February 2015

28 February, 2015

Jen Psaki On Islamists Hacking American Writer Avijit Roy To Death: We Have … – Fox News (blog)


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Jen Psaki On Islamists Hacking American Writer Avijit Roy To Death: We Have
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American writer Avijit Roy was hacked to death on the street, his wife who was with him was also attacked when she tried to defend him. She survived. Ansar Bangla, an Islamist group, has claimed responsibility. Roy had written critically of Islamic
American Atheist Blogger Hacked to Death in BangladeshBlue Nation Review

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Uber reveals hacking, 50K drivers may have been exposed – VatorNews


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Uber reveals hacking, 50K drivers may have been exposed
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The company revealed in a blog post on Friday that, in May of last year, it was hacked, though Uber did not find out about the incident until September. It wasn't passenger information that was revealed, though; it was their drivers who were hit
Uber reveals hacking attack on database containing drivers' informationInternational Business Times UK
Uber reveals that they were hackedNational Monitor
Hack In Uber's Databases Leaks Information Of 50000 DriversClapway
CNET -NY City News
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Uber reveals hacking attack on database containing drivers’ information – International Business Times UK


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Uber reveals hacking attack on database containing drivers' information
International Business Times UK
The company behind popular ride-sharing app Uber has said its database was infiltrated by a third party in 2014, leading to possible theft of information about 50,000 drivers in its network. In a blog post, the company confirmed in late 2014 it

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Iran hacked a US casino, US says – Local 10


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Iran hacked a US casino, US says
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It's been a year since American billionaire Sheldon Adelson's casino company was hacked. Now the blame is officially being placed on Iran. For the first time, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said the Iranian government was behind a …
Iran hacked Sands operations, U.S. official saysLas Vegas Review-Journal

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Iran hacked a US casino, US says – KETV Omaha


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Iran hacked a US casino, US says
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If Clapper's assertion is true, this is the latest example of a frightening trend: governments are hacking private companies. Chinese hacker spies have stolen business plans from U.S. power plants. Russian hackers have broken into American and European

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27 February, 2015

Teen charged with hacking school computer to alter grades – RT


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Teen charged with hacking school computer to alter grades
RT
A tech-savvy 16-year-old is being charged as an adult for allegedly hacking into his school network and using his smartphone to alter reports and grades, according to police in Staten Island, New York. Though the claim may resemble a sub-plot of the

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Aspiring Israeli Singer Indicted for Hacking Madonna Since 2012 – Wired


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Aspiring Israeli Singer Indicted for Hacking Madonna Since 2012
Wired
Adi Lederman, a 39-year-old aspiring singer, allegedly began his hacking spree the same year he auditioned on air for the Israeli TV talent show Kohav Nolad (A Star Is Born). When Lederman was booted from the show he allegedly channeled his …
Madonna Hacker Indicted On Four CountsThe Inquisitr
Madonna Hacking Suspect IndictedContactmusic.com
Madonna hacker indicted in IsraelEntertainment Weekly (blog)

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Student video contest, hacking demo highlight National Consumer Protection … – cleveland.com


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Student video contest, hacking demo highlight National Consumer Protection
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Young consumers are fresh meat for scammers. So this year, local consumer advocates are tailoring National Consumer Protection Week events to college students. Next week's schedule, packed with a video contest, a hacking demo and a web chat, will give …

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Could Your Next Startup Be In Ethical Hacking? – Forbes


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Could Your Next Startup Be In Ethical Hacking?
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The job search can be a struggle under any circumstances. Finding employment with flexible hours to earn some extra cash can feel almost impossible. Here are 5 tips from the CEOs of web start ups that link employee to employer to help you in your

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Sophisticated cyber crime methods are changing the definition of hacking – Penn State News


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Sophisticated cyber crime methods are changing the definition of hacking
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As targets of unprecedented, and likely some of the most costly, cyber attacks in history, the financial institutions, insurance company and film studio are reeling after record-setting amounts of data, money, internal emails and more were stolen by

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Teen hacker had ‘full access’ to student records at New Dorp High School … – SILive.com


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Teen hacker had 'full access' to student records at New Dorp High School
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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — A 16-year-old student had access to all student records at New Dorp High School and also city Department of Education computers when he raised his own grades by hacking his school's computer system, authorities allege.

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Hacking: Why Any Business Can Be At Risk And How To Prevent It – Forbes


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Hacking: Why Any Business Can Be At Risk And How To Prevent It
Forbes
Rich Skrenta claims to have written the world's first computer virus–on an Apple. In 1982 Skrenta coded what he called "Elk Cloner," a virus that spread via floppy disks in the days before computers had hard drives, or for that matter, any security

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5 billion Android apps open to hack attack – CNBC


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5 billion Android apps open to hack attack
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Some 96 percent of malware — or malicious software — employed by hackers target Google Android, according to U.S. firm FireEye, which analysed more than 7 million mobile apps on Android and Apple iOS between January and October 2014.

