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Smart Meter Hacks Cost a Single Utility $400 Million a Year

April 10, 2012
Brian Krebs reports that hackers are charging between $300 and $3,000 to modify a meter.
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Utah Medicaid Breach Affected 780,000 People

April 10, 2012
The state's Department of Technology Services says it will send letters to every person affected.
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Anonymous Hackers Take Down UK Government Sites

April 9, 2012
The group is threatening to launch similar attacks every Saturday.
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Etsy Announces $50,000 in Grants for Female Hackers

April 9, 2012
The aim is to bring 20 women into Hacker School's 2012 summer session.
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How to Check Your Mac for Flashback Infection

April 9, 2012
Two free tools are now available that make it easy to check for infection.
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Anonymous Hackers Target Tunisian Government

April 9, 2012
The group says the attack was launched in support of human rights and freedom of expression in Tunisia.
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Sophos Partner Portal Hit by Cyber Attack

April 6, 2012
Names, e-mail addresses, business addresses, contact information and hashed passwords may have been accessed.
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New TigerBot Android Malware Found

April 6, 2012
The malware can record phone calls, change network settings, upload the current GPS location, reboot the phone, and more.
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Hacker Claims Breach of Chinese Military Contractor

April 6, 2012
'Hardcore Charlie' has published data on Pastebin and Photobucket.
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Accused LulzSec Hacker Pleads Guilty

April 6, 2012
Cody Kretsinger faces up to 15 years in prison.
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Over Half a Million Macs Infected by Flashback Trojan

April 5, 2012
The majority of the infected computers are located in the U.S. and Canada, according to Doctor Web.
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Hackers Steal Thousands of Medicaid Records

April 5, 2012
Names, addresses and Social Security numbers may have been accessed.
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Al Qaeda Sites Taken Down by Cyber Attack

April 5, 2012
Five key online forums were taken down two weeks ago by an apparent DDoS attack.
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Security Flaw Found in Facebook Mobile Apps

April 5, 2012
The vulnerability was discovered by UK app developer Gareth Wright.
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Arrested CabinCr3w Hacker Posts Statement on Pastebin

April 4, 2012
Hacker Higinio Ochoa says eight FBI agents stormed his apartment on March 20.
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Apple Patches OS X Java Security Flaws

April 4, 2012
A recent update patched 12 vulnerabilities, including one that was being actively exploited.
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Comodo Launches Free Malware Scanning Service

April 4, 2012
The free service includes daily recurring scans of any three pages of a domain.
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Lookout Warns of New Android Malware Variant

April 4, 2012
The new version of the LeNa malware doesn't require any user interaction to gain root access.
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How to Secure Your Company's Videoconferencing System

March 30, 2012
Could hackers use your company's videoconferencing equipment to spy on your meetings? Yes, quite possibly – but it's easy to prevent. Here's how to lock down your system right now.
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