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Homeland Official Asks Black Hat Crowd to Build Trust

LEGAL | By Bree Fowler | Aug 10
A top Obama administration official says the government and the data security community need to focus on building trust so information about cyber threats can be shared between them for the greater good.

Hacker Takes Over Popular Factoid Twitter, Sends Anti-Gay Tweets

PERSONAL TECH | By Jason St. Amand | May 22
The hugely popular factoid Twitter account UberFacts was hacked Wednesday evening and the person behind the cyber attack sent out a series of strange, racist and anti-gay tweets, including a White House petition to "deport the gays."

NY Times Website Hacked By Syrian Electronic Army

Readers who tried to click on the New York Times’ website got nothing but error messages for several hours during the site’s second major disruption this month. A hacker group calling itself the "Syrian Electronic Army" claimed responsibility.

Twitter hack opens popups, causes havoc

PERSONAL TECH | By Barbara Ortutay | Sep 22
A new way to cause mischief quickly spread through short-messaging service Twitter on Tuesday morning before the site could fix the problem, as mysterious "tweets" of blocked-out text propagated themselves and caused popup windows to open.

Schools in China say they weren’t behind hacking

Two prominent schools in China dispute allegations that hacking attacks on Google and other firms originated from them, a report said Saturday.

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