November 2015

30 November, 2015

SSH generation fault leaves Raspberry Pi vulnerable to hacking – SiliconANGLE (blog)


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SSH generation fault leaves Raspberry Pi vulnerable to hacking
SiliconANGLE (blog)
Users of the increasingly popular tiny and affordable computer the Raspberry Pi may be exposed to security issue due to the operating system on the device generating weak and predictable secure shell (SSH) keys. The flaw in the Raspian operating system …

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Following US indictments, China shifts commercial hacking away from military … – Washington Post


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Following US indictments, China shifts commercial hacking away from military
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Coinciding with the report's publication, the Department of Homeland Security released to U.S. companies a series of Internet protocol addresses associated with the PLA hacking unit and other Chinese groups. The idea was to help firms block malicious …

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In a Global Market for Hacking Talent, Argentines Stand Out – New York Times


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In a Global Market for Hacking Talent, Argentines Stand Out
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A mix of executives from around the world, government officials, contractors and — or so it was rumored — spies gathered here in October in an industrial building converted into a cultural center to watch hacking done the Argentine way at the 11th

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Hackers vs. terrorists: How Anonymous wants to beat ISIS – BGR

Hackers vs. terrorists: How Anonymous wants to beat ISIS
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The Anonymous hackers collective declared war on ISIS immediately after the Paris attacks earlier this month. In the days that followed, Anonymous took out thousands of Twitter accounts belonging to the group and also issued warnings about imminent …

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Officials: Chinese military has slashed corporate hacking – The Hill

Officials: Chinese military has slashed corporate hacking
The Hill
The report comes a day before top U.S. and Chinese officials begin several days of talks that aim to flesh out a September deal between the two countries to eradicate corporate hacking. “For a period of time following the indictments, there was a very …

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Benefit departments cautioned on hacking threat – Employee Benefit News

Benefit departments cautioned on hacking threat
Employee Benefit News
Corporate financial operations are a logical target for thieving hackers — and thus cyber-security measures in that department are taken with utmost care. But rightly or wrongly, the employee benefits department is perceived by some as the “soft

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Ethical Hacking: Are Companies Ready? – AlleyWatch


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Ethical Hacking: Are Companies Ready?
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Dahan, an “ethical hacker,” who find security holes at a company and tells them about it. He was especially shocked, because United Airlines had recently launched a program, which rewards security researchers with air miles for finding security flaws

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Hacking The Brain — Restoring Lost Abilities With The Latest Neurotechnologies – Huffington Post


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Hacking The Brain — Restoring Lost Abilities With The Latest Neurotechnologies
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Hacking The Brain — Restoring Lost Abilities With The Latest Neurotechnologies. These applications will challenge what it means to be human. Singularity University. By Peter Diamandis. Posted: 11/30/2015 07:51 AM EST. PASIEKA via Getty Images Share …

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Why millennials (not baby boomers) are most at risk for hacking – Washington Examiner

Why millennials (not baby boomers) are most at risk for hacking
Washington Examiner
A few weeks ago I was asked to speak to a middle school class about my job as a reporter. One of the topics the teacher asked me to speak about was how I use social media: specifically, the methods I use to keep my information safe online. "These kids

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Simon Denny’s Hacking-Themed Serpentine Gallery Intervention – BLOUIN ARTINFO


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Simon Denny's Hacking-Themed Serpentine Gallery Intervention
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Continuing his ongoing fascination with technology's role in shaping global culture, Denny has created two new site-specific installations that explore technological organizational models in both hacker circles and commercial companies, presenting each

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Techfugees just the start of “hacking for social change” – StartupSmart

Techfugees just the start of “hacking for social change”
StartupSmart
Techfugees just the start of “hacking for social change”. Monday, 30 November 2015 | By Denham Sadler. The Sydney tech and startup community has come together to try to make settling in Australia easier, in an “unprecedented” show of support for …

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We Talked to An Ethical Hacker, Here’s What We Learned – Lifehacker Australia


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We Talked to An Ethical Hacker, Here's What We Learned
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Believe it or not, not all hackers are malicious. Ethical hackers are experts hired to support organizations and governments and keep their systems secure. These ethical hackers provide expertise to protect citizens and regular people from malicious

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On China’s fringes, cyber spies raise their game – CNBC


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On China's fringes, cyber spies raise their game
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Almost a year after students ended pro-democracy street protests in Hong Kong, they face an online battle against what Western security experts say are China-sponsored hackers using techniques rarely seen elsewhere. Hackers have expanded their attacks …

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Civic hacking group in Wichita pursues open data policy – Wichita Eagle


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Civic hacking group in Wichita pursues open data policy
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Civic hacking group in Wichita pursues open data policy. Open Wichita wants to increase government transparency. Hackers working with local government to provide more public data. Group involved on projects including public transit app and voter guide.

