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1 hr ago | International Business Times

MH370: 'Boeing 777 Found' E-mail Exposes Classified Information To Hackers

Hackers were able to access classified MH370 information through an e-mail claiming that the Boeing 777 had been found.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Science / Technology

Cristiano Ronaldo Ice Bucket Challenge (Funny Version) #IceBucketChallenge

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

5 hrs ago | Statesboro Herald

East Georgia hospital patients offered free protection after hacker...

About 4.5 million people whose personal information was accessed by hackers who breached security at a network of hospitals, including five in Georgia, will be offered free identity theft protection.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Georgia, Marketing

9 hrs ago | InfoWorld

Fear the golden ticket attack

Be afraid of the golden ticket attack -- if malicious hackers can create the tickets, they can wreak whatever havoc they please The Windows security world is abuzz about Kerberos "golden ticket" attacks in the wake of a seminal presentation at Black Hat USA 2014 , the best overview I've seen on the subject.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

13 hrs ago | Business Journal

St. Cloud Regional Medical Center patients' information stolen in cyber attack

While information such as names, birth dates and Social Security numbers were stolen in the cyber attack that hit St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, credit card and billing information was not taken.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

18 hrs ago | University at Buffalo

Internet users made the heist by Russian hackers a piece of cake

It's time for people who use social media to wake up to the fact that there are millions of fake profiles on Facebook and other sites.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Startups, Facebook, Buffalo, NY

22 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville

Mary Black responds to cyber attack

GOOD EVENING. I'M GABRIELLE KOMOROWSKI. AND I'M NIGEL ROBERTSON... MICHAEL AND CAROL ARE OFF.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Cyber attack targets Community Health Systems

Hospital operator Community Health Systems, owner of a network of Northeastern Pennsylvania hospitals known as Commonwealth Health, said a cyber attack took personal information belonging to more than 4 million patients from its computer network earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Community Medical Center, Medicine, Community General Hospital, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Quorum, Healthcare Industry, Science / Technology

Fox News

China-Based Hackers Launch Unprecedented Attack

A group of advanced hackers in China that generally targets intellectual property stole personal data from Community Health Systems in an apparently unprecedented breach.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Medicine, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Business News

Canada.com

36 per cent of Canadian businesses know they've been hit by cyber attack: Study

Marijuana legalization activist Marc Emery, who served five years in a U.S. prison for selling marijuana seeds, has returned to Vancouver.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Marijuana, Science / Technology

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Hospital network hacked, 4.5 million records stolen

Community Health Systems, which operates 206 hospitals across the United States, announced on Monday that hackers recently broke into its computers and stole data on 4.5 million patients.

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Related Topix: Community Medical Center, Medicine, Community General Hospital, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Quorum, Healthcare Industry, Science / Technology

USA Today

Health network reports 4.5 million patients had information hacked

A rural health company with hospitals across the nation said Monday that hackers had been able to reach names, addresses, birth dates, telephone numbers and social security numbers of about 4.5 million patients Health network reports 4.5 million patients had information hacked A rural health company with hospitals across the nation said Monday that ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Social Security, Personal Finance

Business Journal

Community Health Systems targeted in cyber attack

Community Health Systems Inc. said Monday, in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission , that its computer network was the target of an "external, criminal cyber attack" that the company believes occurred in April and June of this year.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Community Medical Center, Community General Hospital, Quorum, Science / Technology

Reuters

Community Health Systems says data stolen in cyber attack

U.S. hospital operator Community Health Systems Inc said it suspected data of about 4.5 million clients were stolen by Chinese hackers from its computer network.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Community Medical Center, Community General Hospital, Science / Technology, Quorum

District Administration

Chris LaPoint is vice president of product management at SolarWinds.

Just when you thought you had devices figured out, it's becoming apparent that apps are a new, true threat.

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Related Topix: Product Management, Science / Technology

Sun Aug 17, 2014

ComputerWorld

Chinese man indicted over theft of Boeing C-17 secrets

A Chinese man has been indicted for allegedly directing two China-based hackers to infiltrate Boeing and other defense contractors to steal gigabytes of documents describing U.S. military aircraft.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

The New Zealand Herald

Whaleoil 'hacker' comes forward

Documents described as detailed email transcripts of conversations between Whaleoil blogger Cameron Slater and his anonymous sources have been provided to the Herald by an individual claiming to have hacked the website.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Blog News

OhNoTheyDidnt

Log On To The New Trailer For 'Open Windows' Starring Elijah Wood And Sasha Grey

"The Net," "Firewall," "Transcendence," "Hackers," "WarGames" ....they've all tried to teach us the same lesson: computers can be bad news in the wrong hands.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Timecrimes

The Indianapolis Star

Protecting their (and your) data - keeping hackers at bay

Protecting their data - keeping hackers at bay Experts: Information security is ongoing process, change passwords, logins to stay safe Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/VwIbtQ The scope of the breach is staggering: Russian hackers recently stole 1.2 billion user names and logins.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Greenwood, IN

SFGate

This Analogy Explains Why Re-Using The Same Password Is The Most Dangerous Thing You Can Do Online

We've all been guilty of re-using a single password for multiple websites. The idea is tempting.

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Related Topix: Social Software, LastPass, Science / Technology, Business News

The Times of India

Indian hackers deface Pakistani railway website

NEW DELHI: An Indian hacker group hacked and defaced the official Pakistan railways website on Friday, Pakistani newspaper The News International has reported.

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Asia, Science / Technology, India,

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