News tagged with computing services

NYSE site hobbled by outages, firm reports

(AP) -- The New York Stock Exchange's website was apparently hobbled twice Monday, possibly the result of computer attacks as part of the anti-Wall Street protests, according to a company that monitors website response times.

Oct 11, 2011
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US helps Ukraine crack bank hacking scheme

US agents have helped Ukrainian authorities uncover a group of computer hackers who used forged banking details to steal some $20 million from private US accounts, officials said Monday.

Aug 22, 2011
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BART ready for renewed protests after cyber attack

(AP) -- San Francisco's mass transit system prepared for renewed protests Monday, a day after hackers angry over blocked cell phone service at some transit stations broke into a website and posted company ...

Aug 15, 2011
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'Evil' Australian hacker faces 49 charges

A man who used the online nickname "Evil" has been charged with hacking attacks that police Wednesday alleged could have caused considerable damage to Australias national infrastructure.

Jul 27, 2011
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Review: Tuning in to music service Spotify

I've been listening to a lot more music than usual for the past week, including tons of the "guilty pleasure" tunes I hate to admit I adore. I won't get into details, but let's just say that Britney Spears ...

Jul 20, 2011
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Feds: Harvard fellow hacked millions of papers

(AP) -- A Harvard University fellow who was studying ethics was charged with hacking into the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's computer network to steal nearly 5 million academic articles.

Jul 19, 2011
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Smartphone use to soar in Asia: Nielsen

Smartphone use is poised to soar in Asia bringing with it a dramatic change in how people there access information on the Internet, according to industry tracker Nielsen Company.

Jul 12, 2011
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