March 2012

31 March, 2012

US ambassador to Moscow accuses Russian journalists of hacking – Boston Herald


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US ambassador to Moscow accuses Russian journalists of hacking
Boston Herald
By Sergei L. Loiko / Los Angeles Times MOSCOW — The only thing missing from the scene was one of those heroic images of Lenin peering from a shop window, or perhaps a glimpse of the Soviet hammer and sickle fluttering over the nearby Kremlin.
US ambassador alleges hacking by Russian state mediaDenver Post
U.S. envoy to Russia accuses TV station of hackingSan Antonio Express
US ambassador claims Russian press hacking himCNN (blog)

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Hackers plan to take over downtown Palo Alto block – The Almanac Online

Hackers plan to take over downtown Palo Alto block
The Almanac Online
by Gennady Sheyner To the world at large, the word "hackers" is loaded with sinister connotations evoking computer viruses, stolen data and — thanks to "The Social Network" — young Ivy Leaguers sabotaging their university servers to rate sorority

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TV hackers thrill MIPCube conference, but call for more open data – The Guardian (blog)


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TV hackers thrill MIPCube conference, but call for more open data
The Guardian (blog)
How do hackers hack when they have very little to hack with? That was the challenge facing a group of developers at the MIPCube conference this weekend. The idea: they would spend 36 hours coding innovative apps and websites based on TV content,

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MacOS KenDensed: The New Foxconn, Government Hacking & Nokia’s SIM Hate – The Mac Observer


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MacOS KenDensed: The New Foxconn, Government Hacking & Nokia's SIM Hate
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Foxconn is showing its factory workers some love, Nokia is buying some Lumina love and tossing some hate at Apple, governments are totally into hacking, and Samsung just wants some design love. Add in the magical wonder and danger of glass-fronted

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Anonymous is not taking down the Internet – ZDNet (blog)


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Anonymous is not taking down the Internet
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By Emil Protalinski | March 31, 2012, 9:49am PDT Summary: Despite popular reports, the hacktivist group Anonymous is not hacking, killing, or taking down the Internet today via DDoS attacks on root DNS servers. The Internet will remain completely
Hacking group 'Anonymous' says it won't shut down the internetEconomic Times
Internet hackers announce an 'Armageddon' for todayAgenzia Giornalistica Italia
Nation Digest: Internet engineers brace for major hacking attack; Democratic Austin American-Statesman
Computerworld New Zealand -TweakTown (blog)
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UK LulzSec suspect jailed for contacting US hacker – Fox News

UK LulzSec suspect jailed for contacting US hacker
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LONDON — The lawyer for a 19-year-old Briton suspected of links to the hacking group Lulz Security says her client's back behind bars for breaching his bail conditions. Karen Todner says that teenager Ryan Cleary had sent a handful of electronic

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Hackers can retrieve erased credit card info from used Xbox 360s (Updated) – DVICE

Hackers can retrieve erased credit card info from used Xbox 360s (Updated)
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Security experts have learned that with some basic hacking, credit card info stored on old Xbox 360 hard drives can be extracted. Sigh. The flaw discovered by Drexel University researchers could be a catastrophic concern for any Xbox 360 owner who's

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Chinese hackers attack Indian military websites – Zee News


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Chinese hackers attack Indian military websites
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New York: Indian military research bodies and Tibetan activists have been targeted by hackers based in China, with a former graduate student at a Chinese university emerging as a key figure responsible for the cyber breach, according to a report by a
Case Based in China Puts a Face on Persistent HackingNew York Times
Hacking case based in China is given a facePittsburgh Post Gazette
Trend Micro Unearths More Links Between China and Hacker GroupPCWorld (blog)

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Hacking group threatens to shut down the Net today – Hindustan Times


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Hacking group threatens to shut down the Net today
Hindustan Times
There is a possibility that one won't be able to indulge in their favourite internet activities like shopping and surfing today due to a hacking group – Anonymous – which has threatened to shut down the net. whole day (Saturday) by disabling its core
Hacking group 'Anonymous' says it won't shut down the internetEconomic Times
Nation Digest: Internet engineers brace for major hacking attack; Democratic Austin American-Statesman
Anonymous at it again, this time threaten Operation: BLACKOUT, where they'll TweakTown (blog)

