mis-configuration as the
Badly Configured Networks Cause Most Data BreacheseWEEK Europe UK
Misconfigured networks main cause of breachesHelp Net Security
The Big Hacker ConspiracyIT PRO (blog)
SC Magazine UK -ComputerWeekly.com -eWeek
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Golfer sparks a 12-acre fire while hacking out of dry rough – USA Today

Golfer sparks a 12-acre fire while hacking out of dry rough
USA Today
Orange County fire authority Capt. Greg McKeown says more than 150 firefighters, backed up by helicopter, were required to put out the wildfire on Saturday.

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Cars: the next hacking frontier? – CNET

Cars: the next hacking frontier?
CNET
But security experts tell CNET that car hacking is starting to move from the realm of the theoretical to reality thanks to new wireless technologies and

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Droid Incredible Android 2.2 Upgrade – Get Yours Now – These are the Droids (blog)


Boston Globe
Droid Incredible Android 2.2 Upgrade – Get Yours Now
These are the Droids (blog)
No rooting, hacking or trickery involved. If you can download, save and move a file to your memory card, then simply hold a few buttons at a time and follow
First custom ROM hits the DROID XAndroinica (blog)
Motorola says leaked Droid X Android 2.2 build won't be updated to the Engadget (blog)
eFuse not stopping Droid X rooting and custom ROMsTweakTown (blog)
Gadget news and reviews (blog)
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Hacking online advertising – O’Reilly Radar (blog)

Hacking online advertising
O’Reilly Radar (blog)
I think it's clear I'm not the founder of TechCrunch. In that sense the ad failed to reach its intended audience.

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ID Theft: Courts Cracking Down – GovInfoSecurity.com


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ID Theft: Courts Cracking Down
GovInfoSecurity.com
Gonzalez, et al., the largest hacking and identity theft case ever prosecuted by the DOJ, in which more than 170 million credit and debit card numbers were

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‘Defaced gov’t websites another black eye for RP’ – ABS CBN News


MSN Singapore
'Defaced gov't websites another black eye for RP'
ABS CBN News
He said the hacking incidents did not affect government services since all 4 sites are essentially "brochure" sites. He said the hacking incidents only
Palace denounces hacking, increases Internet securityManila Bulletin
Aquino hate mail down; gov't website hackedInquirer.net
Philippine Information Agency website hackedPhilippine Star
The New New Internet -GMANews.TV
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16-yr-old hacked to death for stealing ‘marang’ – ABS CBN News

16-yr-old hacked to death for stealing 'marang'
ABS CBN News
MANILA, Philippines – A 16-year-old boy was hacked to death for stealing marang fruit at a plantation in Kabayan relocation, Bunawan, Davao City.

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30 August, 2010

Carder ‘BadB’ Charged in $9 Million ATM Heist – Wired News

Carder 'BadB' Charged in $9 Million ATM Heist
Wired News
The hack involved reverse-engineering PINs for payroll debit card accounts — the holy grail of bank card hacking. RBS WorldPay, the payment-processing arm

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Hardware Hack Busts Quantum Encryption – International Business Times


International Business Times
Hardware Hack Busts Quantum Encryption
International Business Times
In this case, unlike other types of encryption breaking, the hacking is done via hardware rather than software. Makarov says the research group notified the

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Movies About the Internet, Ctd: What ‘Hackers’ Gets Right – The Atlantic


The Atlantic
Movies About the Internet, Ctd: What 'Hackers' Gets Right
The Atlantic
Boy gets busted for hacking as a preteen. After his probation's done, boy moves to New York. Boy meets Angelina Jolie in high school and finds out she's a

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First custom ROM hits the DROID X – Androinica (blog)


Gadget Venue (blog)
First custom ROM hits the DROID X
Androinica (blog)
that came with the X. Please note a couple of things before you go out and customized your DROID X. Any of this “hacking” etc. will void your warranty,
eFuse not stopping Droid X rooting and custom ROMsTweakTown (blog)
Motorola Gets Tough With Leaked Android 2.2 UsersGadget news and reviews (blog)
Motorola says leaked Droid X Android 2.2 build won't be updated to the Engadget (blog)

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Nokia Phones Run Android With Hack – Mobiledia

Nokia Phones Run Android With Hack
Mobiledia
With the Android hack, users are able to get calls, data and Google apps on the device, which is still missing camera functionality.

