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Suspect Nabbed for Hacking Federal Reserve's Networks

Suspect Nabbed for Hacking Federal Reserve's Networks

A Malaysian computer expert who allegedly hacked into the Federal Reserve’s network and had more than 400,000 credit-card numbers in his possession has been indicted. Lin Mun Poo was arrested… Read more »

Hong Kong Reports Onslaught of Cyber Threats

Hong Kong Reports Onslaught of Cyber Threats

Hong Kong organizations need to battle cyber threats in a collaborative manner, said Agnes Mak, executive director of the Hong Kong Productivity Council, after the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response… Read more »

Female Charged for Hacking Playboy Model's Email, Stealing Racy Pics of Baseballer

Female Charged for Hacking Playboy Model's Email, Stealing Racy Pics of Baseballer

A 19-year-old Minnesota woman has been charged with hacking into a model’s email account and stealing revealing photos of Cleveland Indians baseball player Grady Sizemore, Minneapolis StarTribune reports. Fifteen photos… Read more »

Palin Email Hacker to Serve 366 Days in Jail

Palin Email Hacker to Serve 366 Days in Jail

A man convicted of hacking former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s email account has been sentenced to 366 days in prison. David C. Kernell was sentenced to one year and one… Read more »

Palin Email Hacker Wants Probabtion

Palin Email Hacker Wants Probabtion

A man convicted of hacking former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s email account has asked a federal judge to sentence him to probation, while federal prosecutors are pushing for him to… Read more »

Turkish Hacker Takes Down Kenya's Government Website

Turkish Hacker Takes Down Kenya's Government Website

Kenya’s Finance Ministry’s website was hacked last week, possibly by the same individuals who brought down the Kenya Airways website in 2008, AllAfrica.com reports. Visitors to www.treasury.go.ke encountered a black… Read more »

15-Year-Old Canadian Hacker Charged for Breaking into School Website

15-Year-Old Canadian Hacker Charged for Breaking into School Website

A London, Canada, region’s public school board will have to spend more than three weeks to fix a privacy breach created by a 15-year-old self-proclaimed hacker who exposed the passwords… Read more »

Hacked South African ISP Blames WikiLeaks, Americans

Hacked South African ISP Blames WikiLeaks, Americans

South African Internet service provider MWEB has been hacked and the details of several of their business clients published online, according to News24. It is unclear how the hacker breached… Read more »

Aussie Military under Continuous Attack by Foreign Hackers

Aussie Military under Continuous Attack by Foreign Hackers

The Australian military networks are under continuous attack by foreign spy agencies, according to the country’s top electronic intelligence unit, the Defence Signals Directorate. TechEYE.net reports that foreign spies are… Read more »

India to Develop Proprietary Hacker-Safe Systems

India to Develop Proprietary Hacker-Safe Systems

The Indian Defence Research and Development Organisation is developing a proprietary operating system to protect its sensitive data from cyber attacks and hackers, according to Indo-Asian News Service. “We initiated… Read more »

Whistle-Blower Site Cryptome Hacked

Whistle-Blower Site Cryptome Hacked

A whistle-blower site was hacked this past weekend, possibly exposing the identities of confidential sources, according to a hacker who took responsibility for the intrusion. The hacker, who contacted Wired.com,… Read more »

Anonymous Strikes Again; DDoS Attacks Spain's Copyright Society

Anonymous Strikes Again; DDoS Attacks Spain's Copyright Society

After recently cyber assaulting anti-piracy advocates and threatening to attack until it “stops being angry,” hacker collective Anonymous has struck again. The target this time: the Spanish copyright protection society…. Read more »

Cyber Thieves Attack Jersey Shore Bank

Cyber Thieves Attack Jersey Shore Bank

Hackers managed to steal $600,000 from a Jersey Shore town’s bank account, and $200,000 is still missing, Philadelphia Inquirer reports. TD Bank notified Brigantine, N.J., last week that multiple wire… Read more »

Cyber Vandals Take Down School Sites

Cyber Vandals Take Down School Sites

Cyber vandals last week took down several websites belonging to Louisiana schools and a school board, but officials said sensitive student and employee information had not not compromised, a Louisiana… Read more »

VoIP Hacker Sent to Jail for 10 Months

VoIP Hacker Sent to Jail for 10 Months

A man who previously admitted to selling around 10 million minutes of VoIP calls for approximately $1 million was earlier this week sentenced to 120 months in prison. Edwin Andres… Read more »

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