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Hacking case based in China is given a face – Pittsburgh Post Gazette


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Hacking case based in China is given a face
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The researchers did not link the attacks directly to government-employed hackers. But security experts and other researchers say the techniques and the victims point to a state-sponsored campaign. "The fact they targeted Tibetan activists is a strong
Case Based in China Puts a Face on Persistent HackingNew York Times
Chinese hackers attack Indian military websitesIndia Today
Trend Micro Unearths More Links Between China and Hacker GroupPCWorld (blog)

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EC-Council Announces TakeDownCon – Hacking Conference to Take Place in Dallas … – Houston Chronicle

EC-Council Announces TakeDownCon – Hacking Conference to Take Place in Dallas
Houston Chronicle
TakeDownCon is a hacking conference that was conceived by our members.” Said Eric Lopez, Director of Conference and Events for EC-Council. Mr. Lopez went on to say, “Since we launched our first US based Hacker Halted conference 4 years ago,

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US ambassador to Moscow accuses Russian journalists of hacking – Chicago Tribune


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US ambassador to Moscow accuses Russian journalists of hacking
Chicago Tribune
Related Money Minute: Another day, another data hacking [video] Money Minute: Another day, another data hacking [video] How to protect personal data on devices you plan to sell How to protect personal data on devices you plan to sell Hacker group
U.S. envoy to Russia accuses TV station of hackingSan Antonio Express
US ambassador claims Russian press hacking himCNN (blog)
US Envoy to Russia Levels Hacking Charges Against State-Run TVNational Journal

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US envoy to Russia accuses TV station of hacking, harassment – The Seattle Times


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US envoy to Russia accuses TV station of hacking, harassment
The Seattle Times
The State Department has complained to Russian officials about harassment of US Ambassador Michael McFaul, and says it is worried about his security. By Sergei L. Loiko No comments have been posted to this article. MOSCOW — The only thing missing from
US ambassador to Moscow accuses Russian journalists of hackingKansas City Star
US ambassador claims Russian press hacking himCNN (blog)
US envoy to Russia accuses TV station of hackingTODAYonline
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Chinese Company and Employee Deny Any Involvement in Hacking Attacks – New York Times


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Chinese Company and Employee Deny Any Involvement in Hacking Attacks
New York Times
It was the result of a nearly yearlong effort to hack into computers and steal information from hundreds of companies and individuals in several countries, the report said. The report never identified a hacker by name. But it linked the attacks to an
Trend Micro Unearths More Links Between China and Hacker GroupPCWorld (blog)
Hacking linked to China universitySan Francisco Chronicle

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US ambassador to Moscow accuses Russian journalists of hacking – San Jose Mercury News


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US ambassador to Moscow accuses Russian journalists of hacking
San Jose Mercury News
By Sergei L. Loiko MOSCOW — The only thing missing from the scene was one of those heroic images of Lenin peering from a shop window, or perhaps a glimpse of the Soviet hammer and sickle fluttering over the nearby Kremlin. When the new US ambassador
US ambassador claims Russian press hacking himCNN (blog)
US envoy to Russia accuses TV station of hackingTODAYonline
US Envoy to Russia Levels Hacking Charges Against State-Run TVNational Journal

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US ambassador to Moscow accuses Russian journalists of hacking – Kansas City Star


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US ambassador to Moscow accuses Russian journalists of hacking
Kansas City Star
By SERGEI L. LOIKO MOSCOW — The only thing missing from the scene was one of those heroic images of Lenin peering from a shop window, or perhaps a glimpse of the Soviet hammer and sickle fluttering over the nearby Kremlin. When the new US ambassador
US ambassador claims Russian press hacking himCNN (blog)
US envoy to Russia accuses TV station of hackingTODAYonline
US Envoy to Russia Levels Hacking Charges Against State-Run TVNational Journal

