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China blocks Instagram as Hong Kong protesters take over the streets

China blocks Instagram as Hong Kong protesters take over the streets

China has blocked Facebook's photo-sharing site Instagram, as pro-democracy protesters flooded the Central financial district in Hong Kong on Monday and chronicled it all by flooding social media sites with #OccupyCentral hashtagged images.

DDoS marketing stunt backfires, entrepreneur jailed for nine months

DDoS marketing stunt backfires, entrepreneur jailed for nine months

He meant to promote his anti-DDoS kit by shedding light on poor internet security at the Hong Kong stock exchange, but his two brief DDoS attacks instead wound up costing him his freedom for the better part of a year.

DDoS attack stymies vote in Miss Hong Kong beauty contest

DDoS attack stymies vote in Miss Hong Kong beauty contest

Residents of Hong Kong were up in arms after a popular, online vote to select the next Miss Hong Kong was sabotaged by a distributed denial-of-service attack, forcing the pageant’s judges to pick the winner on their own.

Asia Pacific webcast - find out the latest twists and turns of the cybercrooks

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Join two of Asia Pacific's top security experts, Rob Forsyth and Paul Ducklin, as they discuss and dissect the latest Security Threat Report from SophosLabs in an Asia Pacific webcast.

The event takes place at 2pm Sydney time (UTC+11) on Thursday 09 February 2012.

Suspect arrested over Hong Kong Stock Exchange web attacks

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Less than two weeks ago, web services at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange were hit by DDoS attacks for two days in a row.

A man was recently arrested in Hong Kong in connection with these attacks.

Chinese smugglers sort out wired connectivity for iPads and iPhones

Chinese smugglers sort out wired connectivity for iPads and iPhones

Many iPad and iPhone users lament the absence of proper wired connectivity options for their devices. No wired-speed LAN connections; no USB; no HDMI; no Firewire; no Thunderbolt.

But Chinese smugglers have rigged up their very own wired connectivity system for iDevices.