November 2012

30 November, 2012

2nd FB account hacking has Pak link – Daily News & Analysis

2nd FB account hacking has Pak link
Daily News & Analysis
Palghar remained tensed on Thursday after a morphed photograph of the late Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray along with malicious comments were posted on a reporter's Facebook account. According to police sources, Mohammad Hussain's Facebook

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Hotels scramble for security solutions after hackers compromise room locks – Fox News

Hotels scramble for security solutions after hackers compromise room locks
Fox News
Millions of hotel rooms around the world are believed to be at risk to hacking break-ins after a 24-year-old Mozilla software developer figured out how to pick a widely-used room lock from a company called Onity. Forbes first reported that the

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Bank reimburses hacking victim $300K – Salon


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Bank reimburses hacking victim $300K
Salon
In a case that may set a precedent for liability in hacking fraud incidents, a bank in Maine has agreed to reimburse a construction company $345,000 that was lost to hackers. A court ruled that the bank's security practices were “commercially
Bank Agrees to Reimburse Hacking Victim $300K in Precedent-Setting CaseWired

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Murdochs kept in dark on phone-hacking suspicions, Leveson finds – The Guardian


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Murdochs kept in dark on phone-hacking suspicions, Leveson finds
The Guardian
But the judge did express concern that several key developments on phone hacking were apparently shielded from Murdoch and his son James, as a result either of a cover-up or of a "serious failure of governance within the NoW, NI and News Corporation".
Rupert Murdoch's papers, UK media condemned in phone-hacking reportNBCNews.com
Phone hacking findings releasedSydney Morning Herald
How Murdoch bounced back from his 'most humble day'CNN International
Daily Beast -Hollywood Reporter -Telegraph.co.uk
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Phone hacking leads to call for changes in Britain – Hometownlife.com


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Phone hacking leads to call for changes in Britain
Hometownlife.com
Britain needs an independent regulatory panel to promote high standards of journalism, protect the rights of individuals and eliminate a culture of unethical behavior that led to phone hacking of celebrities, royals and others by Rupert Murdoch's media
Hacking Report Says New Regulatory System Needed for British NewspapersNew York Times
Cameron accused of letting down hacking victimsSydney Morning Herald
Britain's Cameron rejects press law after hacking scandalReuters
TIME -The Australian -CNN (blog)
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Matthew Higgins: Sentenced for hacking at Eirias High School – BBC News


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Matthew Higgins: Sentenced for hacking at Eirias High School
BBC News
A "show-off" sixth form pupil who hacked into his school computer system and tried to do it again two months later has been been given a community order. Matthew Higgins, now 20, committed the offences at Eirias High, Colwyn Bay, in March 2011

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Gaza Ceasefire Doesn’t Hold Online: New Anonymous Hack – InformationWeek

Gaza Ceasefire Doesn't Hold Online: New Anonymous Hack
InformationWeek
"We have managed to hack their systems and acquire highly sensitive information, including employees' and authors' personal information, labs details and of course their subscribers," according to the Anonymous statement, which was released via Pastebin.

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Piers Morgan Phone Hacking Testimony Called ‘Utterly Unpersuasive’ In … – Huffington Post


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Piers Morgan Phone Hacking Testimony Called 'Utterly Unpersuasive' In
Huffington Post
While Morgan has freely admitted to knowing about the practice, he has vociferously denied allegations that he condoned it at the Mirror, and no concrete evidence has ever been found tying him to hacking. The newspaper has, however, been sued by people
Hacking Report Says New Regulatory System Needed for British NewspapersNew York Times
Phone hacking leads to call for changes in BritainDesMoinesRegister.com
Cameron accused of letting down hacking victimsSydney Morning Herald
Reuters -TIME -ABC Online
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Phone-hacking practice widespread despite press denials – The Australian


