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02.12.16
Study links North Korea to Sony hack and malware campaign
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Study links North Korea to Sony hack and malware campaign

The same group from the Sony 2014 hack is likely behind an ongoing malware campaign in South Korea.

By A. Tarantola,   02.12.16
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02.12.16
UK police arrest teenager over recent US government hacks
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UK police arrest teenager over recent US government hacks

15-year-old hacker "Cracka" was arrested earlier this week in the UK.

By B. Steele,   02.12.16
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02.11.16
NYPD used Stingrays over 1,000 times since 2008
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NYPD used Stingrays over 1,000 times since 2008

There's no written policy to guide use of the cellphone trackers, either.

By B. Steele,   02.11.16
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02.11.16
ISIS help desk tells jihadis how to hide from authorities
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ISIS help desk tells jihadis how to hide from authorities

Its purpose is to help members avoid Western surveillance.

By M. Moon,   02.11.16
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02.10.16
Hiker with head-mounted cameras taught drones to fly through forests
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Hiker with head-mounted cameras taught drones to fly through forests

Swiss researchers want to replace search parties with artificially intelligent ranger drones.

By D. Cooper,   02.10.16
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02.10.16
IRS says identity thieves nabbed 100,000 income tax e-file PINs
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IRS says identity thieves nabbed 100,000 income tax e-file PINs

Right in the middle of tax season.

By B. Steele,   02.10.16
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