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Hackers attack top Czech news websites

Hackers attacked several top Czech news websites on Monday, overloading them with hundreds of thousands of requests per second to make them inaccessible, publishers said.

Mar 04, 2013
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AFP's Twitter photo account hacked

The Twitter account of AFP's photo service, @AFPphoto, was hacked on Tuesday at 16:45 GMT. The images posted until the account was suspended more than an hour later did not come from the agency, AFP's management ...

Feb 26, 2013
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Hackers target Jeep's Twitter account

Hackers referencing hip-hop acts took over US automaker Jeep's Twitter account Tuesday in an attack not unlike one the day before that targeted fast food chain Burger King.

Feb 19, 2013
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Famed US hacker helps Ecuador secure its vote

Kevin Mitnick, who once gained notoriety as America's most wanted computer hacker, now heads a thriving Internet consultancy tasked with helping keep Sunday's presidential elections in Ecuador secure.

Feb 17, 2013
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Hackers sock smartphone earpiece star Jawbone

Jawbone on Wednesday warned users of its earpieces and Jambox speakers that hackers stole names, email addresses and encrypted passwords from accounts used to make the wireless devices smarter.

Feb 13, 2013
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Wickr app aims to safeguard online privacy

Wickr co-founder Nico Sell is working toward "geek utopia," a world where people hold the power when it comes to who sees what they share on the Internet or from their phones.

Feb 02, 2013
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