April 2014

30 April, 2014

Hacking traffic control gear could cause gridlock and chaos – Ars Technica


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Hacking traffic control gear could cause gridlock and chaos
Ars Technica
Cesar Cerrudo of security penetration testing firm IOActive said he has identified more than 50,000 devices in New York, Washington DC, Los Angeles, and cities in at least seven countries around the world that can be hacked using inexpensive gear that
Hackers Can Mess With Traffic Lights to Jam Roads and Reroute CarsWired
Hacking Traffic Systems for Fun and ChaosThreatpost

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The new age of hacking – Al Jazeera America

The new age of hacking
Al Jazeera America
Did you know life-saving medical equipment is now vulnerable to hacking? According to a new study, blue-tooth enabled defibrillators can be manipulated to deliver shocks and digital medical records can now be altered to prescribe the wrong drugs.

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Hacking Traffic Systems for Fun and Chaos – Threatpost


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Hacking Traffic Systems for Fun and Chaos
Threatpost
It has been a running joke in the tech industry for years that the hacking scenes in movies are, well, a joke. Hackers in hoodies pushing a few keys and taking down the power grid or causing massive traffic pileups by turning all the stoplights green
Hackers Can Mess With Traffic Lights to Jam Roads and Reroute CarsWired
Researcher says traffic control systems can be hackedHelp Net Security

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Internet security researchers use Heartbleed bug to target hackers – Fox News

Internet security researchers use Heartbleed bug to target hackers
Fox News
Anti-malware researchers have turned the tables on cyber criminals by using the Heartbleed bug to gain access to online forums where hackers congregate. The bug is a flaw in a key piece of security technology used by more than 500,000 websites had …

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Businesses not immune to state-sponsored hacking – PC Pro

Businesses not immune to state-sponsored hacking
PC Pro
For example, Cluely pointed to GCHQ hacking Belgacom, Belgium's largest telecoms provider. He said no-one "is afraid of Belgium", it was the organisation's clients that were the ultimate target. However, while businesses are at risk from state

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Hackers Can Mess With Traffic Lights to Jam Roads and Reroute Cars – Wired

Hackers Can Mess With Traffic Lights to Jam Roads and Reroute Cars
Wired
The hacker in the Italian Job did it spectacularly. So did the fire sale team in Live Free or Die Hard. But can hackers really hijack traffic lights to cause gridlock and redirect cars? According to one researcher, parts of the vehicle traffic control

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Hacking baby monitors creepy new trend – WND.com


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Hacking baby monitors creepy new trend
WND.com
Then, in a scene reminiscent of the macabre TV classic “The Twilight Zone,” the man who had obviously hacked into the Schreck's system began moving the camera. “The camera then turned and looked at me and it started screaming some obscenities at me,” …
Baby monitor hacking: How criminals could remotely control everything from Mirror.co.uk
Baby monitor hacking disturbs parentsSBS
HEALTH: Strangers hacking into baby monitorsWEAR
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Man tied to hacker group Anonymous accused of more hacking, cyberstalking – Monitor

Man tied to hacker group Anonymous accused of more hacking, cyberstalking
Monitor
A Donna man affiliated with the international hacking group Anonymous was handed a second indictment Tuesday that adds additional charges of hacking and cyberstalking to the hacking charges he already faces, federal prosecutors said. The second …
Alleged 'Anonymous' Computer Hacker Charged with 18 Counts of CyberstalkingFederal Bureau of Investigation (press release)
South Texas man faces new counts in hacking caseChron.com

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Hacking hospitals – Al Jazeera America

Hacking hospitals
Al Jazeera America
Did you know life-saving medical equipment is now vulnerable to hacking? According to a new study, blue-tooth enabled defibrillators can be manipulated to deliver shocks and digital medical records can now be altered to prescribe the wrong drugs.

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It spreads: Hacking baby monitors creepy new trend – WND.com


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It spreads: Hacking baby monitors creepy new trend
WND.com
Among the many reports over the past several years, a man hacked into a Houston family's Web-connected baby monitor last August to call a 2-year-old a “little slut.” When Marc Gilbert and his wife Lauren entered the room, the voice cursed them as well, …
Baby monitor hacking: How criminals could remotely control everything from Mirror.co.uk
Baby monitor hacking disturbs parentsSBS
HEALTH: Strangers hacking into baby monitorsWEAR
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29 April, 2014

Internet Explorer hacking – WJXT Jacksonville


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Internet Explorer hacking
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Security experts say the flaw is letting hackers attack Internet explorer versions 6 through 11. Channel 4's Ashley Mitchem tells what you should do to protect yourself. 3 3 00-0832-38Typing on a keyboard is tap dancing with danger for some Internet
Huge IE Attack: Will Microsoft fix It in Time while XP Users are Left to the Dogs?Huffington Post

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Alleged ‘Anonymous’ Computer Hacker Charged with 18 Counts of Cyberstalking – Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release)

Alleged 'Anonymous' Computer Hacker Charged with 18 Counts of Cyberstalking
Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release)
MCALLEN, TX—A federal grand jury has returned a second superseding indictment against Fidel Salinas, 27, of Donna, adding additional attempted computer hacking charges and 18 counts of cyberstalking, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

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How Target’s Huge Hacking Could Finally Make Credit Cards Secure – Wired

