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Apex Legends cheaters and hackers will now be matched with each other - BGR India

Hacker News - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 5:32am
Apex Legends cheaters and hackers will now be matched with each other  BGR India

Hackers are the bane of all games and tend to make life miserable for all multiplayer gamers. And different developers have different methods of fighting them.

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Businesses’ Core Functions Are More Vulnerable to Hackers - The Wall Street Journal

Hacker News - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 5:30am
Businesses’ Core Functions Are More Vulnerable to Hackers  The Wall Street Journal

Companies are connecting behind-the-scenes business software to the internet, meaning that the systems that run their accounting, supply chains and other ...

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Sprint customer accounts were breached by hackers using Samsung's website - Android Central

Hacker News - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 4:40am
Sprint customer accounts were breached by hackers using Samsung's website  Android Central

Sprint claims hackers used Samsung's 'add a line' website to gain unauthorized access to some of its customer accounts last month.

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Why are current smart TVs still dumb enough to be hacked? - Digital Trends

Hacker News - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 4:00am
Why are current smart TVs still dumb enough to be hacked?  Digital Trends

Our smart TVs are amazing devices, able to stream on-demand music and movies, let us surf the web, and even control our smart home devices. But these ...

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A Man Was Detained for the Hacker Attack against the National Revenue Agency - Novinite.com

Hacker News - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 3:47am
A Man Was Detained for the Hacker Attack against the National Revenue Agency  Novinite.com

We have a suspect for the hacker attacks. He was detained yesterday afternoon.

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Hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' data; Russian tie is seen - The Daily Times

Hacker News - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 3:43am
Hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' data; Russian tie is seen  The Daily Times

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarian officials said Tuesday that unidentified hackers have stolen the personal details of millions of people from Bulgaria's nat.

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In systemic breach, hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' financial data - Tech News - The Star Online

Hacker News - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 1:50am
In systemic breach, hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' financial data - Tech News  The Star Online

Bulgaria's finance minister apologised to the country on July 16 after admitting hackers had stolen millions of taxpayers' financial data in an attack that one ...

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Sprint says hackers used Samsung’s website to access customer account data - BGR

Hacker News - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 11:59pm
Sprint says hackers used Samsung’s website to access customer account data  BGR

In late June, hackers managed to access an unknown number of Sprint accounts by exploiting a security loophole on Samsung's "add a line" website, according ...

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Alleged Bulgaria Tax Data Hacker Says He'll Never Be Caught - Eurasia Review

Hacker News - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 10:38pm
Alleged Bulgaria Tax Data Hacker Says He'll Never Be Caught  Eurasia Review

The Bulgarian authorities confirmed that the state's Tax Revenue Agency has been hacked, while someone claiming to be the culprit said he was a Russian ...

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Hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' financial data - iTnews

Hacker News - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 10:08pm
Hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' financial data  iTnews

Bulgaria's finance minister apologised to the country on Tuesday after admitting hackers had stolen millions of taxpayers' financial data in an attack that one ...

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MS-13 members hacked up one victim and cut out his heart, federal indictment says - CNN

Hacker News - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 8:44pm
MS-13 members hacked up one victim and cut out his heart, federal indictment says  CNN

More than 20 MS-13 gangsters and associates have been indicted on federal charges of racketeering and murder for allegedly taking part in a violent Southern ...

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LP County pays $130K to hackers | News - News Dispatch

Hacker News - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 7:17pm
LP County pays $130K to hackers | News  News Dispatch

La PORTE — La Porte County officials have agreed to pay more than $130000 to the hackers responsible for infecting several county computers and servers ...

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Hacking This Smart Bulb Is Almost Too Easy - Hackaday

Hacker News - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 7:00pm
Hacking This Smart Bulb Is Almost Too Easy  Hackaday

The regular Hackaday reader no longer needs to be reminded about how popular the ESP8266 is; they see the evidence of that several times a day. But what ...

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County pays $130K to hackers | News - The Herald Argus

Hacker News - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 6:04pm
County pays $130K to hackers | News  The Herald Argus

La PORTE — La Porte County officials have agreed to pay to more than $130000 to the hackers responsible for infecting several county computers and servers ...

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Day Trader Pleads Guilty to Computer Hacking and ... - Dark Reading

Hacker News - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 5:46pm
Day Trader Pleads Guilty to Computer Hacking and ...  Dark Reading

Earlier today, in federal court in Brooklyn, Joseph P. Willner, a self-described day trader, pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit securities fraud and illegally ...

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World Briefs: Google alert for HK activist over hackers - The Straits Times

Hacker News - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 5:00pm
World Briefs: Google alert for HK activist over hackers  The Straits Times

HONG KONG • Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong yesterday said that he had received a warning from Google about government-backed hacking attempts as the ...

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5 easy ways to keep your smartphone safe from hackers - Business Insider

Hacker News - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 4:45pm
5 easy ways to keep your smartphone safe from hackers  Business Insider

Our smartphones hold a massive amount of personal information. Here are five easy steps you can take to keep your data safe.

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How to Protect Yourself From Camera and Microphone Hacking - ConsumerReports.org

Hacker News - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 4:14pm
How to Protect Yourself From Camera and Microphone Hacking  ConsumerReports.org

Two recent security incidents that put Apple users at risk are a reminder that consumers need to protect their phones and laptops from camera and microphone ...

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Sprint customer accounts breached by hackers - CNET

Hacker News - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 3:30pm
Sprint customer accounts breached by hackers  CNET

The breach happened by way of a Samsung web page.

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MS-13 Members Hacked Victims to Death With Machetes: Prosecutors - The Daily Beast

Hacker News - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 2:57pm
MS-13 Members Hacked Victims to Death With Machetes: Prosecutors  The Daily Beast

A federal grand jury has indicted 22 alleged members of the notorious MS-13 gang in Los Angeles on charges of racketeering and murder.

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