June 2012

30 June, 2012

Met officers’ ‘plot to hack Foreign Minister’s phone’ sparks inquiry by Yard … – Daily Mail


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Met officers' 'plot to hack Foreign Minister's phone' sparks inquiry by Yard
Daily Mail
The internal probe began following the revelation that the informant told the Yard almost a year ago of the alleged plan to intercept the private communications of Lord Malloch-Brown when he was a Foreign Office Minister.

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Hacker Sentenced to Three Years in Prison For Selling Pirated Internet Access – TIME


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Hacker Sentenced to Three Years in Prison For Selling Pirated Internet Access
TIME
An Oregon man who sold hacked cable modems online has been sentenced to three years in prison after a federal court in Boston found him guilty of a scheme that earned him up to $1 million.
How "The Angel" helped 15000 people steal broadbandArs Technica
Hacker sentenced to 3 years in prison for selling cable modem hacking toolsThe Verge
Cable Modem Hacker Gets 3 Years in Prison Ryan Harris, AKA DerEngel Heads Dslreports
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Hacking festival attracts 500 aspiring young coders – Ars Technica


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Hacking festival attracts 500 aspiring young coders
Ars Technica
The festival went from just 50 participants in 2009 to hundreds today.

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Scarlett Johansson and Xtina May Get Restitution From Nude Photo Hacker – antiMUSIC.com


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Scarlett Johansson and Xtina May Get Restitution From Nude Photo Hacker
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The man who hacked nude photos of Scarlett Johansson should be forced to pay the actress $66k for her troubles – antiMUSIC.com news.
How much is a hacked phone nude pic worth?Digitaltrends.com
Prosecutors: Celeb hacker should get prisonFox News
Scarlett Johansson Photo Leak Hacker Owes Over $66000Comic Book Movie
JDJournal.com -Us Magazine
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Companies reluctant to report cybercrime – Rutland Herald

Companies reluctant to report cybercrime
Rutland Herald
WASHINGTON ó Hackers broke into computers at hotel giant Wyndham Worldwide Corp. three times in two years and stole credit card information belonging to hundreds of thousands of customers. Wyndham didnít report the break-in in corporate filings even

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Gov. Martinez alleges hacking of campaign email – RealClearPolitics

Gov. Martinez alleges hacking of campaign email
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The allegation of hacking came after a union-funded political action committee released several emails this month that show the governor and top aides used private email addresses to discuss government business. The disclosures led the GOP governor

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Drone Hacked With Spoofing on Approval of DHS by University of Texas … – Z6Mag


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Drone Hacked With Spoofing on Approval of DHS by University of Texas
Z6Mag
A United States drone was successfully hacked in the White sands Missile Range in New Mexico by a group of researchers. These researchers were given the opportunity to prove they could hack a US drone outside of the lab and in the field. Who gave the
Researchers Prove Drones Can Be HackedMashable
Drone Hacking Test Reveals GPS as Weak LinkLiveScience.com
Researchers hack drones. A science project anyone?Scientific American (blog)
AVweb -PanARMENIAN.Net -Computerworld (blog)
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Gov. Martinez alleges hacking of campaign email – Ventura County Star

Gov. Martinez alleges hacking of campaign email
Ventura County Star
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has asked the FBI to investigate whether a campaign email system was hacked to obtain correspondence involving her and her top advisers, a spokesman for the governor said Friday.

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29 June, 2012

Social Entrepreneurs Hack Capitalism – Forbes

Social Entrepreneurs Hack Capitalism
Forbes
It needs to be hacked. Business frameworks and management practices built a hundred or more years ago were successful for a long time. Until now. Few “certainties” we take for granted will remain the same. Hierarchies, control in the hands of a few, [...]

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Ryan Harris Given 3-Year Sentence For Helping Thousands Steal Internet Service – Huffington Post


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Ryan Harris Given 3-Year Sentence For Helping Thousands Steal Internet Service
Huffington Post
Internet service providers are increasingly looking for ways to charge customers more money for faster speeds and access to more data. For years, hackers have looked for ways to get around such restrictions and get faster Internet service for free.
How "The Angel" helped 15000 people steal broadbandArs Technica
Cable Modem Hacker Gets 3 Years in Prison Ryan Harris, AKA DerEngel Heads Dslreports
Hacker sentenced to 3 years in prison for selling cable modem hacking toolsThe Verge
Social Barrel
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Researchers Prove Drones Can Be Hacked – Mashable


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Researchers Prove Drones Can Be Hacked
Mashable
A team at the University of Texas at Austin won a $1000 bet after hacking into an airborne drone and stealing control from the pilot.
Drone Hacking Test Reveals GPS as Weak LinkLiveScience.com
Researchers hack drones. A science project anyone?Scientific American (blog)
Drone Hacking 101AVweb
PanARMENIAN.Net -Gameranx -Computerworld (blog)
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How much is a hacked phone nude pic worth? – Digitaltrends.com


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How much is a hacked phone nude pic worth?
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Have you ever wondered what counts when it comes to calculating the amount of financial restitution cyber criminals have to pay for hacking celebrities' phones? Now (some of) the math has been revealed, but it still feels very much like fuzzy math.
Feds; 'Celebrity Email Hacker Should Pay Restitution'JDJournal.com
Scarlett Johansson Photo Leak Hacker Owes Over $66000Comic Book Movie
Sentence Recommended for Celebrity Facebook HackerWTVY, Dothan
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Drone Hacking Test Reveals GPS as Weak Link – LiveScience.com