How Target's Huge Hacking Could Finally Make Credit Cards Secure
Wired
Checkout counters in the U.S. are an embarrassing technological backwater compared to those in most other developed countries, but this may finally be coming to an end. All it took was somebody hacking 40 million credit and debit cards. Today, Target

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Baby monitor hacked! How to protect your baby? – First Coast News

Baby monitor hacked! How to protect your baby?
First Coast News
The camera turned from Emma to him. Someone had entered their home without ever setting foot inside. Their monitor and computer had been hacked, but how? Michael Peros, a cyber spy expert, said anyone can hack a computer, including security monitors …

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AOL email hacked, personal info exposed – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog)


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AOL email hacked, personal info exposed
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog)
AOL suspects that spammers used the contact information obtained from the hacked accounts to send spoofed spam emails (also known as zombie emails) to those users' contacts. Spoofed emails are emails that appear to come from a certain email account …
AOL Investigating Breach, Urges Users to Change PasswordsThreatpost

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Is Growth Hacking Right for Your Company? – Entrepreneur


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Is Growth Hacking Right for Your Company?
Entrepreneur
It's true — growth hacking won't work for every company. But if you've already got a good product-market fit and a team that's on board with the idea of prioritizing growth through the adoption of new strategies and tactics, you're probably wondering

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Baby Monitor Hacker Still Terrorizing Babies And Their Parents – Forbes

Baby Monitor Hacker Still Terrorizing Babies And Their Parents
Forbes
Last summer, someone hacked into a Houston couple's baby monitor in order to yell at their daughter and tell her to “wake up, you little slut.” The Gilbert family was using an Internet-connected Foscam product that had known vulnerabilities that would

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Rebekah Brooks unable to help as Andy Coulson’s iPhone rings at hacking trial – The Guardian


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Rebekah Brooks unable to help as Andy Coulson's iPhone rings at hacking trial
The Guardian
She made her intervention at the phone-hacking trial after a phone started ringing 15 minutes into the afternoon's cross-examination of Andy Coulson, the former editor of the News of the World and her former deputy on the paper. Coulson recognised the …
Hacking trial: Andy Coulson quizzed on Prince Harry claimsBBC News
Hacking trial: Andy Coulson 'knew David Blunkett affair story came from hacked The Independent
Phone-hacking trial: Coulson admits telling 'deliberate untruth' over hacked The Drum
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Hacking trial: Andy Coulson admits News of the World DID have illegal access … – The Independent


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Hacking trial: Andy Coulson admits News of the World DID have illegal access
The Independent
Andy Coulson said there was “confusion” inside the News of the World on data protection laws and admitted he “didn't do enough” when he learned that the telephone records of Prince Harry's girlfriend had been illegally procured, a jury at the Old

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Ohio couple terrorized after hacker takes over baby-monitoring camera – New York Daily News


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Ohio couple terrorized after hacker takes over baby-monitoring camera
New York Daily News
Ohio couple terrorized after hacker takes over baby-monitoring camera. Heather and Adam Schreck were terrified when they heard an unknown male voice in their Cincinnati home at midnight shouting 'Wake up, baby!' Adam rushed to baby Emma's room to …

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Preview: Watch Dogs brings urban action into the hacking age – Sydney Morning Herald

Preview: Watch Dogs brings urban action into the hacking age
Sydney Morning Herald
The twist that makes this game stand out from the pack is its integrated hacking features. The game's near-future Chicago is intricately criss-crossed by a digital network called ctOS, which controls traffic lights, city utilities, and more. The game's

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Hints from Heloise: Credit card service prevents hacking – GoErie.com

Hints from Heloise: Credit card service prevents hacking
GoErie.com
Dear Heloise: My credit-card bank offers its customers a "virtual credit card" for use in online purchases (for now, only online purchases are included in the setup). It virtually eliminates anyone hacking onto an online site and getting your credit

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Author Barrett Brown to take plea in hacking of Austin-based Stratfor – Austin American-Statesman

Author Barrett Brown to take plea in hacking of Austin-based Stratfor
Austin American-Statesman
Out of the cyber attack of Stratfor in December 2011 has arisen the controversial case of Barrett Brown. The author and satirist, a Dallas native who garnered international fame straddling the line between journalism and activism, was accused of
Barrett Brown lawyer: US tried to 'kill a fly with a sledgehammer'The Guardian

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28 April, 2014

Wife booked for hacking man’s email account – Hindustan Times

Wife booked for hacking man's email account
Hindustan Times
The Andhra Pradesh Police have booked a Panchkula woman for allegedly hacking her husband's email account and filing an income tax (I-T) return of `25 lakh for 2013-14, which could have helped her in maintenance case against her husband.

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Hacking trial: Andy Coulson ‘knew David Blunkett affair story came from hacked … – The Independent


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Hacking trial: Andy Coulson 'knew David Blunkett affair story came from hacked
The Independent
The jury in the phone hacking trial at the Old Bailey heard the former News of the World editor also admit that he had lied to Mr Blunkett by claiming the Murdoch-owned tabloid had “sources” which confirmed the affair as “true”. In the witness box for
Phone-hacking trial: Coulson admits telling 'deliberate untruth' over hacked The Drum
Andy Coulson denies knowing phone hacking was illegalBBC News
Andy Coulson denies running slapdash operation at News of the WorldThe Guardian
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