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Confidential records breached at Fla. college

(AP)—Officials at a Florida Panhandle college say hackers accessed nearly 300,000 records in the school's computer systems that contains names, Social Security and bank routing numbers of students, teachers, staff and retirees.

Oct 10, 2012
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Hackers throw campus info caution to the wind

(Phys.org)—For 53 universities, this was the week that brought a line of enquiry they could well do without: How much damage are we dealing with? Hackers on Monday threw thousands of personal records from 53 universities ...

Oct 04, 2012 report
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Hackers strike against Swedish websites

(AP)—Hackers have struck at least two Swedish government-affiliated websites, shutting down one of them in a denial-of-service attack and leaving links to profane messages on the other.

Oct 03, 2012
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Panetta talks computer hacking issues with Chinese

(AP)—Despite several years of escalating diplomacy and warnings, the U.S. is making little headway in its efforts to tamp down aggressive Chinese cyberattacks against American companies and the government.

Sep 20, 2012
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German watchdog warns of Internet Explorer breach

(AP)—The German government agency overseeing IT safety is warning of a security breach in Microsoft's Internet Explorer and recommending people use other browsers until the problem is fixed. ...

Sep 18, 2012
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Mexican hackers attack political, official sites

(AP)—Mexican hackers have taken over more than a dozen websites belonging to political parties and local governments and posted a message criticizing the government on the nation's Independence Day.

Sep 16, 2012
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GoDaddy says no attack behind Web outage

(AP)—GoDaddy.com says a Web hosting outage that involved thousands and possibly millions of websites on Monday was due to internal problems, not an attack by hackers. ...

Sep 11, 2012
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Pirate Bay founder accused of new crime in Sweden

(AP)—A Swedish man deported from Cambodia to serve a prison sentence for his involvement with file-sharing site The Pirate Bay faces new suspicions of hacking against the Swedish tax authority.

Sep 11, 2012
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