May 2014

31 May, 2014

Glenn Beck Thinks ‘Watch Dogs’ Video Game Is Creating a Population of Hackers – The Wire


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Glenn Beck Thinks 'Watch Dogs' Video Game Is Creating a Population of Hackers
The Wire
“The idea here is they are teaching you to hack and then become the ultimate voyeur in other people's lives," his rant continues, “including their bedrooms, by hacking into their phones and everything.” In a lengthy interview The Wire conducted with
Could 'Watch Dogs' City Hacking Really Happen?Tom’s Guide
Glenn Beck says 'Watch Dogs' teaches people to hack things; here's why he's Dallas Morning News (blog)
Glenn Beck Thinks 'Watch Dogs' Is Teaching Kids To Hack For RealHuffington Post UK
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Los Angeles promotes civic hacking with two-day hackathon, technology … – San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Los Angeles promotes civic hacking with two-day hackathon, technology
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
From an application connecting beekeepers with rogue bees to a facial recognition system for donating to the homeless, Hack for LA hackathon wants to turn civic-minded ideas into applications that benefit Los Angeles residents. “It's a way for our

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30 May, 2014

Fighting SIP Trunk Hacking – Channel Partners

Fighting SIP Trunk Hacking
Channel Partners
In 2013, PBX and VoIP hacking, along with account takeover/identity theft, cost operators around the world almost $12 billion, according to the Communications Fraud Control Association (CFCA). Total fraud losses for the year came to $46.3 billion, up

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Chinese Hacking Case Riles Up Pa. Lawmakers – Roll Call (blog)

Chinese Hacking Case Riles Up Pa. Lawmakers
Roll Call (blog)
Charles E. Schumer called for the “United States to file a lawsuit with the World Trade Organization to punish China for allegedly hacking into the networks of American businesses, an action that would raise the profile of the charges in the trade

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Techies, White House Take Part In National Day Of Civic Hacking – NPR


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Techies, White House Take Part In National Day Of Civic Hacking
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This weekend, software developers, entrepreneurs, and local governments from around the world are coming together to design and build tools for the common good. Using publicly released data, participants in the National Day of Civic Hacking will work …
A weekend for white hats: Second National Day of Civic Hacking is hereSiliconBeat
White House and Nasa gear up for National Day of Civic HackingThe Guardian
Open Data Platform Provider Socrata Sponsors National Day Of Civic Hacking HostReview.com (press release)
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Identity theft danger threatens 62000 workers; no patient files involved … – Pittsburgh Post Gazette


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Identity theft danger threatens 62000 workers; no patient files involved
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In the email to employees, UPMC said it is "a victim in an all-too-frequent crime of hacking and data theft." "Please be assured that we have done all that we can to make sure our systems are secure and we do not believe that a similar attack would be …

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A 60-Second Guide to Travel Hacking – Forbes

A 60-Second Guide to Travel Hacking
Forbes
Our travels have introduced me to a new concept–travel hacking. The term describes ways frequent travelers save loads of money. It's more than finding a “deal” online. It's discovering a magical world of free travel, upgrades, and elite status. Saving

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Phone-hacking allegations ‘blown out of all proportion’, court hears – The Guardian


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Phone-hacking allegations 'blown out of all proportion', court hears
The Guardian
The phone-hacking trial is the result of a "political hot potato", with the allegations against senior News of the World staff blown out of all proportion, the Old Bailey has been told. Jonathan Caplan QC, for the paper's former managing editor Stuart

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Hacking Meets Hackneyed in Blockbuster Game ‘Watch Dogs’ – Yahoo Tech


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Hacking Meets Hackneyed in Blockbuster Game 'Watch Dogs'
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You're Aiden Pearce, a hacker out for revenge after a hit-gone-wrong puts his niece in the grave. Donning his iconic baseball cap and trenchcoat, our hero takes to the streets of a near-future Chicago monitored by an omnipotent program called the ctOS.
Glenn Beck Criticizes Watch Dogs for Promoting Hacking — "What the Heck is GameSpot
'Watch Dogs' Game Gives Players Powers Like The NSAPSFK
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Report: Hackers in Iran use social media to target senior US, Israeli officials – CNN


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Report: Hackers in Iran use social media to target senior US, Israeli officials
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Washington (CNN) — Hackers based in Iran used social networks to spy on high-ranking U.S. and Israeli officials, a new report by a cybersecurity firm claims. Posing as journalists and government officials, the hackers have been working for about three
Iranian Hackers Stalked U.S. Officials, Report SaysBloomberg
Iranian hackers use fake Facebook accounts to spy on US, othersReuters
Iran hackers use fake Facebook profiles to spy on US and BritainTelegraph.co.uk

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Glenn Beck Criticizes Watch Dogs for Promoting Hacking — “What the Heck is … – GameSpot


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Glenn Beck Criticizes Watch Dogs for Promoting Hacking — "What the Heck is
GameSpot
"The idea here is they are teaching you to hack and then become the ultimate voyeur in other people's lives–including their bedrooms–by hacking into their phones and everything," Beck said. "This game is teaching people to hack into whatever is
Watch Dogs: Eat, sleep, hack, repeatRegister
'Watch Dogs' Game Gives Players Powers Like The NSAPSFK
Watch Dogs Reviewbit-tech.net
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Hacking case exposes potential flaw in Halifax and Lloyds’ security – The Guardian


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Hacking case exposes potential flaw in Halifax and Lloyds' security
The Guardian
A Guardian Money reader has exposed a potentially major flaw in the security of the 22m current accounts operated by Lloyds and Halifax after hackers attempted to empty his account of £7,200. Fraudsters have developed a way to get round one of the …

