December 2015

31 December, 2015

Microsoft to flag state-sponsored hacking of its users’ accounts – CNET


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Microsoft to flag state-sponsored hacking of its users' accounts
CNET
If you're using Microsoft's online email and file-storage services, you'll now get a special heads-up if your accounts are hit by state-sponsored hackers, a warning that you should take additional steps to secure your accounts. The world's biggest
Exclusive: Microsoft to warn email users of suspected hacking by governmentsReuters
Microsoft will warn you if Outlook email has been hacked by governmentDaily Mail
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Attorney General Jackley warns consumers of email hacking scam – Newscenter1.tv

Attorney General Jackley warns consumers of email hacking scam
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PIERRE, S.D.- Attorney General Marty Jackley is warning consumers of an email hacking scam that targets personal email accounts in an attempt to obtain personal identifying information or money. The Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division has …

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Two students sentenced to death in Bangladesh blogger’s hacking death – UPI.com (blog)


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Two students sentenced to death in Bangladesh blogger's hacking death
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Two students were sentenced to death on Thursday in the killing of Ahmed Rajib Haider, an atheist blogger who was hacked to death in the capital city of Dhaka in 2013. The victim's father and the case prosecutor were unhappy with the punishment.

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Code Craft-Embedding C++: Hacking the Arduino Software Environment – Hackaday


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Code Craft-Embedding C++: Hacking the Arduino Software Environment
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The Arduino software environment, including the IDE, libraries, and general approach, are geared toward education. It's meant as a way to introduce embedded development to newbies. This is a great concept but it falls short when more serious

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Ashley Madison Users Increase in Number Despite Hacking Scandal – Christian Post


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Ashley Madison Users Increase in Number Despite Hacking Scandal
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Despite the notorious hacking scandal it went through, cheating website Ashley Madison is not shutting down for affairs. According to a report by The Hill, the number of users of the website have increased massively. People have predicted a downfall
Ashley Madison hails four million new users, despite hacking dumpKitGuru
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Hackers Get Pokémon Running On A PS4 – Kotaku


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Hackers Get Pokémon Running On A PS4
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Ever wanted to play Pokémon on your PlayStation 4? You can't. But at least you can watch someone else do it? Using an exploit involving the PS4's web browser, the fail0verflow hacking team figured out how to crack open Sony's console and install a full …
PlayStation 4 hacked to run Linux, PokémonVentureBeat
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Hacking Team Kept A Close Eye On The Bitcoin Ecosystem Evolution – Bitcoinist.net


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Hacking Team Kept A Close Eye On The Bitcoin Ecosystem Evolution
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Hacking Team has made a lot of media headlines over the past year. Not only because this collaborative is known for its hacking exploits all over the world, but also because of their contacts with governments around the world. Ever since Hacking Team …

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Microsoft to alert users when they are victims of ‘state-sponsored’ hacking – The Independent


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Microsoft to alert users when they are victims of 'state-sponsored' hacking
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The change of policy appears partly to be a response to the discovery of a huge hacking campaign found in 2011 that particularly targeted Chinese minority leaders. Microsoft has said that neither it nor the US government could say for sure who had done
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Will Microsoft (MSFT) Stock Be Helped by Government Hacking Warning? – TheStreet.com

Will Microsoft (MSFT) Stock Be Helped by Government Hacking Warning?
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The change comes as two company employees say that Chinese authorities in 2011 hacked into more than a thousand Hotmail email accounts, now called Outlook.com, Reuters reports. The company did not notify users of the breach at the time. Microsoft …

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Microsoft pledges to inform users of state surveillance, account hacking – ZDNet


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Microsoft pledges to inform users of state surveillance, account hacking
ZDNet
Microsoft already tells users when alerts flag up suggesting accounts have been hacked by third parties, but on Wednesday, Microsoft Vice President Scott Charney said the company is willing to take additional steps to protect the personal information
Microsoft will warn you if Outlook email has been hacked by governmentDaily Mail
Exclusive: Microsoft to warn email users of suspected hacking by governmentsReuters
Microsoft to start notifying victims of 'state sponsored' hackingThe Guardian
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Microsoft to start notifying victims of ‘state sponsored’ hacking – The Guardian


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Microsoft to start notifying victims of 'state sponsored' hacking
The Guardian
The change follows revelations that Microsoft corporate executives concluded that over 1,000 of the company's Hotmail email accounts had been hacked into by elements linked to Chinese authorities over three years starting in July 2009, but did not tell

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Ashley Madison hails four million new users, despite hacking dump – KitGuru


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Ashley Madison hails four million new users, despite hacking dump
KitGuru
While there were a lot of big hacks of various organisations in 2015, the most publicised has to have been Ashley Madison.com. The infidelity 'dating' site had details of its millions of members revealed, only for the world to discover that many
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Microsoft covered up China’s relentless hacking of separatist activists – Quartz


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Microsoft covered up China's relentless hacking of separatist activists
Quartz
Hotmail users in China were the target of a concerted hacking campaign by China that lasted two years. And Microsoft kept quiet about it. The campaign apparently focused on Tibetan and Uighur leaders who used Microsoft's Hotmail service. Reuters …
Exclusive: Microsoft to warn email users of suspected hacking by governmentsReuters
Microsoft to start notifying victims of 'state sponsored' hackingThe Guardian
Microsoft to warn email users of suspected hacking by governmentsCNBC
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Microsoft covered up China’s relentless hacking of separatist activists – Quartz


