January 2016

31 January, 2016

Cyber experts: household appliances hacking risk – New Zealand Herald

Cyber experts: household appliances hacking risk
New Zealand Herald
Hijacking "smart" toasters and refrigerators and hacking corporate ventilation systems are among the new threats envisioned by cybersecurity experts as an increasing array of items are connected to the Internet. The Internet of Things, a movement that

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The Rise of White Hat Hackers and the Bug Bounty Ecosystem – Newsweek


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The Rise of White Hat Hackers and the Bug Bounty Ecosystem
Newsweek
At the time, it was the largest single “bug bounty” payout ever. Facebook had invited the public to break into its website and seek out vulnerabilities that malicious hackers could exploit to attack the company or its users. Whitton got paid for

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Hacking the Internet of Things: Decoding LoRa | Hackaday – Hackaday


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Hacking the Internet of Things: Decoding LoRa | Hackaday
Hackaday
Getting software-defined radio (SDR) tools into the hands of the community has been great for the development and decoding of previously-cryptic, if not encrypted, radio signals the world over. As soon as there's a new protocol or modulation method, it

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Hacking the Internet of Things: Decoding LoRa – Hackaday


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Hacking the Internet of Things: Decoding LoRa
Hackaday
Getting software-defined radio (SDR) tools into the hands of the community has been great for the development and decoding of previously-cryptic, if not encrypted, radio signals the world over. As soon as there's a new protocol or modulation method, it

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Hacking passwords is as easy as 123456 – AsiaOne


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Hacking passwords is as easy as 123456
AsiaOne
It is one of the many ways passwords are cracked by dedicated hackers. Another is by using a weak or common password, like one on the "world's worst password" list. This was published last week by password management firm SplashData, which analysed …

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Fronting the phone-hacking fallout – Radio New Zealand


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Fronting the phone-hacking fallout
Radio New Zealand
When the phone hacking controversy in the UK was at its height three years ago, Rupert Murdoch put a New Zealander in charge of his newspapers there. Mediawatch asks Mike Darcey how he dealt with the fallout, and if all the anguish, inquiries and

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You won’t believe what the NSA just said about their hacking practices – BABW News


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You won't believe what the NSA just said about their hacking practices
BABW News
The National Security Agency has come under much scrutiny in recent years over their surveillance policies, but the agency recently provided a shocking look at how some of its best hackers operate. According to a report from ABC News, the NSA employs …
Top NSA Hacker Explains How to Defend Yourself Against the NSABreitbart News
Head of NSA's Elite Hacking Unit: How We HackABC News
NSA's chief hacker explains how to keep the NSA out of your businessBGR
Daily Star Gazette -MIT Technology Review -The Register
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30 January, 2016

Top NSA Hacker Explains How to Defend Yourself Against the NSA – Breitbart News


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Top NSA Hacker Explains How to Defend Yourself Against the NSA
Breitbart News
Joyce made no bones about describing certain hacking techniques to the Usenix Enigma conference in San Francisco as favorites of his own team. He laid out a six-stage procedure for penetrating target networks: “reconnaissance, initial exploitation, …
Head of NSA's Elite Hacking Unit: How We HackABC News
NSA's chief hacker explains how to keep the NSA out of your businessBGR
NSA hacking secrets are revelead by former NSA agentDaily Star Gazette
MIT Technology Review -The Register -San Francisco Chronicle
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Why ethical hackers are in strong demand – Daily News & Analysis


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Why ethical hackers are in strong demand
Daily News & Analysis
Even the best hackers, who took an early interest in hacking, turn to one form of education or the other to pick up the tricks of the trade. With the stark picture of the skill gap becoming more prominent day by day, institutes and educational bodies

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Courts uphold FBI hacking of child porn websites – Press Herald


