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Expedia IT bod gets all-expenses-paid trip to prison after hacking execs’ emails for profit

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Expedia IT bod gets all-expenses-paid trip to prison after hacking execs’ emails for profit

An ex-Expedia IT admin has been fined and jailed for 15 months after he spied on the emails of the travel giant’s top brass to make insider trades. According to …

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Teenage hacker makes £ 400,000 by hacking 1.7 million Xbox Live and Minecraft accounts

Teenage hacker makes £ 400,000 by hacking 1.7 million Xbox Live and Minecraft accountsSource: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Teenage Hacker named Adam Mudd is said to have made £400,000 by selling a nasty virus to fellow hackers which led to the crash of more than 1.7 million Xbox … The post Teenage hacker makes £ 400,000 by hacking 1.7 million Xbox Live and Minecraft […]

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Qatari company falls victim to international hacking

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Qatari company falls victim to international hacking

An international hacking gang that monitored the emails of a Qatari food-related company siphoned off about 111 thousand dollars by claiming to be a client that the company was dealing …

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Hacking Threat Increasingly Targeting Smaller Financial Firms

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Hacking Threat Increasingly Targeting Smaller Financial Firms

Big cyber heists make big headlines, but increasingly hackers are going after smaller financial firms, those with less than $1 billion in annual revenue, according to a recent report. Although …

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Windows users urged to install latest updates following NSA hacking leak

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Windows users have been urged to make sure their operating systems are kept up to date after hackers released details of exploits which cyber criminals could use to hack Microsoft’s operating system. Details of the exploits were released by the … The post Windows users urged […]

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US ‘hacking’ case couple end 35-day agony in cells

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

An American couple arrested for suspicion of being involved in cybercrime were deported on Tuesday night, after 35 days in custody. Larry Peckham and Denise Huitron, had been in detention at the Muthaiga police station, despite being cleared of cybercrime. …

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Shadow Brokers dump contained Solaris hacking tools

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans After the Shadow Brokers group opened up its archive of exploits allegedly stolen from the United States National Security Agency, security experts found a nasty surprise waiting for Solaris administrators. The Register reported that the dumped Shadow Broker files reference … The post Shadow Brokers dump […]

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Nintendo Offers $20K for Hacking a Switch

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Now that Nintendo is through that difficult launch period for a new piece of hardware, it can focus on other areas of the ecosystem including making lots of must-have first-party games. But in the process, Nintendo wants to ensure everyone …

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Outer-Space Hacking a Top Concern for NASA’s Cybersecurity Chief

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

NASA scientists glean valuable data about powerful space explosions and the energy of black holes from their Swift and Fermi satellites. The projects were supposed to last a few years. Instead, they’ve survived for more than a decade. That’s great …

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Forty percent of Americans more cautious with email after election hacking

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Forty percent of Americans say they are more cautious about what they write in emails since last year’s cyber attacks against the Democratic Party, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Thursday. The March 11-20 opinion survey showed that a …

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