March 2014

31 March, 2014

LinkedIn Can’t Escape Suit Over Password Hacking – Law360 (subscription)

LinkedIn Can't Escape Suit Over Password Hacking
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Law360, New York (March 31, 2014, 1:41 PM ET) — A California federal judge on Friday refused to throw out a putative class action over LinkedIn Corp.'s 2012 security breach that resulted in 6.5 million hacked passwords, finding that the plaintiff had …

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Tesla Model S security system vulnerable to outside hacking – Daily Caller


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Tesla Model S security system vulnerable to outside hacking
Daily Caller
A security researcher has discovered a way to locate, hack and unlock Tesla Motors premiere Model S from a remote computer using traditional hacking techniques. Nitesh Dhanjani announced his findings at the Black Hat Asia security conference in …
Tesla Model S prone to password hacking?Autoblog (blog)
Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Model S Highly Vulnerable To HackingValueWalk
Tesla cars vulnerable to password hackingBusiness Spectator
Ubergizmo -NDTV
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Internet-enabled devices at home vulnerable to hacking – The Missoulian

Internet-enabled devices at home vulnerable to hacking
The Missoulian
He disconnected the device after realizing that it had been hacked. “I'm a pretty technical guy, and I thought I knew how all this stuff should be hooked up,” said Gilbert, who has written several letters to his congressman and other elected officials

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Morning Links: DOJ wants expanded hacking power – Washington Post

Morning Links: DOJ wants expanded hacking power
Washington Post
A Department of Justice Inspector General report alleges that the officials at the federal Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces Fusion Center stonewalled attempts to collect information and took retaliatory measures against FBI agents who …

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Tesla Model S prone to password hacking? – Autoblog (blog)


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Tesla Model S prone to password hacking?
Autoblog (blog)
As more and more technology gets crammed into our automobiles, replacing once simple mechanical systems with electronics and other such wizardry, hackers and people much smarter than ourselves are finding more and more ways to exploit them.
Tesla cars vulnerable to password hackingBusiness Spectator
Tesla Vehicles Can Be Hacked To Unlock The Car RemotelyUbergizmo
Tesla cars can be located and stolen by cracking password: ResearcherNDTV

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Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Model S Highly Vulnerable To Hacking – ValueWalk


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Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Model S Highly Vulnerable To Hacking
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Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) its Model S sedan has been named the best car of 2013, and Consumer Reports says it's the safest car on the road. But security experts have identified a serious security flaw in the vehicle that makes it vulnerable to

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Phone-hacking trial: Charlie Brooks ‘feared porn leak’ – BBC News


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Phone-hacking trial: Charlie Brooks 'feared porn leak'
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Mr Brooks, husband of former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks, said a "lot of stuff" had been leaked to newspapers during the police's phone-hacking investigation. He told the Old Bailey the leaks had gone "particularly to the Guardian".
Phone-hacking trial: Charlie Brooks admits hiding laptop containing a 'bit of The Drum
Charlie Brooks hid his "smut" to protect his ex-Murdoch CEO wifeReuters
Rebekah Brooks's husband 'stupidly' hid computer containing pornThe Guardian
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perfume-infused dreams and virtual intimacy – Wired.co.uk

perfume-infused dreams and virtual intimacy
Wired.co.uk
Wired.co.uk first saw this taste actuator device when it part of a shortlisted proposal for Ferran Adrià's Hacking Bullipedia competition. The proposal, put together by Professor Adrian Cheok, founder and director of Singapore's Mixed Reality Lab, didn

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WeChat Post Raises Concerns Over Wi-Fi Hacking – CRIENGLISH.com

WeChat Post Raises Concerns Over Wi-Fi Hacking
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A netizen going by the online moniker "Evi1m0" has posted a tutorial on the mobile messenger service WeChat, demonstrating "how to hack your neighbor's Wi-Fi router" in the time it takes to make a cup of coffee." The post has raised concerns over Wi-Fi …

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Duke hackers ‘code for good’ – Duke Chronicle

Duke hackers 'code for good'
Duke Chronicle
Student hackers from across the country gathered in Gross Hall this weekend to explore the intersection between technology and social good. HackDuke 2014: Code for Good was Duke's second 24-hour hackathon. The conference, which was a collaboration …

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China’s Huawei ‘maintained calm’ during NSA hacking reports – Reuters

China's Huawei 'maintained calm' during NSA hacking reports
Reuters
SHENZHEN (Reuters) – China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "maintained calm" and operated "business as usual" after media reports saying the U.S. accessed servers at the telecom giant's Shenzhen headquarters, acting Chief Executive Eric Xu said on …

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Hacked Albuquerque police website back online – Pioneer Press


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Hacked Albuquerque police website back online
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The video that bore the logo of the computer hacking collective Anonymous warned of a cyberattack on city websites and called for a protest march. Hundreds of protesters were marching Sunday to protest recent police shootings. THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS …
Shootings by Police Protested in AlbuquerqueNew York Times
Albuquerque police under cyberattackPolitico
Albuquerque police face hundreds of protesters – Spokane, North Idaho News KHQ Right Now
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Hacked Albuquerque Police Website Back Online – ABC News


