April 2013

30 April, 2013

Nintendo Issues Statement on Wii U Hacking Attempt – Nintendo Life


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Nintendo Issues Statement on Wii U Hacking Attempt
Nintendo Life
Nintendo is aware that a hacking group claims to have compromised Wii U security. However, we have no reports of illegal Wii U games nor unauthorized applications playable on the system while in Wii U mode. Nintendo continuously monitors all threats to
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Hacking Oakland’s Budget – East Bay Express


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Hacking Oakland's Budget
East Bay Express
Remember Azeen's (awesome) story from a few months ago about how civic-minded hackers are using data to try to fix some of Oakland's stubbornest problems? WELL, a new project that aims to use data visualization to give average people the tools they

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NIST Reworks Cyber Guidelines for the Hacking Era // 4:55 PM ET – Nextgov

NIST Reworks Cyber Guidelines for the Hacking Era // 4:55 PM ET
Nextgov
NIST broaches the controversial approach to "restrict purchases from specific suppliers or countries," which U.S. technology firms, even those who have been hacked, say might slow installations. The new guidelines also cover the challenges of web-based

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NIST Reworks Cyber Guidelines for the Hacking Era – Nextgov

NIST Reworks Cyber Guidelines for the Hacking Era
Nextgov
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has rewritten federal cybersecurity standards for the first time in nearly a decade to address evolving smartphone vulnerabilities and foreign manipulation of the supply chain, among other new threats.

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How to Protect Yourself After a Hacking Attack – Better Business Bureau – Better Business Bureau (blog)


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How to Protect Yourself After a Hacking Attack – Better Business Bureau
Better Business Bureau (blog)
Last weekend, the daily deals service LivingSocial announced that its database had been hacked, granting the cyber intruder access to the e-mail addresses, encrypted passwords and birth dates of more than 50 million users worldwide. computer hacker

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Report: Hacking Group Claims it Has Cracked Wii U Copy Protection – Game Politics


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Report: Hacking Group Claims it Has Cracked Wii U Copy Protection
Game Politics
A hacking group is claiming that it has managed to circumvent the copy protection on Nintendo's Wii U. Nintendo is not commenting on the story publicly. According to the group who seems to have no formal group name, they were able to bypass the Wii U's
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Wii U hacked? Nintendo respondsAttack of the Fanboy
Wii U USB hack may leave security in tattersProduct Reviews
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Twitter Warns Media to Expect More Hacking After AP Breach (1) – Businessweek

Twitter Warns Media to Expect More Hacking After AP Breach (1)
Businessweek
The false information from the AP account, which said there were explosions at the White House and President Barack Obama had been injured, came after repeated attempts by hackers to access to AP reporters' passwords, the news agency said.

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Twitter Urges Media to Change Passwords After Hacking Incidents – Businessweek


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Twitter Urges Media to Change Passwords After Hacking Incidents
Businessweek
Twitter's defense against password theft came under scrutiny earlier this month after a hacker sent a false post about explosions at the White House, triggering a drop that wiped out $136 billion in value from the Standard & Poor's 500 Index. The
Twitter warns news outlets about ongoing hacking threats, suggests more The Verge
Twitter responds to hacking: 'Attacks will continue'Wired.co.uk
Twitter to journos: the hacking won't stop until you take actionMemeburn
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Twitter Warns Media to Brace for More Hacking After – Bloomberg


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Twitter Warns Media to Brace for More Hacking After
Bloomberg
Twitter's defense against password theft came under scrutiny earlier this month after a hacker sent a false post about explosions at the White House last week, triggering a drop that wiped out $136 billion in value from the Standard & Poor's 500 Index.
Twitter warns news outlets about ongoing hacking threats, suggests more The Verge
Twitter responds to hacking: 'Attacks will continue'Wired.co.uk
Twitter warns news organisations over hacking amid Syrian attacksBBC News
Memeburn -iDigitalTimes.com -Register
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Twitter Urges Media to Change Passwords After Hacking – Bloomberg


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Twitter Urges Media to Change Passwords After Hacking
Bloomberg
Twitter's defense against password theft came under scrutiny earlier this month after a hacker sent a false post about explosions at the White House, triggering a drop that wiped out $136 billion in value from the Standard & Poor's 500 Index. The
Twitter responds to hacking: 'Attacks will continue'Wired.co.uk
Twitter warns news outlets about ongoing hacking threats, suggests more The Verge
Twitter to journos: the hacking won't stop until you take actionMemeburn
iDigitalTimes.com -Opposing Views -CNET
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The Syrian Electronic Army Talk About Hacking the Guardian and Their Obama … – VICE


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The Syrian Electronic Army Talk About Hacking the Guardian and Their Obama
VICE
Over the weekend, the pro-Assad hacker group the Syrian Electronic Army hacked into numerous Twitter accounts run by the Guardian. The collective aim to "punish" Western media outlets for writing negatively about Bashar al-Assad's regime, while also
Syrian Electronic Army: Assad's cyber warriorsThe Guardian
Syrian activists continue Twitter hacking spreeInquirer
Syrian pro-government hackers hijack The Guardian on TwitterRT
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Twitter responds to hacking: ‘Attacks will continue’ – Wired.co.uk


