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Hacker on Apple's iOS in-app purchase fix: 'Game is over'

Apple recently announced iOS 6 will block the hacking of its In-App Purchase program. The Russian hacker behind the attack has declared that Apple's fix will indeed block his circumvention technique. He's leaving his service open until iOS 6 is released, however, and pushing onwards with his Mac in-app hack.

July 23, 2012 by

Is Microsoft finally ready to get serious about online privacy?

With Internet Explorer 10, Microsoft is turning the Do Not Track option on. Some see it as an attack on the online advertising industry, especially Google. But in reality it's just the latest in a consistent series of moves that respect online privacy.

June 4, 2012

Teenagers arrested over anti-terrorist hotline jam

Two teenage boys have been arrested in connection with the alleged hacking of the UK's Anti-Terrorist Hotline on Thursday.The attack in question had been claimed by the TeamPoison hacker group, which previously targeted the United Nations, the Home Office and RIM.

April 13, 2012 by

Vatican confirms second Anonymous hack

The Vatican has confirmed a second attack against its website by the Anonymous hacking group, and an infiltration of its radio database.The Vatican has confirmed a second hack on its systems by the Anonymous activist group.

March 13, 2012 by

Former PM Brown was 'email hack victim'

Private investigators working on behalf of UK newspapers may have hacked into the emails of Gordon Brown, according to reports.Operation Tuleta, the cybercrime strand of the police response to last year's News International phone hacking scandal, has uncovered the potential hacking of the former prime minister and others, The Independent reported on Monday.

January 2, 2012 by

Man arrested in News International hacking probe

A man has been arrested by officers working on Operation Tuleta, a police investigation into computer hacking and other breaches of privacy connected with the phone-hacking scandal.The Metropolitan Police said on Thursday that the 52-year-old man had been arrested in Milton Keynes on suspicion of Computer Misuse Act offences.

November 24, 2011 by

Sony's data loss didn't breach Privacy Act

Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) Australia wasn't on the wrong side of the law when it experienced a massive data breach due to a cyber attack earlier this year, according to Australian Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim.

September 28, 2011 by

Distribute.IT claims 'Evil' behind hack

Distribute.IT has claimed that the 25-year-old man arrested in Cowra yesterday for allegedly hacking wholesale internet provider Platform Networks is believed to be the perpetrator behind the disastrous attack on Distribute.IT in June that led to the loss of data for over 4000 customers.

July 26, 2011 by

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