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    Hackers post account info of 4.6 million Snapchat users: report

    Hackers post account info of 4.6 million Snapchat users: report Computer hackers posted online usernames and partial phone numbers of 4.6 million users of mobile photo-sharing service Snapchat
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    Syrian Electronic Army says hacked into Skype's social media accounts

    Syrian Electronic Army says hacked into Skype's social media accounts The Syrian Electronic Army hacker collective claimed credit for hacking into the social media accounts of Internet calling service Skype.
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    Apple says never worked with NSA on iPhone hacks

    Apple says never worked with NSA on iPhone hacks Apple has never worked with the NSA and is unaware of efforts to target its smartphones, the company has stated
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    Spain arrests eight over global bank cyber heists

    Spain arrests eight over global bank cyber heists Spanish police arrested eight people suspected of helping to steal more than $60 million from banks worldwide
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    Hacker took over BBC server, tried to 'sell' access on Christmas Day

    Hacker took over BBC server, tried to 'sell' access on Christmas Day A hacker secretly took over a computer server at the BBC, Britain’s public broadcaster, and then launched a Christmas Day campaign to convince other cyber criminals to pay him for access to the system.
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    Edward Snowden: mission accomplished

    Edward Snowden: mission accomplished Whistleblower Edward Snowden said his mission has been accomplished
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    Snowden supporter claims apartment and computer tampered with

    Snowden supporter claims apartment and PC tampered with An American internet activist and supporter of whistleblower Edward Snowden says someone broke into his apartment and tampered with his computer
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    Cyber-attack steals 40-million credit card details from Target

    Cyber-attack steals 40-million credit card details from Target Stolen data includes customer names, credit and debit card numbers, card expiration dates and the magnetic strip code
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    Hacking fear outweighs privacy concerns

    Hacking fear outweighs privacy concerns Internet users are far more worried about computer hacking and theft of personal information than about online privacy and tracking by marketers
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    SA Parliament hacker in court

    SA Parliament hacker in court A woman accused of hacking into the computer of Parliament’s chief operations officer appeared in court
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    Leading tech companies call for US surveillance reform

    Leading tech companies call for US surveillance reform Eight leading technology companies called on the US to overhaul its surveillance laws
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    Cyber experts uncover 2 million stolen passwords to global Web accounts

    Cyber experts uncover 2 million stolen passwords to global Web accounts Security experts have uncovered a trove of some 2 million stolen passwords to websites including Facebook, Google, Twitter and Yahoo
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    Spies worry over "doomsday" cache stashed by ex-NSA contractor Snowden

    Spies worry over "doomsday" cache stashed by ex-NSA contractor Snowden British and US intelligence officials say they are worried about a “doomsday” cache of highly classified, heavily encrypted material they believe former NSA contractor Edward Snowden has stored on a data cloud.
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    NATO launches large-scale cyber-security exercises

    NATO launches large-scale cyber-security exercises NATO has launched its largest-ever cyber exercises to practise warding off massive, simultaneous attacks
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    Six arrested in $45 million global cybercrime scheme

    Six arrested in $45 million global cybercrime scheme Six people were arrested and charged on Monday for participating in a worldwide ATM heist that stole $45 million from two Middle East banks.
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    Cyber attack 'war game' tests London banks

    Cyber attack 'war game' tests London banks A cyber attack by a foreign government on financial markets played out in one of London’s historic halls on Tuesday in a “war game” simulation designed to test the City’s defenses against online saboteurs.
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    Hackers expose weak cyber-defense in Asia

    Hackers expose weak cyber-defense in Asia A rash of website hackings in the Asia-Pacific has exposed weak cyber defences which must be improved to help the region deal with more sophisticated and sinister threats
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    Cyber attack "war game" to test London banks on November 12

    Cyber attack "war game" to test London banks on November 12 Thousands of staff across dozens of London financial firms will be put through a “war games” scenario on Tuesday to test how well they can handle a major cyber attack, people familiar with the matter said.
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    Cyber-security world leaders call for cooperation

    Cyber-security world leaders call for cooperation Governments and businesses spend $1 trillion a year for global cybersecurity, but there’s no clear idea what the total losses are
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    Finland says government's data network hit by severe hacking

    Finland says government's data network hit by severe hacking Finland’s foreign minister said foreign intelligence agents had carried out large-scale hacking into government communications
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