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A PSA About Nude Photos
'*Tasers you* *steals your shoes* SHOULDN’T WEAR SHOES BRO'

Well put. It's theft. But because its of women, and because there's a sexual/titillation element, the victim blaming suddenly appears.
sexism  theft  crime  hacking  people-suck  current-events  social-media  news  privacy 
september 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
Teenagers hack ATM by bothering to read the instructions
Google instructions. See if they've changed the default passcode. Don't steal money, just set the welcome screen to say it's been hacked, and tell the bank. Realise you're late for your next school lesson…
Awesome  fail  hacking  technology  money  Canada 
september 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
Fairly in depth piece on the phone hacking trial
and on the power that comes from throwing a *lot* of money at legal representation
Interesting  law  crime  hacking  phones  News-of-The-World  journalism  Murdoch  media  money  via-Andrew-Ducker 
june 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - 'Notebooks went missing' amid phone-hacking probe
Surely Danny Boy knows better than to leave his Broadsword out back by the bins?
journalism  hacking  news  crime  News-of-The-World  interesting 
november 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Phone-hacking trial: three ex-News of the World staff plead guilty | UK news | theguardian.com
One of the major parts of the case appears to be Brooks and others running around hiding information about their awareness and support of the hacking.
journalism  law  hacking  crime  News-of-The-World  UK  media 
october 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Rupert Murdoch secret tapes: News Corp defends head
He says "It's the biggest inquiry ever, over next to nothing.", News Corp says ""Rupert Murdoch has shown understandable empathy with the staff and families affected". Yeah...
journalism  posttofacebook  hacking  news  Murdoch  interesting 
july 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Apple introducing extra protection against hackers | Technology | guardian.co.uk
'Two-factor authentication for iCloud and other services aims to help guard against hackers trying to access peoples' accounts'
technology  posttofacebook  hacking  Apple  PSA  useful  security  internet 
march 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Burger King's Twitter Account Hacked (And Switched To McDonald's)
'“Just got sold to McDonalds because the whopper flopped =[“ Someone's having a bad day over at BK HQ. Still going after nearly an hour.'
twitter  fail  hacking  amusing  social-media  food  fast-food  internet 
february 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Clegg hints at split with Tories on Leveson - UK Politics - UK - The Independent
'Nick Clegg privately told members of the Hacked Off campaign group, including the comedian Steve Coogan, that there was nothing in the Coalition Agreement that prevented him from taking a different position on press regulation from the Conservatives.'
the-coalition  Lib-Dems  government  News-of-The-World  hacking  journalism  interesting 
september 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Former Times journalist arrested by police investigating computer hacking | UK news | guardian.co.uk
'Arrest of Patrick Foster understood to be related to unmasking of NightJack blogger by the Times in 2009'
via-Zoe-Stavri  media  journalism  hacking  news  interesting 
august 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Amazon Quietly Closes Security Hole After Journalist's Devastating Hack | Gadget Lab | Wired.com
Amazon changed its customer privacy policies on Monday, closing security gaps that were exploited in the identity hacking of Wired reporter Mat Honan on Friday.
relates-to-another-of-today's-links  internet  hacking  security  technology  interesting 
august 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Learn to Hack | TuxRadar Linux
Essential disclaimer: Hacking is bad/illegal Mmmmmkay? If it's not your computer and you're doing bad stuff, anyway.

'There are two rules of computer security: one – don’t buy a computer; and two – if you have to buy a computer, don’t turn it on. If you break these rules then you’ll be opening yourself up to potential problems. No system is 100% safe from hackers, but by following a few simple steps you can make yours much harder for intruders to attack.'
posttofacebook  post  technology  interesting  hacking  security 
may 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Linux Format censored over 'Learn to Hack' feature | bit-tech.net
'A controversial hacking how-to in the last issue of Future's Linux Format has led to the magazine being pulled from the shelves of US bookselling giant Barnes & Noble.'
posttofacebook  post  censorship  technology  computers  hacking  news  interesting 
may 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
AFP: Russian bloggers fume over pre-election cyber attacks
'"It's very easy to figure out that Russia is having elections tomorrow: Livejournal is down," wrote Nadia Ivanova.'
interesting  culture  Russia  hacking  crime  politics  elections 
december 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Exclusive: Computer Virus Hits U.S. Drone Fleet | Danger Room | Wired.com
'A computer virus has infected the cockpits of America’s Predator and Reaper drones, logging pilots’ every keystroke as they remotely fly missions over Afghanistan and other warzones.'
military  security  technology  USA  interesting  computers  computer-viruses  hacking  war  War-on-Terror 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
MySQL.com Sold for $3k, Serves Malware — Krebs on Security
'A security firm revealed today that mysql.com, the central repository for widely-used Web database software, was hacked and booby-trapped to serve visitors with malicious software.'
interesting  hacking  crime  internet  important  programming  computers 
september 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Julian Assange publishers to release autobiography without his consent | Media | The Guardian
'Canongate to publish 'unauthorised first draft' of WikiLeaks founder's autobiography it has secretly printed and shipped'
wikileaks  interesting  hacking  security  via-Andrew-Ducker 
september 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Google Online Security Blog: An update on attempted man-in-the-middle attacks
"Today we received reports of attempted SSL man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks against Google users, whereby someone tried to get between them and encrypted Google services. The people affected were primarily located in Iran. The attacker used a fraudulent SSL certificate issued by DigiNotar, a root certificate authority that should not issue certificates for Google (and has since revoked it)." The issuing seems to have been the result of hacking.
interesting  important  crime  hacking  internet 
september 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Murdoch committee MP claims threats from Anonymous and LulzSec - ComputerworldUK.com
"Mensch sat on the parliamentary committee that questioned Rupert Murdoch and his son James over phone hacking at News International. After the UK-wide riots Mensch also called for Twitter and Facebook to be temporarily closed during similar outbreaks of violence."
politics  hacking 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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