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"Nothing illegal going on here!" says US Army veteran behind Hacker's List

Hacker's List

A US Army veteran and self-described ethical hacker is linked to hire-a-hacker service, Hacker's List, which provides a web platform where hackers can bid on borderline or even illegal jobs.

Syrian Electronic Army returns with Thanksgiving press hack


Some visitors to sites including CBC, CNBC, Forbes, OK magazine, The Chicago Tribune, The Daily Telegraph, The Independent and The New York Times were met with a message saying "You've been hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA)."

NSA facial recognition program scours web for images to identify suspects

NSA facial recognition program scours web for images to identify suspects

The US National Security Agency (NSA) has been collecting millions of images from the web and storing them in a database that can be mined by facial recognition software for identifying surveillance targets, a new report says.

Monday review - the hot 19 stories of the week

Monday review

Catch up with everything we've written in the last seven days with our handy roundup.

Facebook transparency, Apple bugs, SEA DDoSes itself - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]


Which country came top of Facebook's new "Government Requests" report aimed at outing the countries that fish for Facebook user data the most? (I bet you're thinking it's the USA - but it isn't.)

Watch this week's 60 Second Security and find out!

Syrian Electronic Army brings down Twitter and The New York Times through domain name provider hack


The Syrian Electronic Army attacked an internet domain name provider today taking down for a short time the websites of The New York Times and Twitter for some users,

A short history of hacking attacks against the media

A short history of hack attacks against the media

The revelation of the Chinese hacking campaign against reporters working for the New York Times has raised awareness of targeted malware attacks, but what does the history of cyberattacks against media agencies look like?

Graham Cluley takes a trip down memory lane..

Chinese hackers break into the New York Times, steal every employee's password

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Chinese hackers have been infiltrating the newspaper's networks, broken into the email accounts of senior staff, stolen the corporate passwords for every Times employee and used those to gain access to the personal computers of 53 employees.

Stuxnet: How USA and Israel created anti-Iran virus, and then lost control of it

Stuxnet: How USA and Israel created anti-Iran virus, and then lost control of it

The Stuxnet virus was created by the USA to target an Iranian nuclear facility, but accidentally escaped into the wider world, claims the New York Times.

NYT journalist: My email was hacked in Beijing

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A journalist with the New York Times, based in Beijing, China, has written about how his Yahoo email account was hacked in order to surreptitiously forward his incoming messages to an unknown third party. It was only after reporter Andrew Read more…

Hackers bought ad space directly from New York Times

Hackers bought ad space directly from New York Times

The hackers who exposed innocent internet users to malicious computer code, bought the advertising space on the New York Times website directly from the newspaper it has been revealed. According to a report published on the New York Times website, Read more…

Fake anti-virus attack hits New York Times website readers

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This weekend, readers of the New York Times website were exposed to danger as the popular media outlet served up malicious adverts to some of its visitors. According to a posting on the website some readers saw a pop-up Read more…

Spammers hack New York Times account on Twitter

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Yesterday, a Twitter account run by the New York Times was the latest high profile victim of an account hack. The Moment, a fashion blog from the New York Times, which has over 510,000 followers on the micro-blogging network, fell Read more…