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Hacked Yahoo News’ Twitter Account Reports Fake Ebola Outbreak In Atlanta

The official Twitter account of Yahoo News was apparently hacked Sunday after it tweeted 145 people in Atlanta were infected with Ebola to its 816,000 followers.

08/11/2014

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Chris Colfer Not Leaving ‘Glee,’ Twitter Account Was Hacked

A message on the actor’s Twitter page said he’d been let go from the series, but “Glee” producers say his account was hacked…

07/03/2014

A street sign in San Francisco was hacked to read "Be Nice People" (CBS)

San Francisco Street Sign Hacked To Read ‘Be Nice People’

For the second time in as many weeks, a San Francisco street sign has been hacked to read a clever message to drivers.

05/27/2014

Ali Wunderman spotted this sign that someone hacked to warn drivers in SF of a Godzilla attack. (Source: Ali Wunderman)

SF Traffic Sign Hacked To Warn Drivers Of ‘Godzilla Attack’

A prankster is getting points for creativity after hacking an electronic traffic sign in San Francisco warning of a “Godzilla Attack.”

05/15/2014

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ATMs Vulnerable To Hackers After Windows XP Deadline

At midnight, Microsoft stops supporting its Windows XP operating system, opening ATM’s around the country up to the possibility of a cyber attack.

04/07/2014

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Larry Magid: White House Developing Anti-Hacker Standards

Our technology analyst says the White House has developed standards it hopes will help key industries protect themselves from hackers.

02/13/2014

People walk under an iOS7 sign at the 2013 Apple WWDC at the Moscone Center on June 10, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Apple introduced a new mobile operatng system iOS 7, hardware upgrades and a new operating system OS X Mavericks during the keynote qaddress. The annual developer conference runs through June 14.  (Photo by Kim White/Getty Images)

Apple Says Hackers May Have Accessed Personal Info On Developer Site

Apple Inc. said its website for software developers was hacked Thursday. It’s possible that some developers’ names, mailing or e-mail addresses was accessed, although other information was encrypted and can’t be accessed. The company said it took the site down immediately on Thursday and has been working on fixing the problem since.

07/22/2013

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Al Gore Declares America’s Democratic System Has Been ‘Hacked’ To Stanford Crowd

Former Vice President Al Gore said Tuesday in Palo Alto that America’s democratic system has been “hacked” and if the country wants to resolve the “climate crisis” it has to first reform its political process.

04/25/2013

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Tech Report: Web Hosting Service GoDaddy Hacked

A hacker allegedly affiliated with Anonymous has claimed responsibility for taking down GoDaddy, a popular web-hosting service that supports millions of sites.

09/10/2012

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LinkedIn Confirms Report Of Stolen Passwords

Business social network LinkedIn has confirmed that passwords have been stolen and leaked onto the Internet, but did not indicate that the number was more than 6 million, as has been reported.

06/06/2012

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