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Chinese newspaper swears China isn't hacking other governments

Aug 5, 2011
Earlier this week we reported on a study from McAfee, that said a likely "state actor" had hacked more than 70 governments, non-profit organizati...
Posted In: China, hacking, security

Hackers take as much as $1 billion a year. Somehow that's your fault

Aug 5, 2011
Bloomberg reports hackers are making up to $1 billion a year in transfers on accounts businesses have with small banks. Instead of recovering the...
Posted In: Banks, hacking, Money, security

Biggest cyber-attack ever

Aug 3, 2011
Security company McAfee has just released a paper revealing a massive set of cyber-attacks, infiltrating 72 organizations. Reuters is calling it...
Posted In: China, cybercrime, hacking, McAfee, security

LulzSec Leader Arrested (or not)

Jul 28, 2011
British Police say they've arrested a key leader of LulzSec. His code name: Topiary. He's 19 and he was living on the windswept Shetland Islands on...
Posted In: hacking, lulzsec, police, security

Spearphishing attacks attempted on government contractors

Jul 22, 2011
Reuters reports that hackers likely working for foreign governments are actively trying to break into US intelligence networks through spear...
Posted In: hacking, spear phishing

DOJ preparing to subpoena News Corp

Jul 22, 2011
The Wall Street Journal reported late last night that its parent company News Corp may be issued subpoenas by the Department of Justice to testify...
Posted In: 9/11, doj, hacking, murdoch, news corp

Handcuffs for hackers

Jul 20, 2011
Looks like we're seeing some tangible results of virtual crimes. 14 Anonymouseurs, in nine states, have been arrested due to their suspected...
Posted In: hacking, hacktivists, paypal

Murdoch paper apparently hacked by LulzSec

Jul 19, 2011
For a while last night, the website for the News International paper The Sun in England was directing users to a fake story about the death of...
Posted In: hacking, hacktivists, lulzsec, news corp

Bono Mack wants answers by August 2

Jul 19, 2011
The Republican Representative from California sent a STRONGLY WORDED LETTER to the U.S. Telecom Association, the Information Technology Industry...
Posted In: bono mack, hacking, news corp, phone, phones, strongly worded letter, voice mail

Hacking scandal fallout

Jul 18, 2011
Almost none of the recent developments in the rolling boil that is the Murdoch hacking scandal have much to do with technology, precisely, but it...
Posted In: durbin, hacking, murdoch, news corp, voice mail

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