October 2011

31 October, 2011

Is Mexican cartel the next ‘Anonymous’ target? – CNN International


Telegraph.co.uk
Is Mexican cartel the next 'Anonymous' target?
CNN International
The hacking group has no clear leader, and no official website. "One thing that's important to remember is that Anonymous is not an organization. It does not have a hierarchy. Basically it's a collective of people who self-identify," said Scott Stewart
Anonymous hackers threaten Mexican drug cartelmsnbc.com
Internet becomes a new battleground in Mexico's drug warsThe Guardian
Drug cartel threatened by hackersBBC News
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Earnings Preview: News Corp 1Q seen higher – msnbc.com


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Earnings Preview: News Corp 1Q seen higher
msnbc.com
LOS ANGELES — Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. reports its first-quarter earnings after the market closes on Wednesday, as analysts look beyond the British phone-hacking scandal for signals about the advertising market and future repurchases of stock.
Embattled News Corp. Exec James Murdoch Gets A Pay RaiseThinkProgress

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Hackers hit firms with ‘Poison Ivy’ – UPI.com


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Hackers hit firms with 'Poison Ivy'
UPI.com
Symantec researchers told Computerworld the hacking efforts, which they dubbed "Nitro," targeted many chemical and defense firms between July and mid-September. Poison Ivy was developed by a Chinese hacker and is easily obtained on the Internet.
PoisonIvy RAT used to hack chemical firms by man in ChinaSlashGear
Chemicals industry hacking attackBBC News
Dozens of chemical firms hit in espionage hack attackRegister
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Confessed Miley Cyrus Hacker Sentenced to Three Years Probation – Wired News (blog)


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Confessed Miley Cyrus Hacker Sentenced to Three Years Probation
Wired News (blog)
Self-proclaimed Miley Cyrus hacker Josh Holly was sentenced on Monday to three years probation for computer crimes — though not for the Cyrus hack that was his claim to fame. Holly, 22, pleaded guilty last April to possessing about 200
Judge Sentences Admitted Miley Cyrus Hacker To Probation For Spamming, Other The Smoking Gun
Miley Cyrus hacker receives probationThe Tennessean

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They hacked their way to great pay packages, careers – Times of India

They hacked their way to great pay packages, careers
Times of India
CHANDIGARH: Skills for ethical hacking and framing cyber laws are getting higher value in the job market as compared to regular software programming abilities. Five 20-year-old girls pursuing BTech in the city have bagged annual salary packages of Rs

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Dozens of chemical firms hit in espionage hack attack – Register


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Dozens of chemical firms hit in espionage hack attack
Register
“Nor are we able to definitively determine if he is hacking these targets on behalf of another party or multiple parties.” The attacks typically begin with emails purporting to warn of unpatched vulnerabilities in the Adobe Reader program from the
Hackers hit firms with 'Poison Ivy'UPI.com
PoisonIvy RAT used to hack chemical firms by man in ChinaSlashGear
Chemicals industry hacking attackBBC News
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China responds to satellite hack charge: ‘Nuh-uh!’ – Register


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China responds to satellite hack charge: 'Nuh-uh!'
Register
Surprising no one, the Chinese government has denied that it had anything to do with the hacking of two US satellites in 2007 and 2008. "This report is untrue and has ulterior motives. It's not worth a comment," commented Foreign Ministry spokesman
China hits back over US claims of satellite hackingThe Guardian
China Denies Hacking US SatellitesFox News
China denies it hacked US satellitesInquirer
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Anonymous hackers threaten Mexican drug cartel – msnbc.com


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Anonymous hackers threaten Mexican drug cartel
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The Anonymous hacking collective has put a Mexican drug cartel squarely in its crosshairs, threatening to expose the identities of the syndicate and its supporters in retaliation for the alleged kidnapping of an Anonymous hacktivist
Drug cartel threatened by hackersBBC News
Anonymous hackers threaten Mexican drug cartel in retaliation over kidnappingTelegraph.co.uk
Hackers threaten Mexican drug cartelUPI.com
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PoisonIvy RAT used to hack chemical firms by man in China – SlashGear


