June 2013

30 June, 2013

EU enraged as Snowden reveals evidence of mass hacking by US – The Age

EU enraged as Snowden reveals evidence of mass hacking by US
The Age
According to the Der Spiegel reports, The US National Security Agency has bugged the EU offices in Washington and its mission to the United Nations in New York and has hacked into the EU's computer network, directing a flood of EU correspondence, 

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EU enraged as Snowden reveals evidence of mass hacking by US – Sydney Morning Herald

EU enraged as Snowden reveals evidence of mass hacking by US
Sydney Morning Herald
According to the Der Spiegel reports, The US National Security Agency has bugged the EU offices in Washington and its mission to the United Nations in New York and has hacked into the EU's computer network, directing a flood of EU correspondence, 

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Personal info for 100000 S. Koreans leaked after hacking attack – UPI.com


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Personal info for 100000 S. Koreans leaked after hacking attack
UPI.com
SEOUL, June 30 (UPI) — A recent hacking attack on a South Korean presidential website resulted in information for about 100,000 people being leaked, officials said Sunday. The information that was accessed included names, birth dates, identification 
Official: Hacking attack on presidential site causes massive data leakYonhap News

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Official: Hacking attack on presidential site causes massive data leak – Yonhap News

Official: Hacking attack on presidential site causes massive data leak
Yonhap News
SEOUL, June 30 (Yonhap) — Personal information from roughly 100,000 people was leaked in a recent hacking attack on the presidential office, a presidential official said Sunday, in the first confirmed data leakage involving the top South Korean office.

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Aggressive Options Considered to Counter Chinese Hacking – The Epoch Times

Aggressive Options Considered to Counter Chinese Hacking
The Epoch Times
The IP Commission states, “National industrial policy goals in China encourage IP theft, and an extraordinary number of Chinese in business and government entities are engaged in this practice.” The scale and scope of the cyber hacking “seriously call

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29 June, 2013

Chinese University issues new security alert to students over hacking – South China Morning Post

Chinese University issues new security alert to students over hacking
South China Morning Post
Staff and students at Chinese University were warned yesterday to secure their computers against hacking. The caution came just over two weeks after claims by whistle-blower Edward Snowden that it had been among the targets of a US cyberspying 

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Insight: From remote Mauritania, hacker fights for Islam worldwide – Reuters India

Insight: From remote Mauritania, hacker fights for Islam worldwide
Reuters India
DAKAR (Reuters) – In Nouakchott, a dusty city wedged between the Atlantic ocean and western dunes of the Sahara, a young hip-hop fan coordinates a diverse group of hackers targeting websites worldwide in the name of Islam. Logging on to his computer, 

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Hacking up Wimbledon – Wigan Today


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Hacking up Wimbledon
Wigan Today
Hacker T Dog has joined his favourite woman – Sue Barker – to take part in some of BBC's coverage of the annual tennis event. And he was also was reunited with Breakfast's Carol Kirkwood when he assisted her with the weather forecast live. And of

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Global Showbiz Briefs: Rupert Murdoch Eyeing Financial Times?; Ruling On … – Deadline.com


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Global Showbiz Briefs: Rupert Murdoch Eyeing Financial Times?; Ruling On
Deadline.com
Brooks and Coulson's trials begin in September, when they will face charges related to phone hacking. The appeals were fashioned on the grounds that the law does not extend to voicemails that already had been listened to.Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson 
Pearson denies report Murdoch to buy Financial TimesChannel News Asia

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28 June, 2013

The phone hacking by law firms, telephone companies and insurance providers … – Mirror.co.uk

The phone hacking by law firms, telephone companies and insurance providers
Mirror.co.uk
A leaked police report suggests that the Serious Organised Crime Agency – the British equivalent of the FBI – has known for years that the phone hacking by law firms, telephone companies and insurance providers makes the News of the World look like a 
UK Inquiry Points to Widespread HackingCorporate Counsel

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Two youths nabbed for ‘hacking’ body of professor’s wife – Times of India

Two youths nabbed for 'hacking' body of professor's wife
Times of India
The police have reportedly recovered a chopper from Gaddi, who allegedly hacked Kiran's body into several pieces before dumping it. Two more suspects are yet to be arrested, said Nalasopara police senior inspector MukundMahajan. Gaddi, who has a 

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Britain’s Court of Appeal rejects defendants’ bid to drop phone hacking charges – Washington Post

Britain's Court of Appeal rejects defendants' bid to drop phone hacking charges
Washington Post
LONDON — Britain's Court of Appeal has rejected a bid by five defendants, including former tabloid editors Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson, to block their prosecution on charges of trying to intercept voicemail messages. Brooks and Coulson are among 

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UK Inquiry Points to Widespread Hacking – Law.com

UK Inquiry Points to Widespread Hacking
Law.com
A 17-month-long inquiry into press hacking in the United Kingdom has spread and uncovered evidence that computer hackers and private investigators were routinely hired by law firms, insurance companies, and telecoms to dig up information on blue chip 
The phone hacking by law firms, telephone companies and insurance providers Mirror.co.uk

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UK Inquiry Points to Widespread Hacking – Corporate Counsel

