September 2012

30 September, 2012

Meet Pod2g, The Luckiest Jailbreak Hacker In The World [JailbreakCon] – Cult of Mac


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Meet Pod2g, The Luckiest Jailbreak Hacker In The World [JailbreakCon]
Cult of Mac
As with any hacker of his status, it's fascinating to hear how Cyril got started. He started coding when he was only 5 years old. His father gave him a ZX 8 I computer to experiment with, and he started copying BASIC programs from books before he could
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To catch a hacker, it pays to think like a hacker – Washington Post

To catch a hacker, it pays to think like a hacker
Washington Post
After a week-long boot camp, Frank Bentz, chief information security officer at Sandy Spring Bank, emerged with a new title: Certified Ethical Hacker. It took about 60 hours of training and countless hours spent hacking into fake computer networks, but

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Limpag: Hacking for social good – Sun.Star

Limpag: Hacking for social good
Sun.Star
Pajo said the applications were “very polished” and the hackathon had a good turnout from a “very good set of hackers and developers.” Ayson said Smart is holding hackathons as a way of crowd-sourcing innovation. “Rather than have all the innovation

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An anonymous group of hackers has hacked government sites of Spain – The Droid Guy


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An anonymous group of hackers has hacked government sites of Spain
The Droid Guy
If you ask me, no democracy in the world is perfect. And there will be all kinds of protests against the government in countries around the world. Now, in Spain, there seems to be some disturbance due to Spain's Police department. A group of hackers

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News Corp boosts compliance teams – Financial Times


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News Corp boosts compliance teams
Financial Times
The new approach aims to avoid a repeat of the phone-hacking affair, which was handled locally by executives at News International, News Corp's UK subsidiary, before spiralling into a political and legal scandal that engulfed News Corp. Mr Zweifach, a
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Agusan Sur gov’t website latest to be hacked by cybercrime law ‘hacktivists’ – Inquirer.net


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Agusan Sur gov't website latest to be hacked by cybercrime law 'hacktivists'
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“While the Cybercrime Law was supposedly enacted to ward off hacking, identity theft, data manipulation, cybersex and other nefarious activities in the Internet, the insertion of provisions regarding online libel and vague sections on data collection
Hackers Attack Philippine Central Bank Site to Protest Cyber LawBloomberg
Phl cybercrime law angers hackers, draws widespread protestsDigitalJournal.com
Cybercrime body condemns hacking spreeSun.Star
ABS CBN News -Manila Bulletin -GMA News
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Doctors, developers hacking their way to better healthcare – CTV News

Doctors, developers hacking their way to better healthcare
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Software developers often use “hackathons” to brainstorm ideas with colleagues, especially to design games and create new social media tools. But a new grassroots organization is putting doctors and developers together to hack their way to solutions to

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Doctors, developers hacking their way to better healthcare – CTV News

Doctors, developers hacking their way to better healthcare
CTV News
Software developers often use “hackathons” to brainstorm ideas with colleagues, especially to design games and create new social media tools. But a new grassroots organization is putting doctors and developers together to hack their way to solutions to

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Cybergangs: Chinese cyberspies suspected hacking of major industrial control … – Alaska Dispatch

Cybergangs: Chinese cyberspies suspected hacking of major industrial control
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A China-based cyberespionage gang has been linked to the infiltration of networks belonging to Telvent Canada, a major industrial control system company, in a case that some experts warn could facilitate creation of a dangerous cyberweapon.

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29 September, 2012

How to secure your email account from hackers – Daily Nation


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How to secure your email account from hackers
Daily Nation
As we approach the General Election and politicians increasingly prop-up their online presence to catch the tech-savvy population, the threat of them being hacked in the last few days or hours to the election are real and should reinforce their online

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Phl cybercrime law angers hackers, draws widespread protests – DigitalJournal.com


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Phl cybercrime law angers hackers, draws widespread protests
DigitalJournal.com
The new law known as The Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012, was recently passed by congress primarily to combat cyber crimes such as, but not limited to, pornography, hacking, identity theft and spamming. The government says police and security people
Cybercrime body condemns hacking spreeSun.Star
Gov't Websites HackedManila Bulletin
Hacking of 7 websites condemnedABS CBN News
GMA News -Philippine Star -Cebu Daily News
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2012 elections fraud: Add voting machine hacking to voter ID disenfranchisement – allvoices

2012 elections fraud: Add voting machine hacking to voter ID disenfranchisement
allvoices
While fraud was never proven, the faulty tally alerted computer scientists, politicians and everyday citizens to the very real possibility of computer hacking during elections,” according to the HBO Video Documentary: Hacking Democracy cited on Wanttoknow.

