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38 min ago | The Medina Gazette

Brunswick Council OKs money for return of tornado sirens

City Council agreed Monday to spend $24,554 to get Brunswick tornado sirens up and running.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Medina County, OH, Strongsville, OH

3 hrs ago | China Digital Times

"Chinese" Hackers Hit Firms Behind Israel's Iron Dome

According to Columbia, Md.-based threat intelligence firm Cyber Engineering Services Inc. , between Oct. 10, 2011 and August 13, 2012, attackers thought to be operating out of China hacked into the corporate networks of three top Israeli defense technology companies, including Elisra Group, Israel Aerospace Industries, and Rafael Advanced Defense ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Columbia, MD

8 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

Home Security Systems Can be Hacked

Dale Baker has an ADT home security system. He'd be at home when it would start chirping.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

12 hrs ago | Forbes.com

How Safe Is Your Bitcoin Wallet From A Cyber-Attack?

Bitcoin is a type of digital currency established in 2009 as an inexpensive payment method than can be used to buy merchandise and make transactions online.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Science / Technology, Dennis Christopher, Business News

16 hrs ago | Government Executive

Hacker Breached NOAA Satellite Data from Contractor's PC

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration satellite data was stolen from a contractor's personal computer last year, but the agency could not investigate the incident because the employee refused to turn over the PC, according to a new inspector general report.

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Related Topix: PC

18 hrs ago | Forbes.com

The Top 5 Most Brutal Cyber Attacks Of 2014 So Far

In 2014, cyber attacks and data breaches don't look like they're going to slow down.

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22 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

'iPhones allow extraction of personal data'

Personal data including text messages, contact lists and photos can be extracted from iPhones through previously unpublicised techniques by Apple employees, the company acknowledged last week.

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Related Topix: Computers, iPod touch App, iPad App, Google+, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Science / Technology

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Sunday Herald

Hacker McKinnon sets up as IT adviser

A SCOT who hacked into some of the world's most secure computer networks is offering his services as an IT consultant.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Search Engine Optimization

SFGate

Hackers stealing more sexual photos for extortion

The e-mail terrified the young mother. "What if I told you I had pics of you?" the writer asked.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Dover, NH

Examiner.com

Facebook Security for Parents and Teens

Social authentication. A hacker will have a harder time hacking into your Facebook account if he or she must identify your friends via photos.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Science / Technology, Scanners

Global Voices Online

Twitter "Blocks" Access to Russia's Most Infamous Hackers

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Seeking Alpha

Emerging Storage, VMware And Pivotal Drive EMC's Q2 Earnings

EMC announced its second quarter earnings on July 23, reporting a 5% year-on-year growth in net revenues to $5.9 billion.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, RSA Security, Software, SlideRocket, Continuity Software, Iomega, NetWitness

Al Bawaba

Revealed: the $3 trillion threat

While such schemes are yet to become a reality, the financial consequences of not being adequately resilient are sure to see more enterprises take notice.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Anonymous group warns of more Kenya cyber attacks [Nation (Kenya)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) The ongoing cyber-attacks on web and social sites operated by the government, the military and top leaders is part of an effort to expose corruption in Kenya, a 'hacktivist' group has claimed.

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Related Topix: Anonymous, Pop/Rock, Science / Technology, Twitter

Collider

BLACKHAT Comic-Con Panel Recap: First Look at Michael Mann's...

Michael Mann knows his crime dramas. Heat is one of the most celebrated crime flicks of all time.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Switched

Malware Can Hide in the Most Obvious Places

You never know when malware will bite. Even browsing an online restaurant menu can download malicious code, put there by hackers.

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ITworld

11 signs you've been hacked -- and how to fight back

In today's threatscape, antivirus software provides little piece of mind, and antimalware scanners on the whole are horrifically inaccurate, especially with exploits less than 24 hours old.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

New York Daily News

Honeymoon over for StubHub scam suspect

Laurence Brinkmeyer appears at his arraignment in Manhattan Supreme Court on Friday.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Government Executive

Hackers Probe Dominion Power Staff, Bankroll Pickpockets' Airfare to London, and Raid A Charity

An attacker penetrated a benefits system containing personal information on the energy company's employees, spouses and partners who went online to schedule a health-screening appointment as far back as 2012.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Fri Jul 25, 2014

DNA India

Remote computer may be extracting text messages, contact, photos from your iPhone

Personal data including text messages, contact lists and photos can be extracted from iPhones through previously unpublicized techniques by Apple Inc employees, the company acknowledged this week.

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Related Topix: Computers, iPod touch App, iPad App, Google+, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Apple, Startups, Science / Technology

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