December 2011

31 December, 2011

Hackers deface PHL nuke agency website again, leave New Year greetings – GMA News

Hackers deface PHL nuke agency website again, leave New Year greetings
GMA News
Some hackers' idea of New Year revelry involves hacking a website, defacing it, making bold claims, and declaring noble intentions. The PrivateX hacking group hijacked anew the website of the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute, diverted visitors to

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Goodnight Byte: HackThisSite Walkthrough, Part 8 – Legal Hacker Training – Business Insider

Goodnight Byte: HackThisSite Walkthrough, Part 8 – Legal Hacker Training
Business Insider
HackThisSite is a free, legal and safe practice ground for aspiring hackers wanting to test their knowledge on something real. We have full permission to exploit their servers, and we even get point rewards for it. This week's mission on HackThisSite

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China Has Hacking Problem – Lez Get Real

China Has Hacking Problem
Lez Get Real
So far, no one calling themselves Bùzh míng de have taken credit for phishing 45 million bank customers to phoney bank websites in order to hack their credit card and account information. Forty-five million. Anonymous must be so embarrassed today.

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Anonymous hack attack threat at cops – New York Post

Anonymous hack attack threat at cops
New York Post
The global hacker collective known as Anonymous has threatened to attack law enforcement targets from coast to coast tonight as part of what they call "Project Mayhem." The loose collection of cyber activists inspired by WikiLeaks and its head Julian

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Hackers group Anonymous warns of New Years Eve leak – Channel 4 News


Channel 4 News
Hackers group Anonymous warns of New Years Eve leak
Channel 4 News
Members of the activist hackers group, Anonymous, calling themselves 'Antisec', posted links on the internet to what they said were 75000 names, addresses, credit card numbers and passwords for Stratfor clients. Antisec also said that it revealed
More hacked Stratfor info releasedCNN International
Hacking Group Releases More Stratfor Subscriber DataPCWorld
Hackers Release More Data From StratforStarNewsOnline.com
Mashable -Austin American-Statesman -RedOrbit
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Hacker group to create ‘Mayhem’ – Courier Mail

Hacker group to create 'Mayhem'
Courier Mail
'Noise demonstrations;" The hacker group 'Anonymous' says it will target prisons across the US in support of the incarcerated. Picture: AP Source: AP THE global hacker group, 'Anonymous', has threatened to attack law enforcement targets as part

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Hackers Eye Satellite Network to Combat Censorship – RedOrbit

Hackers Eye Satellite Network to Combat Censorship
RedOrbit
Citing the increasing threat of online censorship from governments internationally, computer hackers have announced plans to place their own communication satellites into orbit. According to BBC News Technology Reporter David Meyer, the plan,

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Hackers Manage To Port iOS Applications To The Apple TV – AppAdvice


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Hackers Manage To Port iOS Applications To The Apple TV
AppAdvice
A team of iOS hackers (including Steve Troughton-Smith, @stroughtonsmith, and @TheMudKip) has managed to get numerous iOS applications and even the iOS SpringBoard to run on a second generation Apple TV. Since the original launch of the Apple TV,

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Your car could be hackers’ target – Charleston Post Courier

Your car could be hackers' target
Charleston Post Courier
Although instances of car hacking have been extremely rare, the threat has gotten the attention of automakers. "We are very, very concerned," said Chrysler spokesman Vince Muniga, adding that Chrysler is consulting with computer experts to identify

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More hacked Stratfor info released – CNN International


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More hacked Stratfor info released
CNN International
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) — Hackers representing themselves as members of the activist group Anonymous said Friday they have dumped onto the web a wealth of personal information about the nearly 1 million people who have registered on the website of
Hacking Group Releases More Stratfor Subscriber DataPCWorld
Hackers Release More Data From StratforStarNewsOnline.com
Anonymous Confirms August Hacking Of Military Supply SiteRedOrbit
Mashable -Austin American-Statesman -Fellow GEEK
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Scam watch: Password hacking, used cars, MPG device – Los Angeles Times

Scam watch: Password hacking, used cars, MPG device
Los Angeles Times
Problem is, the passwords also will be easy for hackers to crack. The FBI and National White Collar Crime Center just released a list of common passwords that have been stolen by hackers. Here's the top 10: password, 123456, 12345678, qwerty, abc123,

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News International boosts phone hacking settlement fund to £100m – Digital Spy


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News International boosts phone hacking settlement fund to £100m
Digital Spy
News International has allegedly set aside a £100m legal fund to serve as settlements for the victims of phone hacking. Rupert Murdoch's company, currently facing civil litigation actions involving about 55 people, is believed to have added to the
News Corp Sets Aside $155 Million For Hacking SettlementsContactmusic.com
Report: News Int'l. Ups Fund to Settle Illegal Hacking Claims to $155 MillionInsurance Journal
News International increases hacking legal fundTVNZ
The Atlantic Wire -Belfast Telegraph
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Pro-Pak hackers invade government site – Daily News & Analysis

Pro-Pak hackers invade government site
Daily News & Analysis
By Amberish K Diwanji | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Pro-Pakistanis have broken into the Maharashtra government's server and hacked the Wardha zilla parishad (district council) website (www.zpwardha.gov.in). They put up an abusive message in poor

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RED Sues Arri Over Email Hacking, False Advertising In HD Camera Dust-Up – TechCrunch