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Microsoft covered up China's relentless hacking of separatist activists
Quartz
Hotmail users in China were the target of a concerted hacking campaign by China that lasted two years. And Microsoft kept quiet about it. The campaign apparently focused on Tibetan and Uighur leaders who used Microsoft's Hotmail service. Reuters …
Exclusive: Microsoft to warn email users of suspected hacking by governmentsReuters
Microsoft to start notifying victims of 'state sponsored' hackingThe Guardian
Microsoft to warn email users of suspected hacking by governmentsCNBC
ZDNet -Daily Mail
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PlayStation 4 hacked to run Linux, Pokémon – VentureBeat


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PlayStation 4 hacked to run Linux, Pokémon
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Console-hacking group Fail0verflow has cracked the PlayStation 4 and loaded it up with a version of Linux. This is a big step in the process to get homebrew software running on Sony's popular console. This also turns the PS4 into a real PC. Sony
Hackers Get Pokémon Running On A PS4Kotaku
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‘Absolutely easy’: Global train systems are vulnerable to hacking, warn … – RT


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'Absolutely easy': Global train systems are vulnerable to hacking, warn
RT
“It's absolutely easy” for hackers to exploit certain vulnerabilities in railroad infrastructure, researchers Sergey Gordeychik and Aleksandr Timorin of SCADA StrangeLove said on Sunday at a security conference called the Chaos Communication Congress
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Feedback: IBM feels the heat over hairdryer hacking campaign – New Scientist


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Feedback: IBM feels the heat over hairdryer hacking campaign
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Feedback: IBM feels the heat over hairdryer hacking campaign. Feedback is our weekly column of bizarre stories, implausible advertising claims, confusing instructions and more. Feedback: IBM feels the heat over hairdryer hacking campaign …

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Feedback: IBM feels the heat over hairdryer hacking campaign – New Scientist


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Feedback: IBM feels the heat over hairdryer hacking campaign
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Feedback: IBM feels the heat over hairdryer hacking campaign. Feedback is our weekly column of bizarre stories, implausible advertising claims, confusing instructions and more. Feedback: IBM feels the heat over hairdryer hacking campaign …

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Microsoft to Warn E-Mail Users About Government Hacking Attempts – Bloomberg


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Microsoft to Warn E-Mail Users About Government Hacking Attempts
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Microsoft Corp. said it will tell users of its e-mail and cloud storage services when government-backed hackers may have targeted them. The policy expands on existing procedures where Microsoft tells users if they believe an account has been targeted

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Microsoft to Warn Email Users of Suspected Hacking by Governments – NBCNews.com


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Microsoft to Warn Email Users of Suspected Hacking by Governments
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It comes nine days after Reuters asked the company why it had decided not to tell victims of a hacking campaign, discovered in 2011, that had targeted international leaders of China's Tibetan and Uighur minorities in particular. According to two former …
Exclusive – Microsoft to warn email users of suspected hacking by governmentsReuters UK

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Exclusive: Microsoft to warn email users of suspected hacking by governments – Reuters


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Exclusive: Microsoft to warn email users of suspected hacking by governments
Reuters
Microsoft told Reuters about the plan in a statement. It comes nine days after Reuters asked the company why it had decided not tell victims of a hacking campaign, discovered in 2011, that had targeted international leaders of China's Tibetan and
Microsoft to warn Outlook users of government hackingITV News

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30 December, 2015

Ashley Madison has added 4 million new members since the massive hack that … – Business Insider


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Ashley Madison has added 4 million new members since the massive hack that
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It looks like the massive hacking scandal that exposed millions of user accounts from adultery site Ashley Madison hasn't hurt the company's growth. According to Ashley Madison, the dating site for cheaters now has 43.4 million anonymous members
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Ashley Madison user base surges post summer cyber-attackSC Magazine

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L. TODD WOOD: Ukraine: Russia hacking power plants, highlighting U.S. weakness – Washington Times


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L. TODD WOOD: Ukraine: Russia hacking power plants, highlighting U.S. weakness
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In this Wednesday, May 20, 2015 photo, Eric Dinkins, cyber security analyst associate, works at a computer station in the Cyber Security Operations Center at AEP headquarters in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) more >. By L. Todd Wood …

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Train Systems Are Vulnerable To Hacking – Popular Science


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Train Systems Are Vulnerable To Hacking
Popular Science
Train technology is so old it should be futureproof. The lumbering iron giants cover much of the world, carrying billions of tons of freight and billions of passengers. Since the first trains were introduced just over two centuries ago, trains have

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Utah forecast: Inversion, weak storms promise a cold, hacking exit for 2015 – Salt Lake Tribune

Utah forecast: Inversion, weak storms promise a cold, hacking exit for 2015
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The Wasatch Front's forecast is for a cold, snowy and hacking exit for 2015, and a New Year's Day infused with particulates and the taint of hydrocarbons. Blame that on the winter air inversion, where weak storms and cold air aloft continue to trap

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