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‘Anonymous’ hack attacks make world sit up, take notice – Canada.com

'Anonymous' hack attacks make world sit up, take notice
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By Catherine Solyom, Postmedia News March 30, 2012 6:44 PM A masked hacker, part of the Anonymous group, hacks the French presidential Elysee Palace website on January 20, 2012 near the eastern city of Lyon. Five members of Anonymous have been charged

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‘Anonymous’ hack attacks make world sit up, take notice – Victoria Times Colonist

'Anonymous' hack attacks make world sit up, take notice
Victoria Times Colonist
By Catherine Solyom, Postmedia News March 30, 2012 4:03 PM A masked hacker, part of the Anonymous group, hacks the French presidential Elysee Palace website on January 20, 2012 near the eastern city of Lyon. Five members of Anonymous have been charged

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Did Murdoch’s News Corp. promote satellite TV hacking? – Alaska Dispatch


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Did Murdoch's News Corp. promote satellite TV hacking?
Alaska Dispatch
A series of investigative reports by journalists around the globe have put Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation at the center of a new hacking scandal. If proven true, the allegations could be far more devastating than the scandal that brought an end to
Murdoch's new problem: Accused of hacking Sky TV peersFirstpost
News Corp. Steps Up Defense in TV-Code-Hacking AccusationsNew York Times (blog)
News Corp. Pay-TV Hack Claims Being Examined by London PoliceBloomberg
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30 March, 2012

U of T-led Research Team Discovers New Quantum Encryption Method to Foil Hackers – MarketWatch (press release)

U of T-led Research Team Discovers New Quantum Encryption Method to Foil Hackers
MarketWatch (press release)
TORONTO, March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — A research team led by University of Toronto Professor Hoi-Kwong Lo has found a new quantum encryption method to foil even the most sophisticated hackers. The discovery is outlined in the latest issue

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‘Anonymous’ Hacking Group Threatens The Internet – NPR

'Anonymous' Hacking Group Threatens The Internet
NPR
The mysterious group of hackers who go by the name "Anonymous" have threatened to take down the Internet on Saturday. Or not. The confusion comes from the very nature of the group, which is amorphous and has no identifiable leadership.

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Murdoch empire faces new scandal, potentially far more damaging – Christian Science Monitor


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Murdoch empire faces new scandal, potentially far more damaging
Christian Science Monitor
Three major reports this week detail an alleged satellite TV hacking scandal by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp that reportedly cost its rivals tens of millions of dollars. By Arthur Bright, Correspondent / March 30, 2012 Businessman Rupert Murdoch arrives
Murdoch's new problem: Accused of hacking Sky TV peersFirstpost
News Corp. Steps Up Defense in TV-Code-Hacking AccusationsNew York Times (blog)
News Corp. Pay-TV Hack Claims Being Examined by London PoliceBloomberg
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Money Minute: Another day, another data hacking [video] – Los Angeles Times

Money Minute: Another day, another data hacking [video]
Los Angeles Times
By David Lazarus Those footsteps you hear are the sound of some hacker or identity thief potentially making off with your personal information. MasterCard says it's investigating a possible security breach related to a third-party vendor and has

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Hacking group ‘Anonymous’ says it won’t shut down the internet – Economic Times


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Hacking group 'Anonymous' says it won't shut down the internet
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: Will hackers, allegedly associated with a group called Anonymous, shut down internet on March 31? According to the group's Twitter account, from where it communicates with the world, the answer is no. "What is this #OperationGlobalBlackout
Anonymous at it again, this time threaten Operation: BLACKOUT, where they'll TweakTown (blog)

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Trend Micro Unearths More Links Between China and Hacker Group – PCWorld (blog)

Trend Micro Unearths More Links Between China and Hacker Group
PCWorld (blog)
By Mikael Ricknäs, IDG News Security vendor Trend Micro has been tracking a hacking campaign called Luckycat that has been linked to 90 attacks, including some aimed at Tibetan activists, and has tied it to a group based in China, the company said in a

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