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Report: Iran hackers target US officials – KPRC Houston


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Report: Iran hackers target US officials
KPRC Houston
Hackers based in Iran used social networks to spy on high-ranking U.S. and Israeli officials, a new report by a cybersecurity firm claims. Posing as journalists and government officials, the hackers have been working for about three years to get close
Iranian Hackers Stalked U.S. Officials, Report SaysBloomberg
Iranian hackers use fake Facebook accounts to spy on US, othersReuters
Iranian group created fake news organization as part of hacking campaignPCWorld

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China’s Sprawling Hacking-Industrial Complex – Wall Street Journal (blog)

China's Sprawling Hacking-Industrial Complex
Wall Street Journal (blog)
China's internet espionage capabilities are deeper and more widely dispersed than the U.S. indictment of five army officers last week suggests, extending to a sprawling hacking-industrial complex that shields the Chinese government but also sometimes …

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Who’s Hacking Your Phone? – The American Prospect


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Who's Hacking Your Phone?
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Who's Hacking Your Phone? Paul Waldman. May 30, 2014. What scares you more: the idea that the NSA could take control of your phone, or the idea that a foreign intelligence service could? PinItInstapaperPocketEmailPrint …
Anchor vs. Fugitive: How Brian Williams played it safe with Ed SnowdenFox News
The challenge in cyberspaceManila Standard Today

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One-off email addresses – the best defence against hacking? – Sydney Morning Herald

One-off email addresses – the best defence against hacking?
Sydney Morning Herald
Whether or not this is how hackers snuck into iCloud is uncertain, but what is certain is that once someone uncovers one of your passwords they'll try it everywhere else. These days most services ask for your email address as your login, which means

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Summary Expected in Phone-Hacking Trial – Wall Street Journal


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Summary Expected in Phone-Hacking Trial
Wall Street Journal
LONDON—The judge in the long-running phone-hacking trial in the U.K. is expected next week to begin summarizing the trial's seven months of testimony, the final step before the jury retires to reach a verdict. Key defendants Rebekah Brooks, a former

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China Hacking Is Deep and Diverse, Experts Say – Wall Street Journal

China Hacking Is Deep and Diverse, Experts Say
Wall Street Journal
China's Internet espionage capabilities are deeper and more widely dispersed than the U.S. indictment of five army officers last week suggests, former top government officials say, extending to a sprawling hacking-industrial complex that shields the

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29 May, 2014

US Confronts China’s Hacking: Will Your Investments Be Collateral Damage? – Motley Fool

US Confronts China's Hacking: Will Your Investments Be Collateral Damage?
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The United States is calling China to account for its hacking efforts at companies like U.S. Steel (NYSE: X ) . This is more than just a public relations stunt, especially for a country like China that takes its public image very seriously. What kind

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How to Turn Off Watch Dogs Multiplayer Hacking and Tailing – Gotta Be Mobile


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How to Turn Off Watch Dogs Multiplayer Hacking and Tailing
Gotta Be Mobile
The Watch Dogs multiplayer mode includes hacking and tailing that can take place as you are roaming around the city. If you want to turn off Watch Dogs multiplayer hacking sessions so you can play without interruptions this is an option in the Watch
'Watch Dogs' offers action, adventure through hackingUSA TODAY
Before Watch Dogs: the best and worst hacking gamesTechRadar UK
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Hacking victim becomes attacker when $20000 bounty turns hacker into a crybaby – BGR

Hacking victim becomes attacker when $20000 bounty turns hacker into a crybaby
BGR
Hackers, beware: Choosing the wrong victim can have severe consequences. And Roger Ver, also referred to as “The Bitcoin Jesus,” is the wrong victim. Last week, a hacker called “Nitrous” contacted Ver to inform him that his Hotmail account had been …

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White House and Nasa gear up for National Day of Civic Hacking – The Guardian


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White House and Nasa gear up for National Day of Civic Hacking
The Guardian
The second annual National Day of Civic Hacking is something of a misnomer. This tech-and-pizza extravaganza has already outgrown the United States, and on Saturday will co-ordinate the efforts of thousands of civic-minded innovators from 120 cities in …
Open Data Platform Provider Socrata Sponsors National Day of Civic Hacking Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

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Iran-based hackers reportedly target US officials for sanctions, anti-nuclear … – Fox News


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Iran-based hackers reportedly target US officials for sanctions, anti-nuclear
Fox News
Hackers apparently based in Iran have mounted a three-year campaign of cyber-espionage against high-ranking U.S. and international officials, including a four-star admiral, to gather intelligence on economic sanctions, antinuclear proliferation efforts
Iranian Hackers Stalked U.S. Officials, Report SaysBloomberg
Iranian group created fake news organization as part of hacking campaignPCWorld
Iranian hackers use fake Facebook accounts to spy on US, othersReuters
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China Threatens Further Action Against U.S. Over Hacking Dispute – Bloomberg

China Threatens Further Action Against U.S. Over Hacking Dispute
Bloomberg
China said it will take further action against the U.S. for prosecuting five of its military officers for alleged hacking, saying it has evidence its companies have also been hacked. Online attacks from a “specific country” have targeted Chinese

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Iranian Hackers Stalked U.S. Officials, Report Says – Bloomberg


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Iranian Hackers Stalked U.S. Officials, Report Says
Bloomberg
An Iranian hacking network is behind an elaborate three-year campaign to use social networks to strike up friendships with U.S. lawmakers, defense contractors and at least one four-star general, and then extract data from them, according to a new report.
Iranian group created fake news organization as part of hacking campaignPCWorld
Iranian hackers use fake Facebook accounts to spy on US, othersReuters
Iran hackers use fake Facebook to spyCNBC.com

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