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Larry Magid: New York Times Website Back Up After Hacking

The New York Times website is back up after hackers identifying themselves as the Syrian Electronic Army knocked the site offline around noon on Tuesday.

08/28/2013

Screenshot of the New York Times website on August 27, 2013. A group called the "Syrian Electronic Army" claimed responsibility for the attack. (CBS)

Twitter, New York Times Hacked, ‘Syrian Electronic Army’ Takes Credit

Readers who tried to click on the New York Times’ website got nothing but error messages for several hours Tuesday during the site’s second major disruption this month, and people also had trouble accessing Twitter. A hacker group calling itself the “Syrian Electronic Army” claimed responsibility.

08/28/2013

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

Google (credit: DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Finds Hacking Attempts On Eve Of Iran Election

Google said Wednesday that it has discovered and stopped a series of attempts to hack the accounts of tens of thousands of Iranian users in what the company believes is an attempt to influence the country’s upcoming election.

06/12/2013

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Phony AP Tweet Says President Hurt In White House Explosions; Stocks Bounce

Hackers compromised Twitter accounts of The Associated Press on Tuesday, sending out a false tweet about an attack at the White House.

04/23/2013

Anonymous

Feds Charge Former NorCal Journalist Of Conspiring With ‘Anonymous’ Hackers

The Justice Department is charging a former web producer for the Sacramento-based FOX station KTXL of conspiring with members of the hacker group “Anonymous” to hack into and alter a Tribune Company website.

03/14/2013

Evernote

Redwood City-Based Evernote Hacked, 50-Million Passwords Compromised

Online note-taking service Evernote Corp. has been hacked and was resetting all its 50 million users’ passwords as a precaution.

03/04/2013

A new MacBook Pro is unveiled during the keynote address at the Apple 2012 World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) at Moscone West on June 11, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Says Macs At Its Offices Were Hacked

Apple says a small number of Mac computers at its offices were infected by malicious software, in an attack similar to the one Facebook acknowledged last week.

02/19/2013

Google chairman Eric Schmidt (C) leaves after talking to the media with former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson (not pictured) upon arriving at Beijing airport from North Korea on January 10, 2013. Richardson and Schmidt met with reporters following their visit to secretive North Korea calling for greater internet freedom for the welfare of its people. (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

Google’s Schmidt Chinese Cybertheft In Forthcoming Book

It’s a sentiment that, reportedly, is shared by a number of Silicon Valley executives; but one that few, if any, have shared publicly.

02/19/2013

A screen shot of a hacked Burger King Twitter feed, taken on Monday, February 18, 2013.

Burger King’s Twitter Feed Hacked

Internet hackers took over fast food chain Burger King’s Twitter feed early Monday. Changing the Burger King logo and user name to that of competitor McDonald’s, the hacker or hackers were posting throughout the morning.

CBS San Francisco–02/18/2013

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