July 2015

31 July, 2015

US Decides to Retaliate Against China’s Hacking – New York Times

US Decides to Retaliate Against China's Hacking
New York Times
The decision came after the administration concluded that the hacking attack was so vast in scope and ambition that the usual practices for dealing with traditional espionage cases did not apply. But in a series of classified meetings, officials have

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FDA says hospitals should stop using Hospira pump because of vulnerability to … – Minneapolis Star Tribune


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Fiat Chrysler said it would recall about 1.4 million cars and trucks in the U.S. on July 24, days after two hackers revealed that they took control of a Jeep Cherokee SUV over the Internet. The company said the hackers got into the Jeep through an
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The hackers are coming… to Las Vegas – CBS News


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The hackers are coming… to Las Vegas
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There was the Jeep hack that demonstrated Chrysler cars could be taken over via their infotainment systems, a revelation that led to the recall of 1.4 million vehicles. And another vulnerability exposed in General Motors cars with OnStar. And the scary …
Hacked Jeep Cherokee Exposes Weak Underbelly of High-Tech CarsBloomberg
Autoblog Minute: FCA issues Uconnect software update amid hacking fearsAutoblog (blog)
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How to keep airlines from losing your luggage, and hacking the stock exchanges – MarketWatch

How to keep airlines from losing your luggage, and hacking the stock exchanges
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Hello, MarketWatchers. How vulnerable are the U.S. stock markets to hackers? U.S. stock exchanges are 67% more likely to report experiencing a cyberattack than those elsewhere. 5 ways to keep your luggage safe. Ship it, shrink it, track it. Obama …

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Former Hacking Team developer reportedly in contact with a terrorist group – CSO Online


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Former Hacking Team developer reportedly in contact with a terrorist group
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An individual who did work for Hacking Team was in contact with hackers working for a terrorist organization, and disgruntled employees — who deny the charge — were planning to sell an antidote to the spyware vendor's surveillance software, an

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Former Hacking Team developer reportedly in contact with a terrorist group – PCWorld

Former Hacking Team developer reportedly in contact with a terrorist group
PCWorld
An individual who did work for Hacking Team was in contact with hackers working for a terrorist organization, and disgruntled employees—who deny the charge—were planning to sell an antidote to the spyware vendor's surveillance software, an Italian …

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Car hacking risk may be broader than Fiat Chrysler: US regulator – Reuters


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Car hacking risk may be broader than Fiat Chrysler: US regulator
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In the first action of its kind for the auto industry, Fiat Chrysler last week announced the recall 1.4 million U.S. vehicles to install software to prevent hackers from gaining remote control of the engine, steering and other systems. The announcement
NHTSA: Fiat Chrysler hacking 'warning' to industryThe Detroit News
Amid recalls and hacking, FCA announces Q2 profits jump 69%MLive.com
Hackers take control of smart car via the internetNew Scientist

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Cost of News of the World phone-hacking prosecutions nears £2m – The Guardian


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Cost of News of the World phone-hacking prosecutions nears £2m
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The Crown Prosecution Service's bill for taking former News of the World journalists to court over phone hacking is set to come in at close to £2m, according to figures released on Friday. It disclosed that it has so far spent £104,852 taking the paper

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NHTSA: Fiat Chrysler hacking ‘warning’ to industry – The Detroit News

NHTSA: Fiat Chrysler hacking 'warning' to industry
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“They've got their first (hacking incident). They've got to do it now,” Rosekind said. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said last week that automakers and government must work closely together on cyberhacking issues. Fiat Chrysler initially didn't

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VIXX’ Ravi asks netizens to stop hacking his Instagram – allkpop


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VIXX' Ravi asks netizens to stop hacking his Instagram
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It looks like VIXX' Ravi is another idol star who's been a victim of hacking. Ravi asked netizens to stop hacking his Instagram account with a few words and a picture expressing his annoyance. SEE ALSO: VIXX to release 'Error' in 8 countries across Asia.

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Sounding Off: Readers tell us whether hacking of cars is a legit concern – Dallas Morning News


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Sounding Off: Readers tell us whether hacking of cars is a legit concern
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The same week the story broke about hackers demonstrating the ability to control these vehicles, another story broke about an armed drone capable of firing a gun remotely. While I am not one to promote big government, I do believe legislation should

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Symantec: Well-heeled hacking group Black Vine behind Anthem breach – CSO Online

Symantec: Well-heeled hacking group Black Vine behind Anthem breach
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During its research, Symantec discovered Black Vine began using exploits around the same time as other hacking groups. Each group delivered different malware and went after certain organizations, but the fact that they used the same exploit suggests

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Zero Day Weekly: Wassenaar backpedaling, rifle hacking, Stagefright, Wi-Fi … – ZDNet


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Zero Day Weekly: Wassenaar backpedaling, rifle hacking, Stagefright, Wi-Fi
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The US backpedaled this week on its plan to regulate hacking software under the Wassenaar Arrangement after outcry from domestic information security researchers. The Department of Commerce wants to heavily restrict the development and testing of …

