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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

File photo of the screen of a blackberry phone featuring a page with the adress of the micro-blogging site Twitter website. (Photo by FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Twitter Says Hackers Compromised 250,000 Accounts

In the latest online attack, Twitter said hackers may have gained access to information on 250,000 of its more than 200 million active users.

02/01/2013

A log-splitting axe. (b.gliwa/Wikimedia Commons)

NorCal Man Offers Insanity Plea In Axe Hacking Deaths

A Northern California man charged with hacking two men to death with an ax used to split logs has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.

01/23/2013

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US Government Tells Computer Users To Disable Oracle’s Java

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is advising people to temporarily disable the Java software on their computers to avoid potential hacking attacks.

01/11/2013

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