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2 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Hacker McKinnon sets up as IT adviser

A SCOT who hacked into some of the world's most secure computer networks is offering his services as an IT consultant.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Search Engine Optimization

6 hrs ago | SFGate

Hackers stealing more sexual photos for extortion

The e-mail terrified the young mother. "What if I told you I had pics of you?" the writer asked.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Dover, NH

10 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Facebook Security for Parents and Teens

Social authentication. A hacker will have a harder time hacking into your Facebook account if he or she must identify your friends via photos.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Science / Technology, Scanners

14 hrs ago | Global Voices Online

Twitter "Blocks" Access to Russia's Most Infamous Hackers

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

17 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Emerging Storage, VMware And Pivotal Drive EMC's Q2 Earnings

EMC announced its second quarter earnings on July 23, reporting a 5% year-on-year growth in net revenues to $5.9 billion.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, RSA Security, Software, SlideRocket, Continuity Software, Iomega, NetWitness

22 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Revealed: the $3 trillion threat

While such schemes are yet to become a reality, the financial consequences of not being adequately resilient are sure to see more enterprises take notice.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Anonymous group warns of more Kenya cyber attacks [Nation (Kenya)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) The ongoing cyber-attacks on web and social sites operated by the government, the military and top leaders is part of an effort to expose corruption in Kenya, a 'hacktivist' group has claimed.

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Related Topix: Anonymous, Pop/Rock, Science / Technology, Twitter

Collider

BLACKHAT Comic-Con Panel Recap: First Look at Michael Mann's...

Michael Mann knows his crime dramas. Heat is one of the most celebrated crime flicks of all time.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Switched

Malware Can Hide in the Most Obvious Places

You never know when malware will bite. Even browsing an online restaurant menu can download malicious code, put there by hackers.

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ITworld

11 signs you've been hacked -- and how to fight back

In today's threatscape, antivirus software provides little piece of mind, and antimalware scanners on the whole are horrifically inaccurate, especially with exploits less than 24 hours old.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

New York Daily News

Honeymoon over for StubHub scam suspect

Laurence Brinkmeyer appears at his arraignment in Manhattan Supreme Court on Friday.

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Government Executive

Hackers Probe Dominion Power Staff, Bankroll Pickpockets' Airfare to London, and Raid A Charity

An attacker penetrated a benefits system containing personal information on the energy company's employees, spouses and partners who went online to schedule a health-screening appointment as far back as 2012.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

DNA India

Remote computer may be extracting text messages, contact, photos from your iPhone

Personal data including text messages, contact lists and photos can be extracted from iPhones through previously unpublicized techniques by Apple Inc employees, the company acknowledged this week.

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Related Topix: Computers, iPod touch App, iPad App, Google+, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Apple, Startups, Science / Technology

American Banker

Behind the $1.6 Million Heist at StubHub: Recycled Passwords

Account takeover is a huge problem for most companies, says Robert Capps, who until recently was in charge of anti-fraud initiatives at StubHub.

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Related Topix: Startups, StubHub, SourceMedia, Hunch, Science / Technology

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

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

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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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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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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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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