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New York magazine website hit by angry tourist hacker

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The website of New York magazine has been taken down by a tourist who was unhappy about being the subject of a prank attack whilst visiting the city. He was allegedly the victim of an incident involving a fake hand gun and other poor treatment whilst visiting the city a… Read more »

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Russian hackers thought to be culprit in TV5 Monde attack

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A recent cyber attack on the French television network TV5 Monde is thought to have been the work of Russian cyber hackers. The perpetrators also published messages on the TV station’s Facebook page. French media reports indicate that propaganda-type posts appeared on the television station’s website by individuals claiming to… Read more »

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Islamic State cyber threat grows

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The group Islamic state is being supported in its mission to spread its message by security savvy hackers, reports the BBC. So far, media groups and news outlets have proved popular targets but these supporters of IS have also used their technical abilities to compromise sites as a way of… Read more »

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Jackson’s back catalogue stolen from Sony

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Already having to pay out for last year’s huge PlayStation Network breach, Sony is in the spotlight again after the entirety of Michael Jackson’s back catalogue was stolen from the company by hackers. The cyber attack saw the illegal download of around 50,000 music files belonging to the singer, including… Read more »

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