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Hacked Albuquerque Police Website Back Online
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Police spokesman Simon Drobik said earlier that the disruption was due to a cyberattack but didn't know the source of the hack. The attack comes days after a YouTube video emerged threatening retaliation for a recent police shooting that left a
Albuquerque police face protests, cyberattack after YouTube video threatens U.S. News & World Report
Albuquerque police under cyberattackPolitico
Shootings by Police Protested in AlbuquerqueNew York Times
Chattanooga Times Free Press
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30 March, 2014

Tesla cars vulnerable to password hacking – Business Spectator


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Tesla cars vulnerable to password hacking
Business Spectator
Tesla Motors Inc's electric vehicles can be located and unlocked by criminals remotely simply by cracking a six-character password using traditional hacking techniques, according to newly released research. Nitesh Dhanjani, a corporate security
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Glen Rock native wins $150000 Google hacking competition – The Star-Ledger

Glen Rock native wins $150000 Google hacking competition
The Star-Ledger
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA — Famed hacker George Hotz is $150,000 richer after winning a Google hacking competition that sought to expose security vulnerabilities in the Chrome operating system. Hotz, who goes by the handle "geohot," won the "Pwnium 4" …

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Governments hacking media: Google experts – The Japan Times


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Governments hacking media: Google experts
The Japan Times
SINGAPORE – Twenty-one of the world's 25 leading news organizations have been the target of likely government-sponsored hacking attacks, according to research by two Google security engineers. While many Internet users face attacks via email designed …
Journalists, media under attack from hackers: Google researchersReuters
State-sponsored hacking is the biggest threat to news organisations, says The Independent
Google researchers say hacking attacks on journalists are likely state-backedDigital Trends
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Darling Downs man arrested after allegedly hacking at teens with sword – Brisbane Times

Darling Downs man arrested after allegedly hacking at teens with sword
Brisbane Times
A man has allegedly used a samurai sword to attack two teenagers at a house in Queensland's Darling Downs. A 15-year-old girl received cuts to her hand, while a 16-year-old boy sustained a large laceration to his back during the attack. Police were

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29 March, 2014

Black Markets for Hackers Are Increasingly Sophisticated, Specialized and … – The Epoch Times

Black Markets for Hackers Are Increasingly Sophisticated, Specialized and
The Epoch Times
Black and gray markets for computer hacking tools, services and byproducts such as stolen credit card numbers continue to expand, creating an increasing threat to businesses, governments and individuals, according to a new RAND Corporation study.
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Black Markets for Hackers Are Increasingly Sophisticated, Specialized and … – The Epoch Times

Black Markets for Hackers Are Increasingly Sophisticated, Specialized and
The Epoch Times
Black and gray markets for computer hacking tools, services and byproducts such as stolen credit card numbers continue to expand, creating an increasing threat to businesses, governments and individuals, according to a new RAND Corporation study.
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Hacker Black Markets Continue To Expand – NewsFactor Network

Hacker Black Markets Continue To Expand
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Hacking used to be an individual activity, but the world of hacking has become more organized and reliable, cybercrime experts say. The growth in cybercrime has been assisted by sophisticated and specialized markets that freely deal in the tools and

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State-sponsored hacking is the biggest threat to news organisations, says … – The Independent

State-sponsored hacking is the biggest threat to news organisations, says
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Shane Huntley and Morgan Marquis -Boire presented their research at a Black Hat hacker conference in Singapore on Friday, saying that Google actively “tracks the state actors that attack [it's] users”. "If you're a journalist or a journalistic

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PLA to tighten cyberspace security after reports of US hacking – WantChinaTimes

PLA to tighten cyberspace security after reports of US hacking
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Geng said that while US accusations of China's cyber espionage had been proven to be "sheer fiction," the Chinese military will take substantive and effective measures to prevent falling victim to such hacking itself. References: Geng Yansheng 耿雁生.

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Hacking the fly from governors just peer envy from ‘poor’ MPs – The Standard Digital News

Hacking the fly from governors just peer envy from 'poor' MPs
The Standard Digital News
Where I come from, the story is told of a fallen political giant who, in his heyday, needed just to lift the phone and powerful people would be fired, roads would be tarmacked, and development projects would spring up like ghosts from the shadows. Such

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28 March, 2014

Gone in 60 Seconds? Easy to Hack Into a Tesla, Security Expert Says – NBCNews.com (blog)


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Gone in 60 Seconds? Easy to Hack Into a Tesla, Security Expert Says
NBCNews.com (blog)
Tesla Motors' electric vehicles can be located and unlocked by criminals remotely simply by cracking a six-character password using traditional hacking techniques, according to newly released research. Nitesh Dhanjani, a corporate security consultant
Hackers Can Break Into A Tesla By Cracking A 6-Character PasswordBusiness Insider
Access to Tesla cars only a password away, researcher saysWHTC

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China Blames U.S. for Rise in Hacking Attacks – The Fiscal Times

China Blames U.S. for Rise in Hacking Attacks
The Fiscal Times
Hacking attacks on Chinese computers in 2013 rose by more than half compared with the previous year, with attacks coming from the United States making up a significant proportion, China's top Internet security agency said on Friday. Beijing and …

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