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Courts uphold FBI hacking of child porn websites
Press Herald
The defendant in the Tacoma case, Keith Michaud, argued that by hacking a website and infecting possibly thousands of computers in unknown locations, the government's action violated the Fourth Amendment's requirement that a warrant “particularly” …
Courts affirm FBI use of mass-hacking tool to find child-porn suspectsWashington Post
​FBI: Hacking Tool Only Targeted Child Porn VisitorsMotherboard

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NYC Investigates Baby Monitor Hacking: Parents Warned Against Predators Using WiFi-Connected Cameras to Spy on … – Parent Herald


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NYC Investigates Baby Monitor Hacking: Parents Warned Against Predators Using WiFi-Connected Cameras to Spy on
Parent Herald
Hackers and online predators have been using baby monitors in order to exploit children and strike fear to parents. Recently, the Department of Consumers Affairs (DCA) in New York issued a warning against the security vulnerabilities of some WiFi
How to Protect Baby Monitors From HackersNewsweek
Protect your baby monitor from hackerswwlp.com

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29 January, 2016

Courts affirm FBI use of mass-hacking tool to find child-porn suspects – Washington Post


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Courts affirm FBI use of mass-hacking tool to find child-porn suspects
Washington Post
Over the past week, two federal judges have found that the government's use of software in a mass hacking of child-porn websites to identify users is constitutional. The findings by judges in Tacoma, Wash., and Milwaukee are the first in an uncharted
​FBI: Hacking Tool Only Targeted Child Porn VisitorsMotherboard

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Woman seeks reinstatement of dismissed Michaels Stores hacking case – Business Insurance


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Woman seeks reinstatement of dismissed Michaels Stores hacking case
Business Insurance
A plaintiff in a purported class action suit stemming from a 2014 data breach at Michaels Stores Inc. is seeking reinstatement of her case, which was dismissed by a U.S. District Court last month. In a ruling that has just been publicized, the U.S

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Staten Island student, 17, changed his grades by hacking into school’s system – New York Daily News


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Staten Island student, 17, changed his grades by hacking into school's system
New York Daily News
He tried to be Ferris Bueller, but got busted instead. Eric Walstrom, 17, of Staten Island plead guilty Wednesday to hacking into his school's computer system and giving himself better grades, officials said. Walstrom was a student at New Dorp High
Teen admits to hacking New Dorp High School student recordsSILive.com

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Hacking gave US, UK spies ‘virtual seat in cockpit’ of Israeli drones, Snowden documents reveal – Toronto Star


Toronto Star
Hacking gave US, UK spies 'virtual seat in cockpit' of Israeli drones, Snowden documents reveal
Toronto Star
JERUSALEM—U.S and British intelligence cracked the codes of Israeli drones operating in the Middle East and monitored their surveillance feeds for almost 20 years, according to documents leaked by Edward Snowden an American whistleblower and …
US, British spies hacked Israeli air force: reports citing SnowdenReuters
Snowden Leaks Show US And GCHQ Hacked Israeli Drones — ReportForbes
Allies? Snowden Leak Reveals US, UK Intelligence Hacking Israeli DronesSputnik International
Telegraph.co.uk -CBS News
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Boy arrested over TalkTalk hacking settles case against Twitter – Irish Times

Boy arrested over TalkTalk hacking settles case against Twitter
Irish Times
A Co Antrim schoolboy arrested over the cyberattack on TalkTalk has settled his claim for damages against Twitter. The 15-year-old's privacy action was resolved on confidential terms, with no admission of liability by the social networking service

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James Murdoch, who quit in phone-hacking scandal, returns as Sky chairman – Reuters UK


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James Murdoch, who quit in phone-hacking scandal, returns as Sky chairman
Reuters UK
L) four years after a phone-hacking scandal forced him out, potentially taking the Murdoch family a step closer to full ownership of the European pay-TV group. Murdoch, 43, built Sky into a powerhouse in four years as chief executive and five as
James Murdoch to return to Sky four years after phone hacking scandalWestern Morning News