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Civic hacking group pursues open data policy – Wichita Eagle


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Civic hacking group pursues open data policy
Wichita Eagle
A civic hacking group wants the Wichita City Council to adopt an open data policy to promote transparency in government spending. Open Wichita, started earlier this year, aims to solve community problems and increase government transparency through …

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29 November, 2015

Wofford professor helps build next generation of hackers – Spartanburg Herald Journal

Wofford professor helps build next generation of hackers
Spartanburg Herald Journal
Wofford College professor Polyxeni Mountrouidou, a cybersecurity and hacking expert, was awarded $295,000 by the National Science Foundation to engage undergraduate students in cybersecurity training. Mountrouidou, center, teaches students Linxi Xu, …

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3 Simple Growth Hacking Strategies to Try Now – Tech Cocktail


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3 Simple Growth Hacking Strategies to Try Now
Tech Cocktail
But as the launch date approaches, there's this one persistent thought that keeps haunting you – what if nobody comes? To avoid this sad, sad scenario, I'm offering the following bluntly simple, yet highly effective growth hacking tips to invite the

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Universities steel themselves for wave of cyber attacks – Financial Times


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Universities steel themselves for wave of cyber attacks
Financial Times
A hacker who brought down the IT systems of Rutgers University this year described the infrastructure as crumpling “like a tin can under the heel of my boot”. The alleged cyber criminal, going by the name Exfocus, wrote in April on a popular site for

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Mayor: Deputy trying to unseat me by ‘hacking, sharing’ emails – New York Post


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Mayor: Deputy trying to unseat me by 'hacking, sharing' emails
New York Post
A small-town Long Island mayor says her deputy is a cyber spy who hacked her e-mail and has been publicizing her private messages in an effort to unseat her, according to a lawsuit. Dolores “Dee” Parrish claims her second-in-command, John Pesek, …

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Criminal hacking groups in Russia are becoming more like sophisticated … – NEWS.com.au (blog)


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Criminal hacking groups in Russia are becoming more like sophisticated
NEWS.com.au (blog)
The Russian group of 20 hackers believed to be responsible for the systematic bleeding of global bank accounts is the latest to be identified by authorities and is simply one in a growing number of cyber crime syndicates emanating from that part of the

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28 November, 2015

PVC may be vulnerable to hacking, CSEAN warns – The Nation Newspaper

PVC may be vulnerable to hacking, CSEAN warns
The Nation Newspaper
National President, Cyber Security Association of Nigeria (CSEAN), Mr. Remi Afon has said the Permanent Voters Card of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) may be vulnerable to hacking. Remi said except the commission improves on …

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Winston Hacking creates absurd paper puppets for Soupcans – Dezeen


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Winston Hacking creates absurd paper puppets for Soupcans
Dezeen
Music: paper puppeteer and animator Winston Hacking has created a series of moving collages for the video to accompany Soupcans' Siamese Brutality track. Soupcans' Siamese Brutality by Winston Hacking. The filmmaker was invited by the Canadian …

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How Anonymous Fights ISIS: It’s More About Research Than Hacking – International Business Times


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How Anonymous Fights ISIS: It's More About Research Than Hacking
International Business Times
The loose collective of hackers known as Anonymous declared war on the Islamic State group, or ISIS, in the wake of the Nov. 13 Paris attacks. “War is declared. Prepare yourselves,” a spokesman wearing the group's signature Guy Fawkes mask said in

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Hacking: the fight ISIS shouldn’t overlook – Fort Bend Herald


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Hacking: the fight ISIS shouldn't overlook
Fort Bend Herald
Following the terror attacks in Paris several weeks ago, the hacking group Anonymous, which has become known for a series of well-publicized digital attacks on government, religious and corporate websites, said it would fight ISIS employing hacking
Isis site hacked, supporters told to 'calm down'Eyewitness News
Anonymous Group Meant Business As They Hacked The ISIS Website & Replaced It MensXP.com
Hackers replace ISIS site with Viagra ad and message to calm downPressChronicle.com (blog)

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Hacking Group Anonymous Using Rick Astley Video To Rickroll ISIS (Video) – Tech Times


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Hacking Group Anonymous Using Rick Astley Video To Rickroll ISIS (Video)
Tech Times
Hacking group Anonymous is using Rick Astley's famous "Never Gonna Give You Up" video to "rickroll" ISIS. The group is infiltrating Internet links and social media posts pertaining to the terrorist group and redirecting them to Astley's 1987 music video.

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