March 2016

31 March, 2016

Hacking not just for bad guys – FOX43.com


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Hacking not just for bad guys
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HARRISBURG, Pa. — Some high-profile cases have targeted people like Jennifer Lawrence and recently Adele. Hollywood often portrays hacking as a simple task in movies. In a few minutes hackers can crack passwords to computers and phones. Andrew …

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Hacking of Comelec voters’ list continues – Inquirer.net


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Hacking of Comelec voters' list continues
Inquirer.net
The attack on the website of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) continues but will not affect the outcome of the elections, according to the National Bureau of Investigation. The hacking earlier breached the master list of registered voters found in

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Car hacking: Being taken for a ride – The Indian Express


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Car hacking: Being taken for a ride
The Indian Express
FBI, Vehicles, Car hacking, Vehicles hacked, Autonomous cars, Autonomous cars hacked The FBI and US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), on March 16, issued a bulletin to the effect that motor vehicles are becoming “increasingly …

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ACLU wants iPhone hacking case in Boston to go public – The Boston Globe


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ACLU wants iPhone hacking case in Boston to go public
The Boston Globe
The American Civil Liberties Union asked a federal judge in Boston Thursday to unseal documents related to the US Justice Department's effort to break into the iPhone of an alleged member of a notorious city gang. The motion filed in US District Court
Report: Feds have asked Google for help hacking phones, tooCBS News
FBI iPhone hacking echoes larger privacy concernsLamron
As Apple questions FBI's hacking methods, list of unlock cases growTechRadar
The Hill -Atlanta Journal Constitution -Daily Sabah
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You can make up to $150000 if you figure out how to hack the Pentagon – Tech Insider


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You can make up to $150000 if you figure out how to hack the Pentagon
Tech Insider
The Defense Department announced Thursday it would partner with San Francisco-based company HackerOne for its upcoming challenge to "hack the Pentagon," and interested hackers can sign up for the challenge right now on the initiative's new website.
New 'Hack the Pentagon' Competition Now OpenDefenseNews.com

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Report: Feds have asked Google for help hacking phones, too – CBS News


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Report: Feds have asked Google for help hacking phones, too
CBS News
Apple isn't the only tech company the feds have asked to hack into phones. A report by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) found that the government has also tried to compel Google to unlock Android phones, and they have been doing so for years.
Feds want hacking help in dozens of cases, ACLU findsThe Hill
Feds sought help hacking Apple, Google phones in 63 cases, ACLU saysAtlanta Journal Constitution
FBI asked Apple, Google for hacking more than 60 times, report saysDaily Sabah
The Epoch Times -Washington Times -WANE
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Oilpro.com founder indicted for hacking Rigzone – FuelFix (blog)


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Oilpro.com founder indicted for hacking Rigzone
FuelFix (blog)
David W. Kent, 40, of Spring, was arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit computer hacking and wire fraud for allegedly stealing information from more than 700,000 customer accounts in order to build up Oilpro's network. He then recently tried
Founder of oil website arrested on alleged hacking chargesEnergy Voice

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Is your marketing organization struggling with the pace of digital? “Hacking Marketing” is the answer [Review] – Marketing Land


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Is your marketing organization struggling with the pace of digital? "Hacking Marketing" is the answer [Review]
Marketing Land
Disclosure: “Hacking Marketing” was written by Scott Brinker, who is the program chair of MarTech: The Marketing Technology Conference. The author of this article is the CEO of Third Door Media, which owns the MarTech event and Marketing Land.

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Is your marketing organization struggling with the pace of digital? “Hacking Marketing” is the answer [Review] – Marketing Land


Marketing Land
Is your marketing organization struggling with the pace of digital? “Hacking Marketing” is the answer [Review]
Marketing Land
Disclosure: “Hacking Marketing” was written by Scott Brinker, who is the program chair of MarTech: The Marketing Technology Conference. The author of this article is the CEO of Third Door Media, which owns the MarTech event and Marketing Land.

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How to Hack an Election – Bloomberg


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How to Hack an Election
Bloomberg
He led a team of hackers that stole campaign strategies, manipulated social media to create false waves of enthusiasm and derision, and installed spyware in opposition offices, all to help Peña Nieto, a right-of-center candidate, eke out a victory. On

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UK cops tell suspect to hand over crypto keys in US hacking case – Ars Technica


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UK cops tell suspect to hand over crypto keys in US hacking case
Ars Technica
At a court hearing earlier this month, the UK's National Crime Authority (NCA) demanded that Lauri Love, a British computer scientist who allegedly broke into US government networks and caused "millions of dollars in damage," decrypt his laptop and

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How cyber hacking is revolutionising burgling banks – IBNLive


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How cyber hacking is revolutionising burgling banks
IBNLive
Typically, security and cyber-crime experts say, hackers break into the computer systems of financial institutions and make, or incite others to make, fraudulent transactions to pliant accounts. Organised crime then uses techniques developed over

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Medical hacking concerns on rise – Fort Wayne Journal Gazette