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James Murdoch, who quit in phone-hacking scandal, returns as Sky chairman – Daily Mail


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James Murdoch, who quit in phone-hacking scandal, returns as Sky chairman
Daily Mail
The admission of phone hacking, including the mobile phone of a murdered schoolgirl, led to a criminal trial, a national inquiry into media standards and a political backlash that forced Fox to abandon its bid for Sky. Rupert Murdoch closed the News of
James Murdoch to return to Sky four years after phone hacking scandalWestern Morning News

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Teen admits to hacking New Dorp High School student records – SILive.com


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Teen admits to hacking New Dorp High School student records
SILive.com
Walstrom hacked his way past security software and computer password protections to gain administrator-level access to New Dorp High School and DOE computers, court documents said. Walstrom was able to remotely control the computers, and he …

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​FBI: Hacking Tool Only Targeted Child Porn Visitors – Motherboard


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​FBI: Hacking Tool Only Targeted Child Porn Visitors
Motherboard
The FBI's investigation into a child pornography dark web site called Playpen has been one of the most controversial cases of law enforcement hacking. In February 2015, the FBI seized the site and ran it from its own servers in order to deploy a

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Ardit Ferizi, ISIS Hacking Suspect Facing 35 Years, Appears In US Court – International Business Times


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Ardit Ferizi, ISIS Hacking Suspect Facing 35 Years, Appears In US Court
International Business Times
A suspected ISIS hacker who's accused of leaking personal information on 1,000 U.S. military and government personnel has arrived in the U.S. to face charges on hacking and providing support to a terrorist organization. The stolen information included …
Kosovo Man Charged With Hacking for IS Appears in US CourtVoice of America
Islamic State-linked hacker makes first US appearance in federal courtReuters
ISIS-linked hacker becomes the first person to be extradited from Malaysia to USTechworm
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Could an Open-Source Approach Make Cars Hacker-Proof? – PC Magazine


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Could an Open-Source Approach Make Cars Hacker-Proof?
PC Magazine
Car hacking made headlines last summer after a series of breaches carried out by researchers. While the resulting media firestorm has somewhat subsided, the threat of car hacking will only increase as autonomous technology gains momentum and …

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James Murdoch, who quit in phone-hacking scandal, returns to Sky – Reuters


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James Murdoch, who quit in phone-hacking scandal, returns to Sky
Reuters
L) four years after a phone-hacking scandal forced him out, potentially taking the Murdoch family a step closer to a deal for full ownership of the European pay-TV group. Murdoch built Sky into a powerhouse in four years as chief executive officer and
James Murdoch to return to Sky four years after phone hacking scandalWestern Morning News
James Murdoch is chairman of Sky again — four years after resigning over the phone hacking scandalBusiness Insider
James Murdoch Becomes Chairman of Sky, Renewing Buyout TalkNewsmax

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US, British spies hacked Israeli air force: reports citing Snowden – Reuters


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US, British spies hacked Israeli air force: reports citing Snowden
Reuters
JERUSALEM The United States and Britain have monitored secret sorties and communications by Israel's air force in a hacking operation dating back to 1998, according to documents attributed to leaks by former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden.
Allies? Snowden Leak Reveals US, UK Intelligence Hacking Israeli DronesSputnik International
British and US intelligence 'hacked into Israeli drones'Telegraph.co.uk
Snowden Leaks Show US And GCHQ Hacked Israeli Drones — ReportForbes

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James Murdoch to return to Sky four years after phone hacking scandal – Western Morning News


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James Murdoch to return to Sky four years after phone hacking scandal
Western Morning News
James Murdoch is to return to Sky as its chairman, almost four years after he resigned from the company in the wake of the phone-hacking scandal. The 43-year-old takes up his position after a short stint as chief executive of media giant 21st Century
James Murdoch is chairman of Sky again — four years after resigning over the phone hacking scandalBusiness Insider

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