March 2013

31 March, 2013

PBS shows how hacking is reclaiming its good name after a bad rap (video) – Engadget

PBS shows how hacking is reclaiming its good name after a bad rap (video)
Engadget
Hacking is still a loaded concept for many, often conjuring negative images of corporate espionage, fraudsters and prank-minded script kiddies. PBS' Off Book wants to remind us that hacking wasn't always seen this way — and, thanks to modern

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Hacking or Unlocking and extracting content from an old 1997 Quiz Game – GameDev.net

Hacking or Unlocking and extracting content from an old 1997 Quiz Game
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Hacking or Unlocking and extracting content from an old 1997 Quiz Game. Started by level3bda, Mar 31 2013 07:10 AM. Quiz Old Game decompiling. You cannot reply to this topic; Go to first unread post. No replies to this topic

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Popular Blogs: Real Estate, Hacking, ‘Speed Faithing’ – Patch.com

Popular Blogs: Real Estate, Hacking, 'Speed Faithing'
Patch.com
From real estate to hacking scams, our Local Voices Bloggers fill us in on interesting, important and humorous parts of life on the beaches. Here's a look at some of the more popular blogs from the last week: Pinellas Beaches Real Estate · "Speed

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Popular Blogs: Real Estate, Hacking, ‘Speed Faithing’ – Patch.com

Popular Blogs: Real Estate, Hacking, 'Speed Faithing'
Patch.com
From real estate to hacking scams, our Local Voices Bloggers fill us in on interesting, important and humorous parts of life on the beaches. Here's a look at some of the more popular blogs from the last week: Pinellas Beaches Real Estate · "Speed

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30 March, 2013

TV3 likely to feel wrath of international production companies after hacking – Newstalk ZB


New Zealand Herald
TV3 likely to feel wrath of international production companies after hacking
Newstalk ZB
TV3 is likely to feel the wrath of international production companies after its On Demand mobile phone service was hacked. It is understood a number of shows which can normally be seen for free on cellphones have been illegally downloaded.
TV3 shuts service after hackNew Zealand Herald

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Even Grandma Could Tell This Isn’t How Hacking Works – Gizmodo

Even Grandma Could Tell This Isn't How Hacking Works
Gizmodo
Even Grandma Could Tell This Isn't How Hacking Works It's a common little meta-game for those of us who are technically competent: keep your eye out in the movies for the most egregious technical misrepresentation you can find. And while its one thing

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China opposes US curbs on IT imports, refutes hacking blame – Moneycontrol.com


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China opposes US curbs on IT imports, refutes hacking blame
Moneycontrol.com
The remarks underscore growing tension between the world's top two economies after the United States accused China of backing a string of hacking attacks on US companies and government agencies. China says the accusation lacks proof and that it is
China protests US IT restrictionsPress TV
China voices strong opposition to US cyber-espionage lawThe Verge

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Jim Armitage: Hacking exposes shoddy internet engineering – The Independent

Jim Armitage: Hacking exposes shoddy internet engineering
The Independent
If your access to the internet was on go-slow this week, join the club. Across the globe, hundreds of millions of people suffered as peculiarly disenchanted and, presumably, bored hackers drilled big virtual holes into the foundations of the global

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29 March, 2013

Hacking the world’s cheapest computer – CNN

Hacking the world's cheapest computer
CNN
Described by its creator, University of Cambridge professor Eben Upton as "an attempt to try and reboot some of that 1980s computer industry feel," the technology has been embraced by creative hackers worldwide and put to use in home weather stations

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US companies blame China for hacking – Financial Times

US companies blame China for hacking
Financial Times
Mr Lew and other US officials have tried to separate the issue of cyber attacks by state-sponsored Chinese entities trying to steal commercial secrets, and the broader problem of criminal hacking and government or military attacks on other governments.

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Hacking evolution: From good to evil to good – ITworld.com


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Hacking evolution: From good to evil to good
ITworld.com
The video explores the early days in the '60s, when hacking was accepted and thought of as a good thing; through the '80s and '90s when the media used the word to describe criminal break-ins of computers and networks; to the world of today, where

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Hacking with a heart – The Hindu

Hacking with a heart
The Hindu
A hackathon is a challenging and fun-filled experience for software developers to come up with an application or product within a day or two. Not surprisingly, in the last few years, hackathons in the city have had the tech world excited. Here's one on

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hacking attacks-normalization – GlobalPost

hacking attacks-normalization
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SEOUL, March 29 (Yonhap) — South Korean banks and broadcasters that were hit by a massive hacking attack last week have fully normalized their networks, the government said Friday. Computer networks at three local banks — Jeju, NongHyup and

