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Bogus Copyright Numbers Enter The Fight Over Cyberhacking As Well

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For many years, we've talked about just how bogus the numbers are that get thrown around for "losses" and "job losses" due to copyright infringement. And yet they keep getting repeated. Two years ago, we were particularly stunned by a report from the ITC that claimed $48 billion dollars in...
Bogus Copyright Numbers Enter The Fight Over Cyberhacking As Well

Chinese hackers resume attacks on U.S. targets

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For the last three months or so, the U.S. government and some of its defense contractors have engaged in a war of shame on China to pressure it to cool its cyber-attacks on U.S. targets. The campaign appeared to be yielding results, but it seems that Chinese hackers were...
Chinese hackers resume attacks on U.S. targets

Today's Scuttlebot: Racing the Machines and Twitter Brain Surgery

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. For Thursday, selections include a think tank's warning to Republicans on "technological unemployment," a Twitter video of brain surgery, and the 9-to-5 workday of some Chinese hackers....
Today's Scuttlebot: Racing the Machines and Twitter Brain Surgery

FBI May Be Collaborating With Facebook Following Hack

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The governmental crime fighters have been called in over reports that user data may have been compromised. Reuters is reporting that the FBI have been called in following last week's hacking of Facebook. Although the firm hasn't confirmed it itself--the social media giant claims that there is no evidence...
FBI May Be Collaborating With Facebook Following Hack
Chinese hackers gained access to 'thousands' of surveillance orders, says Washington Post

We Were Hacked By The Chinese Too, Says Wall Street Journal

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The news comes a day after the NYT splashed on its own cyber troubles, and points to a pattern of increasing attacks on U.S. media groups. The Wall Street Journal has also fallen foul of Chinese hackers--and not for the first time, publisher Dow Jones & Co. said last...
We Were Hacked By The Chinese Too, Says Wall Street Journal

Chinese Hackers Have Been Attacking The New York Times For Months

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For the past four months the New York Times has been under attack by Chinese hackers, the newspaper says. The hackers were able to "infiltrate its computer systems" and get passwords from reporters and other employees. The Times says it hired an outside firm to study the hacks and block...
Chinese Hackers Have Been Attacking The New York Times For Months

Lessons from the hack attack on The New York Times

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The New York Times' description of a cyberespionage campaign waged against the news media company by Chinese hackers demonstrates the importance of assuming criminals will eventually break into a computer system, and the best defense is to detect the intrusion as soon as possible. Last week, The Times disclosed...
Lessons from the hack attack on The New York Times

ASIO hacking claim won't hurt China ties, says Carr

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Government under pressure over uneasy conflict between cyber security and economic dependence on ChinaClaims that Chinese hackers stole top secret blueprints of spy agency ASIO's new headquarters will not threaten Australia's increasingly close ties with the Asian giant, Foreign Minister Bob Carr insists.Senator Carr has refused to confirm ABC reports...
ASIO hacking claim won't hurt China ties, says Carr

Chinese Hackers Suspected In Long-Term Nortel Breach

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For nearly a decade, hackers enjoyed widespread access to the corporate computer network of Nortel Networks Ltd., a once-giant telecommunications firm now fallen on hard times. Using seven passwords stolen from top Nortel executives, including the chief executive, the hackers — who appeared to be working in China — penetrated...
Chinese Hackers Suspected In Long-Term Nortel Breach

We must all take our cyber-security seriously | Observer editorial

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The tools for safe cyber-living exist. We need to feel they're relevant to usIt has been a fragile week for cyber-security, with system breaches affecting a quarter-of-a-million Twitter accounts coming on the heels of online assaults against both the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, apparently by highly...
We must all take our cyber-security seriously | Observer editorial

Video: A Cyberattack from China

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Chinese hackers infiltrated The New York Times's computer systems, getting passwords for its reporters and others....
Video: A Cyberattack from China

White House Calls On China To Cease Cyberattacks On U.S. Firms

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Will the great superpower of the East agree to the U.S.'s three demands? President Obama's national security advisor addressed the current Sino-American hacking woes yesterday. In a speech, Tom Donilon called upon China to address three points: crack down on Chinese hackers; come to the table for talks on...
White House Calls On China To Cease Cyberattacks On U.S. Firms

The New York Times Was Attacked By Chinese Hackers Over Four Months

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The New York Times has revealed that over the last four months, it was repeatedly attacked by Chinese hackers using methods that have been linked to the Chinese military in the past. The timing of the attacks coincided with reporting for an investigative article published on October 24 that revealed...
The New York Times Was Attacked By Chinese Hackers Over Four Months
Hitting the gas: FireEye raises $50 million and builds out senior team

Google to employees: 'Mac or Linux, but no more Windows'