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Re-creations for the inventive – Ottawa Citizen

Re-creations for the inventive
Ottawa Citizen
Forget security systems, this hacking is all about cobbling together tired bits and pieces into customized furniture. It's fun and very cheap.

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HP’s CTO tweets photo of prototypes… sort of – Gotta Be Mobile (blog)


Pocket-lint.com
HP's CTO tweets photo of prototypes… sort of
Gotta Be Mobile (blog)
It's important to note that his “Hacking the Future” panel is looking out 5-10 years, so these prototype devices could be of limited functionality or even
HP future-tech prototypes teased ahead of Phil McKinney futurist talkSlashGear (blog)
HP's CTO Phil McKinney teases with gadgets of tomorrow…Pocket-lint.com
HP Teases Prototypes of Future DevicesSoftpedia
Gizmodo Australia
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Malware Convention — Not a Good Idea – PC World


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Malware Convention — Not a Good Idea
PC World
Anyone who was ever concerned by the concept of hacking conventions such as Black Hat — which has evolved into a reputable venue for security defenders
Ethical malcoders get their own conferenceHelp Net Security

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News: China Unicom Offers In-store iPhone, iPad Jailbreaking – The Mac Observer

News: China Unicom Offers In-store iPhone, iPad Jailbreaking
The Mac Observer
Jailbreaking is the process of hacking an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch so apps that aren't available through Apple's App Store can be installed.

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HP future-tech prototypes teased ahead of Phil McKinney futurist talk – SlashGear (blog)


Pocket-lint.com
HP future-tech prototypes teased ahead of Phil McKinney futurist talk
SlashGear (blog)
The two shots cover (or fake) the so-called “Hacking the Future” prototype, but are apparently a tablet-scale device, a smartphone-sized portable device,
HP's CTO Phil McKinney teases with gadgets of tomorrow…Pocket-lint.com
What Mysterious Device Is The CTO Of HP Playing With ?Gizmodo Australia

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AMU holds two-day workshop on Ethical Hacking – IndiaEduNews.net

AMU holds two-day workshop on Ethical Hacking
IndiaEduNews.net
DoCE Chairman Razaullah Khan, while addressing the last session of the Workshop, urged the participant to use this modern knowledge of Ethical Hacking in an

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Palace denounces hacking, increases Internet security – Manila Bulletin


MSN Singapore
Palace denounces hacking, increases Internet security
Manila Bulletin
Malacañang denounced Monday the hacking of the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) website but said it was no longer relevant to
Aquino hate mail down; gov't website hackedInquirer.net
Philippine Information Agency website hackedPhilippine Star
Palace orders gov't agencies to review web securityGMANews.TV
ABS CBN News -Sun.Star
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HP’s CTO Phil McKinney teases with gadgets of tomorrow… – Pocket-lint.com


Pocket-lint.com
HP's CTO Phil McKinney teases with gadgets of tomorrow…
Pocket-lint.com
The CTO is hoping to do a panel titled Hacking the Future where he looks at what the future will be like it 5 to 10 years (Something Pocket-lint did back in
What Mysterious Device Is The CTO Of HP Playing With ?Gizmodo Australia

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Palace tightens measures to secure gov’t websites – Inquirer.net


MSN Singapore
Palace tightens measures to secure gov't websites
Inquirer.net
MANILA, Philippines — Palace officials are now looking into the hacking of a government website but a Palace official said on
Palace orders gov't agencies to review web securityGMANews.TV
Hackers attack Philippine government websiteAFP
Palace orders improvement of web security (3:27 pm)Sun.Star
ABS CBN News
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Palace orders gov’t agencies to review web security – GMANews.TV


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Palace orders gov't agencies to review web security
GMANews.TV
On Sunday, Coloma said Malacañang is "alerting all government agencies to review and improve the security of their websites in view of hacking of the
Aquino hate mail down; gov't website hackedInquirer.net
Philippine Information Agency website hackedPhilippine Star
Two government websites hackedABS CBN News

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Sony bans sale of PS3 hack dongles – TECH.BLORGE.com


PC World
Sony bans sale of PS3 hack dongles
TECH.BLORGE.com
Those of you desperate to crack the PS3 by using the PS Jailbreak hack dongle revealed a couple of weeks ago may be unlucky,
Sony Breaks PSJailbreak SalesPlayStation LifeStyle (blog)
Australia enforces PSJailbreak banDigital Spy
Sony Wins Injunction Against PS3 Jailbreak USBsTom’s Guide
MCV -Made2Game (blog)
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