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Medical hacking concerns on rise
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
A cyberattack that paralyzed the hospital chain MedStar this week is serving as a fresh reminder of vulnerabilities that exist in systems that protect sensitive patient information. That attack came a month after a Los Angeles hospital paid hackers $17
FBI Probes Computer Hacking at MedStarJEMS.com
Hacking Hospitals And Holding Hostages: Cybersecurity In 2016Forbes
Hackers keep taking hospital networks for ransom — and they are getting better at itTech Insider

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Car hacking danger grows with move to autonomous vehicles – Irish Times


Irish Times
Car hacking danger grows with move to autonomous vehicles
Irish Times
Hacking cars may seem a distant threat right now, but a dangerous “Hindenberg moment” could be nearing, due to the advent of autonomous cars, two researchers with the US automotive guide publication Kelley Blue Book have warned. Hindenberg …

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30 March, 2016

Growth Hacking 101: The Process & Techniques Used For Success – Business.com


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Growth Hacking 101: The Process & Techniques Used For Success
Business.com
While the term, growth hacking is being thrown around the online community as a buzzword, often with little explanation as to how it differs from conventional marketing, it is in fact a unique and valuable skill that is worthy of consideration for any

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Oil and gas website operator charged for hacking – Business Insurance

Oil and gas website operator charged for hacking
Business Insurance
(Reuters) — The founder of an oil and gas networking website was arrested on Wednesday on charges that he hacked and stole information from a rival site he had created and sold to DHI Group Inc., the Federal Bureau of Investigation said. David Kent

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Beware Of Big Hacking In Biglaw – Above the Law


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Beware Of Big Hacking In Biglaw
Above the Law
The hacker It seems that Russian hackers are every bit as prestige-obsessed as second-year law students going through on-campus interviewing. The nearly 50 law firms targeted by cyber-criminal “Oleras” and his (or her) gang are some of Biglaw's biggest …

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‘Father of Car Hacking’ awarded for research – SC Magazine


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'Father of Car Hacking' awarded for research
SC Magazine
The “Father of Car Hacking” was just announced the winner of the 2015 ACM-Infosys Foundation Award, but the first step on the path that lead here started several years ago. University of California – San Diego (UCSD) professor Stefan Savage was honored …

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The ‘Brain-Hacking’ Wearable That Promises to Recharge Your Mind – Inc.com


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The 'Brain-Hacking' Wearable That Promises to Recharge Your Mind
Inc.com
(Silicon Valley types prefer to call it "brain-hacking.") Wearable technology startup Thync is trying to leapfrog gadgets like Fitbits that merely track what's going on in your body by adding a completely new feature: instant symptom relief via

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Iran hacking indictment highlights US naming and shaming strategy – Christian Science Monitor


Christian Science Monitor
Iran hacking indictment highlights US naming and shaming strategy
Christian Science Monitor
The Justice Department's indictment of alleged Iranian hackers last week is just the most recent example of the US government and security firms pointing fingers at specific nation-states hackers for cyberattacks.

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The BBC Gives Computer Hacking Kits To 1 Million UK School Kids – Co.Exist


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The BBC Gives Computer Hacking Kits To 1 Million UK School Kids
Co.Exist
The BBC Microbit, a hacking device for kids, finally made it into U.K. schools last week. The BBC is giving away 1 million kits to school kids, free, one for every 11- and 12-year-old in the land. The basic Microbit is a pocket-sized computer circuit

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FBI Probes Computer Hacking at MedStar – JEMS.com


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FBI Probes Computer Hacking at MedStar
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Hackers crippled computer systems Monday at a major hospital chain, MedStar Health Inc., forcing records systems offline for thousands of patients and doctors. The FBI said it was investigating whether the unknown hackers …
Hacking Hospitals And Holding Hostages: Cybersecurity In 2016Forbes

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Apple iPhone Hacking: 4 Burning Questions Techies Want Answered – ABC News


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Apple iPhone Hacking: 4 Burning Questions Techies Want Answered
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Apple has continuously worked to enhance the security of its devices and stay steps ahead of hackers, so the company used to always fine-tuning its security features. "From the beginning, we objected to the FBI's demand that Apple build a backdoor into
FBI's secret iPhone-hacking method is embarrassing to all partiesNew York Post
Justice Department may be forced to disclose iPhone hacking secretsCult of Mac
Experts say that FBI's iPhone hacking technique may not help crack other casesFirstpost
Toronto Sun -Los Angeles Times -The Hill
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Hacking Operation Targets Tax Info at Maine School Districts – Maine Public Broadcasting

Hacking Operation Targets Tax Info at Maine School Districts
Maine Public Broadcasting
BRUNSWICK, Maine – A computer hacking operation has tried to trick three Maine school departments into handing over employees' personal tax information. The Portland Press Herald reports that the hacker or hackers posed as a district superintendent and …

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Feds want hacking help in dozens of cases, ACLU finds – The Hill

Feds want hacking help in dozens of cases, ACLU finds
The Hill
The data also indicates the battle over access to encrypted data is destined to rage on, despite the DOJ's decision to step down after the FBI was able to hack into Farook's phone without Apple's help. In addition to the 63 pending cases the ACLU said

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