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Security firm finds link between China and Anthem hack – Washington Post (blog)

Security firm finds link between China and Anthem hack
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A Northern Virginia cyber security firm says it has uncovered links between Chinese government-sponsored researchers and the hack of health insurance giant Anthem. Malicious software used in the Anthem hack conclusively matches malware that was …

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Teen accused of hacking high school, improving grades – New York Post


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Teen accused of hacking high school, improving grades
New York Post
A tech-savvy Staten Island high-school student who studied advanced computer programming at an NYU camp used his skills to hack into a secure computer system and improve his scores, sources told The Post Thursday. Eric Walstrom, 16, a junior at New …
New Dorp High School student accused of inflating grades by hacking computer SILive.com

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Kid charged with using smart phone to hack school, change his grades – New York Post


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Kid charged with using smart phone to hack school, change his grades
New York Post
A tech-savvy Staten Island high-school student who studied advanced computer programming at an NYU camp used his skills to hack into a secure computer system and improve his scores, sources told The Post Thursday. Eric Walstrom, 16, a junior at New …

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Cyber-hacking SI student changed grades from his smartphone: cops – New York Post


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Cyber-hacking SI student changed grades from his smartphone: cops
New York Post
A tech-savvy Staten Island high-school student who studied advanced computer programming at an NYU camp used his skills to hack into a secure computer system and improve his scores, sources told The Post Thursday. Eric Walstrom, 16, a junior at New …

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Alleged Aussie Anon hauled in for Indonesia phone tap hacking spat – The Register


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Alleged Aussie Anon hauled in for Indonesia phone tap hacking spat
The Register
After the Indonesian hackers brought down web properties for Australia private businesses such as Danny's Dry Cleaning in the strikes, Hutchison is alleged to have published a video urging his apparent colleagues to target the government assets and …

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Alledged Aussie Anon hauled in for Indonesia phone tap hacking spat – The Register


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Alledged Aussie Anon hauled in for Indonesia phone tap hacking spat
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After the Indonesian hackers brought down web properties for Australia private businesses such as Danny's Dry Cleaning in the strikes, Hutchison is alleged to have published a video urging his apparent colleagues to target the government assets and …

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Feds Dismiss Google’s Fears Over FBI’s Hacking Power – GovExec.com


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Feds Dismiss Google's Fears Over FBI's Hacking Power
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The Justice Department is firing back at Google for asserting that a plan to expand the FBI's hacking authority represents a "monumental" constitutional concern. In a stinging rebuttal submitted this week, DOJ castigated Google, claiming that the

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26 February, 2015

Waukegan man accused of hacking to sound bomb alarm at Gurnee Mills – Chicago Tribune


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Waukegan man accused of hacking to sound bomb alarm at Gurnee Mills
Chicago Tribune
Raymond J. Kelly, of Waukegan, was charged Feb. 25 with giving a false bomb alarm, a Class 3 felony, for allegedly communicating a false bomb alarm at Gurnee Mills last month. Raymond J. Kelly, of Waukegan, was charged Feb. 25 with giving a false …

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Operator Of Defunct ‘Revenge Porn’ Site Pleads Guilty To Hacking, ID Theft – CBS Local


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Operator Of Defunct 'Revenge Porn' Site Pleads Guilty To Hacking, ID Theft
CBS Local
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The operator of a defunct “revenge porn” website that posted stolen nude photos has pleaded guilty to federal charges in Los Angeles. Hunter Moore of Woodland, California entered the pleas Wednesday to computer hacking and …
Woodland's 'king of revenge porn' Hunter Moore pleads guilty to hackingSacramento Bee

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Feds Dismiss Google’s Fears Over FBI’s Hacking Power – National Journal


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Feds Dismiss Google's Fears Over FBI's Hacking Power
National Journal
February 26, 2015 The Justice Department is firing back at Google for asserting that a plan to expand the FBI's hacking authority represents a "monumental" constitutional concern. In a stinging rebuttal submitted this week, DOJ castigated Google

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Madonna: I Found Out That I’d Been Hacked From My Instagram Followers – TIME

Madonna: I Found Out That I'd Been Hacked From My Instagram Followers
TIME
Madonna took a nasty tumble last night while performing at the Brit Awards — but it was far from the first ordeal she's had to endure while promoting her new album, Rebel Heart. Consider what happened in December, when a nasty hack of her personal …

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Madonna: I Found Out That I’d Been Hacked From My Fans on Instagram – TIME

Madonna: I Found Out That I'd Been Hacked From My Fans on Instagram
TIME
Madonna took a nasty tumble last night while performing at the Brit Awards — but it was far from the first ordeal she's had to endure while promoting her new album, Rebel Heart. Consider what happened in December, when a nasty hack of her personal …

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