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    Sony Hit by Hackers — Again

    Sony said hackers breached security for a second online service, gaining access to personal information for 24.6 million customer as part of a broader attack on the company that has compromised data for more than 100 million accounts, The Wall Street Journal reported. On the heels of last month’s data breach of Sony’s PlayStation system, […] More

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    Hacker Breaches Iowa Restaurant Patrons' Accounts

    Police are urging central Iowans to keep track of their bank accounts after more than a dozen patrons of a local Mexican restaurant had their bank accounts accessed by a hacker, according to The Des Moines Register. Police Lt. John Broderson said up to 18 customers who frequented Qdoba Mexican Grill on University Avenue in […] More

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    FBI's Gordon Snow Testifies on Cyber Threats

    Assistant director for the cyber division of the FBI, Gordon Snow, testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee's subcommittee on crime and terrorism this week to talk about how the bureau is responding to the ongoing threat of cyber crime terrorism. Snow discussed the overall cyber threat and said he couldn't overstate the potential impact the […] More

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    Hacker 'Fdf' Takes Credit for Barracuda Networks SQL Injection Attack “Ž

    A hacker broke into a Barracuda Networks database and obtained names and email addresses of some of the company’s employees, channel partners and sales leads. The hacker, who called himself Fdf, yesterday posted online evidence of his hacks, showing email addresses of company employees and names, company affiliations and phone numbers of sales leads registered […] More

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    EMC Acquires NetWitness

    IT company EMC today announced its acquisition of NetWitness, a security analysis corporation based in Reston, Va. NetWitness will become part of RSA, a security division of EMC. Combining the two enterprises will give security teams a deeper insight into the security outline of their organizations. NetWitness provides security teams the resources they need to […] More

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    Hack at Home Shopping Network Exposes Customer Info

    The Home Shopping Network is warning its customers of a recent incident that could have exposed their names and emails to an unknown hacker. In an email to customers obtained by The New New Internet, Gregg Stallwood, senior vice president of customer care at HSN, said the company had learned from its email provider, Epislon, […] More

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    China Main Suspect behind Aussie Gov't Hack

    A cyber attack that targeted at least 10 parliamentary computers in Australia, including one of Prime Minister Julia Gillard, has suspected ties to Chinese hackers, according to Herald Sun. Government sources confirmed they had been told Chinese intelligence agencies were among a list of suspected foreign hackers. A probe is believed to have been initiated […] More

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    Moscow Hacker Gets Time for Billboard Porno Prank

    A hacker who uploaded pornography onto a video billboard in Moscow has been jailed for one and a half years, according to BBC News. Igor Blinnikov, 40, uploaded the video Jan. 14 last year from his home computer in a city south of the Russian capital. He later admitted to the crime, describing it as […] More

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    Embezzling Hacker Couple Gets Prison Time

    On the heels of the crooked husband-wife team who made $1.5 million off defrauding eBay customer, a judge has sentenced yet another married couple to 18 months in prison for hacking into their employer's computer and embezzling more than $120,000, according to the Justice Department. Alabama residents Charles Allen Elliott, 38, and Carol Ann Elliott, […] More

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