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UPDATE 3-Canada aware of two cyber attacks, won’t say if China involved – Reuters

UPDATE 3-Canada aware of two cyber attacks, won't say if China involved
Reuters
Hackers broke into software firm, targeted energy company. * Canada deciding whether to approve big China takeover bid. * Canada legislator wants probe of bid to buy Nexen. * Canada spy agency concerned about industrial espionage. By David Ljunggren

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Canada aware of second hacking attack, this time on energy firm – Reuters


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Canada aware of second hacking attack, this time on energy firm
Reuters
OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada said on Friday it was aware of an attempt by hackers to target a domestic energy company, the second time in 24 hours Ottawa had acknowledged a cyber security attack against a Canadian firm. In both cases the Canadian
Hackers infiltrate Calgary-based technology firmCBC.ca
Canada won't say if China involved in hacking incidentChicago Tribune

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Canada aware of second hacking attack, this time on energy firm – Chicago Tribune


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Canada aware of second hacking attack, this time on energy firm
Chicago Tribune
OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada said on Friday it was aware of an attempt by hackers to target a domestic energy company, the second time in 24 hours Ottawa had acknowledged a cyber security attack against a Canadian firm. In both cases the Canadian
UPDATE 2-Canada won't say if China involved in hacking incidentReuters

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28 September, 2012

Pirate Bay founder’s detained for tax hack investigation – PCWorld

Pirate Bay founder's detained for tax hack investigation
PCWorld
Pirate Bay founder Gottfrid Svartholm Warg will remain in detention for at least two more weeks while Swedish prosecutors investigate his alleged involvement in the hacking of IT company Logica, a Swedish court ruled Friday. Gottfrid Svartholm Warg

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Not the Same Old Story: A New Way to Hack Boston’s Tech Scene – BostInno (blog)


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Not the Same Old Story: A New Way to Hack Boston's Tech Scene
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Hosted by P2PU, SoundCloud and Mashery, Story Hack Boston is taking place at the MIT Media Lab — a natural home for a group of technologists and storytellers to be uniting. “The goals are to learn how to think about storytelling in a different way

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Internet hackers attack Mexican government-related sites – Guilfordian

Internet hackers attack Mexican government-related sites
Guilfordian
To celebrate Independence Day you might watch fireworks or go out on a picnic, but in Mexico some showed their independence by hacking websites. According to BBC News, Mexican computer hackers took over at least 10 government-related websites as

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Pirate Bay founder’s detention extended amid tax hack probe – Computerworld

Pirate Bay founder's detention extended amid tax hack probe
Computerworld
IDG News Service – Pirate Bay founder Gottfrid Svartholm Warg will remain in detention for at least two more weeks while Swedish prosecutors investigate his alleged involvement in the hacking of IT company Logica, a Swedish court ruled Friday

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Pirate Bay founder’s detention extended as tax hack investigation continues – ITworld.com

Pirate Bay founder's detention extended as tax hack investigation continues
ITworld.com
September 28, 2012, 10:58 AM — Pirate Bay founder Gottfrid Svartholm Warg will remain in detention for at least two more weeks while Swedish prosecutors investigate his alleged involvement in the hacking of IT company Logica, a Swedish court ruled

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POS system hackers are caught and prosecuted – Retail Customer Experience (blog)

POS system hackers are caught and prosecuted
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This month, several of the computer hackers involved with the theft admitted that their activities resulted in about 146,000 accounts being compromised over the span of 2 to 3 years. Current estimates put their total criminal enterprise to be

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Phone hacking: Cherie Blair and others may have to drop part of claim – The Guardian


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Phone hacking: Cherie Blair and others may have to drop part of claim
The Guardian
Cherie Blair, the Duchess of York, Wayne Rooney and more than 170 others may have to drop part of their phone-hacking damages claim against News International if their cases are to go to a trial listed for next June. The high court heard on Friday that
Hacking claimants drop damages bidFinancial Times
Phone-Hacking Claimants Dropped Exemplary Damages Claim4RFV
News International denies allegation regarding phone hacking and storiesThe Journalism Foundation
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Cybercrime body condemns hacking spree – Sun.Star


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Cybercrime body condemns hacking spree
Sun.Star
On Wednesday, hackers claiming to be from the group "Anonymous Philippines" defaced the official websites of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS), American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines Inc.,
Gov't Websites HackedManila Bulletin
Philippine IPO website hackedABS CBN News
Hacking is not freedom of speechCebu Daily News
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Canada won’t say if China involved in hacking incident – Reuters


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Canada won't say if China involved in hacking incident
Reuters
OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada said it was aware hackers had breached security at a domestic manufacturer of software used by big energy companies, but declined to comment on a report that a Chinese group could be responsible. Calgary-based Telvent
Chinese hackers linked to Canada's Telvent breachZDNet
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News International denies allegation regarding phone hacking and stories – The Guardian


The Guardian
News International denies allegation regarding phone hacking and stories
The Guardian
During a case management conference at the high court in London on Thursday, Hugh Tomlinson QC, counsel for more than 170 individuals seeking damages for alleged phone hacking, said an internal News International communication suggested this was
News Corp. Hacking Victims Drop Civil Punitive Damages ClaimBloomberg
Hacking claimants drop damages bidFinancial Times
Phone Hacking Victims Drop Demand for Punitive Damages Against News Hollywood Reporter
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