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Big browsers fall in Pwn2Own exploit competition

Name any of the big browsers and there's an exploit for it. All four major browsers fell down during the Pwn2Own hacking competition running concurrently with the CanSecWest 2015 Conference in Vancouver, ...

Mar 22, 2015 weblog
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Twitter hackers announce 'World War III'

Hackers took over Twitter accounts of the New York Post and United Press International on Friday, writing bogus messages, including about hostilities breaking out between the United States and China.

Jan 16, 2015
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2012 movie massacre hung over 'Interview' decision

When a group claiming credit for the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment threated violence against theaters showing "The Interview" earlier this week, the fate of the movie's big-screen life was all but ...

Dec 19, 2014
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UK judge: No payout to cleared hacking defendant

(AP)—The judge in Britain's phone hacking trial said Wednesday that acquitted defendant Charles Brooks shouldn't be reimbursed for his legal costs because even though he was innocent, his behavior was "incredibly ...

Oct 15, 2014
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UK: Former reporter sentenced for phone hacking

(AP)—A former British tabloid reporter was given a 10-month suspended prison sentence Thursday for his role in the long-running phone hacking scandal that shook Rupert Murdoch's media empire.

Jul 24, 2014
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Hackers disrupt Tunisia voter registration

Hackers briefly disrupted the online voter registration process for Tunisia's parliamentary and presidential polls later this year, the electoral commission said on Thursday.

Jul 10, 2014
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US judge mulls sending phone hacking case to UK

(AP)—A federal judge in Los Angeles suggested Monday that Great Britain would be the proper place for a Hollywood stuntwoman to pursue a lawsuit against News Corp. and related companies over alleged phone hacking.

Feb 25, 2014
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