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# Hacker

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# Bitcoin
Barack Obama, Kanye West and Elon Musk among victims of widespread Twitter hack
The hack appears to suggest that those who donate bitcoins will have their donation doubled and returned.
# TalkTalk
Hacker behind TalkTalk cyber attack sentenced to 4 years in youth detention centre
The attack cost the company €86.3 million after the personal details of 157,000 customers were stolen.
# one one oh no
‘It’s like the Wild West’: An FBI-hunted hacker says future cyber attacks could target your toaster
Kevin Mitnick, who was once the FBI’s most wanted cyber fugitive, is performing a ‘live hack’ in Dublin tomorrow.
# The Sun
Irish hacker behind Rupert Murdoch suicide hoax avoids jail
Six years ago Darren Martyn and others redirected users from The Sun’s website to a page that said Rupert Murdoch was dead.
# netflix original
Hacker leaks stolen Orange is the New Black episodes after ransom demand
“Who is next on the list? FOX, IFC, NAT GEO, and ABC,” the hacker said on Twitter.
# Netflix
Disgruntled gamer 'used cameras and lightbulbs' to take down Netflix and Twitter
Hacker harnessed 150,000 devices such as cameras, lightbulbs and appliances to overwhelm system.
# Guccifer
Romanian hacker who exposed Clinton's email server jailed for four years
Marcel Lehel Lazar also hacked a relative of George W Bush.
# exploit
Android phones have a serious flaw that could allow hackers in with one text
And as many as 950 million Android phones could be affected by it.
# Hacked off
Katie Hopkins' Twitter account has been hacked
The hacker claims to have a sex tape belonging to Hopkins. Err…
# Erotica
This book series could be the next Fifty Shades of Grey
The author just signed a $7million deal.
# the interview
Obama: 'We will respond' to North Korea hack
Sony said it still plans to release The Interview… but in a different format.
# cyber-exercise
Government issues tender for deliberate hacker attack
The Department of Communications has said that existing services and systems will not be impacted by the exercise.
# gary mckinnon
Hacker McKinnon won't be charged in Britain
Gary McKinnon is wanted in the United States for breaking into military computer systems.
# unencrypted
Hackers post pilfered Yahoo! passwords
Nearly half a million passwords and email addresses from a Yahoo! server were posted online.
# LinkedIn
LinkedIn says all accounts secure again after password hack
An FBI investigation is now under way after almost 6.5million passwords were breached last week.
# Passwords
First LinkedIn, now eHarmony's passwords 'compromised'
The dating site has said that a small number of its users have been affected, while it’s reported that a total of eight million ‘hashed’ passwords have been posted online.
# LinkedIn
Almost 6.5million LinkedIn passwords apparently leaked online
A hacker in Russia claims to have gained access to millions of passwords and is seeking help in removing the encryption.
# UK
UK: Man arrested over abortion website attack
London police have arrested a man suspected of hacking into the website of a major British abortion provider, vandalising it, and stealing sensitive data – including names, addresses, and phone numbers.
# Twitter hack
'We use the poor people' - Thailand's PM falls victim to Twitter hacker
The anonymous hacker posted a series of apparently damning messages from Yingluck Shinawatra’s official account.
# Hacker
US student charged with hacking school system
Tyler Coyner charged other students to change their grades.
# Apple
Apple iPhones hacked
A new hack can give complete access to your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.