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Filed under: SecurityWe first heard rumors of this policy change a couple of months ago, but now it's made the papers: the Financial Times is reporting that Google is phasing out the use of Windows internally, as employees are migrated to either Linux or Mac OS X on machine turnovers...
Google to employees: 'Mac or Linux, but no more Windows'

Apple attacked by Chinese hackers, Mac software tool coming to protect consumers

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Apple on Tuesday disclosed that it was hacked by the same group that targeted social networking site Facebook, and also announced that an incoming software update for OS X will protect consumers from the same type of vulnerability....
Apple attacked by Chinese hackers, Mac software tool coming to protect consumers

Chinese hackers steal Dalai Lama's emails

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Chinese hackers steal Dalai Lama's emails

Chinese hackers attacked New York Times computers for four months

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The New York Times reports that its internal network was attacked by Chinese hackers over the last four months. The email accounts of several reporters who worked on a story critical of the family Chinese prime minister Wen Jiabao were infiltrated, and the passwords of every single New York Times employee stolen. However,...
Chinese hackers attacked New York Times computers for four months

Here Is A Step-By-Step Guide To How Chinese Hackers Steal American Secrets

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Dota is an anonymous member of a military-backed group of Chinese hackers notorious for stealing data from American companies. According to Forbes, this group has likely broken into computer systems owned by Coca Cola, security tech firm RSA, and energy company Schneider Electric. But now we learn from The Next Web...
Here Is A Step-By-Step Guide To How Chinese Hackers Steal American Secrets

Apple Employees' Macs Compromised by Chinese Hackers

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A number of Macs owned by Apple employees were compromised by the same China-based hackers that targeted Facebook employees recently, reports Reuters. The news agency says Apple disclosed the breach to its reporters. Apple, which is working with law enforcement to track down the hackers, told Reuters that only a...
Apple Employees' Macs Compromised by Chinese Hackers

Chinese hackers suspected in attack on The Post's computers

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A sophisticated cyberattack targeted The Washington Post in an operation that resembled intrusions against other major American news organizations and that company officials suspect was the work of Chinese hackers, people familiar with the incident said. Read full article >>...
Chinese hackers suspected in attack on The Post's computers
The wild wild web: top U.S. cyber-cop says we’re losing the war against computer criminals

Chinese hackers reportedly stole Obama and McCain documents

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During the 2008 presidential campaign, top-level staffers' laptops were infiltrated with malware that allowed alleged Chinese hackers to steal internal documents, files, and e-mails. [Read more]...
Chinese hackers reportedly stole Obama and McCain documents

...And Facebook Got Hacked, Too

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Seems you can't turn around without hearing of another big company having its shirt pulled over its head by hackers. The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal both got exploited by Chinese hackers recently, and a Michigan television station put out a zombie-related Emergency Alert message in a clever, though...
...And Facebook Got Hacked, Too

Chinese compromise of U.S. weapon designs drives home painful lesson in cybersecurity

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For anyone paying attention, the fact that Chinese hackers apparently accessed key U.S. weapons designs may be unsettling but hardly surprising. Previously undisclosed findings by the Defense Science Board, show that more than two dozen major weapons designs were breached, according to a Washington Post report on Tuesday. Affected projects range from U.S....
Chinese compromise of U.S. weapon designs drives home painful lesson in cybersecurity

How Anonymous accidentally helped expose two Chinese hackers

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How did security firm Mandiant put names to two previously unknown Chinese hackers who, it says, steal American corporate secrets for the Chinese government? With a little inadvertent help from Anonymous. Mandiant's 74-page report covers a particular hacking group referred to as "APT1" and contends that the group works...
How Anonymous accidentally helped expose two Chinese hackers

New York Times says Chinese hackers hit its network

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BEIJING--A four-month-long cyberattack on the New York Times originating from China -- detailed by the newspaper Thursday -- may be part of a shift by Chinese hackers to apply the same sophisticated infiltration techniques on foreign media that they have used in recent years to steal proprietary data from U.S....
New York Times says Chinese hackers hit its network

Daily Report: Hackers in China Attack The Times

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For the last four months, Chinese hackers have persistently attacked The New York Times, infiltrating its computer systems and getting passwords for its reporters and other employees, Nicole Perlroth reports in Thursday's New York Times....
Daily Report: Hackers in China Attack The Times

Hackers Enjoyed Unlimited Access To Nortel's Computer System For At Least A Decade

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Chinese hackers are suspected of enjoying at least 10 years of unfettered access to Nortel Networks' computer system with help from seven stolen passwords, reports the Wall Street Journal. Brian Shields, a former Nortel employee of 19 years, led an internal investigation and came to the conclusion that the...
Hackers Enjoyed Unlimited Access To Nortel's Computer System For At Least A Decade
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