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NJ mayor and son arrested for hacking site criticising their administration

Posted May 30, 2012 New Jersey town mayor was arrested on Thursday for allegedly hacking into a site that criticized his administration and intimidating individuals associated with it. You couldn’t make this stuff up… Here ’tis…

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Alleged TeaMp0isoN teen hackers charged with jamming anti-terrorist hotline

Posted April 17, 2012 Two teenagers have been arrested following a series of prank calls and DoS (denial-of-service) attacks launched against the Anti-Terrorist Hotline. Read the full story.

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US government learning how to hack video game consoles

Posted April 11, 2012 The US Department of Homeland Security is out to hack video game consoles, such as Xboxes, Wiis and PlayStations. Read the full story on Naked Security. 

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NASA invites you to hack space!

  Posted  March 13, 2012 Can you build an app that can determine the Earth’s size? NASA is inviting all to try. Read the story on Naked Security.

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How to Travel Unmolested by Warrantless Seizures and Creeping Malware

Posted March 8, 2012 Travel to the US can be a nightmare; “Homeland Security” has free rein to take your laptop or mobile phone. Travel to China is a good way to bring spyware and malware back home. Here are some helpful tips to make air travel smooth and free of frustrating security snags. Read […]

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Google offers $1 million in exploit rewards for Chrome hacks

Posted  February 28, 2012 Google is offering cash prizes totaling $1 million to hackers, plus a Chromebook, for those who successfully exploit its Chrome browser at the CanSecWest security conference next week. Read all about it on Naked Security. 

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25 ‘VeriSign Trusted’ shops found to have XSS holes

Posted February 28, 2012 A grey hat hacker has discovered cross-site scripting (XSS) holes in 25 UK online stores that are certified as safe by the likes of VeriSign, Visa, and MasterCard. Read the full story on Naked Security.

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Online dating and your privacy: Is it a doomed relationship?

Posted February 14, 2012 On this Valentine’s Day, we find that it is increasingly difficult to be both lovelorn and discreet. Read it. 

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Is Digital Pearl Harbor THE most tasteless term in IT security?

Posted February 9, 2012 Can hackers really cause as much bloodshed as 353 Imperial Japanese Navy fighters, bombers and torpedo planes launched from six aircraft carriers? Can hackers really kill 2,402 U.S. citizens, leave 1,282 wounded, lose 65 of their own attackers in the process, and plunge the United States into a World War? No? Then […]

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Hacking boardroom videoconferencing systems

Posted January 25, 2012 Videoconferencing equipment is often left wide open for hackers to creep in and peep around organizations. Here’s the article. 

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