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Drone Hacking Test Reveals GPS as Weak Link
LiveScience.com
Drones can be hacked with GPS equipment costing just $1000, according to tests by University of Texas researchers.
Drone Hacking 101AVweb
Researchers hack drones. A science project anyone?Scientific American (blog)
Researchers hack into US Army's flying dronePanARMENIAN.Net
Computerworld (blog) -Gameranx
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Lakewood Coucilman Caught up in Hacking Kerfuffle – Cleveland Scene Weekly


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Lakewood Coucilman Caught up in Hacking Kerfuffle
Cleveland Scene Weekly
This evil hacker is currently sending your aunt an email from your account saying you actually don't wear the Christmas sweater she knitted, bitch. Usually…

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How “The Angel” helped 15000 people steal broadband – Ars Technica


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How "The Angel" helped 15000 people steal broadband
Ars Technica
In 2006, a hacker going by the name "DerEngel" ("The Angel") wrote a book for respected tech publishers No Starch Press on Hacking the Cable Modem. The book came with a warning: "The practice of modifying a cable modem violates service agreements,
Hacker sentenced to 3 years in prison for selling cable modem hacking toolsThe Verge
Man Gets 3 Years In Prison For Cable Modem Hacking BusinessSocial Barrel

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Cybercrime disclosures rare despite new SEC rule – msnbc.com


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Cybercrime disclosures rare despite new SEC rule
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WASHINGTON — Hackers broke into computers at hotel giant Wyndham Worldwide Corp. three times in two years and stole credit card information belonging to hundreds of thousands of customers. Wyndham didn't report the break-in in corporate filings even

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Cybercrime disclosures rare despite new SEC rule – Businessweek

Cybercrime disclosures rare despite new SEC rule
Businessweek
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hackers broke into computers at hotel giant Wyndham Worldwide Corp. three times in two years and stole credit card information belonging to hundreds of thousands of customers. Wyndham didn't report the break-in in corporate filings

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Cybercrime disclosures rare despite new SEC rule – Kansas City Star

Cybercrime disclosures rare despite new SEC rule
Kansas City Star
Hackers broke into computers at hotel giant Wyndham Worldwide Corp. three times in two years and stole credit card information belonging to hundreds of thousands of customers. Wyndham didn't report the break-in in corporate filings even though the

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Drone Hacking 101 – AVweb


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Drone Hacking 101
AVweb
A team at the University of Texas at Austin claims to have hacked into and taken control of a non-military drone using less than $1000 in parts, highlighting concerns over domestic drone use.
Civilian drones vulnerable to hackers, can be hijacked, used as missilesComputerworld (blog)

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Hacking settlement to cost Stratfor $1.75 million – CNET


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Hacking settlement to cost Stratfor $1.75 million
CNET
Firm agrees to offer free subscriptions and more to people affected by the Anonymous-related breach of its network. Read this blog post by Elinor Mills on Security & Privacy.
Stratfor settles hacking class action lawsuitMyBroadband
Stratfor offers to settle hacking complaints for $40V3.co.uk (blog)
Hacked Stratfor settles customer lawsuitInformation Age
Law360 (subscription)
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28 June, 2012

News Corp.: Hacking scandal could lead to split – Businessweek

News Corp.: Hacking scandal could lead to split
Businessweek
News Corp.: Hacking scandal could lead to split News Corp.'s board is expected to approve a plan to break up the company into two entities, freeing up its profitable entertainment business from the slower-growth publishing unit. Rupert Murdoch

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Researchers hack drones. A science project anyone? – Scientific American (blog)


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Researchers hack drones. A science project anyone?
Scientific American (blog)
My son Benjamin once got honorable mention for his science project, which consisted of going to a firing range and seeing whether silk is really bulletproof. …
Drone Hacking 101AVweb
Civilian drones vulnerable to hackers, can be hijacked, used as missilesComputerworld (blog)

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Largest Cyber Sting in History Nabs 24 on Four Continents – ABC News


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Largest Cyber Sting in History Nabs 24 on Four Continents
ABC News
"From New York to Norway and Japan to Australia, Operation Card Shop targeted sophisticated, highly organized cyber criminals involved in buying and selling stolen identities, exploited credit cards, counterfeit documents, and sophisticated hacking
US charges 24 people in massive hacking stingReuters
UFC.com Hacker 'JoshTheGod' Arrested in Credit Card Fraud StingCagepotato
US charges 24 people in massive financial hacking stingmsnbc.com
JDJournal.com
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Hardware Hacker Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Selling Rooted Cable … – Wired News (blog)


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Hardware Hacker Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Selling Rooted Cable
Wired News (blog)
Cable-modem hacker Ryan Harris has been sentenced to three years in prison for helping users steal internet access that authorities say involved a $1 million scheme to defraud cable companies of business.

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Top UK police officers probed over phone hacking – Fox News

Top UK police officers probed over phone hacking
Fox News
Britain's police watchdog said Thursday that it was investigating two senior police officers whose force failed to act on information that could have blown open the phone hacking scandal well be…
UK police investigating phone hacking arrest ex National Health Service employeeMinneapolis Star Tribune
UK Police Arrest Man on Suspicion of CorruptionABC News

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