UK Inquiry Points to Widespread Hacking
Corporate Counsel
A 17-month-long inquiry into press hacking in the United Kingdom has spread and uncovered evidence that computer hackers and private investigators were routinely hired by law firms, insurance companies, and telecoms to dig up information on blue chip 
Lord Leveson hits out in row over suppressed hacking dossierThe Independent

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Phone Hacking: Rebekah Brooks, Andy Coulson Lose Appeal, Will Stand Trial – Huffington Post


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Phone Hacking: Rebekah Brooks, Andy Coulson Lose Appeal, Will Stand Trial
Huffington Post
Murdoch's News Corp., the global media conglomerate under fire for phone hacking and alleged bribery in Britain, posted a 47 percent increase in third-quarter net income thanks to strong performances at its U.S. pay-TV networks and movie studio (AP 
News Corp's $139 million accord over hacking approvedIndiantelevision.com
Phone Hacking Scandal: News Corp Gets This Good NewsWall St. Cheat Sheet
Murdoch splits empire into two firmsTengrinews
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Hacking away at summer camp – Marketplace.org


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Hacking away at summer camp
Marketplace.org
School's out, which means millions of American kids are off at camp, pitching tents, roasting marshmallows — or, hacking. The online security firm ESET runs a camp for young hackers that encourages them to use their skills for good, not evil

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Brooks, Coulson lose bid to have hacking charges dropped – Reuters UK

Brooks, Coulson lose bid to have hacking charges dropped
Reuters UK
LONDON (Reuters) – Two former editors of a British tabloid newspaper shut down by owner Rupert Murdoch over a phone-hacking scandal lost a legal battle on Friday to have criminal charges against them dropped. Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson, both 

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Ex-Murdoch editors lose bid to have UK hacking charges dropped – Reuters


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Ex-Murdoch editors lose bid to have UK hacking charges dropped
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) – Two former editors of a British tabloid newspaper shut down by owner Rupert Murdoch over a phone-hacking scandal lost a legal battle on Friday to have criminal charges against them dropped. Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson, both 
Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks fail to get phone-hacking cases droppedThe Guardian
Brooks, Coulson Lose Appeals Court Bid to Dismiss Hacking CaseBloomberg
UK phone hacking trial to go aheadTimes of India
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US may attack China in response to hacking: Army chief – Press TV


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US may attack China in response to hacking: Army chief
Press TV
The Pentagon in April directly accused China and its military for the first time of hacking the U.S. systems. Beijing denies the allegations. The accusation and the threat come amid the uproar in the U.S over the recent revelations by a former
Top US general rejects comparison of US, Chinese cyber snoopingDhakaTribune
US Army reviews rules of engagement over cyber threatHurriyet Daily News

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UK phone hacking trial to go ahead – Times of India


Times of India
UK phone hacking trial to go ahead
Times of India
The phone hacking scandal involving media baron Murdoch's News International came to light in 2011 and led to the closure of the News of the World after it emerged that staff had hacked into the voicemail messages of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler as 

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Insight: From remote Mauritania, hacker fights for Islam worldwide – Reuters

Insight: From remote Mauritania, hacker fights for Islam worldwide
Reuters
In the past six months experts have noted an increase in hacking activity from Mauritania and neighboring countries. In part, that reflects Mauritania Attacker's role in connecting pockets of hackers, said Carl Herberger, vice president of security

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News Corp’s $139 million accord over hacking approved – Indiantelevision.com


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News Corp's $139 million accord over hacking approved
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MUMBAI: The media company headed by Rupert Murdoch, won approval of a $139 million settlement of investor lawsuits claiming directors ignored employee misconduct, including phone-hacking. The settlement of claims that the board turned a blind eye to 
Phone Hacking Scandal: News Corp Gets This Good NewsWall St. Cheat Sheet
Murdoch's News Corp Has Now Split In TwoContactmusic.com
Del. judge approves News Corp lawsuit settlementGloversville Leader-Herald
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Rebekah Brooks, Andy Coulson Lose Phone-Hacking Prosecution Appeal – Hollywood Reporter


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Rebekah Brooks, Andy Coulson Lose Phone-Hacking Prosecution Appeal
Hollywood Reporter
LONDON – Five defendants, including former News International CEO Rebekah Brooks and former News of the World editor Andy Coulson, have failed to stop their prosecution on phone hacking charges. our editor recommends. Rebekah Brooks Pleads Not 

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Brooks, Coulson Lose Appeals Court Bid to Dismiss Hacking Case – Bloomberg

Brooks, Coulson Lose Appeals Court Bid to Dismiss Hacking Case
Bloomberg
(NWSA)'s U.K. newspapers lost a bid to have a U.K. appeals court throw out phone-hacking charges. The defendants, who are being prosecuted over allegations they intercepted cell phone voicemails while working for the News of the World tabloid, argued 

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Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks fail to get phone-hacking cases dropped – The Guardian


The Guardian
Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks fail to get phone-hacking cases dropped
The Guardian
Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive of News International, and Andy Coulson, David Cameron's former spin doctor, have lost a last ditch attempt to get their prosecution over alleged phone hacking dropped. The court of appeal on Friday morning 
UK Court Rejects Bid to Drop Phone Hacking ChargesABC News
Rebekah Brooks And Andy Coulson Lose Bid To Block Phone Hacking ChargesHuffington Post UK

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