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Phone-hacking practice widespread despite press denials
The Australian
Other newspapers and publishers did their best in evidence to the inquiry to distance themselves from the hacking of voice messages, but Brian Leveson was sceptical of the denials, particularly from former Daily Mirror editor Piers Morgan. Lord Justice
Piers Morgan 'phone hacking' conversation to air on Channel 4 docDigital Spy
Piers Morgan Phone Hacking Conversation To Air In Documentary (VIDEO)Huffington Post
Hugh Grant UK TV Documentary Includes Piers Morgan Phone Hacking Hollywood Reporter
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Hackers claim to have “confidential” IAEA information – Reuters


Arutz Sheva
Hackers claim to have "confidential" IAEA information
Reuters
"Hacking the IAEA and interfering with efforts to use nuclear energy for peaceful purposes doesn't get us any closer to a world in which Israel signs the NPT (nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty)," Lewis said in a blog. The experts whose email addresses
Hackers did not steal sensitive nuclear information – IAEAGMA News
IAEA Head 'Confident' No Sensitive Information HackedArutz Sheva
IAEA HackingArmsControlWonk.com

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Global hacking network declares Internet war on Syria – Reuters

Global hacking network declares Internet war on Syria
Reuters
BEIRUT, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Global hacking network Anonymous said it will shut down Syrian government websites around the world in response to a countrywide Internet blackout believe aimed at silencing the opposition to President Bashar al-Assad.

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Tabloid hacking report: Who won? Who lost? – CNN International


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Tabloid hacking report: Who won? Who lost?
CNN International
London (CNN) — A journalist at the News of the World, the UK newspaper that was closed by Rupert Murdoch last year, once said: "This is what we do. We go out and destroy people's lives." The British press, combative and uncompromising, has been a
Phone hacking scandal details long history of intrusive behavior by Britain's Washington Post
Phone hacking findings releasedSydney Morning Herald
Leveson report on Rupert Murdoch, son: Evidence 'suggests a cover-up by NBCNews.com (blog)
Los Angeles Times -Businessweek
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Bank Agrees to Reimburse Hacking Victim $300K in Precedent-Setting Case – Wired

Bank Agrees to Reimburse Hacking Victim $300K in Precedent-Setting Case
Wired
In a case watched closely by banks and their commercial customers, a financial institution in Maine has agreed to reimburse a construction company $345,000 that was lost to hackers after a court ruled that the bank's security practices were

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SC Democrats call for independent hacking probe – Sumter Item


San Francisco Chronicle
SC Democrats call for independent hacking probe
Sumter Item
NORTH CHARLESTON (AP) – The controversy over the hacking of millions of South Carolina tax returns turned political on Thursday as Democrats called for an independent investigation into what happened and tax credits for as long as a decade for those
Sen. Sheheen ridicules state's handling of DOR hackingWACH
Dems Demand Answers from Haley on Hacking IncidentAbccolumbia.com

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Kapil Sibal’s official website hacked by Anonymous – NDTV


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Kapil Sibal's official website hacked by Anonymous
NDTV
Anonymous claimed responsibility for the attack via their Twitter account @opindia_revenge saying they hacked the website because "He (Sibal) had used the words 'Victims of freedom of Expression'. He is hiding the fact that #66A is breaking the
Anonymous India Hacks Kapil Sibal's Official WebsiteComputerworld India

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Hacking Report Says New Regulatory System Needed for British Newspapers – New York Times


TIME
Hacking Report Says New Regulatory System Needed for British Newspapers
New York Times
LONDON — After months of hearings, a long-awaited report on the behavior of British newspapers embroiled in the phone hacking scandal recommended on Thursday a new system of press regulation that would be backed by parliamentary statute, setting
Phone hacking leads to call for changes in BritainDesMoinesRegister.com
Britain's Cameron rejects press law after hacking scandalReuters
Leveson Report: Is Press Freedom the UK Hacking Scandal's Next Victim?TIME
ABC Online -CNN (blog) -Fox News
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Revenue chief’s hacking testimony challenged – Greenville News


