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01.07.16
FBI hacked the Dark Web to bust 1,500 pedophiles
01.07.16

FBI hacked the Dark Web to bust 1,500 pedophiles

It was the largest known child-pornography site on the Dark Web.

By J. Conditt,   01.07.16
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12.30.15
Samsung says its new Tizen TVs will be harder to hack
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Samsung says its new Tizen TVs will be harder to hack

After a year in which the weakness of smart TVs were exploited, Samsung goes on the offensive.

By D. Cooper,   12.30.15
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12.23.15
Hyatt is the latest hotel chain to spot malware on its systems
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Hyatt is the latest hotel chain to spot malware on its systems

If you stayed at a Hyatt recently, you may want to check your credit card statement.

By J. Fingas,   12.23.15
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12.23.15
Feds arrest hacker for stealing scripts, celeb identities and sex tapes
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Feds arrest hacker for stealing scripts, celeb identities and sex tapes

The man was caught when he tried to sell stolen data to an undercover agent.

By M. Moon,   12.23.15
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12.21.15
Database error publishes info of 3 million Hello Kitty fans
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Database error publishes info of 3 million Hello Kitty fans

The servers are now secure, but they hosted full names, email addresses, passwords and more, CSO reports.

By J. Conditt,   12.21.15
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12.19.15
Insider allegedly hacked lottery software in multiple states
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Insider allegedly hacked lottery software in multiple states

He used a rootkit to know the winning numbers in advance.

By M. Moon,   12.19.15
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12.17.15
2015's big hacks, attacks and security blunders
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2015's big hacks, attacks and security blunders

You'd think that 2015's password was 123456.

By V. Blue,   12.17.15
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12.14.15
UK police try to scare teen hackers by visiting them at home
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UK police try to scare teen hackers by visiting them at home

The cops hope that an in-person warning will keep kids on the straight and narrow.

By J. Fingas,   12.14.15
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