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    Apple users report 'lost phone' cyber attack

    Apple users report 'lost phone' cyber attack Multiple Apple smartphone and tablet users have reported an unusual hack in which attackers have locked smartphones and demanded payment in return for unlocking them.
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    DDoS cyber attacks get bigger, smarter, and more damaging

    DDoS cyber attacks get bigger, smarter, and more damaging Crashing websites and overwhelming data centers, a new generation of cyber attacks is costing millions and straining the structure of the Internet.
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    Wall Street banks learn how to survive in staged cyber attack

    Wall Street bankers stage cyber attack In a staged simulation called Quantum Dawn 2, bank security executives were tasked with detecting how a massive cyber attack was unfolding in the markets
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    Syrian hackers hit Twitter, NY Times, and Huffington Post

    Syrian hackers attack Twitter, NY Times, Huffington Post Media companies lost control of their websites after an attack by hackers supporting the Syrian government
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    US warns of “major cyber event”

    US warns of “major cyber event” Outgoing US Homeland Security Secretary warns of a “major cyber event” that would have a “serious” impact on American society.
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    Suspect arrested for largest cyber attack in history

    Suspect arrested for largest cyber attack in history A Dutch citizen has been arrested in northeast Spain on suspicion of launching what is described as the biggest cyberattack in Internet history
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    Cyber attacks hurt China’s credibility, says US

    Cyber attacks hurt China’s credibility, says US Cyber attacks against the United States from China are eroding the country’s credibility and scaring off potential foreign investors afraid of losing their intellectual property, a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday.
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    Cyber attack of unprecedented scale slows global Internet

    Cyber attack of unprecedented scale slows global Internet Spamhaus alleges that Cyberbunker is behind one of the largest cyber attacks in history, resulting in global Internet slow-downs
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    Cyber-attack on South Korea might not have come from China: regulator

    Cyber-attack on South Korea might not have come from China: regulator This week’s cyber-attack on South Korean broadcasters and banks may not have originated in China after all
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    US Federal Reserve investigates extent of hacker breach

    US Federal Reserve investigates extent of hacker breach The Federal Reserve says it is still working to determine the extent its computer systems had been breached by hackers
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    Cyber-security battle on the cards

    Cyber-security battle on the cards President Obama’s order aimed at ramping up protection from cyberattacks will address only a small portion of threats
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    Obama to issue executive order against cyber-attacks

    Obama to issue executive order against cyber-attacks US President Barack Obama plans to release a long-awaited executive order aimed at improving the nation’s defenses against cyberattacks as early as Wednesday, according to sources familiar with the matter.
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    Hackers breach security firm Bit9, attack its customers

    Hackers breach security firm Bit9, attack its customers Security software maker Bit9 said that computer hackers have breached its network, then launched a second round of attacks against some of its customers.
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    Bush family e-mails hacked and leaked

    Bush family e-mails hacked and leaked A hacker has broken in to the email accounts of the Bush family, releasing private e-mails
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    Hackers breach US Federal Reserve Bank internal website

    Hackers breach US Federal Reserve Bank internal website The Federal Reserve said that one of its internal websites had been briefly breached by hackers, though no critical functions of the U.S. central bank were affected by the intrusion.
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    Man arrested for promoting UK government cyber attacks

    UK man arrested over government cyber attacks A man has been arrested following an investigation that he encouraged a cyber attack on the British Government
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    Cyber attacks against US doubled over past three years

    Cyberattacks on the rise A new study has said that cyberattacks against US organisations have risen significantly over the past three years
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    Cyber attack hits White House

    White House becomes cyber attack target The White House experienced a potential cyber attack, although no systems were compromised during the attempted hack
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    Another espionage malware program discovered

    Another espionage malware program discovered A new malicious programme “is essentially a precursor to a future Stuxnet-like attack,” Symantec said
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    Jihadist web forum brought down

    Jihadist web forum brought down A popular jihadist Internet forum has been knocked off the Internet, and counterterrorism experts say it appears it was hacked.
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