News tagged with computer hacking

Youth cybercrime linked to friends' influence

Peer influence and low self-control appear to be the major factors fueling juvenile cybercrime such as computer hacking and online bullying, according to a new study led by a Michigan State University criminologist.

Jun 23, 2011
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Study advised US on Libya hacking

(AP) -- Private computer experts advised U.S. officials on how cyberattacks could damage Libya's oil and gas infrastructure and rob Moammar Gadhafi's regime of crucial oil revenue, according to a study obtained by hackers.

Jun 13, 2011
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China paper: Google could be hurt by hacking claim

(AP) -- The Chinese Communist Party's main newspaper lashed out at Google on Monday, saying its latest complaints of computer hacking traced to China were politically motivated and warning its business might ...

Jun 06, 2011
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China accuses Google of 'political games'

(AP) -- The Chinese Communist Party's main newspaper lashed out at Google on Monday, saying its latest complaints of computer hacking traced to China were politically motivated and warning its business might suffer.

Jun 06, 2011
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Cyber hacking could be a thing of the past

(PhysOrg.com) -- High-profile websites are constantly under threat from hackers attempting to paralyse their websites but new research could make such attacks computationally impossible. This research will ...

Dec 07, 2009
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Turmoil fuels 'hacktivist' attacks on Web sites

(AP) -- For about 90 minutes Wednesday, visitors to the Oregon University System's Web site found themselves taken for a ride they didn't ask for. They were redirected to another site under the control of ...

Jun 25, 2009
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Your computer could open door to cyberpredators

They're hacking into computers, secretly watching girls on webcams, and using sophisticated techniques to disguise child pornography and thwart law enforcement. Across the globe, men with advanced computer and Internet skills ...

Apr 29, 2009
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