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PoisonIvy RAT used to hack chemical firms by man in China
SlashGear
The nation of China has been getting a bad rap in these last couple of weeks due to more than one allegation of the country's government hacking sensitive equipment internationally – today it appears that a single man inside the country might extend
Nitro attacks hit chemical industryIT PRO
Symantec uncovers Nitro attacks targeting chemical industryV3.co.uk
Cyber attack from China targets chemical firms: Symantecmsnbc.com
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Miley Cyrus hacker receives probation – The Tennessean


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Miley Cyrus hacker receives probation
The Tennessean
A Middle Tennessee hacker who once bragged of infiltrating Miley Cyrus' email and Myspace accounts and later claimed to have an “Internet addiction” was sentenced to three years probation by US District Court Judge Aleta A. Trauger today.
Judge Sentences Admitted Miley Cyrus Hacker To Probation For Spamming, Other The Smoking Gun

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Phone hacking: Milly Dowler police investigation may have been targeted – The Guardian


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Phone hacking: Milly Dowler police investigation may have been targeted
The Guardian
Officers investigating her disappearance may have had their phones hacked, said a lawyer for Surrey police. Photograph: PA Several police officers who investigated the disappearance and murder of schoolgirl Milly Dowler in 2002 may have had their
Milly police phone hack 'likely'BBC News
Detectives hunting Milly Dowler's killer had phones hacked, Leveson Inquiry hearsTelegraph.co.uk
Milly police 'victims of hacking'The Press Association
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Milly Dowler police ‘likely’ to have been hacked – BBC News


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Milly Dowler police 'likely' to have been hacked
BBC News
Surrey Police officers are "likely" to have had their phones hacked during the hunt for murdered teenager Milly Dowler, counsel for the force has said. Addressing a seminar ahead of Lord Leveson's phone hacking inquiry, John Beggs QC said a "number" of
Detectives hunting Milly Dowler's killer had phones hacked, Leveson Inquiry hearsTelegraph.co.uk
Milly police 'victims of hacking'The Press Association

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Lawyer: UK Police ‘Likely’ Had Phones Hacked – ABC News


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Lawyer: UK Police 'Likely' Had Phones Hacked
ABC News
A lawyer for a police department whose officers investigated the 2002 disappearance of a murdered British schoolgirl whose voicemail was hacked by a tabloid most likely had their own phones hacked. Revelations this summer that journalists working for
Milly police 'victims of hacking'Mirror.co.uk

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Unmasking the criminal hacker – ZDNet (blog)


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Unmasking the criminal hacker
ZDNet (blog)
Summary: Is there a Hacker Gene? Is the hacker personality a learned set of behaviors? Research suggests that both are at work. Identifying criminal hackers is no easy task even for the most gifted white hats.

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Detectives hunting Milly Dowler’s killer had phone hacked, Leveson Inquiry hears – Telegraph.co.uk


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Detectives hunting Milly Dowler's killer had phone hacked, Leveson Inquiry hears
Telegraph.co.uk
Police officers investigating the disappearance of the schoolgirl Milly Dowler had their mobile phones hacked during the inquiry, Surrey Police has revealed. By Mark Hughes, Crime Correspondent A lawyer for the force told the Leveson inquiry that “a
Milly police 'victims of hacking'The Press Association

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Scarlett Johansson hacker suspect allegedly stalked woman – CBS News


ABC News (blog)
Scarlett Johansson hacker suspect allegedly stalked woman
CBS News
(CBS/AP) LOS ANGELES – The man charged with hacking into the email accounts of Christina Aguilera and Scarlett Johansson may have stalked a woman online for the past 12 years, according to an unsealed search warrant obtained by The Associated Press on
Scarlett Johansson hacker suspect allegedly stalked womanLos Angeles Times
Scarlett Johansson Hack Suspect Allegedly Stalked Woman for 12 YearsABC News (blog)
Celebrity Hack Suspect Allegedly Stalked Woman for 12 YearsKGO-AM
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Lahore-based hackers behind WB CID website attack – IBNLive.com


