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Phone Hacking Scandal Comes to the U.S.

Phone Hacking Scandal Comes to the U.S.

  The Daily Beast In an exclusive interview, a London lawyer reveals his plans to take on Murdoch on behalf of clients who believe their phones were hacked in America. Fleet Street lawyer Mark Lewis is coming to America this week—and he’s bringing the phone hacking scandal with him. Lewis …

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Anonymous Takes Out Boeing Website

Anonymous Takes Out Boeing Website

Matt Liebowitz MSNBC TechnoBlog   Anonymous is taking responsibility for launching a coordinated cyberattack on Boeing’s website, a high-profile takedown that’s part of the hacking collective’s campaign against what it believes is a stifling piece of federal legislation. Anonymous announced “Tango Down boeing.com by #Anonymous for #OpDefense” on its YourAnonNews Twitter …

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1.5 Million Credit Cards Hacked: Was Yours One of Them?

1.5 Million Credit Cards Hacked: Was Yours One of Them?

WonderHowTo Business Insider   As hard as you try to protect your valuable information with strong passwords and anti-doxing measures, there’s nothing you can really do when someone else gives up your goods. And that is the case with the recent Global Payments breach. Global Payments is just one of the middlemen in charge …

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When Online Hacking Poses Real-World Dangers

When Online Hacking Poses Real-World Dangers

Steve Henn NPR   There are a couple interesting Anonymous stories out there in the ether today. First, the news. The group claims to have hacked a number of Chinese government websites. Last month, Anonymous China launched its own Twitter account. It was endorsed by the YourAnonNews account, which is …

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Pastebin Makes Plans To Censor Hacker Pastes

Pastebin Makes Plans To Censor Hacker Pastes

by Sir Cumv3nt [VirtualThreat] Pastebin is seeking additional staffing in order to monitor the site for pastes that contain ‘sensitive information’, similar to those that hackers often post to the site.  Anonymous, the online hactivist group, claims this move screams of censorship. Pastebin.com currently has over 200,000 registered users on the …

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China Has Hacked Every Major US Company

China Has Hacked Every Major US Company

Darlene Storm ComputerWorld   Gloom and doom is the predicted forecast, but that is in regard to U.S. cybersecurity instead of the weather. Four top government cybersecurity officials have basically come out to say America is getting her hiney kicked in cyberattacks by nation state hackers. “Your government failed you,” …

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NSA Director Fingers China in Recent RSA Intrusion

NSA director fingers China in recent RSA intrusion

Jason Mick (Blog) Daily Tech   NSA: China is Destroying U.S. Economy Via Security Hacks NSA director fingers China in recent RSA intrusion and subsequent data thefts, U.S. oblivious its at war Well, no more hemming and hawing about, it’s official — the Chinese hacked EMC Corp. (EMC) subsidiary RSA and stole the …

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The Virtual Threat: We Must Be Ready To Fight

The Virtual Threat: We Must Be Ready To Fight

Amiya Kumar Mishra The Telegraph   We must be ready to fight against all kinds of cyber crimes The year 2011 has been a victim to some of the world’s biggest hacking attacks. The hacking of Sony Playstation, customers’ information breach of Citibank, Operations Payback are only a few to …

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AntiSec Hackers Hit US Police Supplier

The Nation   Hackers identifying themselves with the Antisec movement have attacked the site of a company that sells equipment to US law enforcers such as the police. A message posted over New York Ironwork’s homepage said it was a “tribute to Jeremy Hammond”. Mr Hammond has been accused of …

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