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Revenue chief's hacking testimony challenged
Greenville News
Following that challenge, Revenue Director Jim Etter, who's become a casualty in the unprecedented hacking of residents' data, moved to change his version of events. He told GreenvilleOnline.com on Thursday that the House of Representatives agreed to
Security firm says $25000 dual password system could have preventing hackingSpartanburg Herald Journal
Senator: $25K purchase could have prevented hackingWYFF Greenville
SC Senate oversight panel begins taking testimony on breach of millions of The Republic
San Francisco Chronicle
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Phone hacking findings released – Sydney Morning Herald


Sydney Morning Herald
Phone hacking findings released
Sydney Morning Herald
The Murdoch-owned company News International seriously failed in corporate governance over phone-hacking and James Murdoch's account of a key event was less credible than that of an executive who told a different story, the Leveson inquiry has found.
Leveson report on Rupert Murdoch, son: Evidence 'suggests a cover-up by NBCNews.com (blog)
Phone hacking lawyer says families feel robbedABC Online
Leveson Report: 9 Juiciest BitsDaily Beast
Businessweek -CNN International
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Hack attack: Now your pacemaker is vulnerable – WND.com


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Hack attack: Now your pacemaker is vulnerable
WND.com
The Sydney Morning Herald reports that Barnaby Jack, a hacker and director of embedded device security at IOActive Inc., gave a demonstration at the Breakpoint Security Conference in Melbourne, Australia, on how to hack into a pacemaker and disrupt its

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29 November, 2012

Cloud Computing Yields Cheap Hacking – RedOrbit


RedOrbit
Cloud Computing Yields Cheap Hacking
RedOrbit
Our mobile devices (smartphones, tablets and the like) give us access to the Internet anywhere there is a connection. Not all devices are created equal, however, and some are simply better suited than others to handle the task of browsing the web. To

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Phone hacking lawyer says families feel robbed – ABC Online

Phone hacking lawyer says families feel robbed
ABC Online
TONY EASTLEY: Lawyer Mark Lewis represented the family of murdered teenager Milly Dowler whose phone was hacked. The London-based lawyer also helped secure payouts for victims of phone hacking by News Limited tabloids. I caught up with Mark

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Forget Disclosure — Hackers Should Keep Security Holes to Themselves – Wired (blog)

Forget Disclosure — Hackers Should Keep Security Holes to Themselves
Wired (blog)
Editor's Note: The author of this opinion piece, aka “weev,” was found guilty last week of computer intrusion for obtaining the unprotected e-mail addresses of more than 100,000 iPad owners from AT&T's website, and passing them to a journalist.

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Opinion: Hackers Should Forget Disclosure, Keep Security Holes to Themselves – Wired

Opinion: Hackers Should Forget Disclosure, Keep Security Holes to Themselves
Wired
Editor's Note: The author of this opinion piece, aka “weev,” was found guilty last week of computer intrusion for obtaining the unprotected e-mail addresses of more than 100,000 iPad owners from AT&T's website, and passing them to a journalist.

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Opinion: Hackers Should Forget Disclosure, Keep Security Holes to Themselves – Wired (blog)

Opinion: Hackers Should Forget Disclosure, Keep Security Holes to Themselves
Wired (blog)
Editor's Note: The author of this opinion piece, aka “weev,” was found guilty last week of computer intrusion for obtaining the unprotected e-mail addresses of more than 100,000 iPad owners from AT&T's website, and passing them to a journalist.

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SC Democrats call for independent hacking probe – San Francisco Chronicle


San Francisco Chronicle
SC Democrats call for independent hacking probe
San Francisco Chronicle
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The controversy over the hacking of millions of South Carolina tax returns turned political on Thursday as Democrats called for an independent investigation into what happened and tax credits for as long as a decade for
Sen. Sheheen ridicules state's handling of DOR hackingWACH

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