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Lahore-based hackers behind WB CID website attack
IBNLive.com
AP Kolkata: The perpetrators of Sunday's hacking attack on the official website of West Bengal CID has been traced to Lahore and they had routed it through a US proxy server, a senior agency official said. "The hacking was done by little-known
'Pak outfit' hacks CID websiteTimes of India
Bengal CID website hackedHindustan Times

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China hits back over US claims of satellite hacking – The Guardian


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China hits back over US claims of satellite hacking
The Guardian
China has dismissed allegations that it may have been responsible for hacking US satellites as "not worth a comment" and accused the US commission, which made the claims, of ulterior motives. Foreign ministry spokesman Hong Lei told a regular news
China Denies Hacking US SatellitesFox News
China denies it hacked US satellitesInquirer

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Drug cartel threatened by hackers – BBC News


Telegraph.co.uk
Drug cartel threatened by hackers
BBC News
An internet video – which claims to be linked to the Anonymous hacking movement – has threatened to expose details about a Mexican drugs cartel. The YouTube message said it was "tired of the criminal group the Zetas, which is dedicated to kidnapping,
Anonymous hackers threaten Mexican drug cartel in retaliation over kidnappingTelegraph.co.uk
Hackers threaten Mexican drug cartelUPI.com
Anonymous Threatens to Expose Mexican Drug CartelPCWorld (blog)
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China Denies Hacking US Satellites – Fox News


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China Denies Hacking US Satellites
Fox News
Beijing on Monday denied a US commission's claim that China may have been responsible for hacking incidents on US environment-monitoring satellites, saying that the committee had "ulterior motives" in writing such a draft report.
China denies it hacked US satellitesInquirer

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Hacking on the rise – all around – HEXUS


HEXUS
Hacking on the rise – all around
HEXUS
There have been a lot of revelations in the news over the weekend in relation to hacking trends and it appears that hacking is on the rise across all fronts. It was revealed by Iain Lobban, director of British
Disturbing rise in cyber attacks, says spy chiefITN

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Stalking claim in celeb hacking case – Independent Online


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Stalking claim in celeb hacking case
Independent Online
A US man charged with hacking into the email accounts of Christina Aguilera and Scarlett Johansson may have stalked a woman for the past 12 years, according to an unsealed search warrant obtained by The Associated Press on Friday.
Scarlett Johansson hacker suspect allegedly stalked womanLos Angeles Times
Celebrity Hack Suspect Allegedly Stalked Woman for 12 YearsKGO-AM
Scarlett Johansson Hack Suspect Allegedly Stalked Woman for 12 YearsABC News (blog)
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Facebook admits more than half a million hacking attacks per day – TG Daily


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Facebook admits more than half a million hacking attacks per day
TG Daily
Facebook's launched new security features, claiming its users are subject to as many as 600000 hacking attempts per day. In an infographic, the company says that 0.06 percent of its one-billion-plus daily logins are compromised.
Thousands of attempts to hack Facebook accounts dailyProduct Reviews
Facebook blocks 6 lakh hacking attempts dailyTimes of India
Hackers Target Facebook 600000 Times Each DayRedOrbit
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Hackers Break Into EFCC Website – Middle East North Africa Financial Network

Hackers Break Into EFCC Website
Middle East North Africa Financial Network
Oct 31, 2011 (Daily Champion/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Hackers have taken over the website belonging to the Economic Financial Crimes Commission. The "Naija Cyber Hactivist" said they have taken over the EFCC's website in an effort to

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China denies US satellite hacking – News24

China denies US satellite hacking
News24
Beijing – Beijing on Monday denied a US commission's claim that China may have been responsible for hacking incidents on US environment-monitoring satellites, saying that the committee had "ulterior motives" in writing such a draft report.

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