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Former Web producer indicted in hacking plot

A media online producer has been indicted on charges of conspiring with the hacktivist group Anonymous to break into the website of the station's parent the Tribune Co., officials said Thursday.

Mar 14, 2013
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Pursuit of hackers who took credit reports expands

(AP)—The pursuit of hackers who audaciously stole and published credit reports for Michelle Obama, the attorney general, FBI director and other U.S. politicians and celebrities crisscrossed continents and ...

Mar 13, 2013
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China foreign minister rejects hacking accusations

(AP)—China's foreign minister on Saturday rejected accusations that the country's military was behind massive hacking attacks on U.S. and other foreign targets and called for more international cooperation ...

Mar 09, 2013
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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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