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3 hrs ago | Russia Taday

Brit accused of hacking the Fed hit with new charges by the FBI

Federal authorities in the United States have unsealed their fourth set of charges in nine months against Lauri Love, a 29-year-old British man accused of hacking US government and private sector websites.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Prison, Anonymous, Pop/Rock, Department of Energy, Science / Technology

5 hrs ago | USA Today

No sign of Anonymous cyber attack on Israel Friday

The hacking group Anonymous said it planned to launch a concerted attack against Israel on Friday, but as night fell little had happened.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Anonymous, Pop/Rock, Science / Technology

8 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

British man charged in government computer hacking

A grand jury in Alexandria indicted 29-year-old Lauri Love of Stradishall, England, Thursday on charges including conspiracy, causing damage to a protected computer and aggravated identity theft.

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8 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

British man charged in government computer hacking

A grand jury in Alexandria indicted 29-year-old Lauri Love of Stradishall, England, Thursday on charges including conspiracy, causing damage to a protected computer and aggravated identity theft.

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12 hrs ago | WWLP

Keeping your financial information protected from hackers

An increasing number of hackers are breaking into major retailer's data systems.

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16 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Vengeful hacker pleads for mercy from court

Here's some of our best finds ... A COMPUTER specialist took revenge for his demotion within a mental health support group by hacking its systems and deleting its data, a court has heard.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

CNet News

Chinese National Denied Bail on Charges of Hacking Boeing Network

A Canadian court denies bail to a man accused by the U.S. Department of Justice of hacking into defense contractor Boeing's network.

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Related Topix: US News, Science / Technology, Prison, World News, China

KOLD-TV Tucson

BBB warning - be careful where personal and financial information is shared

On July 23, law enforcement officials arrested seven suspects, from Russia to New York, after they allegedly hacked into more than 1,000 StubHub accounts and placed orders for over 1.6 million tickets.

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PC World

50,000 sites hacked through WordPress plug-in vulnerability

A critical vulnerability found recently in a popular newsletter plug-in for WordPress is actively being targeted by hackers and was used to compromise an estimated 50,000 sites so far.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Spyware

ComputerWorld

Hackers steal user data from the European Central Bank website, ask for money

Hackers have stolen user contact information, including email addresses and phone numbers, from the website of the European Central Bank and attempted to extort money from the institution.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Financial Services, European Central Bank, Banking

Express India

Hacking virus 'Bladabindi' prowling in India, targets Microsoft Windows OS

Cyber security sleuths have alerted Indian Internet users against hacking attempts of a clandestine multi-identity virus - Bladabindi - which steals sensitive personal information of a user for nefarious purposes.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Spyware

Reuters

ECB says website hacked, no sensitive data affected

The European Central Bank said on Thursday its website had been hacked and some email addresses and other contact information stolen but insisted no market-sensitive data were affected.

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Russia Taday

#OpSaveGaza: Anonymous pledges more cyber-breaches over Israeli attacks

The Anonymous hacker group urged hackers to renew attacks on Israeli-based internet resources on Friday - after earlier breaches of the Defense Ministry website, Tel Aviv police, and leaks of log-in details allegedly belonging to government officials.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Science / Technology

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

School corporation looks to protect itself from cyber attack

Board members heard information Wednesday night about a possible insurance policy that would protect details like student and faculty information.

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Spin

International Hacker-Scalpers Stole $1.6M From StubHub, Ticket Retailer

StubHub , the eBay-owned online service for buying and reselling tickets, has been compromised by cyber crime, with 1,600 accounts hacked and $1.6 million in tickets bought fraudulently, USA Today reports.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Hunch

WABC-AM New York

Officials: More than 1,600 StubHub Users Affected in International Cybercrime Scheme

Six people have been indicted for their roles in an international crime ring involving online ticket-reseller StubHub, officials announced Wednesday.

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Wall Street Journal

eBay's StubHub Hit by Cyber Thieves

Hackers found their way into more than 1,000 of StubHub's customer accounts and fraudulently bought tickets through the online seller, the Associated Press reports.

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Related Topix: Startups, StubHub, Science / Technology

Java Developer's Journal

Test All Apps to Keep Hackers from Penetrating Castle Walls

Despite all the news about hackers infiltrating major corporations, most businesses continue to leave themselves woefully unprotected.

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Digital Trends

Businesses, cyber security firms are coming up with creative ways to fight hackers

Hackers continue to play havoc with our computers and networks. Many viruses and other traps are designed primarily to damage your system in some way-by, say, corrupting your data, scrambling the operating system, or crashing the system somehow.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Iol.co.za

New tech protects cars from hackers

Two security experts who a year ago exposed methods for hacking the Toyota Prius and Ford Escape say they have developed technology that would keep cars safe from cyber attacks.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Hybrid, Ford Escape, Ford, SUV, Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan

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