RED Sues Arri Over Email Hacking, False Advertising In HD Camera Dust-Up
TechCrunch
They allege that Arri employed one Michael Bravin, a former employee of camera kit maker Band Pro, who hacked the email account of his former employee and stole confidential information relating to RED — and astroturfed for Arri on the official forums
Camera Companies at War Over Email-Hacking Scandal – YAHOO!San Francisco Luxury News
Movie-Camera Maker Red Accuses Rival Arri of Corporate EspionageReuters

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30 December, 2011

Where Will Hackers Strike Next: Transportation? – PC Magazine


Telegraph.co.uk
Where Will Hackers Strike Next: Transportation?
PC Magazine
By Jill Duffy Practically every industry these days needs to be prepared for some kind of cyber threat, but the nature of the attacks and how the hackers carry out their assaults is ever-changing. Two news stories that popped onto my radar this week
Hacking 'threat to train network'Telegraph.co.uk
Hackers could shut down train lines: expertABS CBN News
Train-switching technology 'poses hacking threat'BBC News

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Celebrity computer hacker set to stand trial – TheCelebrityCafe.com

Celebrity computer hacker set to stand trial
TheCelebrityCafe.com
Chaney was arrested on October 9th after the FBI investigated him as part of “Operation Hackerazzi”, which focused on the hacking of people connected to the entertainment industry, according to the site. Chaney is accused of allegedly hacking into the

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Hackers swap tips at Berlin Chaos Communication Congress – BBC News


BBC News
Hackers swap tips at Berlin Chaos Communication Congress
BBC News
Of course there are ponytailed hackers collapsed on couches, exhausted after long days and nights of programming and partying. But running around them on the final day of Europe's biggest hacker conference are small children, playing while their

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News Corp Sets Aside $155 Million For Hacking Settlements – Contactmusic.com


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News Corp Sets Aside $155 Million For Hacking Settlements
Contactmusic.com
News International, the unit of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp that oversees his British news operations, has reportedly added £80 million ($124 million) to the kitty it had set up to settle invasion-of-privacy lawsuits arising from telephone hacking
Report: News Int'l. Ups Fund to Settle Illegal Hacking Claims to $155 MillionInsurance Journal
News International increases hacking legal fundTVNZ
News Corp. Is Stock-Piling Cash to Pay Off Phone Hacking VictimsThe Atlantic Wire
Belfast Telegraph -Hollywood Reporter
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Camera Companies at War Over Email-Hacking Scandal – YAHOO! – San Francisco Luxury News

Camera Companies at War Over Email-Hacking Scandal – YAHOO!
San Francisco Luxury News
California-based Red Digital Cinema alleges that a former executive at Delaware-based Arri engaged in corporate espionage when he hacked into the email server of a third camera company, according to a complaint Red filed Dec. 21 in US District Court in
Movie-Camera Maker Red Accuses Rival Arri of Corporate EspionageReuters

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Cops act to stop website hackers – Inquirer.net

Cops act to stop website hackers
Inquirer.net
MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine National Police (PNP) has taken steps to guard against hacking and other breaches of computer security after 10 of its websites were hacked in June and September, officials said Thursday. The PNP said it had created

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Researchers publish open-source tool for hacking WiFi Protected Setup – Ars Technica


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Researchers publish open-source tool for hacking WiFi Protected Setup
Ars Technica
By Sean Gallagher | Published December 30, 2011 11:50 AM Thanks to a flaw in WiFi Protected Setup, most home and small business routers could be giving away free WiFi. On December 27, the Department of Homeland Security's Computer Emergency Readiness
Home Wi-Fi Routers Vulnerable to Brute-Force HackSecurityNewsDaily
Most Wi-Fi routers susceptible to hacking through security featureNaked Security
Vulnerability allows brute force hacking of wireless routersSC Magazine Australia
ITProPortal
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Hacked off – Business Standard


Globe and Mail
Hacked off
Business Standard
And the hacking of targets from Sony to Hollywood star Scarlett Johansson, whose email was broken into, underlines the need for better security. Keeping data and services on someone else's servers in the so-called cloud — all the while just clicks
Finding Optimism in a Longer View of EquitiesNew York Times

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China Finds Itself Fighting Hackers, Phishing – DailyTech


DailyTech
China Finds Itself Fighting Hackers, Phishing
DailyTech
In the US data theft and hacking have become very common over the last few years. Recently, hacker group Anonymous hacked into the servers of security firm Stratfor and stole credit card and other personal details on thousands of users of the site and
Baidu, Sohu.com Working With Chinese Government To Reduce Hacking AttacksHuffington Post
China to curb online phishingEconomic Times

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Hacking group releases more Stratfor subscriber data – ITworld.com


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Hacking group releases more Stratfor subscriber data
ITworld.com
December 30, 2011, 12:17 PM — Hackers released another batch of data on Thursday pilfered from Stratfor Global Intelligence, a widely used research and analysis company whose website was attacked last weekend. The data purports to be the names and
Hackers Release More Data From StratforStarNewsOnline.com
Anonymous Confirms August Hacking Of Military Supply SiteRedOrbit

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Hacking Group Releases More Stratfor Subscriber Data – PCWorld


RedOrbit
Hacking Group Releases More Stratfor Subscriber Data
PCWorld
By Jeremy Kirk, IDG News Hackers released another batch of data on Thursday pilfered from Stratfor Global Intelligence, a widely used research and analysis company whose website was attacked last weekend. The data purports to be the names and
Hackers Release More Data From StratforStarNewsOnline.com
Anonymous Confirms August Hacking Of Military Supply SiteRedOrbit
AFP awaits call from US in 'shadow CIA' hackingThe Australian
RT -ABC Online
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