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Twitter responds to hacking: 'Attacks will continue'
Wired.co.uk
Twitter has responded to high profile news organisations such as the Associated Press and The Guardian having their Twitter accounts hacked by sending out a best practice advice email. The email came via the social media site's partnerships team which
Twitter warns news outlets about ongoing hacking threats, suggests more The Verge
Twitter to journos: the hacking won't stop until you take actionMemeburn
Twitter Warns Journalists To Be Wary Of Hacking [REPORT]iDigitalTimes.com
Opposing Views -CNET -Register
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Man guilty of ‘Anonymous’ hacking of Pa. law firm – San Francisco Chronicle

Man guilty of 'Anonymous' hacking of Pa. law firm
San Francisco Chronicle
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh man has pleaded guilty to hacking into the computers of a law firm in conjunction with a couple who have pleaded not guilty and are awaiting trial on related charges. Twenty-one-year-old Matthew James West will be

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Twitter Hacking: Feds Probe Financial Markets Risk – Investor’s Business Daily


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Twitter Hacking: Feds Probe Financial Markets Risk
Investor’s Business Daily
A week after a fake tweet from a hacked Associated Press Twitter account moved the stock market, financial trading overseers are tackling what to do about the money risks from these kinds of cyberattacks. That AP tweet, for which a group called the
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Wii Hacking Group Claims They’ve Made A USB Loader For Wii U – TheSixthAxis – TheSixthAxis

Wii Hacking Group Claims They've Made A USB Loader For Wii U – TheSixthAxis
TheSixthAxis
The Wii might have sold by the bucket-load and made Nintendo a nice little tidy profit but it was also cracked open and exposed to the whims of pirates quite early. There were many other reasons for hacking your old Wii, it added plenty of homebrew

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Twitter warns news organisations over hacking amid Syrian attacks – BBC News


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Twitter warns news organisations over hacking amid Syrian attacks
BBC News
News organisations including the BBC have been warned by Twitter to tighten security in the wake of several high-profile hacks. The Guardian became the latest publication to be hit by a group calling itself the Syrian Electronic Army. A previous attack
Syrian Electronic Army: Assad's cyber warriorsThe Guardian
Syrian activists continue Twitter hacking spreeInquirer
Syrian pro-government hackers hijack The Guardian on TwitterRT
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Could a social media hacking land your company in legal hot water? – Wichita Business Journal (blog)

Could a social media hacking land your company in legal hot water?
Wichita Business Journal (blog)
The Associated Press had to scramble when a hacker issued a fake AP tweet last week saying the White House had been attacked. The Huffington Post says it's been told that such an incident could result in punishment from federal regulators if the

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Hacking accused had hi-tech ‘bunker’ – Irish Independent

Hacking accused had hi-tech 'bunker'
Irish Independent
A Dutchman arrested in Spain on suspicion of perpetrating the biggest cyber attack in internet history operated from a "bunker" near Barcelona and toured Spain in a camper van equipped with hi-tech scanners.

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29 April, 2013

China news round-up: China denies hacking Taiwan networks, Wukan villagers … – South China Morning Post (blog)

China news round-up: China denies hacking Taiwan networks, Wukan villagers
South China Morning Post (blog)
China news round-up: China denies hacking Taiwan networks, Wukan villagers protest. Patrick Boehler. BIO. Patrick Boehler has written for Time, Bloomberg, Le Monde Diplomatique and the Chinese weekly Shidai Zhoubao. He has covered Southeast Asia

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Albany companies probe settlement in phone hacking case – The Business Review (Albany) (blog)

Albany companies probe settlement in phone hacking case
The Business Review (Albany) (blog)
Thompson's company is one of 26 in the Capital Region struck by the same wave of phone hacking dating back to the very end of 2011. Thousands of international calls were made over the phone lines of Tech Valley Communications, in Albany. US Sen.

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Twitter warns news outlets about ongoing hacking threats, suggests more … – The Verge

Twitter warns news outlets about ongoing hacking threats, suggests more
The Verge
Several high-profile Twitter accounts have fallen victim to hacking attacks lately, and in response to the situation Twitter has issued a memo to media and news organizations suggesting steps they can take to protect themselves moving forward. Buzzfeed

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Bangor Students Battle To Be Hacking Champions In National Competition – WABI


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Bangor Students Battle To Be Hacking Champions In National Competition
WABI
"This is a hacking competition, which is a word that's widely used, usually in a negative sense, but this is actually sponsored by the NSA and hosted by Carnegie Mellon University. It's a series of problems that the students need to solve to get from

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Senate Probes Swartz Case as Hacking Law Changes Pitched – Roll Call

Senate Probes Swartz Case as Hacking Law Changes Pitched
Roll Call
Justice Department officials will brief Senate Judiciary Committee staff members Thursday about the prosecution of Swartz for hacking and other computer crimes related to his downloading of scholarly articles from the subscription service JSTOR. Swartz

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LivingSocial deals with hacking fallout – Washington Post


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LivingSocial deals with hacking fallout
Washington Post
But they should also be on the lookout for an increase in spam e-mails related to the hack. As always, immediately delete any e-mail that asks you to “verify” your username or password by entering it, and carefully check that the Web sites embedded in
LivingSocial confirms hacking; More than 50 million accounts affectedZDNet
LivingSocial admits major hacking attack on customer databaseRegister
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Claimed Anonymous member takes plea in law firm computer hacking case – ABA Journal

Claimed Anonymous member takes plea in law firm computer hacking case
ABA Journal
A 21-year-old who claimed to be a member of the Anonymous hacking collective took a plea Monday in a case over an alleged unauthorized intrusion into a Pittsburgh law firm's computer. Matthew James West pleaded guilty to unlawful trafficking in
Man pleads guilty to illegal access to a law firm's computerPittsburgh Post Gazette

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