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Nearly 80 Percent Of Consumers Think Vehicle Hacking Will Be Frequent Problem … – PR Newswire (press release)

Nearly 80 Percent Of Consumers Think Vehicle Hacking Will Be Frequent Problem
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41 percent said they will consider this recent vehicle hacking incident when buying/leasing their next car. 78 percent said vehicle hacking will be a frequent problem in the next three years or less. 33 percent classified vehicle hacking as a "serious

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Hacked Jeep Cherokee Exposes Weak Underbelly of High-Tech Cars – Bloomberg


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Hacked Jeep Cherokee Exposes Weak Underbelly of High-Tech Cars
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The Jeep Cherokee brought to a halt by hackers last week exposed wireless networks as the weakest link in high-tech vehicles, underscoring the need to find fast over-the-air fixes to block malicious intrusions. Features that buyers now expect in most
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Hacking Critical Infrastructure: A How-To Guide – Defense One


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Hacking Critical Infrastructure: A How-To Guide
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Scheduled to speak at the Las Vegas conferences are Jason Larsen, a principal security consultant with the firm IOActive, and Marina Krotofil, a security consultant at the European Network for Cyber Security. Larsen and Krotofil didn't necessarily hack

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UNL fleet director helping with vehicle hacking policy – Lincoln Journal Star


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UNL fleet director helping with vehicle hacking policy
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Right now, UNL's statewide fleet is probably not susceptible to the kind of hacking demonstrated recently by Wired, Barrett said. “Our vehicles do not have the speed-sensitive radios that have been shown to be susceptible, we only have a couple of

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30 July, 2015

Globalstar location-tracking network vulnerable to hacking – researcher – Reuters

Globalstar location-tracking network vulnerable to hacking – researcher
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SAN FRANCISCO, July 30 Location-tracking devices that communicate with a major satellite network operated by Globalstar Inc can have their transmissions intercepted or mimicked with false data, a U.S. security researcher said on Thursday. Globalstar

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Dominic Basulto: Cracking down on hackers hurts innovation – Dallas Morning News


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Dominic Basulto: Cracking down on hackers hurts innovation
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Every week seems to bring a new hacking story, so it's perhaps no surprise that the knee-jerk reaction is to take the fight directly to the hackers. By making the penalties tougher, by expanding the scope of federal anti-hacking statutes and making it

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GM’s OnStar Latest Car Hacking Victim – CIO Today


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GM's OnStar Latest Car Hacking Victim
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Talk about the Chrysler hack has yet to die down and another automotive breach is already making headlines. Security researcher Samy Kamkar has hacked General Motors' (GM) OnStar in-vehicle system. Kamkar posted a YouTube video revealing what he …
GM patches OnStar hacking vulnerabilityLeftLane News
GM's OnStar Also had a Hacking VulnerabilityAutoGuide.com
UPDATE 1-Researcher says can hack GM's OnStar app, open vehicle, start engineReuters
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Uncritical media parrots Planned Parenthood hacking claim – Washington Examiner

Uncritical media parrots Planned Parenthood hacking claim
Washington Examiner
Many newsrooms were quick to repeat Planned Parenthood's claim that its web operations were hacked Wednesday by "extremists," despite the absence of any proof and a changing story from the group about what happened. "Our site is not available due to …

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The problem with how automakers confront hacking threats – Autoblog (blog)


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The problem with how automakers confront hacking threats
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In 2013, the pair of cyber-security researchers followed in the footsteps of academics at the University of Cal-San Diego and University of Washington, demonstrating it was possible to hack and control cars. Last summer, their research established

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Researcher says can hack GM’s OnStar app, open vehicle, start engine – Reuters


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Researcher says can hack GM's OnStar app, open vehicle, start engine
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N) OnStar vehicle communications system, saying hackers can exploit a security flaw in the product to unlock cars and start engines remotely. "White-hat" hacker Samy Kamkar posted a video on Thursday saying he had figured out a way to "locate, unlock
GM's OnStar Also had a Hacking VulnerabilityAutoGuide.com
This Gadget Hacks GM Cars to Locate, Unlock, and Start Them (UPDATED)Wired
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A Young Entrepreneur’s Passion For Hacking His Diet Sparks a Seven-Figure Business – Forbes


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A Young Entrepreneur's Passion For Hacking His Diet Sparks a Seven-Figure Business
Forbes
Sol Orwell, 32, might seem like the ideal candidate to raise venture capital–but there's one obstacle. He loves having the freedom to travel spontaneously and doesn't want anyone else to control his time, even if they're willing to pay for it. “I value

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Mr. Robot Recap: Hacking a Prisoner Out of Jail – Gizmodo


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Mr. Robot Recap: Hacking a Prisoner Out of Jail
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Last night's Mr. Robot was intense—and arguably the most dystopian episode so far. After breaking into a world-class data center last week, Elliot's next hacking assignment is a prison. But this time, there's way more on the line. COMMENCE SPOILERS.
Jail Break: 'Mr. Robot' Episode 6 Reality CheckForbes
Mr. Robot Recap: A Prison Hack, and a Grisly SurpriseGizmodo India
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