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hacking attacks-normalization – GlobalPost

hacking attacks-normalization
GlobalPost
SEOUL, March 29 (Yonhap) — South Korean banks and broadcasters that were hit by a massive hacking attack last week have fully normalized their networks, the government said Friday. Computer networks at three local banks — Jeju, NongHyup and

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Quarter of US firms in China face data theft: business lobby – Reuters


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Quarter of US firms in China face data theft: business lobby
Reuters
A U.S. computer security company, Mandiant, said in February a secretive Chinese military unit was likely behind a series of hacking attacks that targeted the United States and stole data from more than 100 companies. That set off a war of words
One in four US firms in China report data theftCNN
Many US Businesses in China Cite Data TheftWall Street Journal
Quarter of US firms in China face data theft: lobbyPhys.Org
U.S. News & World Report -24/7 Wall St. -ForexReportDaily.com
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Pak computer expert extradited to US on hacking charges – The News International

Pak computer expert extradited to US on hacking charges
The News International
LONDON: The British authorities have extradited Pakistani computer programmer Usman Ahzaz to the US on alleged hacking charges on the request of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) under the Extradition Act 2003. The FBI alleged that Usman had

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28 March, 2013

Man arrested for hacking wife, two children to death – IBNLive

Man arrested for hacking wife, two children to death
IBNLive
Dahod: Police arrested a man on Thursday for hacking his wife and two children to death in Garbada area of the district. "Vajesinh Ninama (35) today axed his wife Sumitra (30), seven-year-old son Aakash and two-year-old daughter Sheetal to death at his

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Chinese Hacking Is Made in the U.S.A. – Bloomberg

Chinese Hacking Is Made in the U.S.A.
Bloomberg
Ten years ago, while visiting International Business Machines Corp.'s software-research lab in Beijing, I observed dozens of Chinese employees moving about seemingly free of any security-related limitations. I asked the lab's manager two questions: “Do

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Enrollment for SC hacking credit monitoring ends Sunday – The State

Enrollment for SC hacking credit monitoring ends Sunday
The State
More than one-third of the 3.8 million consumers whose S.C. tax return information was stolen by hackers in September have enrolled for a free year of Experian credit monitoring offered by the state. But registration ends Sunday. Here are some

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Judges presiding over phone hacking cases elevated to higher office – The Guardian


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Judges presiding over phone hacking cases elevated to higher office
The Guardian
In the last year they have presided over court cases in which some of the country's top barristers and highest paid lawyers have argued for and against News International and its former and current staff facing legal action over alleged phone hacking

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Europe More at Risk From Hacking Than US – CNBC.com

Europe More at Risk From Hacking Than US
CNBC.com
Robert Schifreen, a former U.K.-based hacker told CNBC that a lack of vigilance leaves many companies exposed to the risk of an attack. Employees fail to use secure passwords and or fall victim to "spear phishing". Such scams targets a single user or

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UK jails two officers for selling stories – News24


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UK jails two officers for selling stories
News24
Tierney and Trunkfield were arrested as part of Operation Elveden, one of three police investigations spawned by the phone-hacking scandal at Murdoch's News of the World tabloid, which erupted in 2011. Murdoch was forced to close down the 168-year-old
Ex-Guard Gets 16 Months for Selling Sun Data on Bulger CaseBloomberg
Cops imprisoned in UK for selling stories to mediaHindustan Times
Ex-policeman jailed for selling info to UK paperHuffington Post

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Hacking fantasies excuse for US failings – Global Times


Global Times
Hacking fantasies excuse for US failings
Global Times
This hacking attack was accompanied by targeted assassinations of scientists, something even Bloomberg hasn't accused China of. US security services have certainly minutely examined and tested Huawei and ZTE equipment. There is nothing wrong with
US bill prohibits state use of tech linked to Chinese governmentRegister
US law to restrict government purchases of Chinese IT equipmentReuters
US Slaps China With Cyber-Security Law; Huawei, ZTE & Lenovo Will All SufferSiliconANGLE (blog)
PC Advisor -Tech in Asia
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Editorial: Political hacking at public expense – Hammond Daily Star online

Editorial: Political hacking at public expense
Hammond Daily Star online
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals took another look at the potential impact of Medicaid expansion and determined that the growing public outcry is based on fact. The Medicaid expansion, which Gov. Bobby Jindal adamantly rejects in his

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US swipes at China for hacking allegations – Bostonglobe

US swipes at China for hacking allegations
Bostonglobe
WASHINGTON — The US government has taken its first real swipe at China following accusations that Beijing is behind a widespread and systematic hacking campaign targeting US businesses. Buried in a spending bill signed by President Obama on

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